Soreness in right side in lower rib cage area - Doctor answers

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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.

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

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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.?

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

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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?

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

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When I lay on my right side I have soreness on area of rib cage?

Many possible causes: Musculoskeletal source would be most likely. If it persists beyond few days, see a physician. ...Read more

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Hi doctor I've s swelling on left hand side of my body just under rib cage which is sore all over that area?

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

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Have a lump on my lower rib cage that just came up and is sore what could it be?

Have a lump on my lower rib cage that just came up and is sore what could it be?

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

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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 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.

Get checked out: It coiuld be a sprain or a fractured rib or some other internal injury to the lungs. You need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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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

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

Mgt: You may have tendonitis or a strained muscle. If the pain persists, a rib fracture can be ruled out with a radiograph. However, if there are breathing problems associated, please see the ED right away. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not DM related: The child sounds uncomfortable. Hard to know what is going on without an exam. Please contact his pediatrician to have him evaluated, asap if the pain is severe. Make sure blood sugars are ok, please. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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