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Upper Rib Swelling Symptoms
Pain: Ulcer presentation is usually more than just pain - indigestion, nausea, heartburn, pain with relation to food ingestion. Although, if you are taking Ibuprofen and other nsaids, the chance of ulcer is definitely higher. Stop those. Try zantac (ranitidine) or priosec, see if it helps. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Upper left back pain at the quadrant. pain left rib cage & swollen, painful stomach near ribcage. No injury occur. Gastriritis? Wbc is 10.1.
Wbc not cons w: An elevated white count is not common with gastritis. Have they checked your pancreas? Your pain could be referred from the stomach, pancreas or intestines. The spleen sits at the upper left quadrant too... Hard to say without the full exam and labs to look at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Most traumatic rib fractures cause chest pain and 'rib pain' but 'upper 'rib fractures T2, T1 can cause neck pain.Also if the diaphragm has been injured or if you have 'bruised ' your collarbone neck pain is common as pain can be referred there or muscle attachments can be affected. See your physician for examination to rule out other sources for your pain. Best of Luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left upper quadrant abdominal swelling under ribs and shortness of breath when exercising. What could this be?
Coughing with upper right back pain hoarseness of voice, malaise? left calf and ankle w/pitting edema
I'm 36+4 weeks pregnant and experiencing a mild headache accompanied by severe upper/mid back pain. And occasional upper abdomen pain (above ribs).
Pain: Hard to know for sure what this is without knowing your vitals and asking more questions. Probably best to call your OB/midwife. Even if the office is closed he/she probably has an answering service. Would be concerned if associated with worsening shortness of breath. This could be a variety of things, some serious and some easily addressed. Make the call today ...Read more
Several things: are possible including muscle/ligament strain, infection, inflammation of the lining of the lung. If lower down on the side, then could also be related to the digestive system or spleen. A physician can help after a more thorough discussion about timing, severity, exacerbating factors and about your medical history. ...Read more
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What would cause one sharp deep pain in chest to the left of sternum? No other symptoms. Chronic upper back pain.
Right flank aching, pain below right rib bottom rib, upper abdominal bloating. Could this be a kidney infection?
Cannot comment: Your symptoms are not specific enough to make a comment - is the swelling in the skin? Is it associated with shortness of breath? Any color changes? Weight? Difficulty swallowing? Normally swelling is gravity dependent, affecting more the legs and lower abdomen. If indeed this is upper abdomen, chest and back, then you should see your physician for more testing to look at the heart and lungs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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