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Pressure Under Rib Cage
Been having. Slight pressure under rib cage near heart n now n then i feel pain in right arm like nerve pain should I be concerned?
Need exam: I would recommend that exam be done in a hospital. I wouldn't delay, especially if you smoke, have a family history of heart disease, are overweight... Consider chewing two aspirins now and go get cleared. Better safe and wrong than sorry. I don't get the overwhelming impression it is your heart. But no way to be sure. Go by ambulance best. And tell someone near you. ...Read more
Sharp pain felt in middle of chest (toward right) when cracking back & lower left abdominal pain/pressure under rib cage. Had since last night. Cause?
Chest/abd pain: Could be reflux, elevate head of bed , consider ranitidine one a day or previcid or both or may be gas or just nerve irritation. or could you have herniated a disc when cracking back?. Do you have pain with deep breath? on BCP or smoke? then may be clots and go to urgent care /ER check d-dimer. Due to concern of clot, herniation and limited info f/u with doc urgent care today. ...Read more
Thank you...I have shortness of breathe a lot, severe pressure in chest under rib cage going around to my back, and dizziness and light headiness.
Chest pain: While it is not possible to make a diagnosis or give specific advice in these little text boxes, in general we take chest pressure seriously, and when it is associated with shortness of breath and dizziness it is especially concerning. You should see a doctor right away; if you have symptoms now, call emergency services (911) and get to a hospital. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Akward feeling of pressure under right rib cage. No pain just pressure. Feels like pressing against other organs. What could this be? Help!
Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. it's a very small area on both sides?
Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician for evaluation and he/she will order the appropriate tests and,if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
I am sometimes woken up by tightening and squeezing pressure under my rib cage and around my whole body, with shortness of breath?
Symptoms: There are multiple possible causes for what you describe. The best course would be to see your doctor and be evaluated. Suggesting specific possibilities here without information won't be productive for you. ...Read more