Rated 4.7/5 based on 7 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pressure Under Right Rib Cage Pain

Share
1

1
Akward feeling of pressure under right rib cage. No pain just pressure. Feels like pressing against other organs. What could this be? Help!

Akward feeling of pressure under right rib cage. No pain just pressure. Feels like pressing against other organs. What could this be? Help!

Get an ultrasound: More information is necessary to make an accurate diagnosis. Does it happen after eating or eating certain kinds of food? Does it radiate to your back? Gall stones should be ruled out with a simple ultrasound test. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Shontae Buffington
11 years in practice
565K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
2

2
Uncomfortable Pressure under right rib cage like something is pushing. Is it my gallstone?

Uncomfortable Pressure under right rib cage like something is pushing. Is it my gallstone?

Possibly: If this worsens or recurs following fatty meals, it's likely GB disease, but this needs to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Shontae Buffington
11 years in practice
565K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Feeling of pressure/tenderness under right rib cage closer to diaphragm. Notice it more when sitting down, like something is pushing against the ribs?

Feeling of pressure/tenderness under right rib cage closer to diaphragm. Notice it more when sitting down, like something is pushing against the ribs?

Gall bladder?: Pain under the right ribs is usually gall bladder or liver. Does eating seem to worsen the pain at all? Certain types of foods make it worse? Any reason to suspect enlarged liver such as obesity or heavy alcohol use? I would see your doctor for a check on this ...Read more

Get help now ›
4

4
Hi, since i ate today around 1 i've felt a pressure pain on the right side of my stomach , a little under the rib cage. It's not too painful but still?

Could be: Symptoms of gall bladder disease (cholangitis) and or stones. Common in females of child bearing age, after eating and in the area you describe. If it persists, i would check with your family doc. ...Read more

Get help now ›
5

5
Aching pressure pain from my right flank to my pelvic. The pain goes also from under my right rib cage down to pelvic. Help?

Aching pressure pain from my right flank to my pelvic. The pain goes also from under my right rib cage down to pelvic. Help?

Flank pain: Would seek medical attention today at doctor /urgent care. Could be kidney stone causing flank pain,or gallbladder stone ( under right ribs). Sometimes vaginal/tubal infections ( mycoplasma/ureoplasma)/torsion/tubal pregnancy can cause severe right lower abdominal pain. Lastly consider appendicitis in RLQ pain as well as constipation and gas. See a doctor/urgent care today. ...Read more

Get help now ›
6

6
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?

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

Get help now ›
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified
11 years in practice
565K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
Almost daily right side mid abdomen pain like contractions. Ct scan blood work sonogram showed nothing . Pressure on back under rib cage eases pain.

Almost daily right side mid abdomen pain like contractions. Ct scan blood work sonogram showed nothing . Pressure on back under rib cage eases pain.

Need more info.: Many things can cause the pai you're describing. My best guess is it might be related to your spine or nerves. Have you had an MRI of your spine? ...Read more

Get help now ›
8

8
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?

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

Get help now ›
10

10
I have been having pressure under my right side rib cage off and on for about 3 months. Now, I am constipated as well. Ast 4 pts high.?

I have been having pressure under my right side rib cage off and on for about 3 months. Now, I am constipated as well. Ast 4 pts high.?

Need further work: If the liver is inflammed the liver enzymes need to be followed, you need an ultrasound and other tests sooner rather than later. ...Read more

Get help now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Shontae Buffington
11 years in practice
565K people helped
Continue
67,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook