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Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?

Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?

?referred pain: The spleen, intestines, part of the stomach and base of the left lung all can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen and the discomfort may cause referred pain to the left shoulder area. Since your symptoms are persistent,I recommend that your physician examine you for diagnosis and any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Last night i woke up in agony unbearable sudden pain left side of my stomach & under the rib cage i had a short vaginal bleed also what could this be?

Last night i woke up in agony unbearable sudden pain left side of my stomach & under the rib cage i had a short vaginal bleed also what could this be?

Abdominal pain: Severe abdominal pains should not be taken lightly. Left upper quadrant of the abdomen has the pancreas, one kidney, part of the stomach part of the lung, part of the small and large intestines and the spleen. In addition, there's the rib, muscles and even sometimes the heart. This is no place to make such decision. Please visit your doctor and be evaluated for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Having side pain on my left side of my stomach under my ribs, also burning sensation near my sometimes get heart pain, doctor gave me omeprazole

Having side pain on my left side of my stomach under my ribs, also burning sensation  near my  sometimes get  heart pain, doctor gave me  omeprazole

Omeprazole/heartburn: Omeprazole prevents acid production in the stomach. May be used for heartburn, gastric ulcer. Best taken with a full glass water 30 mins before breakfast. Relief may be expected in ~1- 4 days. If problem persist/ worsen contact your doctor. Some common side effects include constipation/dry mouth, headache/ nausea/ loose stools. Report any muscle/joint pain, breathing problems, fever/sore throat. ...Read more

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I have pain on left side on top of stomach near ribs and it feels like something is there it hurts sitting and standing been 2 weeks what can it be?

I have pain on left side on top of stomach near ribs and it feels like something is there it hurts sitting and standing been 2 weeks what can it be?

Pain: This is the left upper quadrant. That area contains your spleen, colon, kidney, part of your somach, left lower lung and left diaphragm. For someone your age and two weeks of pain I would put a spleen problem likely, (mono?). If you have been having problems for two weeks you need to get checked. ...Read more

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I have a sharp, achy pain in left side of stomach right below the rib cage. What's this sound like?

I have a sharp, achy pain in left side of stomach right below the rib cage. What's this sound like?

MANY CAUSES: Sharp achy pain left side of abdomen under the rib cage can be from the stomach due to an ulcer in stomach or duodenum, due to acute pancreatitis, or due to pain in the kidneys due to kidney stones or infection, or pain in the abdominal wall muscles. ...Read more

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Laid down on left side of stomach.moved up & felt something pop near bottom part of rib I think. L side feels flat than right.Hyperventilating. Idea?

Laid down on left side of stomach.moved up & felt something pop near bottom part of rib I think. L side feels flat than right.Hyperventilating. Idea?

Rib fracture or pain: can cause a tension pneumothorax. Pneumothorax will cause shortness of breath/ hyperventilation as a response. Also mediastinal paralysis and mediastinal pain from referred visceral pain from an abdominal organ, such as liver and gallbladder. Bottom line is you need to get to healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Pain on left side abdomen under rib when sitting when i lay flat it goes away?

Pain on left side abdomen under rib when sitting when i lay flat it goes away?

Position: Any pain related to position sounds like musculo-skeletal in origin, not visceral. So you might want to try looser clothing, change chair position, that sort of thing. Area under the left rib cage means area of stomach, pancreas, spleen, diaphragm, so if it persists, these things need to be looked at. Also, it could be atypical angina, pain from heart muscle not getting enough oxygen. ...Read more