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Sharp Pain In Upper Rib Cage
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm having sharp pain in my right upper rib cage but I've already had my gallbladder removed and the past couple of days under both sides of my ribs?
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
Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper
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?
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
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
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
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
Gall Bladder: Liver, intestinal disease are among the more common causes of pain in that area. If you ask your doctor, they will ask more questions that help shed light to the likely cause. Good luck and have a wonderful new year. Please don't delay in finding the definitive cause. It is important that you do. ...Read more
Pain from rib cage: Osteochonritis: 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
Chest pain. : Not enough information side radiation and other sx. ...Read more
Unclear: If you are having pain under the right rib cage, it may be your gallbladder. Rib trauma/fractures are also a possibility, depending on the scenario. Pain with breathing could also suggest lung pathology. See a physician if your pain is persistent/severe. ...Read more
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