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I have a bad pain on left side right below ribs.its just a ache but extremely hurts when i cough.what could it be?will it go away without goin to doctor?

I have a bad pain on left side right below ribs.its just a ache but extremely hurts when i cough.what could it be?will it go away without goin to doctor?

Could be many things: It's hard to know exactly where the pain is coming from without an exam... could be from your intestines or other internal organs, could be a muscle spasm, could be your lungs. I suggest getting seen by a doctor if it is continuing for another day or so. Sooner if it's getting worse or if you get a fever, worse cough, or vomiting. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have had stomach upset for 4 days and it's getting worse. I have a bad pain on my left side under my rib cage. Have a bad taste in my mouth to.

I have had stomach upset for 4 days and it's getting worse. I have a bad pain on my left side under my rib cage. Have a bad taste in my mouth to.

See your PCPC: The stomach flu is caused by a virus that attacks your gastrointestinal system. There is no cure for the stomach flu. The remedies are: good rest, plenty of fluids intake, plain food like crackers, cereal, toast and rice. Take NSAID over the counter and tincture of time. However, in your case it is prudent to see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bad pain on the right side of my ribs/back area, nearthe breast. It is very tender and i can barely touch it. It hurtsto lift my arm. I also have pain in my waist which goes to myback. It hurts to walk. I haven't been drinking much water.Could it

I have a bad pain on the right side of my ribs/back area, nearthe breast. It is very tender and i can barely touch it. It hurtsto lift my arm. I also have pain in my waist which goes to myback. It hurts to walk. I haven't been drinking much water.Could it

If you don't : Have fever, burning urination, you probably won't have a pyelonephritis(kidney infection). Yor symptoms, as you described it, sound like a muscular sprain or spasm. Have you done any heavy lifting. I will recommend a good history and physical with your physician. ...Read more

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I have bad pain under ribs on rite side?

I have bad pain under ribs on rite side?

Could be gallbladder: Gallbladder pain is typically under the right side of the rib cage and/or area right at the bottom of the breast bone, and radiates to the back. It usually occurs about 30-60 minutes after eating, and may last hours. See you doctor if it persists or gets worse. ...Read more

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What dods it mean when you get a really bad pain on your ribs?

It means: You need to be evaluated today. This is not something you should ignore. ...Read more

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I have bad pain in my side and last night i felt something pop inside my body just below my rib cage?

Muscle or Ligaments: Most likely this can be due to a strain of muscles or ligaments. However deeper structure in the back like the joints and discs can be contributory. ...Read more

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I am a 25 year old female 5 days ago i started having bad pain in my right side upper back i thought a rib was out of place it was really terrible pai?

Maybe gallbladder?: There are many causes for right upper back pain - certainly muscle strain being the most common. But a less obvious cause could be your gallbladder. Gallbladder pain is often "referred" to the right shoulder, right upper back, or even the right armpit. There are more serious causes of upper back pain, so do consult your doctor about this problem - especially if you are having pain with breathing! ...Read more

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I have been having pain below my ribs on my right side for 3 days and have blood tests that came back clear i need advice as am in real bad pain?

I have been having pain below my ribs on  my right side for 3 days and have blood tests that came back clear i need advice as am in real bad pain?

Flank or RUQ?: Gallstones or stomach ulcer can cause your symptoms which may go undetected on routine blood tests. So can many other conditions. See your family doctor or internist and if pain getting worse, vomiting, unable to pass gas or stool, bleeding, fever then need to be seen at the er. ...Read more