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I have a sharp shooting pain at the bottom of my rib cage on the right side. I have had regular bowel movements. It woke me from my sleep.

I have a sharp shooting pain at the bottom of my rib cage on the right side. I have had regular bowel movements. It woke me from my sleep.

Related to breathing: Is that sharp pain in synch or can it be reproduced by breathing movements? If so, you're fine...just a little intercostal neuritic pain from a pinched nerve twig that will relieve itself in short. If that's not the case then, likely a transient GI glitch. If that symptom changes into something more prolonged and localized into the abdomen then, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sudden severe sharp pain in the right side of my back towards the bottom of rib cage. Unable to move stand urine is normal color?

I have a sudden severe sharp pain in the right side of my back towards the bottom of rib cage. Unable to move stand urine is normal color?

? acute spasm: You may have an acute spasm/strain of you back muscles in that area. If you can barely move or stand, you should get someone to help you to the Dr.'s office for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had pain under the bottom edge of my right side rib cage off and on for 2 days now. Sharp pain. With and without activity. What do I do?

I've had pain under the bottom edge of my right side rib cage off and on for 2 days now. Sharp pain. With and without activity. What do I do?

Costochondritis: You probably have an inflammation in your rib called costochondritis. This will only occur on one side, is relieved by OTC pain medications, & usually goes away by itself. Did you have a recent viral infection, fall, injury or strain? These things can cause this condition. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I get a really sharp pain right under my rt rib cage towards the bottom n side n back. What can it be? All imaging tests come back normal, n bw too

I get a really sharp pain right under my rt rib cage towards the bottom n side n back. What can it be? All imaging tests come back normal, n bw too

Specialists can look: If pains persist despite some investigations, a patient can return to her primary care doctor for follow-up. The doctor might refer her to the pulmonologist (lung specialist), the hepatologist (liver specialist), the nephrologist (kidney specialist), the neurologist, and others, to look at the different organs that are in that area. Meanwhile, pain meds might help the symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Gallbladder?: While this is fairly nonspecific, pain in this location could be from gallstones or an inflamed gallbladder. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if its bad enough. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the gall bladder or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in the right rib cage?

What causes sharp pain in the right rib cage?

This sounds: Musculoskeletal. If it is worsened if yuo take a deep breath it might be pleuritic chest pain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on my right side below my rib cage?

Sharp pain on my right side below my rib cage?

Gallbladder disease?: If related to fat ingestion or cucumbers consider gb disease. The liver also lives there, as does part of the large intestine.
Start with gb ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp pain in my rib cage?

Try stretching: To see if this helps or hurts. Raising your arms over head while back is arched will open spaces and if it is a muscle injury, will reproduce pain. If not, may be intercostal neuritis. If it is, there are injections that can calm this down. Either way, if it continues, consider seeing a physician for treatment plan. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Sharp pain in between my rib cage where it v's at?

Chestpain: Chespain could be from several reasons. Considering your age it is probably nothing serious, but need to be examined. I assume probably have inflammation of the cartilage and bony junctions. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain under right rib cage indicate?

What does sharp pain under right rib cage indicate?

See your GP.: This could be bruised skin, muscles or cartilage of the ribs, broken/bruised rib (s) themselves, or some abdominal organ, like liver, gall bladder problems.
See your doctor to get it diagnosed and treated properly. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

Gallbladder: The most common cause would be gallstones. Other possibilities would be ulcer pain, reflux, pancreatitis and some types of liver disease. See your physician and get it checked out. ...Read more

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What could a sharp pain in your upper right rib cage be?

Rib cage pain: It could be several things,
first of all when does it occur, how long does it last, does physical activity any difference?
Most likely it is of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a sharp pain in my rib cage?

I would suggest you-: -be evaluated by your PCP. There are many reasons one may have this: BC pills, PE, pneumonia, tsi tsi syndrome, to name just a few. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain under my rib cage. What can it possibly be?

Many causes: Pain under the rib cage can be due to many causes. Common causes are muscular pain in the abdominal wall, cramp in the diaphragm muscle, gall bladder or liver disease and stomach problems. Only a detailed history and exam can determine the likely cause of your pain. You should see your family md. ...Read more

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What could sharp pain on right side just below rib cage indicate?

What could sharp pain on right side just below rib cage indicate?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sharp pain on my upper rib cage? This happens randomly.

Not: Sure such pain can be due to costochondritis or muscular skeletal injuries. Failure to resolve with OTC analgesics is an indication for evaluation by your PCP ...Read more