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How can I treat this sharp pain under my right rib cage?

How can I treat this sharp pain under my right rib cage?

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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I have extreme pain under my right rib cage and it hurts to touch it. What is it ?

I have extreme pain under my right rib cage and it hurts to touch it. What is it ?

Depends: Pain that is reproducible is usually musculoskeletal in origin. There is a condition called costochondritis which is related to inflammation. Pain under the right ribcage can also be caused by gallbladder conditions, depending if it is actually abdominal pain. However, nothing substitutes a good history and physical exam with a physician , so please seek advice to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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I have experienced excruciating pain under my right rib cage multiple times over the past 10 yrs. All tests seem fine?! but i suffer what is it?

I have experienced excruciating pain under my right rib cage multiple times over the past 10 yrs. All tests seem fine?! but i suffer what is it?

Tsietse's syndorme?: One cause of pain of this nature is acute costochondritis, an inflammatory condition caused by several factors, including trauma, viruses, even tumors and infections that are chronic. Patients with arthritic illnesses are at greater risk. Treatment is rest and nsaids like aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, etc. ...Read more

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I have severe pain under my right rib cage. When i get the pain it travels to my upper back.?

I have severe pain under my right rib cage. When i get the pain it travels to my upper back.?

Gall bladder?: It could be your gall bladder (or several other things). As with any severe pain, you should get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I keep having sharp pain under my right rib cage and pain in the lower right side of my back. What could this be?

See your GP: There are a variety of reasons that you could have like cardio, GI, anxiety, myalgia, etc. Regardless of the cause, it is important to visit your GP for consultation, tests, treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain under my right rib cage .Its not a strong pain but its constantly there. And now I have diarrhia. What to do?

I have a constant pain under my right rib cage .Its not a strong pain but its constantly there. And now I have diarrhia. What to do?

Rib pain: Don't know if the 2 are connected or not but for the ribcage pain, if it hurts to push on it or tender when u turn or twist it's likely an irritation/inflammation in the rib cage. U can take Ibuprofen and place ice packs to help too. If it hurts when u take a deep breath may be a lung irritation, which occurs after a lung infection. ...Read more

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I have been having this terrible pain under my right rib cage, but the attacks only happen at night and i can't breath in, pick up anything, or stand ?

Chest Pain: Sharp chest pain on the right side can be due to a multiplicity of causes. Pleuritic chest pain can present that way, and the positional changes we experience at night might aggravate it. I would definitely consultant with your physician to identify the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Gallbladder?: While this is fairly nonspecific, pain in this location could be from gallstones or an inflamed gallbladder. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if its bad enough. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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When i woke up this morning i had a sharp pain under my right rib cage and at the top of my right shoulder. Idea?

Pleurisy: Pain referred to the shoulder could originate from the diaphragm. See your doctor & get an chest xray. Need to consider pneumonia & also clots in the lung (pulmonary emboli). ...Read more