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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.

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