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Sharp Pain In Upper Left Rib Cage
Have gastroparesis. Had semi sharp pain in upper left side just under rib cage, nauseas, and lightheaded. Have GI appt 1/8, at what point should I call my dr and what are my homecare options?
Call your dr now: You should call your doctor now and get it checked. ...Read more
I am getting a sharp pain in my upper left side (upper rib cage), I feel it most when bending or doing sit-ups for my workout, what could this be?
My upper left rib-cage sticks out, I never thought it was a problem until I started feeling a sharp pain there and now have difficulty breathing help?
Pain from rib cage:
the rib is not bony all the way it attac to the sternum by mens of cartilage, a lot of time that cunction get inflamed and cause the pain, off and on. Some time could acute and some time turn to chrnic conditon. I t happen with people who suffer from asmtha, wieght leffting and other cause. Be carefull some time pain in that area could be heart problems? ...Read more
See below: Your son may have strained a muscle earlier and had a acute exacerbation. Children are sometimes over exaggerate their symptoms. If he is not having any acute shortness of breath or difficulty breathing or irregular heartbeat I would watch it for now. As you said it has resolved now I would watch it. If this reoccurs I would take him to his pediatrician good luck thank you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain under (L) ribs: May be muscle spasm (called a stitch) that can be relieved by stretching the involved muscles. In that area, however, pain might be referred from stomach, pancreas, spleen, splenic flexure of colon, or ribs. If burning sensation &/or blisters, shingles is possible. If recent onset, stitch most likely, but if other organ problems, see pcp for workup. ...Read more
Sharp pain that stays in my middle rib cage on the left side, what can be causing this and how can this be treated?
What cuases sharp pain under the left side of your rib cage. Its been hurting since morning and its 10:57pm now and its still hurting?
When I lay on my right side, I get a sharp pain on my left side -feels like it's near my rib cage. And when I am sitting sometimes. What is this?
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
Quite recently I have been having a sharp pain on my left side going from under my front left side rib cage all the way to the back of my left side.?
Many causes: The pain could be of cardiac, non cardiac or vascular causes. Please don, t sit on it. Go for a doctor, s appointment. ...Read more
Over the last couple of days I have been getting a sharp pain on my left side starting in my back and working round to my rib cage. It can get so seve?
I'm getting pain on my left side, I woke up this morning with a bad sharp pain that felt to be inside my rib cage. Now the pain has radiated to my back?
Pain in back: Have you had any injury or vigourous activity the day before this came on? The pain can be coming from several different causes. If you break out in skin rash it may be shingles. ...Read more
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
Hard to know: Left upper quadrant pain often poses difficulty in diagnosis. Things that live there are the kidney and tubes from the kidney, the spleen and the bowel. The ribs themselves can be a problem as could pneumonia. If not immediately relieve with otc pain meds, simple dietary changes and GI meds, then seek care soon. ...Read more
See below: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Pain: Well, more history is needed. This can't be easily sorted out without tapping into more detail. Connect with one of our Health Tap Prime providers or seek local care. ...Read more