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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 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
Female 53 uncomfortable feeling under right rib cage, gall bladder was removed years ago. Nausea off and on throughout day, no pain.
You will need: Additional evaluation, examination and testing to determine the nature of your problem. There are too many potential diagnoses to be certain over the internet. Make an appointment with a health care provider. ...Read more
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?
For a few months now I have had uncomfortable pain under my left rib cage, it feels like there's something under it. And tenderness on my left side?
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?
Don't know: Sounds as though you have an issue with your stomach or esophagus. See a dr to get this evaluated! ...Read more
I'm 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 more
Possibly: If this worsens or recurs following fatty meals, it's likely GB disease, but this needs to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
I have pain in back just below my right rib cage. Its been a week now. It can be uncomfortable to sleep.?
Back pain: Need to have it looked at by your primary care doc. To properly diagnose & give tx. ...Read more
Rib belt: Physical therapy-see pcp if pain persists.Get a more detailed answer ›
Been diagnosed with IBS is discomfort below both sides of rib cage a symptom of ibs. Not painful just uncomfortable at times?
Perhaps: Ibs can cause bloating or uncomfortable distension, which can be felt beneath the rib cage, but most often the pain or cramps are in the lower left abdomen. Please see your physician to exclude other causes (conditions of the liver, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, etc). Most ibs discomfort is strongly related to passing a bowel movement (gets better afterwards). ...Read more
Right lower front rib cage pain gotten worse over a week. More right side than center. It makes it uncomfortable to breathe deep or do sit ups.
Rib cage pain: If you can pinpoint the discomfort to the rib cage and not the abdomen, then gall bladder, lung or liver pathology is not likely. Has there been a recent injury, strain from exercises or work activities? Try avoiding any strain on your rib cage or abdominal muscles for a week or so. If distress persists an examination and possibly an xray are advisable. ...Read more
My daughter recently discovered a hard lump below her rib cage. Doesn't seem attached to the skin and not painful but uncomfortable when bending?
See her doctor: It's hard to say what this could be without seeing it. She should see her doctor so they can find out what is causing the lump-whether it is outside of the abdomen or inside the abdomen, . ...Read more
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 more
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
Does itchy, uncomfortable pinch on my upper right side near rib cage correlates to stomach acid problem? Especially laying with stomach down
Stomach acid: If the pain is in the upper right abdomen, it's not likely due to stomach acid. The upper right abdomen is where your gall bladder is. Your stomach is more central in your upper abdomen, and off to the left a bit. Stomach acid tends to cause heartburn, or burning behind your breast bone. ...Read more
I have a tightness in my upper right rib cage that is very uncomfortable. Also, my mouth and tongue burn 24/7. Could you comment on these symptoms?
Rib pain could: Be musculoskeletal, heart or lung related. The burning of the tongue and mouth could be from dryness or acid reflux. See ur dr asap for any concerns. If it's squeezing or pressure like chest pain, go to the er right away. Ur ms may contribute to ur symptoms. God bless u! http://www. Healthline. Com/health/multiple-sclerosis/going-herbal-vitamins-and-supplements-for-multiple-sclerosis. ...Read more
Pain under right rib cage with nausea and constant need to pee, very uncomfortable and is causing lack of sleep. Pain has now spread to my back.
Possible: Gallstone or inflamed gallbladder, pancreas or stomach. Go directly to the ER-NOW1 ...Read more
I have gallstones. I have pain under my rib cage that is uncomfortable but tolerable no fever, nausea but back and shoulder pain should I be concerned?
Yes: Best time to treat gallstones is before you come in with an acute attack of cholecystitis. Complications of cholecystitis can include pancreatitis which can cause severe problems, up to, and including death! Laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder is a minimally invasive surgery with shortened recovery time. It should only be done by a surgeon experienced in the procedure. ...Read more
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