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How do you treat pain in upper left rib cage please help?

How do you treat pain in upper left rib cage please help?

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

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Pain in upper left rib cage. There is a semi hard lump, does not move. Hurts when laying on right side or sitting weird.Had it for about 3 or 4 years?

Pain in upper left rib cage. There is a semi hard lump, does not move. Hurts when laying on right side or sitting weird.Had it for about 3 or 4 years?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...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 suddenly started to feel a dull throbbing pain around my upper left rib cage area. its really painful when i move my arms or change positions in bed?

Trauma?: Were you injured? Have you been lifting heavy objects or doing strenuous work? Your symptoms suggest a muscle strain or pull. Possibly even a bruised or broken rib, if you were injured. An x-ray would help. Rest, heat, Ibuprofen or Naproxen (or even full dose aspirin) would likely help but time is the most important factor. ...Read more

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I have dizzy spells, bruising, pain near my upper left rib cage and have a bowel movement about 4 times a day until my stomach feels like its ripping?

I have dizzy spells, bruising, pain near my upper left rib cage and have a bowel movement about 4 times a day until my stomach feels like its ripping?

? etiology: These symptoms should definitely not be ignored. I would recommend you see a physician so you could have an appropriate evaluation. There are numerous things to consider from those related to the gastrointestinal tract to the endocrine system and neuroendocrine system. You need to see a doctor. Start with your primary care physician and they can help orchestrate your work-up. ...Read more

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Spasm under left rib cage?

Yes: That can happen. The diaphragm is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. The muscle can spasm and cause pain that is sometimes hard to diagnose. Breathing and stretching exercises can help. ...Read more

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Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

Pain left upper side next to 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

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Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

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

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Please help! pain in the rib cage left side?

See a doctor: And read this, it may help you understand of what i think the cause of your pain may be http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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What is under someones left bottom rib cage?

What is under someones left bottom rib cage?

Spleen, tail of pan-: Creas, kidney, colon are the main organs. See your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms there. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain in left side rib cage?

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

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What to do if left rib cage is hurting a lot?

What to do if left rib cage is hurting a lot?

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