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Tightness In Left Rib
What is pain tightness in left ribs just under the breast mean also some pins needles in left arm?
Muscle/skeletal: Of course, there isn't really enough information to answer this fully, but with those symptoms, you have to think about your heart. Is it worse when you go up stairs? Does it change when you eat? Or bend over? Or lift your arms or twist? Note these things, and pay a visit to your doctor to get this looked into. At your age, though, heart problems are unusual. It is probably the chest wall hurting. ...Read more
Past 2days ive had tight squeezin below left rib an just left of navel. Wen I eat I feel food stuck there an my belly swells??
I use BP machine at store it tighten a lot. After it was done I got a tight ness in left rib cage under my breast that comes and goes what could it be?
It has been almost 1.5 month since I was diagnosed with viral fever. Recently I start feeling tightness on my lower left rib through my stomach.
R/O PLEURITIS: PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As well as a PE=Lung blood clot. You need a full exam lab testing CXR/EKG/Shoulder X-ray to evaluate your symptoms. Please seek prompt medical attention for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
Sharp-tight pain up under left rib & in left shoulder blad worse if eat. Keep clearing throat but nothing there. Bloods xray scan all clear??
Pancreatic problem: If u drink alcohol stop. U may have kidney stones. I may need an endoscopy to look for a stomach ulcer. Try to take OTC Prilosec for 2-3 days and see if pain improves. Drink lot of water but not with meals. Check if have blood in urine, it may be a left kidney stone sometimes ...Read more
Woke up with extreme pain and tightness in my upper left side ribs. I couldn't even lay on it, it hurt so badly. What's causing this?
Tightness in chest, sometimes my left rib cage feels tight, gas problems, loss of appetite, nausea. My blood and urine tests came normal. Anxiety?
You may be depressed. It would be prudent to consult your doctor, because if it is due to depression, there are effective treatments for this illness. Depression is not a moral failing, just a chemical imbalance in the brain.
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Tight feeling under right rib at the bottom of my rib and pain in one spot of my lowe back left side?
See your doctor: Could be several things, the most common of which in a 24yo is musculo-skeletal strains. If this has persisted for a few days without obvious cause, then see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Maybe 1 1/2 years ago, I started to occasionally feel a slight tightness when I sat up in the bottom of my left rib. Now there is a soft lump. Concerns?
My side is botherin me it feels like a slight pressure on it, on my left side under my ribs, I may have my belt to tight any ideas when it will go away?
Tight chest an ache the side of my body rib and also have on and off groin aches that go from the right side to the left side what could this be?
General eches: Need more info. PMHx, any recent trauma, medications? ...Read more
Immediate response please no history of heart problems just tight and hurting back hurting really bad some left side pain around rib cage. Home alone?
Doctor can evaluate: A person with chest pain symptoms usually has to go to her doctor (or even to the emergency room) to be checked right away for a heart problems, UNLESS there is another convincing reason for chest pain (decided upon by talking with one's doctor). That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a more serious condition. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry". ...Read more
Few questions....: With lumps and bumps a picture usually is helpful and I would like to ask a few other things such as: Is it getting bigger? Is it tender to touch? How old are you? Any such lumps before? How long has it been there? ...Read more
On my left side below my ribs and stomach I have been having serve tightness and feels like it is a brick stuck there. I have good bowel results.
Pain left sholder blade, arm pain at times feels numb. Lower rib discomfort neck tight, upper left chest?
Neck v cardiac v: This could be a lower level cervical disc herniation at c6-7 or c7-t1 or it could be a heart issue or even an upper love lung problem. Your age would be more co sister with a musculoskeletal diagnosis but since there is a cardiac possibility, you should get an evaluation by your physician. ...Read more
After every bm I get nausea & a tight knot feeling right below ribs in center & towards left? I suffer ibs-c
Be a rock star: Fly to nyc call my office and we will try to fix it. ...Read more