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Throbbing Pain Under Ribs On Left Side
Throbbing pain in left side of back more on the side below the rib cage. Starting to hurt more and more! Its unbearable but husband says shake it off.
Ignore husband: Your husband has no clue what it is so go see someone who can check it and tell you. ...Read more
I Have a throbbing pain right under my left rib. It cOmes and goes. Now I feel it on mY right side now too. Should I go to the drs?
Rib pain: Depending on what you're activities are, you likely have musculo-skeletal pain. If your pain is only coming and going, taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aleve should help. If persistent and associated with difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting or any other symptoms, you should get checked out by your doctor. If you are able to give me more details, I can give you further insight on how to manage. ...Read more
My daughter has been having a throbbing pain on the left side of chest and sometimes on the right side under ribs?
Chestpain: Need more information. How old is your daughter? Most probably muscular but need more info ...Read more
What could a sudden sharp and quick pain on left side under rib cage that radiates the same throbbing pain in my left pelvic area be? 32 yo woman
It depends: More information would help. If it persists, it could be a kidney stone. ...Read more
Throbbing pain on upper left side of ribs under boob, pain constant for mins and fades, had X-rays done everything normal. Wht can it be?
Several thoughts: Might be cardiac, gastric, pulmonary or muscular. Is it affected by eating certain foods? Does activity bring it on? Any effect with certain movements of arms or chest? Tender when you press on the area? Does deep breathing affect it? In a 20 yr old woman, likely muscular, but the others cannot be ruled out.. ...Read more
Have it checked out: It is always better to be safe than sorry for any chest pain after the age of 40. It is more so if you also have shortness of breath and sweating with it. If you have added risk factors like smoking, high blood pressure, and diabetes than it increases the risk of having a heart attack. Bruising inside the chest without trauma is unheard of. Please go and see a doctor right away or go to E.R. ...Read more
The left side of my chest hurts but I feel it more towards the center left side but its like an ache throbbing pain and I'm so worried please help?
Exertional?: Chest discomfort that is brought on by exertion, relieved by rest is worrisome. Discomfort going on for days is unlikely to be cardiac. If your chest is sore to touch or gets worse with cough/deep breath, it's not due to coronary disease. If you're not sure, & esp if this is new, you should go to the er for a checkup. Always better safe than sorry. You'll at least feel reassured to get checked. ...Read more
What can a crack sound in the chest mean, followed by a throbbing pain into left arm and side for over a week?
? thoracic outlet: A cracking sound in the chest is usually the result of the breastbone/sternum moving against the ribs and clavicle/collar bone. It might be possible that this bone movement resulted in some nerve impingement near the 1st left rib, a condition called thoracic outlet syndrome. It is probably made worse by associated swelling. You can observe a few more days, or go in to see your doc now. Good wishes ...Read more
What would cause intermittent throbbing pain behind left rib cage, not the actual ribs...No injuries?
I have a throbbing pain on my right side above my rib cage it is swollen and sensitive to touch us there a major organ there should I be worried?
What is located under the left rib cage and above the hip? There is a constant throbbing pain and it will swell up then go back down.
Included in the area u stated there the spleen splenic flexure of the colon and the entire descending colon. There is also small bowel in the next layer and then kidneys tho they r extra peritoneal. U need 2 b evaluated and get a definative DX from ur pcp or internist.
There r a number of problems that effect each of these organs.
Get in 2 c waht it could b, . ...Read more
Hi there, in the past 3 days I have been getting an intermittent full throbbing pain in my right side just under the rib cage. Should I go to doc?
Yes you should but you might have to wait to get an appointment.
If you can, please go to the nearest Emergency facility and they will take care of you from there, or recommend admission to the hospital if things are not looking so good.
Wish you well! ...Read more
I am having a throbbing pain in my right side between my ribs and my pelvic bone. Also, it is very hard in that area. What could this be?
