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Soreness In Right Side In Lower Rib Cage Area
Upper back pain (skin fells sore) rib cage pain on both sides but more noticeable on front lower left ribs. What could it be?
Lots: This could be lots of things. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Constant Sharp pain from left lower rib cage to side to back. Tender to touch. No movements or hits to area that could be recalled.
Could be collapsed: You may have a collapsed lung, if you are short of breath go to ER soon ...Read more
Mild, intermittent pain on right side of waist. Feels like it's lower back pain, but when the area below the front rib cage was pressed, it feels tender
Pain in lower back on left side above buttocks when sleeping at night, I lie on my left side...In the morning I have a very tender area just above my left buttocks and below my rib cage.
You: You may be straining your back muscles or facet joints. I would recommend alternating with your right side and sleeping on your back. You may also benefit from trying out a different mattress. If it does not improve or worsens I recommend discussing it with your primary care doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi my husband is having really bad stabbing pains in his left side under his lower rib cage, it is not tender to touch he actually said it feels better when he holds it??
Any chest pain: Especially ' bad stabbing pains ' on left chest, need physician evaluation to make sure is not a heart attack, regardless of age, take him to ER ...Read more
My husband is having bad pain in his left side in his lower rib cage, it is not tender to touch but the pain is sharp and brings tears to his eyes.?
Several conditions: Such as pleurisy, infection or clots in the lung. Please check with your primary doctor asyour husband needs to have a thorough exam, a chest xray and labs prior to treatment. Hope he gets well. ...Read more
Lower abdomen tender and when I lay flat and press it's tender makes gurgling noises and hurts worse right side below right rib cage no appendix?
Bad gallbladder: Fever, vomiting, pain in belly, usually right sided, bloating, belching, worse after eating fatty (or other) foods, getting worse over time, several weeks to months, and family history are all symptoms of a bad gallbladder. Hydrate, avoid fatty foods while waiting for your doc visit, diagnostic testing, and/or surgery date. Take a friend with you to appointments. Be well. ...Read more
Many possible causes: Musculoskeletal source would be most likely. If it persists beyond few days, see a physician. ...Read more
I have a sore pain on my left side where my rib cage is that I feel when I lay on that side. It is getting worse with time. Also sporadic pain in back on both sides in kidney area. What could it be?
See PCP: Need a through history and physical as well as a urinalysis and possibly a renal ultrasound. Please see your PCP to help sort out ...Read more
Hi doctor I've s swelling on left hand side of my body just under rib cage which is sore all over that area?
See your doctor!: If you are referring to the spleen area, it's important that you get evaluated by your PCP so they can do a thorough abdominal examination, and get more medical, social, travel, trauma, sexual history from you to determine what is swelling and why it's swelling. This may involve lab testing& imaging too. So, don't delay. If it's still painful over this area, it won't get better faster w/o med care. ...Read more
Lump on rib Cage:
Such lumps have to diagnosed by doing a clinical examination because the consistency and the margins of the lump felt on palpation itself help to diagnose it.
Some possibilities are lipoma, large sebaceous cyst, fibroma etc.
The pain in the bump indicates that it may be infected.
Please check this out with your gp. Further treatment would depend on the diagnosis. ...Read more
I was just in a car wreck and now when I cough I feel soreness near my rib cage and my back on the upper left side.
I reached over a counter and something popped on my left side above rib cage. It gets sore if I pull on something, etc What is this injury? IA weekno
Pain below rib cage on both sides hurts when standing and especially when pushed on also pain in middle of back and sore calf 8yrboytype1diabetic?
Severe pain in my right side high by my rib cage, no soreness, bot feel otherwise like a broken rib. Pain started last night, no falls or injuries?
My back/rib cage hurts left side. Yesterday it felt like a charlie horse now it's very sore n tender w every move. No injuries what is causing this?
Muscle spasms: The most common reason for this complaint is muscle spasms of the intercostal muscles between the ribs, which is most frequently due to nerve irritation. This is best treated with anti-inflammatories such as Naproxen to decrease the inflammation of both the nerve and the muscle. ...Read more
I feel like I have a bruise on the right side of my back along the rib cage. It has been feeling sore for several weeks.
You might have: You might have shingles. See you doctor for the answer. ...Read more
Why does my chest hurt everyday? Since february. Left side right side, under my rib cage I have sharp pains, sore and tight pains what's wrong?
Many reasons!: You need to see a doctor because the number of diagnoses that could explain what you are feeling is numerous. I am pretty sure it is not your heart. Sounds more like it is musculo-skeletal or gastroinestinal. ...Read more
I have a lump on the left side of my belly, which you cannot see but can feel and is sore and tender, around the bottom of my rib cage. Feel malaise
Lump: This is hard to say without an exam and some blood work, therefore I recommend you see an MD! ...Read more
I have pain and soreness directly under the left breast near the top of the rib cage. I had a lumpectomy 4 years ago on the left side of breast just?
See a doctor: Pain in the rib cage can be due to costochondritis. This is an inflammation of the cartilage where the rib meets the sternum. If you press the spot does it hurt? If so it could be costochondritis. You mentioned a previous breast biopsy, did you have invasive breast cancer? If so all the more reason to see your doctor. ...Read more
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