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Pain Right Side Below Ribs
Sudden acute pain right side below ribs, was so intense that woke me up and last 30 secs. Few hours ago again lasting 20 secs. Should advise my dr?
Yes!: it sounds like "biliary colic", which is a gallstone intermittently blocking your gallbladder or another gallbladder or acute liver issue. This should be checked. If there severe pain, yellowing of the skin or eyes, fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting or other symptoms you may want to seem now and best to talk to your doctor during an attack. ...Read more
Severe writhing pain right side below rib cage.. Did some moving recently. Had had 5 occurances of this horrific pain.
Chest wall pain: Likely some type of irritation to one of your intercostal muscles. ...Read more
Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. Only a dr. Can help you figure this out. Possibilities include an ulcer, irritation of the stomach or duodenum (small intestine), gallstones, congestive heart failure, muscle spasms, pinching of nerves that exit the back, or spasms of intestine. ...Read more
I have a mild pain in right side, below ribs & through back? My gallbladder is removed & had a non contrast ct. A non obstructive stone in kidney.
If you kidney stone: Is on right side, it is likely source of pain. Ask your doctor for specific advice on what to do about it. ...Read more
Pain in lower right side (below ribs) 3 days, diagnosis of muscle strain. Fever yesterday evening, CT suggested. Fever gone for 16 hours - CT still needed?
Not enuf info: This is purely a clinical decision and one which must be made by the doctor trying to diagnose your condition. Frankly would need more history and a physical exam before I would entertain doing a CT. Best wishes and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
Couple ideas...: The location you describe is the flank and is a common location for kidney pain. If you have an infection or contusion in your kidney you may experience pain in the flanks. This is also a common location for musculoskeletal pain perhaps caused by straining yourself. See your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
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
Pain: Could be rib tip syndrome which is very treatable. Suggest you see one of the pm&r docs at beaumont hospital. ...Read more
What I breathe in deep, pain in my right side below rib cage; also pain when turning to the right side. What could it be?
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