Top
30
Doctor insights on: Right Lower Most Abdominal Rib Cage Is Larger Than My Left But Its Not Painful

Share
1

1
Bubbly and rumbly feeling under left rib cage for about 3 months along with throbbing in lower left abdomen and now Its starting to get a bit painful?

Bubbly and rumbly feeling under left rib cage for about 3 months along with throbbing in lower left abdomen and now Its starting to get a bit painful?

Bronchitis/ibd?: could be lung disease like bronchitis or pneumonia and inflamatory bowel disease[ibd]or simple gas.,constipation,best to get a chest xray and ultrasound of the abdomin or even xray of the abdomin, if constipated clear this with more water, mirilax , dulcolax or senna, prune juice, even citrate of magnesium 1 bottle. if not see pulmonary and gastroenterologist ...Read more

2

2
I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

I have a severe sharp pain in the lower left side of my abdomen, just behind or maybe in my rib cage. Is there something i can do at home to fix this?

No short answer: I hope it is a muscular strain and can be helped by heatseveral times a day. In the rib cage would be more in the mid to upper abdomen. I do not like it being a severe sharp pain, if it is other than brief you should seek medical attention.
It could be diverticulitis (an infected pocket in the intestine) and it may be ruptured. ...Read more

6

6
Abdominal pains, left/right, lower of rib cage, had the problem before, did all the tests, nothing was found, but the colonoscopy assisted to take the pain away, this was in June 2016, pain is now back and I still don't know the course? Please help!

Abdominal pains, left/right, lower of rib cage, had the problem before, did all the tests, nothing was found, but the colonoscopy assisted to take the pain away, this was in June 2016, pain is now back and I still don't know the course? Please help!

Possible constipatio: Are you perhaps constipated? The fact that the colonoscopy helped you previously might mean that the bowel prep had alleviated the symptoms. It might be worth having a plain abdominal X-ray which will show faecal loading. Further investigations will be needed if this is ruled out. ...Read more

7

7
Right sided pain that stabs under my rib cage and goes achy to my right lower abdomen.And stabs into my back.Very painful.What can it be?

 Right sided pain that stabs under my rib cage and goes achy to my right lower abdomen.And stabs into my back.Very painful.What can it be?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Possible causes: gallbladder? Pneumonia? Ge issues? Muscle strain? Kidney? ...Read more

8

8
I've had some pain in lower back where the left kidney is but mostly it been in the abdomen between the left rib cage and waist line is that kidney to?

I've had some pain in lower back where the left kidney is but mostly it been in the abdomen between the left rib cage and waist line is that kidney to?

Could be: If one has a stone in the ureter you could have flank pain, abdominal pain or lower quadrant pain. As a stone travels from the kidney to the bladder it goes through the anatomic structure called the ureter. The innervation of the ureter carrying the pain fibers can originate in correlation with the upper mid or lower ureter with upper mid or lower abdominal pain. This pain complexes not have to be from the ureter it could also be from to spend distention of the descending and sigmoid colon. ...Read more

9

9
I have been having pain in my upper left abdomen in my lower rib cage. It feels like a burning, stinging pain. Gets worse at night and worse every day?

I have been having pain in my upper left abdomen in my lower rib cage. It feels like a burning, stinging pain. Gets worse at night and worse every day?

Visit you Doc: The spleen and stomach anatomically located in this area. But may be multiple other causes. You need to check with your provider to get a physical exam and get some more tests done as is getting worse. ...Read more

11

11
Top left rib cage and left side abdomen feels heavy and tight, painful to bend over& rolling ball sensation, can't eat, shortness of breath?

Top left rib cage and left side abdomen feels heavy and tight, painful to bend over& rolling ball sensation, can't eat, shortness of breath?

Indigestion?: You are young so chances of serious heart conditions are lower. This could be indigestion, gas, asthma, or a virus in the ribcage. If you are in that much pain though, you should get checked out. ...Read more

12

12
Yesterday, I noticed a slight lump/bulge on my upper left abdomen below my rib cage after dinner. It is not painful. Is this anything to worry about?

Not yet.: I wouldn't worry too much just yet. It could be a harmless cyst or deposit of fat called a lipoma. It's something your doc should check out - not urgently, though. If it's not painful and you have no other symptoms, it could be done within 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

14

14
Hi I am having pain in lower right side of body seems like rib cage or abdomen area hurts when I bend over not when standing up?

Musculosceletal pain: Hi , your pain is more with movment - most likely musco-skeletal strain. If no fever. other abdiminal discomfort ... it could be from physical strain( work, gym... other activities...) Try ICE, HEATrelaxation, stretches. possibly Ibuprophen 600 mg every 6-8- hours with meal) .. if not better seek docs office to be checked. ...Read more

17

17
I am pregnany and I am feeling pain under my left rib cage and abdominal area? What could this mean?

Growing Uterus: Growing uterus can cause pressure on intestine, colon. Can be easily tested by adopting a different resting position. ...Read more

18

18
Please help! i'm having pain under right rib cage and right lower abdomen?

Talk to your Doctor: The location of your pain needs to be investigated to rule our GB inflammation or stone, inflammation of colon, right sided kidney infection (pyelonephritis, UTI) or inflammation of right ovary. As you provided limited information, you should talk to your PCP for further evaluation. ...Read more

19

19
I have a pain and lump in my upper left abdomen under the rib cage what could this be?

I have a pain and lump in my upper left abdomen under the rib cage what could this be?

