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Tender on right side when dr presses down under rib cage, tender on left side when dr press down . What could this tenderness be?

Tender on right side when dr presses down under rib cage,  tender on left side when dr press down . What could this tenderness be?

Different causes: Tenderness in the upper abdomen may be due to gall bladder problems, gastritis, peptic ulcer. Pancreatitis or gas entrapment. Your physician who knows your symptoms and test results is the best one to diagnose and advise you. ...Read more

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Im 30. No alcohol.Pain in middle right side of abdomen, tucked under rib cage. When I bend into that side it feels like rib pokes tender area. Cause?

Im 30. No alcohol.Pain in middle right side of abdomen, tucked under rib cage. When I bend into that side it feels like rib pokes tender area. Cause?

Get checked out: Right side of your abdomen under rib cage is where your liver and gall bladder live. A good doc can examine your liver to see if it's tender. A blood test can reveal irritation to the liver cells or gall bladder.
If organs are ok, Structurally, there can be dysfunction of the tissue/nerve/bone system in that area--an osteopath or PT or good yoga session might help. ...Read more

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Hi doctor I've s swelling on left hand side of my body just under rib cage which is sore all over that area ?

Hi doctor I've s swelling on left hand side of my body just under rib cage which is sore all over that area ?

See your doctor!: If you are referring to the spleen area, it's important that you get evaluated by your PCP so they can do a thorough abdominal examination, and get more medical, social, travel, trauma, sexual history from you to determine what is swelling and why it's swelling.This may involve lab testing& imaging too. So, don't delay. If it's still painful over this area, it won't get better faster w/o med care. ...Read more

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Increased pain above left hip just under rib cage,very very tender to touch what could it be?

Increased pain above left hip just under rib cage,very very tender to touch what could it be?

Colon: LUQ are is what you are describing,the colon is the main organ there,of course there is the spleen, as well.the colon could be in spasm or you might be having diverticulosis, or constipation .use heat pad,eat light food,avoid red meat,nuts and seeds,and greasy food,regulate your bowel,no improvement see a doctor ...Read more

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Having pains right side under rib cage?

Having pains right side under rib cage?

Strain?: Did you lift or strain? This can cause rib/side pains. Are you coughing or short of breath? Think of bronchitis or pneumonia. Are you having nausea, stomach pain or upper back pain? Could be gallbladder. As you can see, there are many possible causes. Use moist heat on the area and take Advil or Tylenol, (acetaminophen) if no better in a couple of days or symptoms worsen, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is causing this sharp right side under rib cage pain?

What is causing this sharp right side under rib cage pain?

Couple things: one- if you exerted yourself - muscle like spasm-goes away after done running. Or gallbladder disease. I am sure other doctors can come up with few more options. ...Read more

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What could a mild pain in my right side under rib cage be?

Rb age pain: You are 44 y of age, I am not how physically active you are .Or if you smoke or overweight.
If it is actually under the ribcage it could mean that it is coming from the liver, or it is over the ribcage it could mean that it could be an old injury. You better see your dr. ...Read more

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Mass on lower right side under rib cage, should I be concerned ?

Mass on lower right side under rib cage, should I be concerned ?

Maybe: Depends on how long it has been there ; may be a fatty tumor or even a hernia but would rec a md to look at it ; sometimes it can even be a floating rib , which is benign. ...Read more

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My mom fell and her lower right side under rib cage is hurting?

It is possible: That she has a broken or bruised rib. Ice and nsaids will help. If she is having problem breathing you might want to get to the doctor or er. A broken or bruised rib will cause quite a bit of pain and can limit your ability to inhale. ...Read more

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Muscle on right side under rib cage pain and spasms, what is wrong?

Could be: Chest wall problem like slipped rib, could be a problem with your gall bladder, pancreas, liver, stomach or intestine. See your doctor if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Pain right side under rib cage, goes onto my back and toward my belly. If I push my tummy it goes away when I move it comes back.

Pain right side under rib cage, goes onto my back and toward my belly. If I push my tummy it goes away when I move it comes back.

Doctor can check: In that area are the liver, gallbladder, part of the intestine, and of course some muscle and ribs. The right kidney is deeper inside, near there. One's primary care doctor can examine to see if there is any reason to worry. A patient can write down details such as when the pain started, was it sudden or gradual, was there any trauma (such as in sports), etc., and show the details to the doctor. ...Read more

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Pain on right side under rib cage and just lay on my back and got pain what is it?

