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Uncomfortable Feeling Under Left Rib Cage
My husband has a uncomfortable feeling on his left rib cage when he takes a deep breath or yawns.It gets stronger at night and its been 2 nights now.
Pleuritic pain: Pleuritic pain can be concerning. Frequently benign, but there are few causes that need to be ruled out (i.e. Pulmonary embolism)! pleuritic pain is sharp chest pain that gets worse with deep breathing or coughing. Many conditions can cause pleurisy with infection being most common, but anything that inflames the pleural lining of lung may cause it. He should see a doctor! ...Read more
For a few months now I have had uncomfortable pain under my left rib cage, it feels like theres something under it. And tenderness on my left side ?
I keep having pains below my left rib cage it's quite uncomfortable it's like a dull ache.What could be causing these pains?
Last few days I have had some pressure and dull pain in my left rib cage see to be belching and uncomfortable in general. . What could be causing this?
Dont know: Sounds as though you have an issue with your stomach or esophagus. See a dr to get this evaluated! ...Read more
Im having a weird dull spasming on my left side udder my rib cage its really uncomfortable and seems to help a little by standing up. and Gas?
Muscle spasm?: Could be gas, but I have also seen many complaints like this over the years that were due to muscle spasm. Commonly described as pain and a lump that goes down with self massage. Sounds like a hernia, but there are no hernias in this location not associated with a prior operation. Try anti-gas over the counter meds first and see if they help. See your doc if no help. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Painful edge of left rib cage below sternum. Feels like there's some pressure; deep breaths, bending, & moving are uncomfortable. Tender to touch.
Costochondritis: Many of these symptoms together can point to costochondritis, a benign inflammation of the bone and cartilage of the rib cage. It can be treated with limiting exertion, anti-inflammatories and warm compress. Less likely, there can be more serious concerns. Should you have difficulty breathing, inappropriate sweating, or leg pain or swelling, seek out immediate medical attention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel like I have something stuck under my right rib cage, it is not painful just uncomfortable. I had bloodwork and an ultrasound done, nothing ab?
Hard to say, investigate: It's hard to say from the short introduction what the problem could be. If the symptom (pain) is disabling or keeps you from doing usual activities, you could use further investigation. Rib sprain/bruise (from trauma), liver problems, and other problems can arise. Did u get an X-ray for the ribs (not just chest)? Consider HealthTap Prime if you don't have a doctor to talk to. Good luck, and thanks for asking ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get this cramping pain under my right rib cage every once in awhile. It is pretty uncomfortable and only feels temporarily better while stretching. ?
CHEST WALL PAIN: ROBIN, THIS IS ONE OF THESE KINDS OF PROBLEMS THAT WILL NEED X-RAY EVALUATION AND EXAMINATION BY YOUR PHYSICIAN IN ORDER TO ACCURATELY DETERMINE WHAT IT IS CAUSING THIS REPETITIVE DISCOMFORT. BASED ON YOUR DESCRIPTION IT COULD BE MUSCULOSKELETAL IN ORIGIN OR SOMETHING ELSE. THAT IS WHEN EXAMINATION IS IMPERATIVE. ...Read more
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