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I have a very sharp pain in lower left rib cage. I can pinpoint the pain. Its been on and off for about a year. hurts very bad when pressing on it?

Rib pain: Any bony pain that has been going on this long deserves an evaluation. You need to talk with your physician, telling him/her how long it has been bothering you and any history associated with it and get appropriate studies to evaluate it. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under my lower left rib cage. It hurts when i breathe, walk, move, or touch it. ?

I have sharp pain under my lower left rib cage. It hurts when i breathe, walk, move, or touch it. ?

Rib cage pain: Carefully have your spleen assessed as well as your costochondral junction. An enlarged spleen can be seen in the setting of mono or other blood dyscrasias. ...Read more

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I had a sudden sharp pain under my left lower rib cage & felt quite light headed with racing pulse. It passed after a couple of minutes.

Sounds cardiac: These symptoms could indicate a cardiac cause such as an arrhythmia. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation and further management. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left side lower rib cage?

Need tests to treat: If pain is sharp , need to find thecause by exam and tests to find the cause , please see your doctor , or go to nearest er. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left chest and lower rib cage.. I workouted out my upper body too?

I have a sharp pain in my left chest and lower rib cage.. I workouted out my upper body too?

Muscle Sprian: This is probably a muscle strain or sprain. I would suggest rest and a NSAID to relive the discomfort. You might want to tone down the next workout to that area. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my left side around my rib cage and lower and in the front and its hard to breath can anyone tell me what's wrong?

I have sharp pain in my left side around my rib cage and lower and in the front and its hard to breath can anyone tell me what's wrong?

Costo-chondritis: At the end of your rib there is cartilage. Sometimes this junction gets inflamed by injuryor over use. Rest ice antiinflammatory and possibly cortisone 8njection are helpful. If they aren't effective MRI etc may be indicated. ...Read more