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Upper Left Side Rib Pain
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having severe upper left side pain under rib cage now for over two months, also now swollen left gland in neck. Should I goto the hospital?
What is most likely the cause of constant left side rib pain that worsens when swallowing food or liquids??
Dr says I have slight enlarged spleen but didn't do any tests is this usual i went to see him as I have left side rib pain.
Splenomegaly: If your spleen is enlarged there must be a reason for it. You should have a blood test called a CBC to check your blood cells, especially platelets. Also a cmp to check your liver function, since an enlarged spleen can sometimes be due to a liver problem. A baseline ultrasound of the abdomen should assess the organs, and often a ct scan is indicated to further examine the vessels to liver, spleen. ...Read more
I have been experiencing left side rib pain / fullness for about 6 weeks, a lump or mass has now developed on the lower potion of left ribs. Concerns?
Mass: any mass is of concern. See a doctor and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
I, too, believe I have a pinched nerve that is causing a pinching sensation down my left arm. I also have left side rib pain esp. when coughing or tur?
I Randomly get rib pain on my left side this happens maybe 4-5 times a day mostly when I'm sitting down ?
Left rib pain: May be reflux from stomach. or gas from colon ( it is that high up), may have food intolerances, avoid alcohol caffeine, energy drinks, smoking, consider trial of ranitidine or prevecid- if not allergic. may be costochondirits ( if you press does it hurt?) - rarely cardiac/pericarditis, or lymph nodes. F/u w/ doc urgent care xray would show gas, EKG suggest pericarditis/cardiac ...Read more
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I am having horrible rib pain on my left side. It's sensitive to touch & move. It pops whenever i breathe out. Have any suggestions?
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