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I have a pain in my upper abdominal, it almost feels as if underneath my ribcage it is swollen or something. Help?

I have a pain in my upper abdominal, it almost feels as if underneath my ribcage it is swollen or something. Help?

Location: Location of the pain whether it is on the right or the left is important since it will tell us what organ is potentially involved . Equally important is onset , duration and radiation of the pain . In any case , pain in the upper abdomen or lower part of the chest needs careful evaluation ...Read more

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Left side of abdomen below/under ribs to the midline is swollen and very painful. Left ribcage noticeably risen when lying. Help.

Left side of abdomen below/under ribs to the midline is swollen and very painful. Left ribcage noticeably risen when lying. Help.

Go to emerg. Room .: Need immediate evaluation of spleen , bowel , infection or even lungs...Need ct scan of chest and abdomen along with blood work...Do it now and go to e. Room. ...Read more

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Yesterday I felt what appears to be a larger hard lump or that rib on right side is swollen? I also have s lump same side ribcage right above

Yesterday I felt  what appears to be a larger hard lump or that rib on right side is swollen? I also have s lump same side ribcage right above

See a doctor: you need to go and see a doctor it is hard to predict what is the lump in that location without proper examination so go and see a doctor ...Read more

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Noticed little squishy lump on left side of neck a week ago. now have a lump / swollen? (different from right side) on my left lower ribcage.

Noticed little squishy lump on left side of neck a week ago.  now have a lump / swollen? (different from right side) on my left lower ribcage.

Sebaceous cyst: Sebaceous cysts are very common problems. The occur when skin glands get obstructed and sebum builds up. They may get infected leading to redness pain and increasing size. You should see your doctor to have the cyst removed. Until then warm compresses and oral analgesics like acetaminophen and ibuprofen can help decrease the pain. ...Read more

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I have a pain under left ribcage feels swollen been about a month been to doc she dosnt no why now the past week had a bad tast in mouth any ideal what?

I have a pain under left ribcage feels swollen been about a month been to doc she dosnt no why now the past week had a bad tast in mouth any ideal what?

May be reflux: The bad taste in your mouth and the pain you describe could be a stomach problem with GERD ( reflux of stomach acid up towards mouth). This is not the only possible cause but is the most likely. This is a treatable problem. Let your doc know your new symptom and ask for help. ...Read more

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Laying down on my stomach, it feels swollen and hard just below my sternum. I also have what feels like a knot underneath my left ribcage. Any ideas?

Laying down on my stomach, it feels  swollen and hard just below my sternum. I also have what feels like a  knot underneath my left ribcage. Any ideas?

Xyphoid process: There is a nub of a bone just below the sternum ( breastbone) called the xyphoid process that most people don't know they have. It sticks out a bit and you may only notice it when you are laying on your stomach. The knot under your left rib cage may be the end of your 11th rib. Another possiblity is something called a lipoma which is really just a hardend peice of fat. No worries. ...Read more

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Left sided mild underneath ribcage pain (not at sternum) intermittent, feels swollen. Bra fits tighter on those days. Hurts when pressed diagnosis with divertic 1yr ago. Ct unremark, except for divertic.

Left sided mild underneath ribcage pain (not at sternum) intermittent, feels swollen. Bra fits tighter on those days. Hurts when pressed diagnosis with divertic 1yr ago. Ct unremark, except for divertic.

?Costochondritis: The description of the pain seems to suggest inflammation in the rib cage . However if you have significant risk factors for cad, like strong family history of CAD or dm or previous CAD work may be indicated. ...Read more

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