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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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How can I treat this sharp pain under my right rib cage?

How can I treat this sharp pain under my right rib cage?

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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I keep having sharp pain under my right rib cage and pain in the lower right side of my back. What could this be?

See your GP: There are a variety of reasons that you could have like cardio, GI, anxiety, myalgia, etc. Regardless of the cause, it is important to visit your GP for consultation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Gallbladder?: While this is fairly nonspecific, pain in this location could be from gallstones or an inflamed gallbladder. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if its bad enough. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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When i woke up this morning i had a sharp pain under my right rib cage and at the top of my right shoulder. Idea?

Pleurisy: Pain referred to the shoulder could originate from the diaphragm. See your doctor & get an chest xray. Need to consider pneumonia & also clots in the lung (pulmonary emboli). ...Read more

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Why do I all of a sudden have sharp pain under my right rib cage when i breathe in?

Why do I all of a sudden have sharp pain under my right rib cage when i breathe in?

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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I have sharp pain under my right rib cage that sometimes radiates into my upper back near my shoulder blade. Nausea. And acid reflux.

Gallbladder?: Sorry your feeling badly. Could be your gallbladder. See your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, and ask of an ultrasound and blood tests are appropriate to check your gallbladder. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hi doc, i have been experiencing sharp pain under my right rib cage, sharp pain, burping oftenly and acid burps upper stomach. lansoprazole helps.

Heartburn ?: Most likely this is acid reflux or heartburn but gallbladder disease could also be considered. Since lansoprazole helps it is more likely heartburn. Ulcer disease is also a consideration. You should see your doctor to sort this out. ...Read more

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What does having sharp pain under the right side rib cage mean?

Many things: Hard to say. Many things live in this area and there can be referred pain from another part of the body causing this pain. Gall bladder, rib irritation, serious bowel problems, ulcers, pancreatitis, and many other issues come to mind. Get checked out. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does sharp pain under the right side rib cage mean?

Could be: An organ inside the abdomen like gallbladder, pancreas, liver or it could be one of the components of chest wall like rib, muscle, nerve or chest wall lining called pleura. See a doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain under right rib cage indicate?

What does sharp pain under right rib cage indicate?

See your GP.: This could be bruised skin, muscles or cartilage of the ribs, broken/bruised rib(s) themselves, or some abdominal organ, like liver, gall bladder problems. See your doctor to get it diagnosed and treated properly. ...Read more

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Couple times today had nanosecond sharp pain under right rib cage. Went away instantly. No other symptoms. Voodoo doll? (Kidding) possibilities?

Pain under ribs: Well only about 1000 causes so need more information. So think and observe it more and send much more detail on what brings it on, makes it better etc. Which side for example? Most likely gas. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under right rib cage when I woke up ,it's not a frequent occurrence should I be worried?It goes after 2 minutes I Take protein supplements

Sounds benign: The pain does not sound like something to be worried about, but if it concerns you, have it checked out. You have universal health care up there, eh? What SHOULD concern you is the money you're wasting on protein supplements. Unless you have some rare disorder of the pancreas or small intestine, you DON'T NEED THEM. DON'T LISTEN to the high school dropout behind the health food store counter. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under right rib cage traveling to back shoulder blade. Pain lasts over 10hrs. Gallbladder stones ruled out by Dr. Nothing relieves pain. ?

Could still be: Your gallbladder. Many time the GB doesn't empty properly, and removing it relieves the pain. This can be tested for with a CKK HIDA scan, which tracks the filling, then emptying, of your GB. We have the arbitrary criterion of 35% as "normal" but the main thing is do you experience the same pain when you have the test? If not, the pain lies elsewhere. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under right rib cage, goes into back and shoulder blade, nausea and vomiting. really soft stools. suggestions?

Sharp pain under right rib cage, goes into back and shoulder blade, nausea and vomiting. really soft stools. suggestions?

Talk 2 Ur parents .: Need eval by gastro-enterologist. Usually happens after a fatty meal, & commonly refers 2 the back & sub scapular area. C if it runs in the family, it's very common if indeed it is gall bladder. Good luck. ...Read more

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1wk post-op (lap gallbldder rmvl), i'm having sharp, intense pain under right rib cage only relieved by reclining on my left side. What is this?

1wk post-op (lap gallbldder rmvl), i'm having sharp, intense pain under right rib cage only relieved by reclining on my left side. What is this?

If you have: Normal GI function , no fever , no drainage is just a healing process , go or follow up visit to your surgeon , you will be fine in short time. ...Read more

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I have sharp stabbing pain under right rib cage (2 days) So bad sometimes it takes my breath away. Hx of bleeding ulcer (3). Is going to er crazy?

I have sharp stabbing pain under right rib cage (2 days) So bad  sometimes it takes my breath away. Hx of bleeding ulcer (3). Is going to er crazy?

Not at all.: it is possible that your symptoms are related to your previous ulcer disease, but there could be other possibilities also, which need to be sorted out. If your symptoms are severe, it is completely reasonable to go to the emergency room. See a doctor ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had my gallbladder removed in 2008. Im having sharp severe pain under my right rib cage. Im taking hydrocodone for knee injury. Could it be my liver?

I had my gallbladder removed in 2008.  Im having sharp severe pain under my right rib cage.  Im taking hydrocodone  for knee injury.  Could it be my liver?

Could be anything: These symptoms can be due to many different possible causes. Only way to know is to see your doctor, get examined and tested and treated if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

Gallbladder: The most common cause would be gallstones. Other possibilities would be ulcer pain, reflux, pancreatitis and some types of liver disease. See your physician and get it checked out. ...Read more