Many reasons: Different things can cause this pain.I suggest to gets sonogram to check your gallbladder and liver first to make sure no gallstones or a mass in that area. Otherwise could be also from lower lung or ribs. ...Read more

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

Unknown: It cld be due to your heart lungs stomach gb liver etc. See your doctor for a complete hx and physical exam. ...Read more

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My wife has sharp pain on right side under rib cage comes an goes for 2 days.. Is it appendix or nothing serious?

My wife has sharp pain on right side under rib cage comes an goes for 2 days.. Is it appendix or nothing serious?

See doctor: The causes of right sided abdominal pain are many. In upper abdomen, gall bladder, liver, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and kidney can all contribute. Appendix symptoms are usually in the right lower quadrant of abdomen. Patient should see physician for physical exam and possibly testing. ...Read more

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Having chest pain, more on right side, under rib cage. Heart rate is 88. Require immediate attention?

Having chest pain, more on right side, under rib cage. Heart rate is 88. Require immediate attention?

Yes, urgent care: Please don't take a chance with chest pain, even though it is atypical in location if this is a new problem, especially if associated with shortness of breath or sweating or nausea or pain radiating to the neck or left arm. There are other reasons for chest pain under the right rib cage, like Tietze's syndrome of costochondritis which is tender to pressure or gastrointestinal problems. HR fine. ...Read more

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I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

Pinched nerve: This could represent a pinched nerve in the lower thoracic spine. Alternatively, the pain could be coming from your gallbladder, or some other abdominal pathology. I would recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Shooting pain on right side under rib cage and travels up right side of neck and hurts more when i walk?

Shooting pain on right side under rib cage and travels up right side of neck and hurts more when i walk?

Suspicious symptoms: Exertional chest pain or pain in the upper abdomen in a man your age should always raise suspicion of angina pectoris or pain due to heart disease. Radiation to the neck makes it even more suspicious. Please see your physician and have a thorough evaluation done as a priority. ...Read more

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I have gas pain in right side under rib cage that started three days off and on. worse after i eat. relive after i burp but comes and goes.

I have gas pain in right side under rib cage that started three days off and on. worse after i eat. relive after i burp but comes and goes.

Right sided rib pain: Could be gastritis for which you could try over the counter ranitidine and or prevecid or could be gallbladder. Follow up with doc and consider ultrasound to check gallbladder. ...Read more

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Spasm started in right middle back then spread to my side now in the front right side under rib cage. I can't move without pain?

Spasm started in right middle back then spread to my side now in the front right side under rib cage. I can't move without pain?

You need to be seen: Without more info it's not possible to determine what is causing your pain or how serious it is but the differential diagnosis (a list of every diagnosis that could cause your symptoms) includes gall stones, kidney stones, ectopic pregnancy, & pneumonia, all potentially serious problems that need to be ruled out sooner rather than later. If its muscle strain or indigestion you can sigh with relief ...Read more

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Feel constant 'gurgling' in right side under rib cage and pressure there - CT w/ contrast and ultrasound showed nothing?

Feel constant 'gurgling' in right side under rib cage and pressure there - CT w/ contrast and ultrasound showed nothing?

Bowel sounds: Likely represents fluid and air and/or solid material going through the intestinal tract, and is not dangerous. The intestinal tract is very complicated, and can be quite different among individuals in terms of reaction to various foods and environmental exposure. AT age 58, you should have already had a screening colonoscopy, and if this is fine, along with a normal ct and ultrasound, you're ok. ...Read more

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Appendicitis or no. Got crampy feeling on right side under rib cage twice but hasnt came back. Dizziness. Going poop a lot more than usual, dark color?

Appendicitis or no. Got crampy feeling on right side under rib cage twice but hasnt came back. Dizziness. Going poop a lot more than usual, dark color?

Other problem: Pain that goes away is very unlikely to be appendicitis. You should be evaluated by your doctor for possible bleeding in your GI tract, which could be causing the dizziness, and frequent dark bowel movements. ...Read more

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Pain on (my) right front side under rib cage?

Pain on (my) right front side under rib cage?

Gallbladder?: If pain is after eating you may have gallbladder disease. You may need an ultrasound to look at liver and gallbladder. ...Read more