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Shooting pain on right side under rib cage and travels up right side of neck and hurts more when i walk?

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

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Shooting pain just started in back right side below rib cage. Random shooting pain. Should I be concerned. And what could be causing this?

Need more history: Is there a rash? How long has it been going on for? Could be shingles, musculoskeletal, or thoracic radiculopathy. Or due to a secondary cause (related to spine or an internal organ). I'm available for virtual consults if you'd like to discuss further. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper

Rash?: A few things come to mind: shingles (any rash?), pleuritic, muscle cramp, spine misalignment and more. Maybe a chiropractor can help. See a doctor if you have a rash in the area of pain. ...Read more

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What does sharp shooting pain below my rib cage mean? Happens with running hard.

What does sharp shooting pain below my rib cage mean? Happens with running hard.

Muscular: If this pain occurs when running hard and only intermittantly and soon goes away after the running is over indicates that you are likely using all of your accessory muscles for respiration and they are becoming fatigued. ...Read more

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I have pain under my left rib cage with the shooting pain that goes up to my left shoulder blade?

I have pain under my left rib cage with the shooting pain that goes up to my left shoulder blade?

Many possibilities : First and foremost see your doctor to make sure you are not having a heart related problem. There are many other causes for this type of pain as well such as a pinched nerve..C6 or c7 for example. Please see your doctor to establish a firm diagnosis and make sure it isn't cardiac related right away. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a sharp shooting pain in my left rib cage coming from my back. Very very sore. Anyone know what it could be?

How long?: If they symptoms have lasted more than a few weeks, i would recommend seeing your pcp. This could be muscular or rib dysfunction. See your pcp if there is a rash in the area. Disc problems are uncommon in this are of the spine. If your pcp thinks it is musculoskeletal, then a course of physical therapy may help. ...Read more

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Why when i workout, i get a sharp pain in my right side under the rib cage then a sharp shooting pain from that area to my right shoulder blade?

Why when i workout, i get a sharp pain in  my right side under the rib cage then a sharp shooting pain from that area to my right shoulder blade?

Options: This could be muscle spasm, neck problem, shoulder problem, or even a spinal disc pushing in a nerve when you lift heavy things. I would suggest anti inflammatories, rest , lower wring the intensity of your work out. If it does not improve, see a pt or your doctor for better eval. ...Read more

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I was wondering what is causing my shooting pain under my left breast where my rib cage is?

I was wondering what is causing my shooting pain under my left breast where my rib cage is?

Multiple factors: chest wall strain, intercostal myalgia/neuritis, compression from underwire, breast issues, heart issues, nerve issues. I suggest a breast exam and a breast ultrasound. ...Read more