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How do you get rid of trapped gas? Also I have visible blood in the urine & continuous pain under left rib cage & back pains... Onset for 3 days

How do you get rid of trapped gas?  Also I have visible blood in the urine & continuous pain under left rib cage & back pains... Onset for 3 days

Blood in the urine: Blood in your urine is concerning for a urinary tract infection or other problem. This needs to be evaluated by your family physician. ...Read more

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Cramping pain under left ribs, down side, & around back. Worse in morning, esp. after sleeping on right side. Eating/BMs fine. Activity helps. Ideas?

Cramping pain under left ribs, down side, & around back. Worse in morning, esp. after sleeping on right side. Eating/BMs fine. Activity helps. Ideas?

Cramping left ribs: Does it go away on own or after BM? May be reflux/ gastritis which worsens when on the right side ( left side would put stomach in more dependent position) try prevecid/ ranitidine x 1 months if not allergic, May be disc, try pillow btwn legs. Consider gallbladder , pancreas ( via ultrasound/ CT abdomen/pelvis),colon and get a mammogram.. Rarely vascular/heart. Follow up w/doc/urgent care ...Read more

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Pain under the left rib front and back only wen I sit certain ways and it's not there all the time, wot could it be?

Pain under the left rib front and back only wen I sit certain ways and it's not there all the time, wot could it be?

Doctor should check: 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

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Really bad pain under left rib cage and around back, started from a bad cough, has been 4 weeks and not getting any better even though cough stopped,?

Really bad pain under left rib cage and around back, started from a bad cough, has been 4 weeks and not getting any better even though cough stopped,?

Likely muscle: During and after a bad cough you can pull a muscle between your ribs or aggravate an abdominal muscle. If no shortness of breath and no history of blood clots, likely not a blood clot in your lungs. Other causes are pleurisy which is inflamed lining of the lung due to infection and possible swollen spleen from virus. Pleurisy and muscle inflammation improve with Motrin. Rash? Think shingles. ...Read more

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Woke up with pain right under my left rib in the back. What could this be?

Could be rib: Dysfunction read this blog: http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html.

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I have been in pain with left side under ribs toward back 6 hours now. Can't sleep or anything! ?

I have been in pain with left side under ribs toward back 6 hours now. Can't sleep or anything!
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May be kidney stone: You may have a kidney stone or a kidney infection based on your description, and both conditions are very serious, so I recommend you see your Dr as soon as possible! ...Read more

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Pain under left rib. Upper left and mid back pain occasional gas and yellowish-brown stool. worried pancreatic cancer. No stomach pain no fam history?

Pain under left rib. Upper left and mid back pain occasional gas and yellowish-brown stool. worried pancreatic cancer. No stomach pain no fam history?

Don't worry!: It would exceedingly unusual for someone in their 20s to get pancreatic cancer! And there are many more things that cause the symptoms you describe, from irritable bowel syndrome to dietary intolerances to gallbladder inflammation. Talk to your provider. And try to focus on other things! ...Read more

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Pain under left ribs severe looked up everything symptom points to spleen. Had 2 broke ribs left back?

Pain under left ribs severe looked up everything symptom points to spleen. Had 2 broke ribs left back?

Maybe the fracture: This may be due to the fractures or an additional fracture you were not aware of. Other possibilities can include things like blood clots among them. You need to have your physician evaluate this, and you will need imaging to see the diagnosis ...Read more

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What causes pain just under left back and side of rib cage? Dull achy pain.

Let me explain: Two main reasons for pain in that area. 1-urinary tract system. 2- muscular-skeletal system. There are many other reasons but those the most common ones. ...Read more

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What organ is under your left lower rib cage on your left side close to your back?

Kidney?: The organ you describe is probably a kidney, but you can experience pain in that area coming from a number of different organs, including liver, stomach, muscles and even the heart. ...Read more

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Pain underneath lower left rib cage and up the left side of back. What can I take for this?

Pain underneath lower left rib cage and up the left side of back. What can I take for this?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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I have pain between my ribs and on left side and back not all the time and very pain full what could it be?

Many things...: More history would be needed. For example, if the pain increases with deep breath, it could be an inflammation of the heart or lung lining. If it is tender to touch the area, may be muscle strain (there are muscles between your ribs), pain between cartilage and bone of ribs; sometimes shingles rash breaks out after the pain has been there for several days. Since very painful, check w doc. ...Read more

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Should I be worried I've had a pain in my left side of the back of my rib cage at the bottom. I've had this pain for4 days.

Pain for 4 days: It depends if the pain is getting better or not. If it is getting better, then you should not be worried. If it is not getting better, then it becomes a concern. See if it is better or gone in the next couple of days. If it is not better or worsens, then I would recommend that you get it evaluated. ...Read more

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44 year old woman has pain in back and under left rib cage. Pain worsens when laying down. Duration for approximately one week.?

Pleurisy or muscular: Most of the time pain in the chest is either from inflammation of the lining of the lungs known as pleurisy or from a muscle pull/strain. ...Read more