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Took fibercon for 2-3 days and have been in pain like something is stuck in between your ribs and the right side rib area ?

Constipation: can cause strange pains due to trapped gas. Use another laxative and drink PLENTY of liquids to help it work. See your doc if pain persists, as gall bladder and liver and other things can also cause pain in this area. ...Read more

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The right side of my upper ribs or the true ribs area has been hurting sometime during the day and the past few weeks ?

The right side of my upper ribs or the true ribs area has been hurting sometime during the day and the past few weeks ?

Exam needed: More description of your symptoms is needed in order to make a diagnosis. Rib discomfort may be due to strain of rib muscles, pinching of intercostal nerves or muscles which run between two ribs, lung or breast pathology. See your physician for evaluation if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I am having some pain on my left side. It started in my back and it occassionaly in my side and front. All in and around rib area. What could it be?

I am having some pain on my left side.  It started in my back and it occassionaly in my side and front.  All in and around rib area.  What could it be?

Need an exam: Your type of symptoms can't be guessed at via HT. Giving you a long list of possible causes would just worry you. You need to see a physician for an exam if your problem continues. Don't try to diagnose yourself via the internet, you won't be able to. Sorry we couldn't help ...Read more

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Why does my left side of my body hurt? It's under my chest area, ribs.

Why does my left side of my body hurt? It's under my chest area, ribs.

List of possible: reasons is too long to entertain. If problem becomes chronic than medical evaluation would be appropriate. Take care. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a constant pain on your right side in the rib area?

It means: You go to your doctor and get an x-ray, and an evaluation. When i hear constant pain, from someone who isn't saying they had a trauma, I have to assume you didn't have a trauma, and causes exclude that. That brings me back to my original point, you need an x-ray and an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain in the area of the bottom right rib at back and side of it?

Shingles?: This could be an early sign of shingles, the skin rash caused by reactivation of an old chickenpox virus that lays dormant for years in a peripheral nerve. I saw 1 case of "chest pain" that was extensively evaluated, only for a classic shingles rash to pop out after seven days! Injury and heavy breathing during exercise are possible. See a doctor if it persists, worsens or a rash occurs. ...Read more