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Sharp Pain Under Rib Cage While Walking Fast
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Pain under rib cage, Vomited twice in two days, lightheaded, can't walk/stand for long time, on the right side only, difficulty breathing?
Get examined ASAP: Your symptoms are concerning. You should see a physician or go to ER or urgent care asap. You may have an abdominal condition such as inflammation of the gall bladder or a pulmonary problem such as pulmonary embolism (blood clot)...or any one of several other conditions. No one can diagnose your condition without examining you...and that includes you. Don't try to self diagnosis...it won't help. ...Read more
Unknown: It cld be due to your heart lungs stomach gb liver etc. See your doctor for a complete hx and physical exam. ...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.
You will need a medical exam to determine the etiology of pain.
There are many possibilities, and without exam, guessing would not be wise. ...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 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.
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
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?
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
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
Severe pain under rib cage on left side. Sometimes dull then sharp shooting pain difficult to breathe what could it be?
Pain: Sounds like intercostal pain but needs to be seen by a doctor for accurate diagnosis There are other possible diagnoses. ...Read more
Muscle strain: Abdominal musculature can be agravated withh respirations and movement. Without other symptonms likely the cause but should confirm with physican. ...Read more
Shooting pain on right side under rib cage and travels up right side of neck and hurts more when I walk?
Suspicious symptoms: Exertional chest pain or pain in the upper abdomen in a man your age should always raise suspicion of angina pectoris or pain due to heart disease. Radiation to the neck makes it even more suspicious. Please see your physician and have a thorough evaluation done as a priority. ...Read more
Rib pain: The possible causes include pleurisy, which irritation of the lining of the lungs. It usually resolves on its own with time. Another cause can be intercostal neuralgia, which is irritation of the nerve under the rib. Your pain specialist can help delineate between the possible causes and can help treat the condition. ...Read more
Left side pain under rib cage age 20 female gets worse when coughing should I take 2nd doses of antibiotics or go be seen?
Dull pain: Location under rib cage could be spleen, liver, gallbladder, gas, strain, among others. ...Read more
Just theory; see MD: Are you a frequent drinker? Heavy drinker? Binge drink? Eat poorly? Were you immobile for a long time? Pain under the rib cage makes me think either acute alcohol-induced hepatitis, chronic fatty liver or possible PE (pulmonary embolus). Foot swelling is consistent with venous insufficiency, hypoalbuminuria (unhappy liver/malnutrition) & maybe even DVT (deep venous thrombosis; a risk for PE). ...Read more
Where exactly?: Describe the location, timing and character of the pain in more detail. This is very important to be able to provide you a diagnosis and therefore recommend a treatment. ...Read more
If splenomegali-Yes: If no splenomegaly can be due to overexertion. ...Read more
Best = Dx: U need 2 c ur pcp or internist & get a firm dx, then u can discus rx. ...Read more
I'm afraid I may have a strange tumor or something. Pain under rib cage, right side. Bloated and constipated all the time?
Epigastric hernia.: Have it checked to make sure that it is not incarcerated as soon as possible. ...Read more
Osteopathic Eval: May need to see a osteopathic physician that does manipulation to see if a rib is dislocated and he/she can offer treatment. If this does not help, it could be pathology in your thoracic spine that needs to be evaluated. Recommend seeing a pain/spine specialist. ...Read more
Strain muscle: Probably is an strain of the intercostal muscles. The action of "dry heaving" engage the intercostal muscle in a heavy fashion producing the strain. If pain persist need an xray to rule-out a fr rib wich is olso possible. ...Read more
Sudden intense pain under rib cage. Middle to right side. Comes on suddenly and always when lying down?
Right upper quadrant: The symptom you're describing localizes the process involved to either the right upper abdominal quadrant or the right lower lung. As far as the abdomen, this could be gallbladder, liver, biliary ductal system or pancreas. As far as the lung, could be pneumonia with the appropriate respiratory symptoms. With a rash, could be shingles. Need a work-up...soon. ...Read more
Seek medical help: It can be your GallBladder/liver/pancreas/ rt colon.......delay may be dangerous. ...Read more
Lap band in '09. Abscess & port removal /replaced in '10. Now living w/recurring bodyaches and pain under rib cage. Adhesions? What can be done?
See a bariatric surg: Definitely go see your or another bariatric surgeon as soon as possible. There are many possible causes of your pain including adhesions and infection inside your abdomen associated with the band, port, or tubing. You will need testing done including likely a ct scan and may need your band removed. Fortunately you can be converted to a different bariatric procedure such as a sleeve or bypass. ...Read more
Severe pain under rib cage on both sides, gradually getting worse. Had bloodwork done on liver and gallbladder. But came back fine?
Having chest pain lower pain under rib cage have asthma COPD taking that you like her 4 times a day still not feeling well what should I do?
I am having severe upper left side pain under rib cage now for over two months, also now swollen left gland in neck. Should I goto the hospital?
I have RUQ sudden onset stabbing burning pain under rib cage worse when I move or bend since last night, getting worse and now moving into my back?
Go to urgent care: Although doesn't sound serious, but due to intensity, should rule out any significant pathology. A blood test or X-ray may help to make a definitive diagnosis. Feel better:) ...Read more
My 14 year old son is constantly tired, he has a pale yellow colour to his face and very dark bags under his eyes, pain under rib cage?
Time for consult: This kid needs to see his doc. History, exam & some basic tests should point out the issues involved. This could be something simple or very worrisome. Do it this week. ...Read more
Having right side flank pain burning stabbing pain under rib cage into back area I have a history of 12 stones n dehydration? Plz help
Here are some. ..: Your personal experience in handling multiple stones should be the invaluable asset for you to decide when, what, and how to take timely action for current ordeal. If current Sx deviates from those in prior stone attack, go to ER to assure no gallbladder or lung issues. If similar and tolerable, you can wait, but if the pain becomes persistent and you feel chill, that is emergency and go to ER. ...Read more
Persistent pain under rib cage, side, upper stomach. Had full abdominal ultra sound and blood tests results were all normal. Pain for around 6month.?
Abdominal pain: Might be time for a catscan.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi I'm having right side pain under rib cage and lower back pain that is releaved when I have a bowl movement. I'm also have nausea.
Start with water: Try to increase water intake and maybe also fiber intake to get a more even consistency to your stool. If having regular bowel movements results in minimization of the discomfort then this was the problem. If symptoms persist then you probably need to see your doctor in order to evaluate for other things like gallbladder problems. ...Read more
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