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Sharp pain on my right side below my rib cage?

Sharp pain on my right side below my rib cage?

Gallbladder disease?: If related to fat ingestion or cucumbers consider gb disease.The liver also lives there, as does part of the large intestine. Start with gb ...Read more

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My right side under my rib cage extended to my back hurts?

My right side under my rib cage extended to my back hurts?

Doctor exam: That could be a muscle strain, but it is also the same location of the gallbladder. It is best to have your doctor examine you to be sure. ...Read more

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Pain on my right side under my breast in ribs?

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

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My lower back under my ribs on my left side hurts?

My lower back under my ribs on my left side hurts?

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 more

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Have sharp pain under my ribs on the left side. Nausea.

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

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Pain on right side closer to my back near my rib cage?

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

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A lump on my left side beneath my rib cage?

A lump on my left side beneath my rib cage?

Let us see: Is this lump attached to skin? This is not a good sign. Is this lump painful? Is there is any recent trauma to the area? Are this lump warm and the skin over it? If the answer to all the questions no? Most likely is benign lump. Check with your doc? ...Read more

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I have a burning pain under my rib cage on my right side?

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

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Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Get a physical!: New onset sharp left sided abdominal pain can have many etiologies. Without a physician history and examination, it is hard to guess the cause. Musculoskeletal pains, constipation, kidney infection, enlarged spleen, diverticulitis among possibilities.... ...Read more

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Pain in back on righgright side just under rib cage?

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

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Sharp pain and discomfort on my top right side of my rib cage below my right breast. Should I be concerned?

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

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Tenderness my left under my rib cage?

Tenderness  my left under my rib cage?

Depends: Could be muscle, rib irritation, lungs, or abdominal problems. I would try tylenol (acetaminophen) or anti inflammatories, rest and monitor. Maybe heat. See what makes symptoms worse and better. Even if associated with eating. Then see doc if no improvement. ...Read more

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I have slight pain on the left side under my ribs?

I have slight pain on the left side under my ribs?

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 more

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Slight pain on left side under rip cage?

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

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My mom fell and her lower right side under rib cage is hurting?

It is possible: That she has a broken or bruised rib. Ice and nsaids will help. If she is having problem breathing you might want to get to the doctor or er. A broken or bruised rib will cause quite a bit of pain and can limit your ability to inhale. ...Read more

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Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?

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 more

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I have a pain on my right side under my rib cage it hurts to breath deep or move in any kinda way ?

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

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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.

Acid reflux?: You could have acid reflux or gastritis which can cause pain in this area. Also could be bowel or even muscular. See your doctor and have this checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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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 more

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Hello . I have a pain in my right side under my rib cage?

Hello . I have a pain in my  right side under my rib cage?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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What should I do? I have pain on my right side directly under my rib cage?

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

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I have been having a constant pain on my left side right under my rib cage? Iam getting worried

I have been having a constant pain on my left side right under my rib cage? Iam getting worried

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 more

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My right side under my rib cage extended to my back hurts?

Doctor exam: That could be a muscle strain, but it is also the same location of the gallbladder. It is best to have your doctor examine you to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache in my right side, under my rib cage. Could it be kidney stones?

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I have a dull ache in my right side, under my rib cage. Could it be kidney stones?

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

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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?

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 more

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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.

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

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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. ?

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 more

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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.

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 more

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