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What makes my left side hurt under my rib cage it hurt off an on for 3 years it hurts?

What makes my left side hurt  under my rib cage  it hurt off an on for 3 years it hurts?

Rib pain: Since it is chronic most are due to postural or structural issues. They could stem from scoliosis, posture, referred structural pain etc. ...Read more

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What body organ is on left side under rib cage?

What body organ is on left side under rib cage?

See below: Spleen, stomach , bowel, pancreas , rib are a few organs of concern . A thorough history and physical examination of your condition by a medical physician would be helpful good luck thank you. ...Read more

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What would cause pain in the left side under rib cage. It is consistently coming every 5 or so minutes and lasting 10-15 seconds.?

GI spasms?: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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What could a swelling on a person's left side under the rib cage be?

What could a swelling on a person's left side under the rib cage be?

Many things there: Spleen, stomach, splenic flexure of the colon. Only way 2 b sure is 2 c ur pcp or an upper GI specialist. ...Read more

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I have pain on the left side under the rib cage mid torso where the rib curves, when i exercise and breath its like a sharp pain what is causing this?

I have pain on the left side under the rib cage mid torso where the rib curves, when i exercise and breath its like a sharp pain what is causing this?

Needs to be checked: The chest pain on left side the type you describe at your age is usually caused by inflammation in your ribs and joints of the chest wall .especially when you move the ribs on exercising and breathing.But it can also be caused by Heart problem like Angina or MI.Especially in Diabetics even at age of 23 . I suggest you get yourself checked by your Doctor asap or go to ER and get checked . ...Read more

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What could be the reason for a sharp pain on the left side under the rib cage and radiates torward left leg and lower back?

What could be the reason for a sharp pain on the left side under the rib cage and radiates torward left leg and lower back?

A herniated disk: In the lumbar spine can give you this kind of pain by pressing on the nerves that go to your side and to your leg. Best thing for you to do is see a pain physician for a history, physical exam, imaging and a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left side under the rib cage that is stabbing at times and is achy. I've had it for about 2 days now should I be worried?

I have pain on my left side under the rib cage that is stabbing at times and is achy. I've had it for about 2 days now should I be worried?

Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the abdomen? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same.Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? Change in bowel movements? Nause? If so, see a surgeon. Need a bit more info. ...Read more