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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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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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What is the reason of severe sharp pain under right ribs, radiating to back and rib cage? Ultra sound = cleAr, 28 y female

What is the reason of severe sharp pain under right ribs, radiating to back and rib cage? Ultra sound = cleAr, 28 y female

Gallbladder??: Right upper quadrant pain suggests gallbladder disease, ulcers, liver problems... A normal GB US does not totally rule out GB DZ. Have you had a HIDA scan with ejection fraction? That would be the next test to run unless you have signs and symptoms of ulcer disease. ...Read more

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I just had a sudden sharp pain under left rib cage,brought me to my knees! Broke out in a sweat & tensed up. Then pain moved to the center.

How many days-pain?: Does the pain come and go or constant,is it gone or still there, how many days you had it. DPossible causes id it go to back. WAs it associated with nausea/vomiting/excessive gas /constipation/diarrhoea.Any fever/chills. any lightheadedness,sweating etc. Need to r/o gas colic, pancreatitis pain, gastritis pain,spleen related pain, left adrenal gland haemorrhage pain, radiculopathy from nerve compr ...Read more

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I had a sudden sharp pain under my left lower rib cage & felt quite light headed with racing pulse. It passed after a couple of minutes.

Sounds cardiac: These symptoms could indicate a cardiac cause such as an arrhythmia. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation and further management. ...Read more