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Very sharp pain in upper right rib cage when deep breathing. Dangerous?

Very sharp pain in upper right rib cage when deep breathing. Dangerous?

May be or not: Any severe pain warrants examination by a health care providers. It may be just rib pain or from lungs or liver/gall bladder.If this persists, I would like you to go see a doc. ...Read more

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

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

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Sharp pain under upper right rib cage? Hurts almost unbearably for a few seconds then goes away. Happens a couple of times every minute or so

Sharp pain under upper right rib cage? Hurts almost unbearably for a few seconds then goes away.  Happens a couple of times every minute or so

Exam-ASAP: This may be the earliest sign of gallbladder disease or gallstones, as well as gas trapping; nonetheless, your symptoms requires examination, abdominal ultrasound and blood testing. ...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 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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I'm perfectly healthy 25 year old female but recently i've been having sharp pain on the upper right rib cage that radiates under boob.

I'm perfectly healthy 25 year old female but recently i've been having sharp pain on the upper right rib cage that radiates under boob.

Doctor can evaluate: Under the right rib cage, or part of the rib cage, are the liver, gall bladder, first part of the small intestine, the muscles between ribs, the diaphragm, the linings of the ribs and the lungs, etc... Sometimes it is irritation of a nerve, or of the lining of the ribs or lungs, that leads to brief sharp pains. A doctor can examine the area to see if tests or scans are needed. ...Read more

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Sharp pain upper right under rib cage & back shoulder blade. Soft stools with mucus no gallbladder,fatty liver,high triglycerides idea causing pain?

Sharp pain upper right under rib cage & back shoulder blade. Soft stools with mucus no gallbladder,fatty liver,high triglycerides idea causing pain?

Right rib cage pain: Could be a retained stone especially if the gallbladder was removed laproscopically or biliary dyskinesia. may also be scarring or what is know as Postcholecysectomy syndrome. You have fatty liver and elevated Tg .Fish oil daily ( 2000 mg) can help with elevated TG . Please call you doctor in AM or visit urgent care/ ER you need evaluation and checking LFT, ultrasound possibly CT ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper

Rash?: A few things come to mind: shingles (any rash?), pleuritic, muscle cramp, spine misalignment and more. Maybe a chiropractor can help. See a doctor if you have a rash in the area of pain. ...Read more

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Sharp aching pain behind upper right rib cage. It happens when laughing/taking a deep breath in. Has been happening allday. What could this be?

Sharp aching pain behind upper right rib cage. It happens when laughing/taking a deep breath in. Has been happening allday. What could this be?

Chest pain: Chest pain that increases with inspiration/laughing may be due to costochondritis (inflammation of rib cartilage), pneumonia, rib fracture, pneumothorax, pericarditis. Detailed history and physical examination is needed to diagnose specific etiology. ...Read more