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Lower rib pain and pressure that is constant but worse after eating? Pain for months and loose stools have taken protonix (pantoprazole) and prilosec no change

Lower rib pain and pressure that is constant but worse after eating? Pain for months and loose stools have taken protonix (pantoprazole) and prilosec no change

Gallbladder: Many potential causes, including irritable bowel syndrome, gallstones, ulcer disease. Having a problem with the gallbladder is among the more common. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My left rib: pain & severe pressure, sticks out further than right. What feels like airpocket pops up in left side&back. Hard to breathe/swallow.

My left rib: pain & severe pressure, sticks out further than right. What feels like airpocket pops up in left side&back. Hard to breathe/swallow.

Usually needs 911: Such symptoms could be a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) due to an air leak from the inside of the lung through the covering of the lung, out into the space between the lung and the ribs. With trouble breathing, one usually needs to call 911. To treat it, the doctor sometimes inserts a catheter or chest tube between 2 ribs and sucks the leaked air out. The lung then can re-inflate to full size. ...Read more

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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

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Can the swelling inside break my ribs? #nqlu the pressure pain from this and being so swollen I can feel it pushing my bottom rib on the right side up and out. It feels like that rib is going to break, that has been going on close to a year and now it feels

Can the swelling inside break my ribs? #nqlu the pressure pain from this and being so swollen I can feel it pushing my bottom rib on the right side up and out. It feels like that rib is going to break, that has been going on close to a year and now it feels

I: I see you have tagged nausea and abdominal pain. Don't know you age or risk factors. The liver is of course in the right upper quadrant of your abdomen. I don't know if your liver is enlarged, but regardless, with this history you need to be medically evaluated. What you are describing is clearly not normal. ...Read more

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Blood pressure is 139/72. 98 my left side ribs hurt real bad?

Blood pressure is 139/72. 98 my left side ribs hurt real bad?

Rib pain: Alot depends on the type of pain. .. Is it worse with movement or deep breath or brought on by exertion. See a doctor asap. ...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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Yust started. Is it normal to have pressure, bloating in stomach and severe pain? Also my lower ribs hurt. Is this norm when I usually never have pain

Yust started. Is it normal to have pressure, bloating in stomach and severe pain? Also my lower ribs hurt. Is this norm when I usually never have pain

Period: The symptoms you're describing are typical of period. Women have painful and painless periods. When they first start their periods, those may be painless due to no ovulation occurring with each period, but later on when they ovulate monthly, their periods may become painful. ...Read more

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Right rib pain?

Right rib pain?

Rib pain: There are several potential causes of pain in this location. The most common causes are probably strain of the muscles between the ribs or of the cartilage joints connecting the ribs to the sternum. This can be caused, typically, by heavy lifting or other vigorous physical activity. Most of the time, if this is all that is going on, it will respond to standard anti inflammatory medications within ...Read more

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What causes dull rib pain?

What causes dull rib pain?

Many causes: Unable to answer without more info such as duration of symptoms, history of trauma, what makes it better /worse, location of pain, etc. Probably worth having it checked out by a physician if it persists. ...Read more

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I have left rib pain constantly, what could it be?

Could be slipped rib: A mechanical dysfunction. Read more about it here.
http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html. ...Read more

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Can doing yoga cause rib pain?

Can doing yoga cause rib pain?

Yoga: If the yoga position causes stretch on the rib cage, pain may result. ...Read more

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What can cause right neck & rib pain?

Neck and rib pain: Nerve pain from the neck, particularly the C6 level. Also muscle pain from muscles that attach to scapula and neck. ...Read more

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How can I cope with rib pain from wrestling?

Be examined: Given your sport (wrestling) and the potential for rib injuries including fractures, you should be examined by a sports medicine physician and x-rays may be considered. They can give medications / pain patches to manage the pain also. There are over the counter pain patches from your local pharmacy that can be used in the meantime. ...Read more

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Help! What could be causing my chest/rib pain?

Too little info: Since you are 41yo, any chest pain should be investigated even. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Help please? What is causing my chest/rib pain?

Chest pain: There are many causes for chest pain. It is difficult to diagnose without full history and physical exam. You need a face to face appointment with your physician. ...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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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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What causes rib pain in fibromyalgia and how can I treat it?

What causes rib pain in fibromyalgia and how can I treat it?

Good question: Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome. The exact cause of the pain is not always clear. People with fibromyalgia have pain at a lower threshold than people who don't have fibromyalgia. This means they feel pain at a much less intensified stimulus. The pain appears to be related to muscle tone and conditioning, pain perception less attenuatef because of lack of sleep and exercise increase brain activity. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get constant pressure under your ribs?

What does it mean when you get constant pressure under your ribs?

Rib pressure: Something is wrong under there. Gall bladder, cancer, liver failure, or most likely you have been using some muscles there you have not been using much. ...Read more

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My pressure is in the lower left rib cage that goes around my back?

My pressure is in the lower left rib cage that goes around my back?

Need to see your: Doctor. The pain may be due to heart problem, pending herpes zoster, musculo-skeletal issues and perhaps other issues. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you can feel pressure under your ride side of ribs?

What does it mean if you can feel pressure under your ride side of ribs?

Many possible things: This complaint can come from a number of different things. It depends on the character of the symptom particularly when it occurs (rest, exertion, deep breaths). It may be harmless, like a strained muscle or cramp, or represent something more serious, like coronary artery disease. It depends on your particular risk factors, which include things iike age, high blood pressure, diabetes, etc. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has lower back rib pain on the left side. What could cause that?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My rib cage pops whenever I put a small amount of pressure on it. Is that normal?

My rib cage pops whenever I put a small amount of pressure on it. Is that normal?

Could be.: The chest has a lot of moving parts and joints. Sounds like you are moving your ribs against some of the other bones and cartilage. Some people can do this. ...Read more

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Symptoms include upper rib pain after cough. Should I do something about this or just let it pass?

Symptoms include upper rib pain after cough. Should I do something about this or just let it pass?

Depends: Do you have fever? Do you cough up discolored phlegm? Has this been going on > 1 week? Are you short of breath? Do you have 1 swollen leg? Recent surgery or fracture? Diabetes? Prolonged travel? If the answer to any of these is "yes", you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause severe pain if pressure is applied just under the lower rib on my right side on my back?

What would cause severe pain if pressure is applied just under the lower rib on my right side on my back?

Kidney: The area just beneath the back bottom rib and near the spine is called the "costovertebral angle", and if there's an issue with kidney on that side (infection, stone, etc.) that is where you would feel the pain. If it persists, please get checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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On and off sharp pressure pain in both left and right side just under bottom of side ribs and also flanks.

On and off sharp pressure pain in both left and right side just under bottom of side ribs and also flanks.

See a doctor ASAP: Your pain could be several possibilities. You may have a urinary tract infection that may have started in your bladder but now is in your kidneys. If sexually active, a std infection may have spread to your tubes causing pelvic inflammation. Lungs and/or linings can get inflamed causing pain. Trauma or new activity can cause muscle strain and pain. Only with an exam can you know for sure. ...Read more

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I have pain in my back on the right side at the bottom of my rib cage when pushed or pressure is applied.?

I have pain in my back on the right side at the bottom of my rib cage when pushed or pressure is applied.?

Use RockTape: Consider taping these areas - http://youtu. Be/bg1-vnibcti support prevents muscle strech and pain - orally take nucleotides which are essential to rebuild and repair tissues. These areas if tender there is inflammation either due to gall bladder or liver sludge consider doing a liver, gall bladder cleanse if no relief check with your doctor to make sure there are no gall stones, infection etc. ...Read more