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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?
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