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Tenderness Right Side Under Rib Cage
I had some lower back muscle pain on the right side and now I have some tenderness on right side under my rib cage? Any ideas what it could 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?
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
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
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
Ive got a hiatus hernia had tenderness for 5 days on under rib cage today mild burning on left still quite tender?
See pcp: "quite tender"' could indicate need for meds & further diagnosis. ...Read more
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
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
Pain in middle back on right side under rib cage. started aboit 2 1/2 months ago. Today sharp pain a few times on the left side in back under rib cage. Aches more in in the mid back going down to lower back as the day goes on.
You will need a medical exam to determine the etiology of pain.
There are many possibilities, and without exam, guessing would not be wise. ...Read more
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
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
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
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.
Liver and lung: Liver is just below the ribs and lung is directly beneath the ribs. ...Read more
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
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.
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
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
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?
Dull pain (stitch) in right side under rib cage thru to back & into tummy. CT scan & blood test for kidneys (history of stones) showed nothing. Next?
Not kidney-related: This is very likely musculoskeletal, or GI discomfort. Please have your physician evaluate with complete history and physical exam. ...Read more