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Upper Rib Tenderness
V tender over g'blddr esp when touch. Pain under R ribs and back intermitent U/s normal. Could this be stress related, even though pain is def real?
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?
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
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
Tired, achy when I wake up, ribs are tender to touch in some places, body is tender to touch, brainfogged, achy. Feel tired usually.
Tired, achy: You must contact your doctor and set up an appointment. In addition, it would be a good idea to also see a Psychologist. Hope all goes well. ...Read more
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?
Swellin and tender to the touch left side right under ribs noticed 4 days ago. Swelling and tender to the touch left side under ribs.?
Sounds like an absce: You could have an infection beginning. You should see your dermatologist and have it evaluated. ...Read more
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