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Sharp pain in the left rib cage under the left breast?

Sharp pain in the left rib cage under the left breast?

Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician. ...Read more

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What does pain on the lower left side under the rib cage mean?

What does pain on the lower left side under the rib cage mean?

Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the right side under the rib cage ?

What causes pain on the right side under the rib cage ?

Multiple things: Possibilities include muscle pain, gallbladder problems, liver problems, stomach problems. Sometimes lung problems could also cause that. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

Gallbladder: The most common cause would be gallstones. Other possibilities would be ulcer pain, reflux, pancreatitis and some types of liver disease. See your physician and get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a pain on the left side of abdomen below the rib cage?

I have a pain on the left side of abdomen below the rib cage?

Multiple causes.: Pain below left side of rib cage maybe muscular in origin, and/or related to the ribs. Muscle strain is possible. If is worsening or not resolving you must get checked. Other possibilities include stomach, liver, or even spleen disorders. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the left side under ribs?

What causes pain on the left side under ribs?

Many possibilities.: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. If you have on-going pain, make sure to get it evaluated medically. Severe abdominal pain = er. ...Read more

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What causes pain under the ribs on the left side?

What causes pain under the ribs on the left side?

Left Upper Abd pain: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. It is best to have chronic abdominal pain evaluated. Severe abdominal pain warrants emergent evaluation. ...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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What are the causes of severe sharp pain on the right side under rib cage?

Unknown: It cld be due to your heart lungs stomach gb liver etc. See your doctor for a complete hx and physical exam. ...Read more

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Pain on the left side under my left rib.. What organ is there?

The spleen, colon: If your pain continues, it would be a good idea to see your physician for a physical exam and consultation. if you have suffered trauma in that area, it is even more important, since the spleen can rupture under such conditions. Take care. ...Read more

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What organs are on the right side under the rib cage?

What organs are on the right side under the rib cage?

Liver: There are several including the liver, gallbladder, the lower portion of the right lobe of your lung, and the upper right portion of your small and large intestine. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left side under the breast?

Pain in upper left side under the breast?

Many Things: Pain under your Left breast can signify several issues. If you are premenstrual, this is normal as long as it resolves after menses. It can also point to heart problems. Sometimes, it may be a starting symptom of Shingles. It can also be sore muscles if you have done some heavy lifting or unusual exercise. See a doctor ...Read more

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Pain on (my) right front side under rib cage?

Gallbladder?: If pain is after eating you may have gallbladder disease. You may need an ultrasound to look at liver and gallbladder. ...Read more

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Pain at the left side under my rib cage what is this?

Could be many things: To many possibilities to list. A doctor would need to ask many questions, perform a physical exam and possibly do a few simple tests to narrow this down. This type of symptom must have an actual exam ...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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Sharp pain in the centre of the chest just under the rib cage?

Sharp pain in the centre of the chest just under the rib cage?

More details?: Chest pain is always of concern although at your age, I would focus more on some muscular sprain. However cardiac disease , reflux disease can also cause chest pain. If the problem persists, see a doctor. This should not be ignored especially if you have a strong family history of heart disease in the family. ...Read more

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I have pain on the left side under the rib cage mid torso where the rib curves, when i exercise and breath its like a sharp pain what is causing this?

I have pain on the left side under the rib cage mid torso where the rib curves, when i exercise and breath its like a sharp pain what is causing this?

Needs to be checked: The chest pain on left side the type you describe at your age is usually caused by inflammation in your ribs and joints of the chest wall .especially when you move the ribs on exercising and breathing.But it can also be caused by Heart problem like Angina or MI.Especially in Diabetics even at age of 23 . I suggest you get yourself checked by your Doctor asap or go to ER and get checked . ...Read more

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What could be the reason for a sharp pain on the left side under the rib cage and radiates torward left leg and lower back?

What could be the reason for a sharp pain on the left side under the rib cage and radiates torward left leg and lower back?

A herniated disk: In the lumbar spine can give you this kind of pain by pressing on the nerves that go to your side and to your leg. Best thing for you to do is see a pain physician for a history, physical exam, imaging and a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left side under the rib cage that won't go away should I be worried?

Tell mom to call doc: Kayle: based on the info here, you are 13? Please ask mom or dad to call your doctor and have that pain checked out. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left side under the rib cage that is stabbing at times and is achy. I've had it for about 2 days now should I be worried?

I have pain on my left side under the rib cage that is stabbing at times and is achy. I've had it for about 2 days now should I be worried?

Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the abdomen? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same.Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? Change in bowel movements? Nause? If so, see a surgeon. Need a bit more info. ...Read more

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Pain at the left side under my rib cage what is this?

Could be many things: To many possibilities to list. A doctor would need to ask many questions, perform a physical exam and possibly do a few simple tests to narrow this down. This type of symptom must have an actual exam ...Read more

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I have thrown up twice this week (in the morning) and the second time I threw up, it was like yellow mucus and afterwards I was having some pain on my left side under my rib cage. Was is bile that I threw up and should I go see a doctor? And also I'm just

I have thrown up twice this week (in the morning) and the second time I threw up, it was like yellow mucus and afterwards I was having some pain on my left side under my rib cage. Was is bile that I threw up and should I go see a doctor? And also I'm just

Throw up: I strongly recommend that you go to the nearest Emergency Facility. It is likely a minor thing and they will help you there. Much less likely is that they would send you to the hospital. Good luck! Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I have had stomach upset for 4 days and it's getting worse. I have a bad pain on my left side under my rib cage. Have a bad taste in my mouth to.

I have had stomach upset for 4 days and it's getting worse. I have a bad pain on my left side under my rib cage. Have a bad taste in my mouth to.

See your PCPC: The stomach flu is caused by a virus that attacks your gastrointestinal system. There is no cure for the stomach flu. The remedies are: good rest, plenty of fluids intake, plain food like crackers, cereal, toast and rice. Take NSAID over the counter and tincture of time. However, in your case it is prudent to see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does pain on the lower left side under the rib cage mean?

Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more

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What would cause pain in the left side under rib cage. It is consistently coming every 5 or so minutes and lasting 10-15 seconds.?

GI spasms?: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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My wife is having sporadic pain on her left side just under the rib cage she's not having any trouble breathing or anything like that.

My wife is having sporadic pain on her left side just under the rib cage she's not having any trouble breathing or anything like that.

More info: What is precipitated cause? Duration of pain? Aleaviating factors. If you could provide more info i will provide you with a better diagnosis. ...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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I have been experiencing pain on my left side under rib cage area. What could it possibly be linked to?

Multiple things: Many things can cause discomfort under your rib cage. Questions such as what is the characteristic of the pain and what makes it better may help your physician arrive at a diagnosis. See a doctor if you are concerned about this discomfort. ...Read more

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I sometimes get aching pain on my left side under my left rib cage.What could this be?

Many things...: Pain above the waist can be your heart (i.e. Angina), chest wall or musculoskeletal pain, your lungs, or even your GI tract such as reflux. Speak with your physician and get some additional testing to be certain it's not serious. ...Read more