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Doctor insights on: Sudden Sharp Pain Under Right Rib Cage

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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?

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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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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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 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

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Sharp pain that is sudden, comes and goes, under right rib cage, and sometimes around right breast. Causes trouble breathing. What can this be?

Sharp pain that is sudden, comes and goes, under right rib cage, and sometimes around right breast. Causes trouble breathing. What can this be?

Pleurisy: You're describing pleurisy. Since you take birth control pills, an unlikely but serious cause is a blood clot in your lung. The more likely cause is viral infection or even just muscular strain. But if this is new and because of the above, you need to be checked out to be sure it's not serious. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the gall bladder or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in the right rib cage?

What causes sharp pain in the right rib cage?

This sounds: Musculoskeletal. If it is worsened if yuo take a deep breath it might be pleuritic chest pain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on my right side below my rib cage?

Gallbladder disease?: If related to fat ingestion or cucumbers consider gb disease. The liver also lives there, as does part of the large intestine.
Start with gb ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp pain in my rib cage?

Try stretching: To see if this helps or hurts. Raising your arms over head while back is arched will open spaces and if it is a muscle injury, will reproduce pain. If not, may be intercostal neuritis. If it is, there are injections that can calm this down. Either way, if it continues, consider seeing a physician for treatment plan. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Sharp pain in between my rib cage where it v's at?

Chestpain: Chespain could be from several reasons. Considering your age it is probably nothing serious, but need to be examined. I assume probably have inflammation of the cartilage and bony junctions. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

Gallbladder: The most common cause would be gallstones. Other possibilities would be ulcer pain, reflux, pancreatitis and some types of liver disease. See your physician and get it checked out. ...Read more

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What could a sharp pain in your upper right rib cage be?

Rib cage pain: It could be several things,
first of all when does it occur, how long does it last, does physical activity any difference?
Most likely it is of musculoskeletal origin. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a sharp pain in my rib cage?

I would suggest you-: -be evaluated by your PCP. There are many reasons one may have this: BC pills, PE, pneumonia, tsi tsi syndrome, to name just a few. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain under my rib cage. What can it possibly be?

Many causes: Pain under the rib cage can be due to many causes. Common causes are muscular pain in the abdominal wall, cramp in the diaphragm muscle, gall bladder or liver disease and stomach problems. Only a detailed history and exam can determine the likely cause of your pain. You should see your family md. ...Read more

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What could sharp pain on right side just below rib cage indicate?

What could sharp pain on right side just below rib cage indicate?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sharp pain on my upper rib cage? This happens randomly.

Not: Sure such pain can be due to costochondritis or muscular skeletal injuries. Failure to resolve with OTC analgesics is an indication for evaluation by your PCP ...Read more

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Sharp pain just under right side of rib cage. What could this be from?

Gall Bladder: Liver, intestinal disease are among the more common causes of pain in that area. If you ask your doctor, they will ask more questions that help shed light to the likely cause. Good luck and have a wonderful new year. Please don't delay in finding the definitive cause. It is important that you do. ...Read more

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When I exhale I get a sharp pain on the left rib cage what can this be?

When I exhale I get a sharp pain on the left rib cage what can this be?

Pain from rib cage: Osteochonritis:
the rib is not bony all the way it attac to the sternum by mens of cartilage, a lot of time that cunction get inflamed and cause the pain, off and on. Some time could acute and some time turn to chrnic conditon. I t happen with people who suffer from asmtha, wieght leffting and other cause. Be carefull some time pain in that area could be heart problems? ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp pain under my rib cage. I'm not sure what it is. What do I do?

I'm having a sharp pain under my rib cage. I'm not sure what it is. What do I do?

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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My son felt a sharp pain in the left rib cage and it lasted for a few min but then it was gone.

My son felt a sharp pain in the left rib cage and it lasted for a few min but then it was gone.

See below: Your son may have strained a muscle earlier and had a acute exacerbation. Children are sometimes over exaggerate their symptoms. If he is not having any acute shortness of breath or difficulty breathing or irregular heartbeat I would watch it for now. As you said it has resolved now I would watch it. If this reoccurs I would take him to his pediatrician good luck thank you. ...Read more

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What cuases sharp pain under your left rib cage. Its been hurting since morning and still hurts?

What cuases sharp pain under your left rib cage. Its been hurting since morning and still hurts?

Pain under (L) ribs: May be muscle spasm (called a stitch) that can be relieved by stretching the involved muscles. In that area, however, pain might be referred from stomach, pancreas, spleen, splenic flexure of colon, or ribs. If burning sensation &/or blisters, shingles is possible. If recent onset, stitch most likely, but if other organ problems, see pcp for workup. ...Read more