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I'm having pain under both rib cages and lately it has been moving lower into my stomach. The right side is usually worse. What could this be?

I'm having pain under both rib cages and lately it has been moving lower into my stomach. The right side is usually worse. What could this be?

Appendicitis!: You could have a number of different things but appendicitis is one you'd want to rule out right off! people still die from ruptured appendix! ...And it presents in many different ways! please, go see a doctor! ...Read more

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I woke up sunday with bad pain under both ribs as if i had been throwing up all night. Monday the pain is concentrated on my right side what could be causing this pain?

I woke up sunday with bad pain under both ribs as if i had been throwing up all night. Monday the pain is concentrated on my right side what could be causing this pain?

See you physician: Pain located in the right upper abdominal area can be caused by several things but most especially gall bladder disease. You may have eaten something the night before that didn't agree with you and this caused a flair up of pain. I would have your gall bladder evaluated as this is a common source of abdominal pain. ...Read more

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33 yr old male having stomach pain upper chest pain pain under both ribs on and off and pain after eating food or drinking for 2 weeks now isit gerd?

33 yr old male having stomach pain  upper chest pain pain under both ribs on and off and  pain after eating food or drinking for 2 weeks now isit gerd?

GERD possible: Certainly possible to be due to GERD. Try a course of anti-acid medication and see if it helps. If it is severe and slash for unrelenting, see your primary care doctor to discuss further. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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2 days I have been overly bloated after eating very little. have pain under both ribs and up at the very top of stomach. uncomfortable sometimes stab?

2 days I have been overly bloated after eating very little. have pain under both ribs and up at the very top of stomach.  uncomfortable sometimes stab?

Abdominal distension: If the abdominal distension is the new onset and acute, need to make sure it is not an acute abdomen, like intestinal obstruction, perforation, intra-abdominal bleeding etc. Have it checked out ASAP. If it is a chronic problem and is one of the episode it may be irritable bowel with intestinal motility problem, It could be treated with medications. ...Read more

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13 year old daughter headaches and upper back pain 2 weeks stomach and pain under both ribs no vomiting no diaherra but hot and cold and hurts?

13 year old daughter headaches and upper back pain 2 weeks stomach and pain under both ribs no vomiting no diaherra but hot and cold and hurts?

Viral syndrome: A viral syndrome such as influenza is the most common cause of the variety of symptoms that you describe, as a virus can affect multiple body systems. But 2 weeks is a long time for her to suffer, so she should be seen by her doctor to begin with blood tests and chest x-rays to rule out bacterial involvement. ...Read more

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13 year old daughter headaches and upper back pain 2 weeks stomach and pain under both ribs no vomiting no diaherra but hot and cold and hurts?

13 year old daughter headaches and upper back pain 2 weeks stomach and  pain under both ribs 
no vomiting no diaherra but hot and cold and hurts?

Infection: Sounds more like an infection than a specific musculoskeletal problem. It is unusual for an infection to last this long, so you should have her pediatrician evaluate her. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed for the third time in 3 months today with bronchitis but this is chronic bronchitis. I have horrible pain under both my ribs. ?

I was diagnosed for the third time in 3 months today with bronchitis but this is chronic bronchitis. I have horrible pain under both my ribs. ?

Immunodeficiency: I'm concerned enough about your recurrent infections that I would do an immunological work up. An Infectious Diseases doctor can help in this situation. The question is 'why' do you keep getting infected at a relatively young age? You need answers, and subsequently better treatment. Your ribs are likely hurting from continued coughing - costochondritis. Hopefully you can get help ASAP. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under my both ribs..When i fart the pain will reduce after sometime it will continue again?

Gas pains?: If a person has gas in the colon it often can cause pain up under the ribs, because part of the colon (the transverse colon) is up there. If passing gas relieves the pain that's very suggestive the pain is from gas. Some foods can cause excess gas especially if they're not digesting well. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under both lower ribs, breathing hurts. Started as breast pain to right rib pain, then back spazzed out. Fatigued lately. What could it be?

Costochondritis : The description of your symptoms seems most consistent with costochondritis. This is an inflammatory condition of the cartledge of your thorax. It is aggravated with inspiration and expiration, and also by direct pressure along the sternum or just off-center from your sternum. Fatigue and or back pain are not commonly associated with this condition. It is possible this may also be fibromyalgia. ...Read more