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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