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Pain On My Right Side Under My Rib Cage
More info: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more
Many possibilities: This could be due to a pulled muscle, which needs time to heal and may benefit from anti-inflammatory medications (motrin). It may also be a kidney infection which is commonly accompanied by burning on urination and frequent urination. A doctor can look for other causes such as rib injuries, lung infections, tumors or cancers in the area, problems from the aorta or pancreas in the abdomen, etc... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left abdominal: Sharp pain just below the left rib cage is often due to gas entrapment which may be in the left colon or in the actual stomach. If you feel bloated it could be gas. Drinking hot(not boiling) water helps break down the gas and enables it to be passed rectally. Forcing your self to belch only causes more gas buildup. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas buildup. If symptoms persist see MD ...Read more
A few possibilities: This could be (1) musculoskeletal pain (like pulled muscle, broken rib, vertebral compression fracture), (2) kidney pain (like kidney stone or infection), (3) herpes zoster (also called shingles) (4) pleurisy (inflammation of lining around your right lung in that location), (5) and maybe something else not coming to mind right now. You should see your healthcare provider. ...Read more
See your doctor: Your single symptom is too vague to provide any diagnosis. It could be a sign of an ulcer. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Costovertebral pain: Pain in the costobertebral angle area, which is the area you describe, may have various causes and is commonly associated with conditions involving the kidney. See your provider who should be able to pinpoint the exact cause of your pain. ...Read more
Sharp pain and discomfort on my top right side of my rib cage below my right breast. Should I be concerned?
Don't ignore: Although most causes of the type of pain you describe are not serious, in some cases this can represent something serious, like pneumonia or a blood clot. Of course there are signs and symptoms that make these possibilities more concerning, like fever or shortness of breath. A visit to your primary care provider will help to sort this out. High fever or severe difficulty breathing? Er visit. ...Read more
Left sided abd. pain: Discomfort under the left rib cage could come from the gastric or stomach area,spleen, left lung,left upper colon or abdominal muscles. More details are needed to make a diagnosis. Seeing your physician if symptoms persist is the best advice.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be a number: Of things. I would suggest seeing a doctor as this could be anything from indigestion to an ulcer to a splenic issue. There are too many variables in that area to suggest one over another with a limited history. I hope its nothing but would suggest seeing a physician for a physical exam and necessary work up. ...Read more
Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?
Intercostal: Pain that radiates from back to front , usually sharp and stabbing in character, may be related to intercostal neuralgia. This irritation of the nerve supplying each rib can be treated by rib mobilization techniques or by intercostal nerve block, which is diagnostic as well as therapeutic. In either case it is crucial to assure proper rib motion is re-established , or pain will return ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain on my right side under my rib cage it hurts to breath deep or move in any kinda way ?
Injury?: You could have this as a result of an injury. There are other cases so if this is nor resolved with use of analgesics you may have to go see your primary care physician. ...Read more
Have pain on my right side under my rib cage. And I have no gallbladder. Xrays look good. And it hurts more when I eat.
I'm a 22 year old varsity athlete but once in a while i get a really sharp pain on my right side under my rib cage that stays for about 5-10 sec.
Pain when healthy: Hi i think this is normal or natural. You could be not keeping up with your rehydration taking in enough fluids or the electrolytes you sweat away when you are active. Your symptoms may very well just be a muscle spasm that will go away with good nutrition, hydration and stretching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gall Bladder: If you are having specific pain in the right upper quadrant, especially after a fatty meal; you may very well have gall bladder trouble. This happens more with people who are fat, forty, female, fertile, and hispanic. People in your family may have had gall bladder trouble -- ask around. Try Tums (calcium carbonate) daily, report results to your doctor, and consider getting an ultrasound of your gall bladder. ...Read more
Right sided pain: Consider strain or gastrointestinal etiology.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm having pain in my right side under my rib cage , i already been to doctor they couldn't find anything wrong but i now it is something going on?
2nd opinion: Find gastroenterologist to get 2 nd opinion. ...Read more
I have a sharp pins and needles pain in my right side under my rib cage that goes into back, armpit and shoulder blade. also have nausea and vomiting.
Radicular pain: This pattern of pain is following the distribution of the intercostal nerve. There is one nerve beneath each rib and comes out in the back and goes forward. You need to be evaluated by a physician to make sure that you do not have cervical vertebral injuries or abnormalities. sometimes this may happen before a flare up of shingles (if this is the case you may see a rash in the same area soon) ...Read more
A few days ago i had some abdominal pain and it was so bad i couldnt sleep. Now im having a sharp pain on my right side under my rib cage. Help?
Immediate Evaluation: Persons complaining of persistent right upper quadrant abdominal pain need immediate evaluation. Numerous conditions can cause pain here including acute gall bladder attack. Evaluations include blood work to establish liver health, and ultrasound. Patients are instructed don't eat or drink anything prior to evaluation. Call your doctor immediately or proceed to the nearest emergency department. ...Read more
Talt to PCP: The causes of pain you described are usually from acid reflux, muscle pain, costocondritis and rarely from GB stone. As the information is incomplete and as you are young this is unlikely from heart or lung origin. Unnecessary tests sometimes bring false positive results. A Pretest probability is crucial. Try anti-acid and anti-inflammatory measures. If ineffective talk to your PCP. ...Read more
I'm having pain in my right side right under my rib cage. It seems to be the same on the left same in same area. I'm nausea alot. Feel full and bloate?
Go to the Doctor: You need a thorough physical and lab evaluation. ...Read more
More info needed: The spleen,intestines,abdominal muscles, part of the stomach,duodenum,and pancreas,left diaphragm and base of left lung are all in that part of the body. Your physician has to take a thorough history of your symptoms and perform a physical examination in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but.....: Some kidney stone pain will occur under the rib cage, but kidney stones more often will cause upper back pain. Right sided pain in the front of the body, just under the rib cage can be caused by, but not limited to gallbladder, liver, colon or appendix issues. Further medical evaluation would be needed to determine the cause of your dull ache. ...Read more
Having sharp pains on my right side under my rib cage it's been happening on and off today in a lot of pain I do get stomach alcer's could it be that?
Maybe, maybe not: It could be ulcers, but it could also be gall bladder issues. You need an evaluation to determie the actual cause. If pain is severe, or you have fever, chills, or uncontrolled vomiting you need evaluation asap at a your MDs , a walk in or the ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ive got sharp pain that comes and goes on my right side under my rib cage. When it first came i had diarhhea and bladder problems alomg with fever.
Gallbladder: There are a number of possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen. Among the possibilities include problems with your gallbladder, a good exam and appropriate studies can almost certainly determine the cause. ...Read more
My right side under my rib cage near my back.Hurts when you push on it. I do have fatty liver from being obese but I am dieting and losing weight. ?
Liver sludge: Fatty liver is due to sugary foods, and liver pain is usually due to liver sludge with stone formation. Need to clean the liver frequently. To help with liver pain use phosphatidyl choline and betaine hcl - betaine hcl with make the bile flow and phosphatidyl choline lubricates so liver pain gets better. Initial dosing might be higher hcl 4gm twice daily and phoscholine will need 2gm twice daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
33 f lower left pelvis wrapped around to my right side under my rib cage started with my period,but 2wks and pain is getting worse.Difficulty urinating, night sweats,and am very thirsty.
You need to be seen!: Any pain that has already been present for two weeks and is getting worse needs immediate evaluation. Urinary system/kidney problems suspected with your symptoms and night sweats suggest systemic infection. Call your doctor to see if she/he can meet your at ER or go to Urgent Care NOW! Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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