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Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic 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.

Dr. Bassam Amawi Dr. Amawi
Psychiatry
45 years in practice
University of South Florida College of Medicine
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Dr. Alexander Barkan Dr. Barkan
Surgery
20 years in practice
University of London, St. George's Hospital Medical School
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I've been having constant stinging pains behind my left and right rib cage area. What could this be and should I see a dr.?

Rib pain: Rib pain on both side of the chest can be muscular, lung or heart related. Seeing a doctor wouldn't hurt.

Dr. Sathish Adigopula Dr. Adigopula
Pediatrics
16 years in practice
Dr M.G.R. Medical University, Madras, Stanley Medical College
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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.

Dr. Mahmoud Moammar Dr. Moammar
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
years in practice
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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.

Dr. L. Collins Dr. Collins
Gynecology
32 years in practice
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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Spasm under left rib cage?

Spasm under left rib cage?

Yes: That can happen. The diaphragm is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. The muscle can spasm and cause pain that is sometimes hard to diagnose. Breathing and stretching exercises can help.

Dr. Guy Farmer Dr. Farmer
Surgery
26 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Corey Clay Dr. Clay
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
6 years in practice
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

Several things: Are possible including muscle/ligament strain, infection, inflammation of the lining of the lung. If lower down on the side, then could also be related to the digestive system or spleen. A physician can help after a more thorough discussion about timing, severity, exacerbating factors and about your medical history.

Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Lots of stuff there: On the left side are the stomach, spleen, diaphragm (muscle for breathing), ribs, a part of the colon (large intestine), the tail end of the pancreas, etc... Pain can be from the ribs and their cartilage, a swollen spleen, stomach acidity/gastritis/reflux, muscle strains in the abdominal muscles or diaphragm, excess stool or gas in the colon, pancreatitis, a cancerous tumor, etc....

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich Dr. Germanovich
Pain Management
9 years in practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Please help! Pain in the rib cage left side?

See a doctor: And read this, it may help you understand of what I think the cause of your pain may be http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html.

Dr. Tariq Niazi Dr. Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery
39 years in practice
University of Peshawar, Khyber Medical College
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What is under someones left bottom rib cage?

What is under someones left bottom rib cage?

Spleen, tail of pan-: Creas, kidney, colon are the main organs. See your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms there.

Dr. Sewa Legha Dr. Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
46 years in practice
Punjab University, Christian Medical College
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What can I do for pain in left side rib cage?

Get an Examination d: You should visit your doctor if your pain persists beyond 1-2 weeks. The causes of chest pain are quite varied depending on its location, relationship to breathing and any associated symptoms such as cough or breathing difficulty. You need a detailed examination and if needed your doctor can do x-rays of the chest or lungs to check for any internal lung or hreart conditions causing your pain.

Dr. Andrew Germanovich Dr. Germanovich
Pain Management
9 years in practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What to do if left rib cage is hurting a lot?

What to do if left rib cage is hurting a lot?

See a doctor: But if you can't for some reason see one right away, try swimming "freestyle" to see if it improves what is likely a rib dysfunction or slipped rib syndrome. Read more about it here: http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html.

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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Would sex cause my lower left rib cage to hurt?

Would sex cause my lower left rib cage to hurt?

Could due position: Certain sex position may cause that area to heart.

Dr. Edward Hellman Dr. Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
25 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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What is under my rib cage on the left when I sit?

What is under my rib cage on the left when I sit?

Multiple things: A portion of the lung, the pancreas, the small and large bowel are all located deep to the ribs on the left side. If you are having trouble, consider being seen.

Dr. Nela Cordero Dr. Cordero
Pediatrics
50 years in practice
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
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I'm hurting in my left side right under my rib cage?

ABDOMINAL PAIN: Check any PUD if not eating properly or gerd. Upper gi, egd, ultrasound. Get checked pls

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Dr. Philip Chao Dr. Chao
Radiology
34 years in practice
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
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Dr. Diane Minich Dr. Minich
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
University of Toledo College of Medicine
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Pain at the left side under my rib cage what is this?

Pain at the left side under my rib cage what is this?

You need to see: Your doctor to determine the cause. They will do a detailed history physical exam ans possibly order some tests.

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Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What can be the cause of pain under your left rib cage?

What can be the cause of pain under your left rib cage?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you.

Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What would cause pain under anterior left rib cage area?

What would cause pain under anterior left rib cage area?

Many possibilities: This could be from something irritating the diaphragm from above or below, from the rib or the costochondral attachments, an enlarged and tender intraabdominal organ like the spleen, or could be referred pain from elsewhere. Answering your question accurately would require a full exam. Good luck.

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