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Does itchy, uncomfortable pinch on my upper right side near rib cage correlates to stomach acid problem? Especially laying with stomach down

Does itchy, uncomfortable pinch on my upper right side near rib cage correlates to stomach acid problem? Especially laying with stomach down

Stomach acid: If the pain is in the upper right abdomen, it's not likely due to stomach acid. The upper right abdomen is where your gall bladder is. Your stomach is more central in your upper abdomen, and off to the left a bit. Stomach acid tends to cause heartburn, or burning behind your breast bone. ...Read more

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Pain on right side, ,achy..inside rib cage?

Pain on right side, ,achy..inside rib cage?

Probably : a simple muscle pull. If it hurts with certain motion and feels painful on the surface that's most likely. Get it checked out if it worsens ...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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What could sharp pain on right side just below rib cage indicate?

What could sharp pain on right side just below rib cage indicate?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Pain on right side under rib cage and just lay on my back and got pain what is it?

Many reasons: Different things can cause this pain.I suggest to gets sonogram to check your gallbladder and liver first to make sure no gallstones or a mass in that area. Otherwise could be also from lower lung or ribs. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on right side by rib cage that comes and goes. Also nauseous. What could be the cause of the pain?

Gallbladder?: This sounds like pain associated with cholecystitis or gall bladder disease. If pain associated with food intake, especially greasy foods, then it probably is the gall bladder. You should have an evaluation from your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Husband is having sever pain on right side above hip and below rib cage. What can it be and it's getting worse.?

Husband is having sever pain on right side above hip and below rib cage.  What can it be and it's getting worse.?

Physical exam needed: Above hip you have ascending colon, liver, gall bladder , kidney, besides muscles. Need to be examined for enlarged organ and point of tenderness, need to know about your bowel habits, urinary symptoms, blood test , urine test and possibly a ct scan or sonogram of the area . So many causes of pain in that area, which will be difficult to pinpoint without a proper exam. ...Read more

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Pain on right side flank area comes around to rib cage.. Pain since 2009.What could this possibly be? Worsens at night .

Neuropathy: Pain that's persistent, localized, and follows a one-sided dermatome is likely neurologic in origin. See your doctor for referral to a neurologist if that evaluation has not yet been done. ...Read more

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My wife has sharp pain on right side under rib cage comes an goes for 2 days.. Is it appendix or nothing serious?

My wife has sharp pain on right side under rib cage comes an goes for 2 days.. Is it appendix or nothing serious?

See doctor: The causes of right sided abdominal pain are many. In upper abdomen, gall bladder, liver, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and kidney can all contribute. Appendix symptoms are usually in the right lower quadrant of abdomen. Patient should see physician for physical exam and possibly testing. ...Read more

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I am having pain on right side. Hurts to press on outside near rib cage. Hurts on the inside when breathing in.?

I  am having pain on right side.  Hurts to press on outside near rib cage.  Hurts on the inside when breathing in.?

Pleuritic psin: What your describing is pleuritic pain or pain with an inspiration . This is generally not cardiac in nature and may represent anything from muscle or rib pain to inflammation of the lung lining . Try some advil (ibuprofen) and see your doc. ...Read more

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Pain on right side. When I breathe feels more on upper right back, but also down the side by rib cage. Came on somewhat suddenly. Could it appendix?

If pain is right: upper back, sudden onset, and worsens with breathing, sounds more like pleurisy, pulmonary embolism, or gallstones, more than appendicitis. Depending on its severity, you should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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I am having pain on right side, hurts to breath in. Tender to touch near rib cage.?

I am having pain on right side, hurts to breath in.  Tender to touch near rib cage.?

Intra abdominal prob: More likely than not, you might have gall bladder or liver problem. Tummy is considered to be a 'pandora's box' in medicine and if the pain persist, go to urgent care, er or doc. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing mental decline and digestive issues for about 10 weeks and have pain on right side of rib cage and excruciating pain after meal?

I've been experiencing mental decline and digestive issues for about 10 weeks and have pain on right side of rib cage and excruciating pain after meal?

Gallstones?: You may have an infection caused by gallstones. This would contribute to your mental decline and worsening of pain after meals. I would get an ultrasound of your gallbladder. ...Read more

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I have a belly button pain on right side, acid reflux, growling abdomen, pain under right rib cage?

I have a belly button pain on right side, acid reflux, growling abdomen, pain under right rib cage?

Gallstones?: This could be any number of problems involving the stomach, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, . A full history and physical along with diagnostic testing and imaging is recommended. ...Read more