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Pain On The Left Side Under The Rib Cage
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
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?
I have been throwing up everyday. I have stomach pains and pain on the left side under the rib cage. Also have a light lump in the area right by the stomach.
For chronic emesis: Please let your parents know. This warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more
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
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
I ve got a sharp pain on the left side under my rib cage, it come and goes, and it hurts a lot when I breath in deeply or after I ate, what can I do?
See your Family Doc,: To be evaluated, investigated ; treated properly. Good luck and best wishes for the new year. ...Read more
Pain on my left side under my rib cage, getting full quick, losing a lot of weight, aching joints and I just got a rash, what could it be?
See your doctor: The symptoms you describe could be from a whole host of issues. Your side pain and weight loss in particular are worrisome. I strongly suggest you see your doctor, and have the examination and tests necessary to help sort your pain out soon. Please make those arrangements soon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
For the last few days everytime I eat a meal which is usually healthy not spicy I get a bad pain on my left side under my rib cage. I take Zantac and gas x but the pain is pretty bad. This only happens when I eat a full meal. I eat extremely light during
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
Have gastroparesis. Had semi sharp pain in upper left side just under rib cage, nauseas, and lightheaded. Have GI appt 1/8, at what point should I call my dr and what are my homecare options?
Call your dr now: You should call your doctor now and get it checked. ...Read more
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