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Pressure left side of ribs also pressure under chest?

Pressure left side of ribs also pressure under chest?

Get checked out: The greatest concern is the possibility of a heart condition. This could be a musculoskeletal problem, but better to be safe than sorry. Discuss with your physician or go to the er. ...Read more

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Chest pain just below sternum gas?

Chest pain just below sternum gas?

Chest pain: It could be gastritis, or reflux disease or musculoskeletal or cardiac. You need to consult your physician. ...Read more

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Oval lump above belly button. Pressure when bending over?

Oval lump above belly button.  Pressure when bending over?

See a doctor: Hi please see a doctor to evaluate this, it could be as simple as a Hernia to more serious conditions. ...Read more

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Steady pain under my left rib cage above belly?

Steady pain under my left rib cage above belly?

Pains: Several things n that area-lungs, stomach, ribs, spleen, etc. You need a full History and physical with steady pain to properly diagnose what you may have causing your pains, and then the treatment would follow. best wishes. ...Read more

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Painless throb in back below ribs area...Intermittent. Pulse feeling?

Painless throb in back below ribs area...Intermittent. Pulse feeling?

New or Chronic?: If this is new, it may be something simple such as a muscle spasm or tension. The fact that it is painless makes it more difficult to diagnose. Something more serious such as aortic aneurysm can cause throbbing. If it persists, an u/s or x-ray of the thoracolumbar region may be warranted. ...Read more

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Pain above and below right breast?

Pain above and below right breast?

Breast exam: While this might represent a breast issue, or an underlying chest wall issue, the only good way to sort it out is with an exam. If have not had a mammogram within 12 months, then this could precede the visit to be evaluated! ...Read more

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Pain when pressing slightly under right rib. Chest pain daily. Related.?

Pain when pressing slightly under right rib. Chest pain daily. Related.?

Possible: Your gallbladder and liver are just below the right ribs and can cause pain that radiates to the chest. This pain would typically occur after eating. ...Read more

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Pain above left eye below eyebrow?

Pain above left eye below eyebrow?

Start with : Warm compresses and if not better in a day or two, get checked with eye md. ...Read more

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Correction:pain near left collarbone and left side of upper abdomen below breast, shortness of breath, chills BP normal?

Correction:pain near left collarbone and left side of upper abdomen below breast, shortness of breath, chills  BP normal?

Didn't catch your: Earlier question. Chest pain, shortness of breath, chills - i would seek medical evaluation. If you have any significant difficulty breathing you need to be seen emergently. Take care. ...Read more

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Steady pain just below center of ribcage?

Many possibilities: Many causes are possible including a stomach ulcer, pleurisy, esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus) and muscle pull. Best to seek medical attention. ...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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Occasional pressure knot ball feeling below sternum. Dizziness faint feeling and blood pressure fluctuate from 94/62 to 128/84?

Occasional pressure knot ball feeling below sternum. Dizziness faint feeling and blood pressure fluctuate from 94/62 to 128/84?

See your doctor: While heart disease would be unusual in a 35 year old woman, family history, cholesterol issues and smoking could put you at risk. Pain like you're describing, with dizziness and blood pressure changes, is a little concerning. It could be due to stomach ulcers/gastritis or other causes. But heart disease is still a concern. Please have this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain below sternum. Hurts when I breathe?

Pain below sternum. Hurts when I breathe?

Seek help: With or without trauma, anything that hurts when you breathe is going to have adverse consequences ( you can't hold your breath until the problem resolves...). ...Read more

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Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Kidney: There are several diseases that can cause pain in this area. Kidney stones are the first thing that came to mind when i read your question but infection (like shingles) broken rib and mush more need to be considered. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm feeling discomfort and pressure 4inches above my belly bottom left side. ?

I'm feeling discomfort and pressure 4inches above my belly bottom left side. ?

Upper left: Your symptoms may be due to gastritis, atypical ulcer,pancreatic disease, or occult umbilical hernia. The splenic flexure of the colon is also located in this area of the abdomen. I recommend an evaluation by a gastroenterologist for diagnosis. Appropriate tests will be done. ...Read more

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Pain below sternum after drinking?

Pain below sternum after drinking?

GERD: This type of discomfort typically represents an acid-peptic process such as ulcers or gastroesophageal reflux. As a part of evaluation and treatment, a trial of acid suppression such as with antacids or medicaitons such as prilosec. An evaluation by our physician can also determine if further evaluation is warranted, such as an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Having pain at upper right abdomen below the laughing bones of rib cage. Help?

Having pain at upper right abdomen below the laughing bones of rib cage. Help?

Gallbladder: If you are having pain under the right rib cage, it may be your gallbladder. See a physician if your pain is persistent/severe. ...Read more