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V tender over g'bladdr. U/s of abdo normal. Pain under lower ribs. Is it possible pain is muscular in origin, given the most sensitive area g'bddr?

V tender over g'bladdr.  U/s of abdo normal.  Pain under lower ribs.  Is it possible pain is muscular in origin, given the most sensitive area g'bddr?

Possible: There are other tests to look at your gallbladder so if your symptoms point in this direction you should pursue these. All the best. ...Read more

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Right rib tender to touch and has a burning sensation.

Right rib tender to touch and has a burning sensation.

Need more info: Need to know how long you have this symptom, any trauma to the area, any rash over the rib and a few more things to know. Please make an appointment with your family physician to solve the reason for your complaint. ...Read more

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When i press on my right side by my ribs it tender and sore what is it?

When i press on  my right side by my ribs it tender and sore what is it?

No short answer: Probably muscular strain. You may have twisted wrong or coughed or sneezed hard. Also going to sleep in a chair can cause you to lean over the arm & injure the muscles. Sometimes sleeping on your side on your arm will cause tenderness. The treatment i like best is heat, hot shower, hot bath, or more often heating pad to the area for 15+ minutes 4 times a day when you can. Do not burn yourself. ...Read more

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Below ribs I have a marble size nodule, that is tender, what is going on?

Below ribs I have a marble size nodule, that is tender, what is going on?

Fibroid nodule..: Close to bone boarder s ribs is area with tenons which may form small nodule like structure - ussually mobile, pee size. If frequently toucherd, rubs .. can be tender. These nodules are bingn. If tender - check for posible other causes as sebaceous cyst - infected, inflammed. Watch for growth, rednes, swelling or discharge. If any of these signs - seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a knot that shows up under my left rib cage when laying down my whole left side is tender to the touch what is going on here?

I have a knot that shows up under my left rib cage when laying down my whole left side is tender to the touch what is going on here?

Several possible: under the left rib cage, could be a hernia, a rib cyst, a fatty tumor aka lipoma, a traumatic hematoma, or seroma. Absent fever or significant pain, you can watch it for a week or 2. If it gets bigger, go in to see your doc. If it goes away, no worries. Be well. ...Read more

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Swelling and tender to the touch on left side right under ribs im a 58 . Female in excellent health noticed the swelling four days ago.?

Swelling and tender to the touch on left side right under ribs im a 58 . Female in excellent health  noticed the swelling four days ago.?

See your MD: See your md asap. With your reported excellent health, this is something that is out of the ordinary for you. Any swelling merits attention. Your spleen sits right around the area you have described. See your md asap, especially since it has already been 4 days and you have both swelling and pain. If worsens before appt, go to er. Don't take a chance. ...Read more