Some thoughts...: Any new painful lump should be checked out by your doctor soon. It's really hard to say without a thorough exam or more history. Some thoughts include a sebaceous cyst, a lipoma, a blood collection from trauma, or the beginning of an abscess formation. Good luck and be sure to get it checked out! ...Read more

20

20
I have abdominal pains and stitches on my rib cage also frequent urination but not painful?

I have abdominal pains and stitches on my rib cage also frequent urination but not painful?

Need to see doctor: It sounds like you have a urinary tract infection. You need to go to a doctor or clinic and have them check your urine. If it is not the problem then they may have to do a pelvic exam as some sexually transmitted diseases can also cause frequent urination. Please be seen by a healthcare professional as soon as possible. If not treated these types of infections can cause serious problems. ...Read more

21

21
I have a pain on the left side of abdomen below the rib cage?

Multiple causes.: Pain below left side of rib cage maybe muscular in origin, and/or related to the ribs. Muscle strain is possible. If is worsening or not resolving you must get checked. Other possibilities include stomach, liver, or even spleen disorders. ...Read more

23

23
I have a very small lump on the left side of my abdomen area underneath the rib cage.?

I have a very small lump on the left side of my abdomen area underneath the rib cage.?

Tummy exercise lump: More history is required. Is it stable in size or does it change with bearing down/coughing. Is it fixed in location or relatively mobile?
Are there any overlying skin changes? Any alteration in bowel habits. Any relation to food intake? Etc.
Dicsuss this with you primary care physician and do not ignore it. ...Read more

24

24
My left side in between my rib cage and my abdominal hurts and it feel like a bubble, what can this be?

My left side in between my rib cage and my abdominal hurts and it feel like a bubble, what can this be?

Constipation: Most likely backed up gas or stool. If constipation is a regular problem, try some daily psyllium in a glass of water. For transient constipation, you can try a dose of Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). ...Read more

25

25
I am experiencing pain in left side of abdomen near rib cage is it costacondarites if yes can u suggest treatment?

I am experiencing  pain  in left side of abdomen  near rib cage is it costacondarites if yes can u suggest  treatment?

Costochondritis?: It's obviously difficult to ascertain if this is costochondritis or not based on that description, as this could theoretically be indicative of heart disease, reflux or even a problem with your stomach, spleen or large intestines. But if it were costochondritis, simple anti-inflammatory medications would help. But it would be more wise to have a local doctor evaluate you to be sure. ...Read more

26

26
Persistent abdomen pain near bottom left side,radiating upward toward Rib cage. Usually comes and goes,today won't go away. What can it be?

Persistent abdomen pain near bottom left side,radiating upward toward Rib cage. Usually comes and goes,today won't go away. What can it be?

Many things: Many things can cause your pain. If it is changing for the worse, which it sounds like it is, you need to see your doctor. One of the things that can cause it is diverticulitis, which requires medicine and sometimes an emergency operation. Call your doctor. ...Read more

27

27
I've had a lump on the left side of my abdomen area underneath the rib cage, i notice this since 2008 and i felt pain sometimes. Can this be treated?

Yes: If it has been there for 4 years and is not growing, it is most likely a lipoma (benign fatty tumor) or a sebaceous cyst. Either can be removed surgically if it is bothering you. ...Read more

28

28
I have a small lump, maybe a little less than an inch long, on the left of my abdomen, next to my rib cage. It does not hurt. Should I be concerned?

I have a small lump, maybe a little less than an inch long, on the left of my abdomen, next to my rib cage.  It does not hurt.  Should I be concerned?

How long?: If it has been there for long time it is probably benign such as q cyst or fatty tumor. If it is recent there are other possibilities which would require a minor biopsy for a definite diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

29

29
I am scared of any surgery for i experienced it already. Is their any way to melt the lump on my left side of abdomen area underneath my rib cage?

I am scared of any surgery for i experienced it already. Is their any way to melt the  lump on my left side of abdomen area underneath my rib cage?

Hernia: I suspect you have a hernia. The alternatives could include a number of different tumors most benign that come to mind initially . I am sorry surgery is generally only method to remove or repair. You must first diagnose before treat please seek your physicians input then options can be discussed. Good luck. ...Read more

30

30
Can a lipoma in your back cause pain that also feels like a fullness in your abdomen on the left under rib cage

Can a lipoma in your back cause pain that also feels like a fullness in your abdomen on the left under rib cage

Unlikely: Lipoma's are usually subcutaneous or in some cases intramuscular. However it would be very unlikely that an isolated lipoma on your back would be causing you these other symptoms. It's best to check it out with your primary. ...Read more