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Organs Under The Left Ribcage
Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Pain under (L) ribs: May be muscle spasm (called a stitch) that can be relieved by stretching the involved muscles. In that area, however, pain might be referred from stomach, pancreas, spleen, splenic flexure of colon, or ribs. If burning sensation &/or blisters, shingles is possible. If recent onset, stitch most likely, but if other organ problems, see pcp for workup. ...Read more
Can there be a mass built up under your left rib cage/upper abdomen from poop? or lack of popping?
Yes!: Yes this is very possible . How constipated are you? Consider talking to your doctor about a laxative such as miralax (polyethylene glycol). You can take 17-34 g a day. Ask your doctor before using to take more than that for 2 weeks. Side effects are diarrhea and possible dehydration. ...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
Lots of stuff there: On the left side are the stomach, spleen, diaphragm (muscle for breathing), ribs, a part of the colon (large intestine), the tail end of the pancreas, etc... Pain can be from the ribs and their cartilage, a swollen spleen, stomach acidity/gastritis/reflux, muscle strains in the abdominal muscles or diaphragm, excess stool or gas in the colon, pancreatitis, a cancerous tumor, etc.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get an Examination d: You should visit your doctor if your pain persists beyond 1-2 weeks. The causes of chest pain are quite varied depending on its location, relationship to breathing and any associated symptoms such as cough or breathing difficulty. You need a detailed examination and if needed your doctor can do x-rays of the chest or lungs to check for any internal lung or hreart conditions causing your pain. ...Read more
See a doctor: But if you can't for some reason see one right away, try swimming "freestyle" to see if it improves what is likely a rib dysfunction or slipped rib syndrome. Read more about it here: http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more
Spleen?: Easily ruptured in car accidents and trauma. ...Read more
Many possibilities: This could be from something irritating the diaphragm from above or below, from the rib or the costochondral attachments, an enlarged and tender intraabdominal organ like the spleen, or could be referred pain from elsewhere. Answering your question accurately would require a full exam. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best advice anyone -: Can give you would be to get seen ; evaluated by your pcp. Getting anxious about it will not help, but make you more anxious. Pain there could be from a number of reasons. Take some nsaids and see the response. But you must see your pcp urgently. Good luck and happy holidays. ...Read more
Spleen: The spleen is in left upper quadrant of the abdomen. Your kidney is also here but is further towards your back or flank area. ...Read more
Rest/time: Can take several weeks. As soon as pain diminishes can start some pt. Stretching may be helpful. Sometimes takes many weeks or months to fully heal. ...Read more
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