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Dr. Richard Perlman
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What organ is under your left lower rib cage on your left side close to your back?

What organ is under your left lower rib cage on your left side close to your back?

Kidney?: The organ you describe is probably a kidney, but you can experience pain in that area coming from a number of different organs, including liver, stomach, muscles and even the heart. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Tomasello
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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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Dr. Daniel Royal
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What organ is under the bottom edge of the rib cage on the left side of the body? Pain from a knot under the bottom edge of the rib cage on the left side of my body. Once the knot goes away so does the pain. Getting worse. I am also a chronic pain patient

What organ is under the bottom edge of the rib cage on the left side of the body? Pain from a knot under the bottom edge of the rib cage on the left side of my body. Once the knot goes away so does the pain. Getting worse. I am also a chronic pain patient

Consider Colon Spasm: Organs associated with left side of body beneath anterior rib cage are colon and spleen. A "knot" could be somatic (muscle) dysfunction related to visceral (organ) disturbance. If persistent, get abdominal x-ray, us, and/or ct scan. If intermittent, consider colon pain due to gas or spasm. In this case, use high dose of good quality acidophilus, along with bulk laxative (psyllim). Take separately. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Which organ causes pain below left rib cage?

Pain: There are just two organs there unless you have a transposition or your organs are out of place. That would be the spleen and your intestines. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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I'm hurting in the upper left below rib cage.. I'm had a eus and a enscope what could this be what organ is there?

I'm hurting in the upper left  below rib cage.. I'm had a eus and a enscope  what could this be what organ is there?

There are a few...: The stomach, colon, and spleen are probably the 3 closest organs to the area you are describing. The liver has a left lobe near here. The tail of the pancreas is near this region, as well. Lastly, the small intestine can be found pretty close to this area, as well. Since you had an eus (endoscopic ultrasound), you must have seen a GI specialist-ask him/her what they believe is causing your pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
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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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Dr. Philip Chao
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What organ is on the left side about five inches below the breast at the edge of the rib cage?

What organ is on the left side about five inches below the breast at the edge of the rib cage?

There are a few...: The stomach, colon, and spleen are probably the 3 closest organs to the area you are describing. The liver has a left lobe near here. Lastly, the small intestine can be found pretty close to this area, as well. ...Read more

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