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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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Ive 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 ?

Ive 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
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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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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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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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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