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Sharp Pain Middle Of Left Shoulder And Under Rib Cage Spleen
Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician. ...Read more
Could B from an--: -ulcer, gall bladder, worst is a PE, or apical lung disease. U need 2 C Ur PCP & B evaluated, as U can C there are many causes. ...Read more
More info: need to know how long, is it better or worse with food/activity/other, are there other associated symptoms, does pain radiate up/down/left/right/through the middle. There are some dangerous causes so if symptoms worsen change or fail to improve you should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Crampy pain under left beast,left side where lung, rib cage,neck shoulder,arm and hand, persistent cough?
Evaluation needed: I would be concerned about left lung pathology in view of the discomfort and persistent cough. This would be especially true if pain was aggravated by a deep breath, if you had fever, sweats, chills, wheezing,shortness of breath or coughing up of discolored sputum or blood tinged material. Your physician will order appropriate tests and chest xray or scans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to tell: It is difficult to be specific diagnostically when the symptoms are so vague. This could be many different things including musical skeletal, splenic, GI or skin (Shingles). Need more history and perhaps examination to tell but probably not cardiac. I'd recommend a HealthTap video consultation where the history could be augmented or see your primary health care provider for this. ...Read more
Need more info: Not enough detail to provide reasoned response. Age? Sex? Known medical problems? Current medications? When started? Any injury/trauma/new exercise or unusual straining. Any fever, nausea, cough, URI symptoms, GI symptoms? Previous history of same problem? Worsening activities/movements. Relieving activities/movements/ meds. A shot in the dark without more information or a star trek tricorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let me explain: Two main reasons for pain in that area. 1-urinary tract system. 2- muscular-skeletal system. There are many other reasons but those the most common ones. ...Read more
Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse not relieved by over the counter medication or topical remedies, i would see your physician to check out all the possibilties of the back/rib pain. ...Read more
Many causes: Most concerning left sided pain is associated with the heart, but many other causes include trauma, costochondritis, anxiety, stress, gastroesophageal reflux, and sometimes from abdominal organs such as bowel. Stomach , gall bladder, etc. In the chest pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, collapsed lung etc. You should consult physician for physical examination and testing if appropriate. ...Read more
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
Pulse feeling: Under the left rib cage is tye spleen, if it is tender and pulsating you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Costochondritis?: Superficial chest wall pain in young women is very common. If you press gently on the painful area and find a spot that's tender to the touch -- but not red, hot, or swollen -- that might be it. See an md if you have fever, cough, weight loss, bloody sputum, wheezing, or shortness of breath. Costochondritis is harmless and often due to stress. See the mayoclinic.Com discussion on this topic. ...Read more
I had sharp pains in my left shoulder and under rib cage and 4 times to my heart. Went 2 the er, they said I'm getting a cold. Im 17,i don't get that.
Consider pleuritis: Considering your age, It is probably not your heart if you are otherwise healthy and robust. Pleuritis is ususally a viral infection that will go away with time. If you are having difficulty breathing other than from pain you should be re-checked. Please consider the accuracy of my answer from the perspective that I am an Orthopedic surgeon and this is out of my usual field of expertise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a sharp pain in my left shoulder, arm, neck and rib cage. It's painful when sitting and laying in most positions?
Pain: It could be some muscle spasms as they usually feel sharp, but it could be something else which without further history and physical exam is hard to determine. ...Read more
Pain in middle back on right side under rib cage. started aboit 2 1/2 months ago. Today sharp pain a few times on the left side in back under rib cage. Aches more in in the mid back going down to lower back as the day goes on.
What could be causing sharp pain and spasms under rib cage on left side? Bloodwork shows pancreas and gallbladder ok? Nothing shows on ultrasounds?
Left side of body (slightly behind & under rib cage- both in front and behind) has sharp pain while I am sitting, not moving. Should i see a doctor?
Yes: The location of the pain causes me a bit of concern - have you had any trauma to the area in the last several weeks? The spleen is in that general area, and it can swell with trauma. Sometimes, this happens over an extended period of time. While there are other things to cause this pain, i would strongly advise getting it checked out! ...Read more
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
Left side pain in location of spleen under rib cage. Pain increases whenever I lean back or breathe in. Started 3 days ago, same pain level.
Evaluation needed: Three days of this discomfort requires an evaluation by a physician who will take a thorough history and perform a careful physical examination in order to make a diagnosis.Appropriate tests will be ordered. Possibilities include muscular discomfort, spleen or left lower lobe lung pathology ,even a pinched intercostal nerve or a rib injury. ...Read more
I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.
Pain under the: rib cage may be due to a collection of gas in the large intestine which curves under the rib cage on both sides of the abdomen...the "shaking" of running forces normal bowel gases to "collect" in those curves (eg on the left and more common side this is called "splenic flexure syndrome" This diagnosis is only made when other causes are ruled out so an in person visit to your PCP is indicated. Z ...Read more
Have fissures and narrow canal.colonoscopy 2/4/16 Now have
Dull pains in left side under rib cage and shoulder pain? Bad pain comes and goes
Pain under ribs: Hello ~ I note you had a colonoscopy on 2/4/16 and now have pain under rib cage and shoulder pain. A rare complication of colonoscopy is rupture of the colon and more so if there is inflammatory bowel disease. If you perforate the colon you would get air in abdomen and it will rise to under diaphragm giving you pain you are getting. Go back to GI doc and have this checked thx ...Read more
My wife has sharp pain on right side under rib cage comes an goes for 2 days.. Is it appendix or nothing serious?
See doctor: The causes of right sided abdominal pain are many. In upper abdomen, gall bladder, liver, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and kidney can all contribute. Appendix symptoms are usually in the right lower quadrant of abdomen. Patient should see physician for physical exam and possibly testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the past three days I have had a sharp pain that radiates from back to front under rib cage, worse with deep breathe (cuff around hand, below ribs?
Dull pain: Location under rib cage could be spleen, liver, gallbladder, gas, strain, among others. ...Read more
Dull ache under rib cage, and pain in right shoulder, also pain in middle under breast bone! please help. Feel so ill?
Sharp pain on left side just under the shoulder blade / rib cage but only while taking a deep breath ? Causing a lot of discomfort .
Costochondritis: Sounds like costochondritis, an inflammation of the tissue in the rib cage. Usually follows mild trauma , frequent cough or strenous exercise. Icing the site and OTC meds may help. But if not improved after 2-3 days, please schedule a doctors appointment for a thorough exam. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get sharp pains in my left shoulder blade and thefront left side of my rib cage at night when i'm trying to go to sleep what would cause this?
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