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I have this pain in my upper right abdomen under my rib cage for a few weeks now. What could it be?

I have this pain in my upper right abdomen under my rib cage for a few weeks now. What could it be?

Abdominal Pain: In that area of the body is the liver and the gall bladder. You are very young for any disease that could be trouble in that area. If the pain persists, you have bruising or have a fever you should be seen urgently. ...Read more

Upper Right Abdomen (Definition)

The anatomy of the abdomen and its contents can be considered in four quadrants. The right upper quadrant contains liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, the distal stomach, c-loop of the duodenum, and hepatic ...Read more


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Constant pain/burn upper left abdomen under rib cage for at least 6 months now with back/side pain and i will have cold sensation through my abdomen?

Constant pain/burn upper left abdomen under rib cage for at least 6 months now  with back/side pain and i will have cold sensation through my abdomen?

See a physician: The area you are mentioning and some of the things you are mentioning could be caused but an ulcer, especially with listing Ibuprofen as a common medication you take, which could cause an ulcer with chronic use. I recommend you see a physician to rule out any cardiac issues first, then rule out a gastric ulcer. Hold off on the Ibuprofen until after you see a physician. ...Read more

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Can a lipoma in your back cause pain that also feels like a fullness in your abdomen on the left under rib cage

Can a lipoma in your back cause pain that also feels like a fullness in your abdomen on the left under rib cage

Unlikely: Lipoma's are usually subcutaneous or in some cases intramuscular. However it would be very unlikely that an isolated lipoma on your back would be causing you these other symptoms. It's best to check it out with your primary. ...Read more

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My upper right abdomen just below rib cage is swollen and rock hard. Experiencing sporadic pain in same area. What could it be & should I be worried?

My upper right abdomen just below rib cage is swollen and rock hard. Experiencing sporadic pain in same area. What could it be & should I be worried?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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For the last couple of weeks I have a discomfort/dull ache in my right abdomen - usually lower however can fell as if under rib cage. What could it be?

For the last couple of weeks I have a discomfort/dull ache in my right abdomen - usually lower however can fell as if under rib cage. What could it be?

See doctor: Unfortunately there are several things that can cause this and so it is impossible to help with a question like this on these forums. See your doctor for further eval. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of pain in upper right abdomen? I just started having some pain in my upper right abdomen yesterday. It's just below bottom of my rib cage, and halfway between my side and the center of my chest. It hurts as i move around, and is

At : At the time of cholecystectomy, some stones can pass in to the bile duct and stay there for a very long time, even years. Occasionally, years later these stones can manifest symptoms similar to a gallbladder attack. It may be worth investigating with simple lab tests including liver function tests. ...Read more

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I get pain in my upper right abdomen (right near rib cage) within 20-30 sec after taking even a 1/2 shot of alcohol. I drink maybe 3-4 times/week.

I get pain in my upper right abdomen (right near rib cage) within 20-30 sec after taking even a 1/2 shot of alcohol. I drink maybe 3-4 times/week.

Alcohol: Your upper GI tract and accessory organs are very susceptible to the ravages of alcohol and some people suffer ill effects more than others. The organs most likely to be effected are the stomach, duodenum, pancreas and liver. The liver and gall bladder are the right upper quadrant and in your case inflammation of the liver may be the most likely cause, Give up the alcohol it is not worth it. ...Read more