Rated 5.0/5 based on 11 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Severe Upper Right Abdominal Pain Under Rib Cage Belching Nausea Gas Cause Cure

Share
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
17M people helped
1

1
Severe abdominal pain+low fever+weak. Pain LUQ under rib cage is constant & belly feels full. WBC#, LY#, GR# was high & MCHC low. Possible causes?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
17M people helped
Severe abdominal pain+low fever+weak. Pain LUQ under rib cage is constant & belly feels full. WBC#, LY#, GR# was high & MCHC low. Possible causes?

Seeing a doctor?: Many things can cause LUQ abdominal pain. How high is the WBC? Various causes of pain can be abdominal muscle injury, gastritis, stomach ulcer, pancreatitis, kidney stone, kidney infection, constipation, etc. Needs a complete physical exam and medical history. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified
31 years in practice
6M people helped
Get help from a Real Doctor Now
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified
31 years in practice
6M people helped
Continue

Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
2M people helped
2

2
Sharp pain felt in middle of chest (toward right) when cracking back & lower left abdominal pain/pressure under rib cage. Had since last night. Cause?

Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
2M people helped
Sharp pain felt in middle of chest (toward right) when cracking back & lower left abdominal pain/pressure under rib cage. Had since last night. Cause?

Chest/abd pain: Could be reflux, elevate head of bed , consider ranitidine one a day or previcid or both or may be gas or just nerve irritation. or could you have herniated a disc when cracking back?. Do you have pain with deep breath? on BCP or smoke? then may be clots and go to urgent care /ER check d-dimer. Due to concern of clot, herniation and limited info f/u with doc urgent care today. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified
31 years in practice
6M people helped
Get help from a Real Doctor Now
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified
31 years in practice
6M people helped
Continue
Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
5M people helped
3

3
Lower right abdominal pain, moving in the right lower back+rib cage, fever, nausea, vomiting.Cant walk/stand straight.Lost appetite.Pain constant. Help?

Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
5M people helped
Lower right abdominal pain, moving in the right lower back+rib cage, fever, nausea, vomiting.Cant walk/stand straight.Lost appetite.Pain constant. Help?

Sounds like: Serious condition, likely kidney infection, appendicitis, ruptured ectopic pregnancy, pelvic infection, etc. My advice is to get to a doctor immediately. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Laurence Fox
Board Certified, Family Medicine
443K people helped
4

4
Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Dr. Laurence Fox
Board Certified, Family Medicine
443K people helped
Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Possibilities: Ruq abdomen is home to the liver, gall bladder, small intestines, diaphragm. Gall bladder stones, duodenal ulcer, pneumonia, hepatitis, and sometimes atypical appendicitis can cause RUQ pain. Persistent pain warrants immediate evaluation by doctor. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified
31 years in practice
6M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. Dan Lister
Board Certified, General Surgery
23 years in practice
180K people helped
5

5
Right upper abdominal pain under rib cage radiating through to back ?

Dr. Dan Lister
Board Certified, General Surgery
23 years in practice
180K people helped
Right upper abdominal pain under rib cage radiating through to back
?

Likely Gallbladder: Right upper abdominal pain radiating to the back is often gallbladder related but could be an ulcer or pancreatitis. Best to get checked by a doctor. They can order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Leonard Metildi
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
218K people helped
6

6
Right upper abdominal pain, under rib cage when walking for the past 3 months. After recent flight feel pain also at night spreading to back. Concerns?

Dr. Leonard Metildi
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
218K people helped
Right upper abdominal pain, under rib cage when walking for the past 3 months. After recent flight feel pain also at night spreading to back. Concerns?

Biliary colic: You may have gall bladder disease, i.e. Stones. A frequent symptom is being awakened at night with RUQ pain and radiation around o the back, caused by a stone rolling into the neck of the gall bladder and obstructing the cystic duct. An ultrasound of the gall bladder should be done to diagnose this. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Board Certified, Family Medicine
27 years in practice
5M people helped
7

7
What do I do when I have abdominal pain but all test I have done show nothing? It is upper right just under rib cage. Comes and goes suddenly

Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Board Certified, Family Medicine
27 years in practice
5M people helped
What do I do when I have abdominal pain but all test I have done show nothing? It is upper right just under rib cage. Comes and goes suddenly

Gastroenterologist: I would start with a visit with a Gastroenterologist. This sounds like a functional bowel problem and a GI visit would do you the most good. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. James Lin
Board Certified, Urology
46 years in practice
20M people helped
8

8
Reasons for abdominal pain that happens everywhere?Both sides of lower abdomen and under rib cage and center?Very scared got periods&neg urine tests

Dr. James Lin
Board Certified, Urology
46 years in practice
20M people helped
Reasons for abdominal pain that happens everywhere?Both sides of lower abdomen and under rib cage and center?Very scared got periods&neg urine tests

See professionals...: The described information is not sufficient to draw a conclusion. Now, watch and record the quality and quantity of all symptoms as well as the sequence of events, and watch what you eat. Then go to see, ask, talk and work with professionals timely. It's not good idea to guess online. Meanwhile, healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence and obsession will benefit living a long happy life. Best... ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Rick Koch
Board Certified, Cardiology
17 years in practice
22M people helped
9
Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
103M people helped
10

10
Lower right abdomen pain, moves around alot.Fever, nausea, vomiting, tender spot, can't walk/stand straight, lost appetite, rib cage pain while laying, help?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
103M people helped
Lower right abdomen pain, moves around alot.Fever, nausea, vomiting, tender spot, can't walk/stand straight, lost appetite, rib cage pain while laying, help?

Go to doctor ASAP: This sounds like an emergency. You need to be seen and diagnosed with a physical exam and imaging studies and perhaps lab tests. Do not wait. This may be an acute appendicitis or similar condition requiring immediate management. Good luck. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Lydia Collins
438 doctors shared insights

Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
2,998 doctors shared insights

Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a Real Doctor Now
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified,
31 years in practice
6M people helped
Continue
85,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook