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Doctor insights on: Pain Under Right Rib Cage After Eating

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I get a sharp pain under my rib cage right after eating salad?

I get a sharp pain under my rib cage right after eating salad?

Need to get examined: If you are having this after eating oily or fatty dressings, it could be gall bladder symptoms. See a doctor to be checked. ...Read more

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Why do I feel pain below my left rib cage after eating oily foods?

Why do I feel pain below my left rib cage after eating oily foods?

Pain: There are just two organs there unless you have a transposition or your organs are out of place. That would be the spleen and your intestines. It is possible you could feel gallbladder pain there. Please go get evaluated. ...Read more

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I have inflamation under my right rib cage after my meals specially after eating oily foods, chicken, egg etc.

I have inflamation under my right rib cage after my meals specially after eating oily foods, chicken, egg etc.

Gallbladder: There are a number of potential causes and I would not hesitate to be seen. Having a problem with the gallbladder is one cause; which is located in the right upper quadrant and is often aggravated by eating greasy foods. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause pain in the rib cage area after eating?

Is there anything that can cause pain in the rib cage area after eating?

Multiple reasons: Which side. See your doctor for a complete history and physical exam. Ulcer gb problems heart lung kidneys liver etc. ...Read more

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Pain beneath the rib cage immediately after eating? And less painful when drinking a little? What it could be?

Pain beneath the rib cage immediately after eating? And less painful when drinking a little? What it could be?

Some possibilities..: Under the right rib cage are the liver, gall bladder, first part of the small intestine, the muscles between ribs, the diaphragm, etc... On the left side are the stomach, spleen, diaphragm (muscle for breathing), a part of the colon (large intestine), the tail end of the pancreas, etc... A doctor can evaluate to look for gallstones, acid reflux, pancreatitis, and other possible causes. ...Read more

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Been having pain in mid/upper left rib cage for a few months. Comes/goes, sometimes worse after eating. Sensitive if I press the area or stretch?

More info: Left upper quadrant pain can be from a number of things. Gastritis? ulcers? pancreatitis? gallbladder? Etc. Have you had any imaging done? Might be a good idea to get and Ultrasound of your gallbladder and keep a detailed history of what causes your pain to occur. Other possibilities include muscle strain, bone or cartilage inflammation. Even your heart. Best to get into see your MD ...Read more

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I have a chest pain that is situated beneath my left rib cage, the pain comes in waves especially after eating.?

See MD: See a doctor. This could be many things, including an ulcer, pancreatitis, food sensitivity, gastritis, or something else. A doctor will help you figure it out. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pains behind my left rib cage Also feel sick after eating.

I'm having sharp pains behind my left rib cage Also feel sick after eating.

Rib cage: Sharp posterior rib cage pain can be due to rib injury, pinched nerve between two ribs, pleurisy or lung inflammation especially if worsened by deep breath and cough. Pneumothorax or pulmonary embolism are accompanied by shortness of breath. See your physician if symptoms persist and appropriate tests and xrays will be ordered. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain at the point where my rib cage joins (i.E. Above my stomach) that intensifies after eating. The pain came a few days ago suddenly.

I have a dull pain at the point where my rib cage joins (i.E. Above my stomach) that intensifies after eating. The pain came a few days ago suddenly.

Will be nice: To have more information and associated symptoms like any nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, burning sensation, heart burn, worse with fatty foods or spicy foods etc. That's the importance of a history and physical. But, after eating abdominal pain points toward gallbladder disease like cholecystitis and gastritis and gastric ulcer disease. Do not take any Ibuprofen like medicines. See a physician soon. ...Read more

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I have a pain under left breast and rib cage. It seemed to have come on after eating but will not go away any suggestions?

Need to see Doc: We consider all the organs in that part of body, which is stomach, so you have to consider gastritis, peptic ulcer disease etc. Other organ is lung, so that pneumonia, pleurisy may be a problem if accompanied with fever, chills, sweats, cough and discolored sputum. It could be muscles, rib, cartilage. Hence, to find the proper cause, further work by doc is indicated. ...Read more

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I have been getting sharp and dull pain in my left shoulder blade, arm, neck, and rib cage most time after eating for a week what could it be?

Pain after eating: May be referred pain from a gall bladder, esophageal or stomach issue. See your physician for a work up. ...Read more

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Right side rib cage feels like it protrudes more than the left. Tightness between my right side rib cage and hip bone. Bloating feeling after eating?

Right side rib cage feels like it protrudes more than the left. Tightness between my right side rib cage and hip bone. Bloating feeling after eating?

? scoliosis: If you have a curvature of the spine, as we get older this can affect the rib cage and give the visual impression that the ribs are uneven and protruding. Please see an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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What could be dull boring pain under right rib cage agravated by eating. Relieved by pressing on it? Sever h pylori gastritis and duodenitis in past

What could be dull boring pain under right rib cage agravated by eating. Relieved by pressing on it? Sever h pylori gastritis and duodenitis in past

Multiple causes: Could be your gallbladder. Could also be gastritis, duodenitis, peptic ulcer disease. You need to be evaluated by a doctor to rule out the gallbladder. The other processes can be treated concurrently in hopes of relieving the symptoms while further working it up. ...Read more

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Helloim currently experiencing shocking like pain on my ribs, lower to mid rib cage on right side. Could eating unhealthy and caffeine be the problem?

Please see below: Eating food should not cause this shocking pain on ribs but it could just be a refereed pain from stomach if you have drank too much coffee which might have caused some irritation and the condition is called gastritis. ...Read more

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I started getting a dull pain under my left rib cage its a come and go pain, usually when im done eating and sitting down. Please help. Thank you?

I started getting a dull pain under my left rib cage its a come and go pain, usually when im done eating and sitting down. Please help. Thank you?

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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Hi, since Friday I've had bad pain under my rib cage it gets worse when eating and has spread ti my back as well. It feels like a gnawing hunger pain?

Hi, since Friday I've had bad pain under my rib cage it gets worse when eating and has spread ti my back as well. It feels like a gnawing hunger pain?

Rib pain /eating: May be gastritis which can be due just to excess acid or from a bacteria H pylori. Sometimes thyroid disease exacerbates GI problems as well. If it is on the right side consider gallbladder disease. Mya also be constipation. Try mylanta/ maalox/ milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Follow up with doctor/ urgent care ...Read more

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Funny feeling (very low stabbing pain) under my left rib cage while eating, what could this be?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am a 50 year old female and have a stabbing pain in between my rib cage it comes and goes and feel a bit nausea and don't feel like eating.

I am a 50 year old female and have a stabbing pain in between my rib cage it comes and goes and feel a bit nausea and don't feel like eating.

Ribcage pain: Pain the feels like stabbing is usually from the thoracic wall. Deeper structures feel like cramping, squeezing type of pain. Any severe pain can cause nausea. What causes this pain? Any pain with coughing, sneezing etc? Any relief with heat or ice? ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex. My left rib cage and abdomen are sore. Been eating a lot more. Tired. What does this mean?

Had unprotected sex. My left rib cage and abdomen are sore. Been eating a lot more. Tired. What does this mean?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Schedule a visit to evaluate your rib pain. ...Read more