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Sharp pain under upper right rib cage? Hurts almost unbearably for a few seconds then goes away. Happens a couple of times every minute or so

Sharp pain under upper right rib cage? Hurts almost unbearably for a few seconds then goes away.  Happens a couple of times every minute or so

Exam-ASAP: This may be the earliest sign of gallbladder disease or gallstones, as well as gas trapping; nonetheless, your symptoms requires examination, abdominal ultrasound and blood testing. ...Read more

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I have great pain under my upper right rib cage?

I have great pain under my upper right rib cage?

Trauma?: If the pain came up on its own and you didn't have an injury, it's best to see your doctor to try to find an underlying cause. ...Read more

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Iam 54 yrs old and have a pain under my right upper rib cage. Should i be worried?

Iam 54 yrs old and have a pain under my right upper rib cage. Should i be worried?

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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Iam 54 yrs old and have a pain under my right upper rib cage. What could cause this?

Many causes: If this came on suddenly u must r/o an embolus, if not a sudden onset pleuritis is also possible. B cn 2 r/o the serious cause now. Most other causes r not as life threatening. ...Read more

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Sharp pain upper right under rib cage & back shoulder blade. Soft stools with mucus no gallbladder,fatty liver,high triglycerides idea causing pain?

Sharp pain upper right under rib cage & back shoulder blade. Soft stools with mucus no gallbladder,fatty liver,high triglycerides idea causing pain?

Right rib cage pain: Could be a retained stone especially if the gallbladder was removed laproscopically or biliary dyskinesia. may also be scarring or what is know as Postcholecysectomy syndrome. You have fatty liver and elevated Tg .Fish oil daily ( 2000 mg) can help with elevated TG . Please call you doctor in AM or visit urgent care/ ER you need evaluation and checking LFT, ultrasound possibly CT ...Read more

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Help! severe pain, upper right, under rib cage. Vomiting, diarrhea. Lasting more than 3 hours now. Tried pepto and mylanta. No relief.

Help! severe pain, upper right, under rib cage. Vomiting, diarrhea. Lasting more than 3 hours now. Tried pepto and mylanta. No relief.

?Gall stones: Typical gall bladder symptoms include excess belching, lower chest discomfort, pain in the right upper abdomen radiating around to the right side of the back usually after fatty foods. Vomiting and occasionally diarrhea may also be present.The right upper abdomen may also be tender to touch. You should be examined by your physician in view of the persistent pain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

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 gall bladder 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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What could a sharp pain in your upper right rib cage be?

Rib cage pain: It could be several things, first of all when does it occur, how long does it last, does physical activity any difference ? Most likely it is of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more