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Have a lot of bloating and pain in my right side under my ribs, ribs?

Have a lot of bloating and pain in my right side under my ribs, ribs?

Bloating: Anything ranging from esophageal reflux, dyspepsia, gall stones or heart disease are possible. Your medical history would be vital to decide. ...Read more

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I have been having pain under my right rib for a while. Latley it has been getting worse and now with the pain comes bloating?

I have been having pain under my right rib for a while. Latley it has been getting worse and now with the pain comes bloating?

Gallbladder: You could be having pain in your gallbladder, especially if there's bloating, because when you have gallstones, your digestion might not work well. In chinese medicine, pain under your rib, would be a liver related issue. Which could include your liver or your gallbladder since they are in the same location. ...Read more

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Male: bloating, hard knot on right side below ribs, discomfort, hard to breath. What could it be?

Male: bloating, hard knot on right side below ribs, discomfort, hard to breath. What could it be?

Gall bladder: You may be having a gall bladder attack or irritation of the intestines or a muscle in the wall of your stomach. Please consider seeing your health care provider if it persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Having pain and bloating between my rib cage...Had my gallbladder removed last year..Not been wanting to eat fell sick and having some dir..After eat?

Having pain and bloating between my rib cage...Had my gallbladder removed last year..Not been wanting to eat fell sick and having some dir..After eat?

PCS: Sounds like post cholecystectomy syndrome. It is not a well understood condition, but likely relates to the constant circulation of bile in the gut. Your gallbladder stored bile, so your gut only saw it when it needed it. I would first see your surgeon and make sure you don't have a residual stone in a bile duct. If not, try a bland low fat diet, and if that fails bile binding resins may help. ...Read more

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Excess bloating in upper abdomen just below ribs mostly on left side from last few months. Kindly suggest.

Gastritis : The location you are pointing to, the left upper quadrant of the abdomen, is where your stomach is situated. Therefore, your symptoms may indicate an inflammation of the inner lining of your stomach-gastritis - , a stomach ulcer, or gerd due to reflux of gastric contents in the esophagus. See your primary care provider for guidance. You may need to double your Omeprazole dose. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have severe pain down the left and right side of my stomach aligning with my ribs with severe bloating, bending over helps pain??

Sometimes I have severe pain down the left and right side of my stomach aligning with my ribs with severe bloating, bending over helps pain??

Mild ills r common: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and, A condition persisting without change over months/years probably isn't serious. AND. bloating--chronic, not associated with serious problems, not progressive--really common, about 1 in 5. Increased fiber generally helpful. Worsening pain/vomiting/any sudden change can indicate serious illness ...Read more

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Lower left side under rib cage discomfort radiating to back with bloating & gas, recently started exercising & lost 23 lbs what could this be?

Lower left side under rib cage discomfort radiating to back with bloating & gas, recently started exercising & lost 23 lbs what could this be?

Left fib cage pain: The left lower rib cage area contains stomach. Sleep and lungs. The bloating and gas suggests gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. Inflammation of pancreas is a possiblity. Does not appear to be pleurisy or pneumonia. Advise evaluation by a physician for physical exam and further work up. ...Read more

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Tightness/bloating under rib cage, slightly to right. Sitting down, some relief. First standing feel tight ball- better when I stand or lie down.Help?

Tightness/bloating under rib cage,  slightly to right. Sitting down, some relief. First standing feel tight ball- better when I stand or lie down.Help?

Needs further eval!!: At your age, need to know duration/ onset of symptoms, need physical exam!! Our concern is missing a tumor or malignancy!!Labs and imaging with CT or at least sonogram, symptoms could mean Gallbladder problems- gallstones? What other symptoms? Weight loss? Urine changes? Bowel changes? Food makes symptoms worse??! Best if seen by internal medicine, GI or surgeon! Good Luck ...Read more

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Can gas pain cause bloating feel under rib cage?

Can gas pain cause bloating feel under rib cage?

Yes : The feeling of "gas pain". And bloating as you put it can both be associated with various conditions affecting the GI tract. I would encourage you to be seen if you don't improve. Thanks. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on left side of rib cage w severe bloating.To the point i can't lay on left side while sleeping?

I have severe pain on left side of rib cage w severe bloating.To the point i can't lay on left side while sleeping?

Rib Fracture.: Severe pain of rib cage with pressure could possibly be a rib fracture or costochondritis. I would suggest see a doctor to get at least a chest x ray and x ray of ribs on left side. ...Read more

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