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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 organ is on right hand side under rib cage?

What organ is on right hand side under rib cage?

Many: Liver is the bigger one. Others include gallbladder, duodenum, colon, even lower portion of lung at times. ...Read more

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Having problems on the left side under rib cage. Hurts when i breathe and when i lean forward. Pains have been going in and out?

Having problems on the left side under rib cage. Hurts when i breathe and when i lean forward. Pains have been going in and out?

Not typical: Not typicalof angina. Your young for that. But plueritic chest pain can be from an infection or other serious issues. See your dr for full workup. ...Read more

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Have had stomach pain for past 2 weeks that feels like flutters on the left side under rib cage along with chest pain and back pain. What could it be?

Have had stomach pain for past 2 weeks that feels like flutters on the left side under rib cage along with chest pain and back pain. What could it be?

More than 1 problem: The stomach pain is most likely caused by stomach pain. But the flutters are due to irregularities in your heart rhythm - most often in your age group: premature atrial beats (or contractions). You can feel better by avoiding caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, and getting plenty of sleep and trying stress reduction techniques (like yoga or TM). IF that fails, there are meds that can help. ...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.?

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 do you recommend if I have a lump on my left side under rib cage, why?

What do you recommend if I have a lump on my left side under rib cage, why?

See your physician.: See your family doctor or internist, so that he/she can assess the "lump", and order any potential diagnostic studies to determine what it may be. It can be anything from an inflammed muscle, to some type of a mass. ...Read more

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Stabbing\pinching pain left side under rib cage. what can it be?

Stabbing\pinching pain left side under rib cage. what can it be?

Pain under rib cage : on the left side it is possibly related to a muscle problem, or a previous fractured rib. Or to an enlarged spleen or stomach related. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain that has went from my right side to my left side, under rib cage. I recently had to lift a pt in and out of bed. Siatica?

I have a burning pain that has went from my right side to my left side, under rib cage.  I recently had to lift a pt in and out of bed.  Siatica?

Muscle strain: Sounds like a muscle strain. Lifting patients alone in and out of bed can be difficult and can cause injury to you if you are not lifting correctly or lifting too heavy a weight . Seek evaluation from your medical provider. You can also try taking ibuprofen to see if the pain resolves or changed. Sciatica is pain that runs down the legs caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve . ...Read more

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Lower left side under rib cage discomfort radiating to back with bloating & gas, recently started exercising & lost 23 lbs what could this be?

Lower left side under rib cage discomfort radiating to back with bloating & gas, recently started exercising & lost 23 lbs what could this be?

Left fib cage pain: The left lower rib cage area contains stomach. Sleep and lungs. The bloating and gas suggests gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. Inflammation of pancreas is a possiblity. Does not appear to be pleurisy or pneumonia. Advise evaluation by a physician for physical exam and further work up. ...Read more

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