Having severe throbbing pain under left rib and is radiating around to mid back/ flank area. I also feel nauseous and gagging. what could this be?
Be seen: Severe chest pain should be evaluated right away. What you describe could be a kidney infection or kidney stone. A rash in the area may indicate shingles. Still, these all need medical care. Heart pain is still a possibility even if the pain is in the back. This is commonly sorted out in the emergency room. Yes, it could be something less serious, but be safe and see a pro. ...Read more
I suddenly started to feel a dull throbbing pain around my upper left rib cage area. Its really painful when I move my arms or change positions in bed?
Trauma?: Were you injured? Have you been lifting heavy objects or doing strenuous work? Your symptoms suggest a muscle strain or pull. Possibly even a bruised or broken rib, if you were injured. An x-ray would help. Rest, heat, Ibuprofen or Naproxen (or even full dose aspirin) would likely help but time is the most important factor. ...Read more
I have a lower left throbbing pain (reminds me of labor contractions) under my ribs. What could this be?
Under ribs would: Include the muscles in that location, intercostal rib cage muscles, diaphragm, colon, stomach, small bowel, even heart (much less likely), etc. Study abdominal anatomy online & experiment with what movements/actions consistently change the pain; intensity, location, sensation for better clues. Usually works much better to seek help in person: too many variables. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain that can be sharp in my left abdomen right under my ribs. I also have a clear liquid coming from my belly button. What is this?
Examination needed: Clear liquid from belly button is not a common complaint, surgery recently? Family history of imflamatory bowel disease? Get abdominal pain checked out immediately. Left sided belly pain can be as simple as constipation, but you need a plan based on a good examination. ...Read more
I've recently had throbbing pain the rightside of my neck that radiates into my jaw and chest. I've also had sharp pains in my left rib What could it be?
I don;t know: The first thing with radiating pain to the jaw and chest, one needs to do is rule out the heart as the source of the pain. You should get checked ASAP. ...Read more
I haven't been able to poop. I have been having a throbbing pain in my mid back and under the ribs on both sides. I went to sleep and woke up hurting. What should I do?
Magnesium Citrate: Drinking a bottle of magnesium citrate followed by a bottle water will clean you out. ...Read more
I have been experiencing throbbing pain near left chest heart area nearly every day which lasts for around 1 minute. I've felt this pain since I was 13?
Anxiety?: At your age it is more likely a neurotic type of pain assuming you have no other issues with your skin or chest muscles. It is important to identify the circumstances or conditions that trigger the pain ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain in the right side of my back chest level it's not a pain that I can touch it's on the inside?
SoMany possibilities: & without considerably more information, unable to even narrow down to half-way reasonable differential diagnosis & possible plan of action to distinguish. Physicians only make guesses (educated) based on training, experience, individual perspectives, etc. & powerfully rely on much more information from clients as clues for detective work, sometimes very misleading & expensive. Use Dr. Google. Com? ...Read more
I'm 16 years old and I'm having a severe throbbing pain in my chest and left arm what should I do?
E.R. can evaluate: A person with "severe" pains in the chest and left arm can seen by an E.R. doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels his pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, he can go to the E.R. by ambulance. ...Read more
For a week I've felt a throbbing pain on the right side of my chest right above my breast. What could this be?
It is impossible to give an accurate DX to you without a full medical exam.
I would suggest calling and seeing your DR. ...Read more
Have a throbbing pain above right elbow and throbbing pain in right hand along with a throbbing pain in right side of chest?
Have an exam: You might know of an activity or accident that might be at the root of this, but have an exam and see if there is anything you can do to optimize the recovery time and end point. Best! ...Read more
Day before I had chest pain and left arm feels dull throbbing pain. Today its all gone but left elbow feels bruised. It hurts to bend. I'm worried : (?
See a doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be serious. I would have a doctor examine you to check for possible causes. Pain in the elbow may or may not be a sign of a serious issue. ...Read more