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Pain Under Right Rib Cage After Eating
I have had this sharp pain below right rib cage after eating spicy food, usually chili. But has hurt after meals last few days?
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
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
I have severe pain on my right side under my rib cage after eating. I am also experiencing nausea and burping. I quickly feel full.
Ulcer or stones: These symptoms may be indicative of ulcers or gallstones. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
Multiple reasons: Which side. See your doctor for a complete history and physical exam. Ulcer gb problems heart lung kidneys liver etc. ...Read more
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
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
I have a chest pain that is situated beneath my left rib cage, the pain comes in waves especially 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
Why after eating either spicy and or oily foods do I get pain towards the medial area of my stomach just inferior to my rib cage?
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
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
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?
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
I had a sharp pain below right rib cage side to navel. Had dizziness and vomiting sensation after food. I also feel nausea when I had dizziness y?
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
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
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
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
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
43 yro female w/o gallbladder. Pain under right shoulder blade, right rib cage and lower quadrant worsened by eating.
If the pain is the -: -sane as B 4, there is the possibility still of a common duct stone, so get in 2 C Ur surgeon 4 eval ...Read more
Had unprotected sex. My left rib cage and abdomen hurt. Been eating more than usual and taking naps. What can this be?
Been having discomfort in left side under rib cage. Feel dizzy and low bp. When eating feels like full after not eating much. Don't have gallbladder.?
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