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Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. Severe pain?

Bad back pain on left side that goes around to my front side under breast. Feels like it's under rib cage. Severe pain?

Intercostal: Pain that radiates from back to front, usually sharp and stabbing in character, may be related to intercostal neuralgia. This irritation of the nerve supplying each rib can be treated by rib mobilization techniques or by intercostal nerve block, which is diagnostic as well as therapeutic.
In either case it is crucial to assure proper rib motion is re-established, or pain will return ...Read more

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What are some causes of severe pain in the left rib cage?

What are some causes of severe pain in the left rib cage?

Could: Be musculoskeletal. You don't have cancer right? Sometimes you can get a rib fracture - this happens is rowers... Competitive ones. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on my left side feels as under my rib cage. What could it be?

I have severe pain on my left side feels as under my rib cage. What could it be?

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Severe pain in back almost into my side radiating to the front. Right side...pain is right about where the rib cage begins. Especially when sitting?

Injured lower back?: That would be the most likely cause with what limited history you have given. The nerves to that area originate in the lower back ...Read more

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I have severe pain under my right rib cage. When I get the pain it travels to my upper back.?

I have severe pain under my right rib cage. When I get the pain it travels to my upper back.?

Gall bladder?: It could be your gall bladder (or several other things). As with any severe pain, you should get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I am currently experiencing rapid nerve firings under my left rib cage. When I move a certain way, I experience moderate to severe pain.

I am currently experiencing rapid nerve firings under my left rib cage. When I move a certain way, I experience moderate to severe pain.

Post Herpetic Neural: Dis you have Shingels or Chicken pox before! Also make sure if you have no Coronary Artery or Heart disorder! If you are Diabetic that can cause Neuropathy or nerve pain ...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?

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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If I sleep on my left side, I wake up with severe pain where the bottom of the chest plate meets the rib cage. I can't move just apply pressure.?

Needs workup: Attention: any chest pain should be taken seriously and needs to be discussed with a physician as soon as possible as heart issues can manifest in non-classical ways as well.

Having said that, the location of the pain seems to be in the area of costochondral joints where ribs meet the breastbone. There could be some inflammation in these joints. Medications and injections can help. ...Read more

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I have been having severe pain under my left rib cage for over an year with nausea and I always feel so tired and sick. And everytime I eat I hurt.

I have been having severe pain under my left rib cage for over an year with nausea and I always feel so tired and sick. And everytime I eat I hurt.

See doctor: That's not a normal finding and you would benefit from having an abdominal exam done in person with your PCP. Any nausea should not be ignored, and depending on what level of your rib cage is affected will determine what could be the underlying cause. Get it checked out! ...Read more

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I am on my cycle which was late by 43 days and I am now experiancing blood in my urine and severe pain under my left rib cage! What could this mean?

I am on my cycle which was late by 43 days and I am now experiancing blood in my urine and severe pain under my left rib cage! What could this mean?

You need evaluation: Please present to the nearest ER for evaluation. There are many things that can cause your symptoms and some are potentially dangerous. ...Read more

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When I walk on my right leg I have severe pain under lower rib cage in backom left side?

When I walk on my right leg I have severe pain under lower rib cage in backom left side?

Many possibilities: It could be caused by many different conditions: quadratus lumborum muscle pain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, myofascial (muscle) pain, or, less likely, a disc disruption. I'd suggest you see a physician to find the source. Meanwhile, look up stretches for the quadratus lumborum online. Your doc can help sort out what started the pain and treat the pain and the underlying problem. ...Read more

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My dr said I have shingles with the blisters on the inside. Pain just behind the rib cage, front to back on the right side. Severe pain. Medication?

My dr said I have shingles with the blisters on the inside. Pain just behind the rib cage, front to back on the right side. Severe pain. Medication?

Shingles: Suggests recurrence of latent "chicken pox" virus. Usually antiviral medications are used acutely as well as Prednisone to help prevent the possibility of post herpetic nerve pain which can be debilitating and life lasting. Also nerve pain medications such as gabapentin, pregabilin, or Amitriptyline can be helpful. ...Read more

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My mother, 60, has a severe pain on her left side below her rib cage. She was diagnosed with diabettes and has galbladder problems. What is wrong?

My mother, 60, has a severe pain on her left side below her rib cage. She was diagnosed with diabettes and has galbladder problems. What is wrong?

GB???: Gallbladder can cause pain on the left side as well on the right side, so GB attack will be my first choice.
she could be having pain in the cartilage part of the rib, costochondritis. could be from minor trauma, or from a bra with a hard wires.
diabetes and GB are not a very good combination.
make sure she stay in touch with her PCP, or her surgeon, to prevent any major complication. ...Read more