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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Please explain therapy for pain under left and right rib cage?

Please explain therapy for pain under left and right rib cage?

See below: Therapy depends on the cause. You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Dr. Mahmoud Moammar
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I took 2 Excedrin pills yesterday on an empty stomoach and woke up today with contraction like pain behind both my left and right rib cage. ?

I took 2 Excedrin pills yesterday on an empty stomoach and woke up today with contraction like pain behind both my left and right rib cage. ?

Stomach pain : Taking excedrin on an empty stomach can cause gastritis ( inflammation of the stomach ) . Aspirin and nsaids are recommended to be taken after meals. You can now take antacids to help with the pain and if that persists you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Alexander Barkan
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Dr. Sathish Adigopula
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Small hard ball attached to left rib cage (between left and right rib cage) is this normal or what? Feels like bone

Small hard ball attached to left rib cage (between left and right rib cage) is this normal or what? Feels like bone

.: Is it new or long standing? Need more information - is it painful, does it move etc. Or check with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
55 years in practice
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I have been having a constant pain on my left side right under my rib cage? Iam getting worried

I have been having a constant pain on my left side right under my rib cage? Iam getting worried

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 more

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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I have a pain in lower left side the pain started lat night, frist it was a light pain, now it has increased.Its the lowrr left side, right under ytour rib cage. I wasnt doing anything before it started, only on my computer.I was wonderingm what it can be

You : You need to be medically evaluated immediately. Pain that started and has lasted, in the left side under your rib, could be caused by either a lung or abdominal cause. As your pain has been persistent, you should be seen immediately by your physician. If you have worsening pain, fever, vomiting, light-headedness, or shortness of breath then you need to go to the er. ...Read more

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
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I have a severe stabbing pain right under my left rib cage, it has been there for about a week, but has become quite unbearable today. What could it b?

I have a severe stabbing pain right under my left rib cage, it has been there for about a week, but has become quite unbearable today. What could it b?

Stomach or colon: You are describing the area of your stomach and colon. Are you having other symptoms like fever, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea? It could be an ulcer or infection. You could try taking some prilosec but if the pain is severe you probably need to see a doctor or go to urgent care today. ...Read more

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