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I have sharp pain under my lower left rib cage. It hurts when i breathe, walk, move, or touch it. ?

I have sharp pain under my lower left rib cage. It hurts when i breathe, walk, move, or touch it. ?

Rib cage pain: Carefully have your spleen assessed as well as your costochondral junction. An enlarged spleen can be seen in the setting of mono or other blood dyscrasias. ...Read more

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Suffering occasional grabbing pain under lower left side of rib cage, pain killers don't work but hot showers relieve it to a bearable range?

Suffering occasional grabbing pain under lower left side of rib cage, pain  killers don't work but hot showers relieve it to a bearable  range?

Get checked out: Since heat seems to improve your symptoms this may be a muscular issue. There are organs in this area that could also be a cause such as the spleen. I would discuss it with your pcp. ...Read more

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4.8 x 1.8 x 2.4 low attenuating lesion on spleen. I do have pain under left lower rib cage. Should I be concerned?

4.8 x 1.8 x 2.4 low attenuating lesion on spleen. I do have pain under left lower rib cage. Should I be concerned?

Confusing : You were told it was a low attenuating lesion? Generally not the term physicians use when telling patients results of CT or MRI scans. Usually the terms used are cysts or lesions or masses. Whether it needs further evaluation or not. More info would be helpful. However lesions of the spleen aren't common and usually are benign. You may want to ask your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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I had a sudden sharp pain under my left lower rib cage & felt quite light headed with racing pulse. It passed after a couple of minutes.

Sounds cardiac: These symptoms could indicate a cardiac cause such as an arrhythmia. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation and further management. ...Read more

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1 1/2 months ago i had lung biopsy on my left upper and lower lobes. A few weeks ago, I have been feeling pain under the left lower rib cage.

1 1/2 months ago i had lung biopsy on my left upper and lower lobes. A few weeks ago, I have been feeling pain under the left lower rib cage.

Black and blue ?: You could have a black and blue in the lung or chest wall from the biopsy. You didn't mention shortness of breath. If you do, you should consult your doctor immediately. If not, you should still see him/her but its not an emergency. ...Read more

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I have some bad chest pain sort of under my lower left rib cage and its been constant for about a week, what to do?

Chest pain: Best course of action is go see your doctor and get checked out. It may be musculoskeletal but could also be a lot of other things. ...Read more

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I feel sharp, sudden pain under my lower rib cage left side; few times. What could cause this?

See a doctor: This could be many causes, such as heart, stomach problem or rib cage injury, etc. You better see a doctor to get a full exam. ...Read more