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Constipated badly last 6 mths. Lost about 10lbs in weight without trying in last 6 months. Had colonoscopy last year. All ok. Pressure under left rib ?

Constipated badly last 6 mths. Lost about 10lbs in weight without trying in last 6 months. Had colonoscopy last year. All ok. Pressure under left rib ?

Need to examine: Unintended weight loss need to be evaluated by a physician by taking history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to consult your doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Causes of constant pressure under left rib and swelling after eating. Discomfort increases after i eat a meal?

Causes of constant pressure under left rib and swelling after eating. Discomfort increases after i eat a meal?

Abd symptoms: You will need work up done to determine the cause of your problem. It could be pancreas, stomach, guts. Unfortunately, based on the paucity of the information provided, it's impossible to suggest any disease from the description. ...Read more

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Hi,20y student,have been skipping 2meals a day,had exessive stomach rumbles at night in result,weight loss,Insomnia,anxiety,pressure in left rib.wtodo?

Hi,20y student,have been skipping 2meals a day,had exessive stomach rumbles at night in result,weight loss,Insomnia,anxiety,pressure in left rib.wtodo?

Can't say for sure: ...but for starters it may be worthwhile eating once again healthy and regular meals as well as reducing stressors. Please discuss the differential diagnosis here with your physician, and pursue work-up and treatment as appropriate. ...Read more

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My 17 y/o symptoms constipation long narrow stools light brown trouble burping pressure below left rib cage no pain. Is this colon cancer/splenomegaly?

My 17 y/o symptoms constipation long narrow stools light brown trouble burping pressure below left rib cage no pain. Is this colon cancer/splenomegaly?

Get him SEEN!: I believe that this at least the fourth time you have asked this question. Please forgive my frankness and impatience. You need to stop asking the health care team, who cannot answer this, and do right by your son. To continue to write us when your boy needs to see a physician in real life is to do a disservice to him, to us, and to yourself. ...Read more

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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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I have been having a lot of pressure in my left rib cage area for over two weeks. I feel it the most when I'm laying down. Any idea what it could be?

I have been having a lot of pressure in my left rib cage area for over two weeks. I feel it the most when I'm laying down. Any idea what it could be?

Multiple things: A portion of the lung, the pancreas, the small and large bowel are all located deep to the ribs on the left side. If you are having trouble, consider being seen. ...Read more

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I have pressure in my left rib cage and pain in my back, i was diagnosised with anxiety and im convinced I have everything that can be wrong is this pressure from my anxiety or do I have a tumor? And my left ribs stick out.

I have pressure in my left rib cage and pain in my back, i was diagnosised with anxiety and im convinced I have everything that can be wrong is this pressure from my anxiety or do I have a tumor? And my left ribs stick out.

If sxs r new see PCP: If your back pain, rib cage pain and your ribs sticking out are all a recent occurrence, see your primary care physician (pcp) for an evaluation to determine the cause of this. However, anxiety can present with a lot of aches and pain especially if there is constant worry. ...Read more

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I started feeling pressure under my left rib cage into my back. It quickly turned to pain & is moving across my diaphragm to the right side.Any ideas?

I started feeling pressure under my left rib cage into my back. It quickly turned to pain & is moving across my diaphragm to the right side.Any ideas?

Heart?: When to get chest pain, first we have to make sure it's not your heart. So if pain is bad, make sure to contact your doctor ASAP. Other causes are heartburn and gallbladder disease potentially can present this way. ...Read more

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Left ribs hurt when i apply pressure, tingling in left ribs. Causes?

Chest wall pain: Rib or thoracic pain is most likely posttraumatic in nature. Has there been an injury? Associated tingling in the chest would suggest neuritis of the intercostal nerves. This would be an inflammation of those nerves coursing along the ribs. Tingling can be a heralding precursor to more unusual conditions like shingles or transverse myelitis. A medical evaluation would be advise for persistent sxs. ...Read more

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What does tension/pressure in left side of ribs/back mean?

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What does tension/pressure in left side of ribs/back mean?

Heart diseases maybe: A symptom of tension/pressure inleft side of ribs/back is more likely a angina occure. Angina is chest pain or discomfort that occurs when the heart is working harder than usual. ...Read more

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I have dull/pressure pain below my left rib cage. I've had it on and off for a year or so. It disappears and reappears unknowingly.

Recommendation: You have this problem for years. To figure out what is going on you have to prepare a diary about this pain: how often ( daily , weekly , monthly) how severe, how long and how go away. Then make appointment for Doctor's evaluation. This is make sense if it bother you. Be well. ...Read more

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I have a dull pressure pain below my left rib at the bottom. Sometimes it feels like its wet on the inside. No reflux and weird bowel habits?

I have a dull pressure pain below my left rib at the bottom. Sometimes it feels like its wet on the inside. No reflux and weird bowel habits?

Have you thought IBS: There are several things that are in that area. They are your pancreas, your spleen, and part of your colon. You don't say if you have had stomach issues, or problems with alcohol. You may need to see a live doctor for labs and a physical examination to be sure all the other systems are well but that is a very common spot for people with irritable bowel syndrome to complain about pain. ...Read more

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Odd pressure in upper left rib cage to the left of my breast. Not painful. Feels like movement and small kicks. Not pregnant. Worse when I lay down.

Muscle spasms?: I wonder if it's more INSIDE your belly/chest or outside. Things that feel like movement or "small kicks" can be organs that have muscle (in that area, stomach, colon, small intestine), or our muscles of the chest and abdominal wall. Small muscle spasms often feel that way, or sometimes feel like sharp stabs that are fleeting. Feel free to privately consult me. If fever, see Doctor. Good luck ...Read more