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Stabbing Pain Under Left Ribcage During Pregnancy
Varies: It depends on the specific area. Each if the twelve thoracic discs can cause pain that radiates into rib area. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Constant ache left side about 2" from ribcage/upper stomach area. Sometimes slight stabbing pain. What could be wrong?
Chest pain: It seems more like a costochondritis, but I am a little confused as to the location. This occurs usually about the 4th-6th costochondral junction about 2 inches from the sternum. Try to press and it hurts. And the treatment initially are nsaids like advil (ibuprofen) or alive. Nevertheless, see your doctor to make sure. ...Read more
I am having SEVERE stabbing pain in my left ribcage which travels up to my collarbone and into my left arm. Can't even lie down to go to sleep. Advice?
Gallbladder removed, Diaphramatic hernia still fixed. Gets stabbing pain below her left ribcage. Pain subsides feel something contracts. Nausea?
May be post op adhesion's
See your surgeon. ...Read more
I'm having a pain just below my ribcage on my right side, sharp stabbing pain causing me difficulty's breathing. I've had no falls or trauma there?
Gallbladder: Biliary colic or gallbladder pain is typically located in the right upper abdomen and can go through to the back. Usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, bloating, and gassiness. Other possibilities include constipation and pleurisy. See your physician if symptoms resist or worsen. ...Read more
Since yesterday I have a constant stabbing pain just underneath my right ribcage, its hurts when I breath or even move a certain way. What can this b?
Gas bubble/muscle: If it is just going on for a day, and you have not any had any contact injury, the most likely cause is something irritating you right diaphragm, which is the largest muscle of the body separating your chest from ur abdomen. Any irritation of the diaphragm or the lower lining of the lung (pleura) may cause that sharp pain. Try antacid/anti-gas otc product for a couple days, it will like resolve. ...Read more
9 weeks after my gallbladder surgery I still have the same pain that I have before the surgery. Right beneath my right ribcage. A stabbing pain. Like something grap my liver area and twist it. Is it normal? To eat is a problem because of the pain
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Hello. I was diagnosed with costochondritis and possibly pleurisy on June 9 and have not been able to manage the pain since. It is stabbing pain in my entire ribcage and the Prednisone that I was prescribed to reduce inflammation is only making me very le
Costochondritis: If you have a definite tender area at the rib and sternum junction, apply warm applications, pat dry and apply ligament like bengay. Avoid stressing the rib cage from stretching, lifting, etc. While on prednisone you can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) but you should not take nsaids like Aleve which I found more effective than oral prednisone. Injection of lidocaine and steroids into the area may help.? Rheumatologist ...Read more
My daughter has had mono for 6 weeks. 2 weeks ago she fell. She a stabbing pain in the upper abdomen just behind the lower ribcage & tip of shoulder.
During my period, I have a stabbing pain in my left labia majora (on the outside). What could it be?
Frequent stabbing pain in upper stomach. Feels better when I lay on my left side. Treated for h. Pylori but pain continued during and after taking a.B?
Is it normal to have a stabbing pain on the left side of the chest during exercise? Age 19, no smoking, no drinking, no breathing problems
Stabbing pain: At your age this is quite common. Assuming that you are totally healthy and have no cardiac issues this is probably muscular in nature. ...Read more
Stabbing pain (heart?) under left breast. During an episode it hurts to breath in or exhale. I have to take short shallow breaths until it subsides (?)
I've had a mirena (levonorgestrel) in place for about a year now. I just now started having sharp stabbing pain around the area of my left ovary. Gets worse when I am urinating or during intercourse. What's going on?
No connection: It doesn't seem to have any connection from urinary symptoms and mirena (levonorgestrel). Most complications from this iud occur the first 2-3months. First check if this is due to a uti, possible ibs, or even an ovarian cyst. You need to be thoroughly evaluated by a doctor in my opinion. Good luck! ...Read more
20yo F, sharp/stabbing pain in left lower abdomen during intercourse occasionally. Same sharp pain when sneezing, coughing, twisting etc for >2yrs?
Consider hernia: Can't diagnose simply from description, but often times hernias (where the bowel pokes through the normal muscle) can occur in the area you described, and can cause the same symptoms. Usually symptoms worsen during physical activity, like straining. Hernias aren't always dangerous, but if it is bothersome, worth getting checked out. ...Read more
Do you mean right?: The appendix located on the right side is commonly known to be displaced upward with pregnancy--at times at a mid abdominal position. The left side has the stomach and spleen. The stomach is slightly displaced upward by the gravid uterus. The spleen's position is not dramatically affected by pregnancy. ...Read more
Not necessarily.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. Have your arm checked if not improving. ...Read more
More Info Please: If you are early in pregnancy, you can try some tylenol (acetaminophen) for your headaches. You can also sleep it off. You may try some tiger Balm massage on your head and forehead. However, a headache later in pregnancy can be a sign of Pre Eclampsia. You should see your doctor and get your BP check done. Good Luck. ...Read more
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Why is it so important for someone with diabetes to sleep on the left side during pregnancy, but it's not stressed for other pregnant women?
Not so: Women are encouraged to sleep on their left side as pregnancy progresses as the vena cava (large blood vessel) can become flattened if lying on back (due to size of uterus). Sleeping on the left side can help to prevent this compression so that blood finds it's way to your uterus. This is true for diabetic and non-diabetic pregnant women. Take care. ...Read more
From the perspective: Of both physician and father this is both normal and expected as part of the life transition that is raising children. It took you both to create this new life, and it will require both of you to raise them. Include him in planning for your new arrival. Anticipate and cherish the coming changes together. The partnership you forge in raising children can be truly magnificent and enrich your lives. ...Read more
Uterus growing: Pain in the abdominal region during pregnancy is a common complaint, as the uterus grows it can cause some discomfort. If the pain is accompanied by other symptoms, such as fever, spotting or bleeding, vomiting or any discomfort during urination, calling your obstetrician is the best call of action. Drink plenty of fluids, change position and cure constipation. ...Read more
Why is it better to sleep on the left side instead of the right during pregnancy? And what are the effects of sleeping on the right side?
Either side okay: When you lay on your back during the second half of pregnancy, the uterus itself will impede blood flow back to your heart causing a drop in your blood pressure. You might notice that in this position you will feel dizzy and light-headed. A tilt to the right or the left is adequate to avoid this effect. ...Read more
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