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Doctor insights on: Organs Under The Left Ribcage

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What can be the cause of pain under your left rib cage?

What can be the cause of pain under your left rib cage?

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

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What cuases sharp pain under your left rib cage..Its been hurting since morning and still hurts?

What cuases sharp pain under your left rib cage..Its been hurting since morning and still hurts?

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

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Can there be a mass built up under your left rib cage/upper abdomen from poop? or lack of popping?

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

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Spasm under left rib cage?

Spasm under left rib cage?

Yes: That can happen. The diaphragm is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. The muscle can spasm and cause pain that is sometimes hard to diagnose. Breathing and stretching exercises can help. ...Read more

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Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

Pain left upper side next to rib cage?

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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Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

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 more

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Please help! pain in the rib cage left side?

See a doctor: And read this, it may help you understand of what i think the cause of your pain may be http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html. ...Read more

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What is under someones left bottom rib cage?

What is under someones left bottom rib cage?

Spleen, tail of pan-: Creas, kidney, colon are the main organs. See your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms there. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain in left side rib cage?

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

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What to do if left rib cage is hurting a lot?

What to do if left rib cage is hurting a lot?

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

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What is under my rib cage on the left when i sit?

What is under my rib cage on the left when i sit?

Multiple things: A portion of the lung, the pancreas, the small and large bowel are all located deep to the ribs on the left side. If you are having trouble, consider being seen. ...Read more

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Pain at the left side under my rib cage what is this?

Pain at the left side under my rib cage what is this?

You need to see: your doctor to determine the cause. They will do a detailed history physical exam ans possibly order some tests. ...Read more

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What would cause pain under anterior left rib cage area?

What would cause pain under anterior left rib cage area?

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 more

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How do you treat pain in upper left rib cage please help?

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

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What organ is on the outer edge of left side of rib cage?

What organ is on the outer edge of left side of rib cage?

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

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How to reduce pinching under the rib cage on my left side?

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