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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
I have alcohol cirrhosis when I eat n drink causes bad pain under my left n right rib cages n my stomach is painful to the touch. All I do is cry?
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. ...Read more
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
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.?
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. ...Read more
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.... ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Spleen?: Easily ruptured in car accidents and trauma. ...Read more
Could be many things:
To many possibilities to list. A doctor would need to ask many questions, perform a physical exam and possibly do a few simple tests to narrow this down.
This type of symptom must have an actual exam ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Best advice anyone -:
Can give you would be to get seen ; evaluated by your pcp. Getting anxious about it will not help, but make you more anxious.
Pain there could be from a number of reasons. Take some nsaids and see the response. But you must see your pcp urgently.
Good luck and happy holidays. ...Read more
Spleen: The spleen is in left upper quadrant of the abdomen. Your kidney is also here but is further towards your back or flank area. ...Read more
Rest/time: Can take several weeks. As soon as pain diminishes can start some pt. Stretching may be helpful. Sometimes takes many weeks or months to fully heal. ...Read more
Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more
Muscle?: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more
go see a doctor.
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