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Under my rib cage looks swollen on my left side. I have symptoms of mono but no sore throat or fever. Going for CT scan tomorrow. Anything i can take?

Under my rib cage looks swollen on my left side. I have symptoms of mono but no sore throat or fever. Going for CT scan tomorrow. Anything i can take?

Mono: If you have mono then it can cause an enlarged spleen. There is no cure for mono. It just has to run its course. If you do have an enlarged spleen then it is important to avoid certain activities that can cause splenic injury since it would be fragile. Things like contact sports. ...Read more

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Pain under right rib cage can't lie on rite side feels hot were pain is getting some nasua advice? Feels swollen

Pain under right rib cage can't lie on rite side feels hot were pain is getting some nasua advice? Feels swollen

Right sided pain: Most important point is you need to seek help and be examined. We would need to know, especially given your age , many things such as your social habits drinking , smoking , eating ; family history. The location you're speaking of is the location of your liver. ...Read more

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What could the bulge be below my left rib cage? Sometimes it feels swollen w slight pain. Even can feel the bulge, when i saw my dr bulge not there

What could the bulge be below my left rib cage? Sometimes it feels swollen w slight pain. Even can feel the bulge,  when i saw my dr bulge not there

Gastric bubble: Most likely the bulge, that comes and goes, is your stomach. It is located under your left rib cage and can fill with gas, feeling like a large bubble. If the bulge, lump is bothering you, try belching to see if the bulge decreases. ...Read more

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Something feels swollen under my right rib cage?

Something feels swollen under my right rib cage?

Anatomy: That is your liver. Please go to the doctor to get a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause one side of your rib cage is swollen and painful?

What could cause one side of your rib cage is swollen and painful?

costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the breastbone, or sternum. The condition causes localized chest pain that you can reproduce by pushing on the cartilage in the front of your ribcage. Costochondritis is a relatively harmless condition and usually goes away without treatment. The cause is usually unknown. ...Read more

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My right side is swollen under my rib cage. It hurts and i feel sick, what should I do?

My right side is swollen under my rib cage. It hurts and i feel sick, what should I do?

See a doctor: For a diagnosis and treatment. It could be many things. If it makes you feel sick it's probably concerning. Gallbladder problems feel that way. ...Read more

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Please help, I notice my lower left part of my rib cage seems swollen I have no pain but what's wrong?

Oteochonritis or: The most common is enlargement of the junction of the bone and cartilage there which begin in nature. Other stuff should be consider like lipoma (fatty tumor, tumor of the bone metastasis tumor to the bone ) check it out. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with pain in my lower left rib cage. Still having pain and it's swollen. What could it be?

Inflammation?: Without any history of resume the only explanation is inflammation . The cartilage under each ribs is easy to make inflamed from a slight pressure like hard wired in a bra . A lot of women ask why now I have been wearing this kind of bra all my life why now . The only explanation is the body part has a limit and this rib reached his limit apply heat and take ibuprofen with each meal for 7 days ...Read more

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Uncomfort under the left rib cage, not necessarily pain, feel like I look uneven when I look in the mirror, like the left side is swollen?

More description pls: It is unclear to us what the exact issues are. If something hurts and it is swollen, then please see your primary care doctor. ...Read more