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Doctor insights on: Pain Under Front Left Rib Cage

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I have a lump about the size of a tangarine on my lower front left rib cage it's hurting, what could it be? Do I need to go hospital?

Lump: it is hard to know excatly what the lump is, but it is a good idea to go see a doctor for further evaluation ...Read more

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What can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?

What can cause u to have a tingling in ur lower left side front rib cage when laying down and should I worry?

Tingling lower left: May be nerve compression, reflux, constipation, rarely gallbladder(usually right sided) /kidney/vascular/ovarian. Consider antacid/prevecid..Any unusual symptoms that persists > 2 weeks or recurs should be evaluated. Discuss with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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Hi I need some advice for the past 6 weeks on and off my skin feels like it hurts to touch only on left side of my back and side and front of rib cage?

Hi I need some advice for the past 6 weeks on and off my skin feels like it hurts to touch only on left side of my back and side and front of rib cage?

See your doctor: You may have a viral problem if your discomfort is within a dermatome. Herpes Zoster (Shingles) can start out being uncomfortable before the actual rash occurs. Your doctor can best diagnose this as well as listen to your lungs to make sure it is not a form of pluerisy. She can also rule out any muscular skeletal issues. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my left side around my rib cage and lower and in the front and its hard to breath can anyone tell me what's wrong?

I have sharp pain in my left side around my rib cage and lower and in the front and its hard to breath can anyone tell me what's wrong?

Costo-chondritis: At the end of your rib there is cartilage. Sometimes this junction gets inflamed by injuryor over use. Rest ice antiinflammatory and possibly cortisone 8njection are helpful. If they aren't effective MRI etc may be indicated. ...Read more

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I've got an unexplained pain on the far left side on my rib cage, (not on the front) It also feels like there is a lump there. Also lots of anxiety.

 I've got an unexplained pain on the far left side on my rib cage, (not on the front) It also feels like there is a lump there. Also lots of anxiety.

See a doctor: you are having costochondritis, which is inflammation in the cartilage part of the ribs that cause a lot of pain. apply heat pad. take ibuprofen 600-800 mg every 8 hours with meal. see your doctor for either anxiety medicine, or a muscle relaxant. ...Read more

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What is the reason for invisible bruise like svere pain under right and left rib cage on frontside?

What is the reason for invisible bruise like svere pain under right and left rib cage on frontside?

Can't answer: Need more details to answer. I recommend seeing a physician so this can be properly evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain on left side at bottom of rib cage in e front. Does not get worse with exercise. Pain is intermittent. It is like an ache not a throbbing pai?

Pain on left side at bottom of rib cage in e front.  Does not get worse with exercise.  Pain is intermittent.   It is like an ache not a throbbing pai?

PAIN FROM COLON: This type of pain is most often associated with either increased air in the colon or smooth muscle spasm of the colon, especially if it is intermittent. Supplementing with acidophilus and magnesium aspartate from a professional source may help here. Increase fiber to prevent constipation and promote regular bowel movements as well. Consider an abdominal x-ray to rule out anything more serious. ...Read more

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Can burning pain under left rib cage front due constipation?

Can burning pain under left rib cage front due constipation?

Pain rib cage: Usually not. This is a radicular pattern from the back. You need to be examined. They will want to know what brings the pain on. What makes it better? What makes it worse? ...Read more

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Found a lump back left rib cage yesterday. Pain along left side ribs to hip front pelvic area pain feel fullness like ribs touching my hips!?

Examination: The rapid onset of your symptoms suggests an infection, but you don't describe feeling ill other than fullness and pain. See your physician today, and if you can't get in head to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Lipoma on my left back rib cage been there awhile now doctor feels a ridge with a lump under that. I have pain there and wraps to front what's wrong?

Let me advice you: When ever you have the pain wrap around the rib cage? This means to me there a pressure on the nerve between the ribs (above and below). This not common in lipoma. I would suggest to have check with thoracic surgeon to be sure nothing bad. Good luck. ...Read more

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Left side of body (slightly behind & under rib cage- both in front and behind) has sharp pain while I am sitting, not moving. Should i see a doctor?

Left side of body (slightly behind & under rib cage- both in front and behind) has sharp pain while I am sitting, not moving.  Should i see a doctor?

Yes: The location of the pain causes me a bit of concern - have you had any trauma to the area in the last several weeks? The spleen is in that general area, and it can swell with trauma. Sometimes, this happens over an extended period of time. While there are other things to cause this pain, i would strongly advise getting it checked out! ...Read more

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Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?

Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. severe pain?

Intercostal: Pain that radiates from back to front , usually sharp and stabbing in character, may be related to intercostal neuralgia. This irritation of the nerve supplying each rib can be treated by rib mobilization techniques or by intercostal nerve block, which is diagnostic as well as therapeutic. In either case it is crucial to assure proper rib motion is re-established , or pain will return ...Read more

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