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What are the causes of severe sharp pain on the right side under rib cage?

What are the causes of severe sharp pain on the right side under rib cage?

Unknown: It cld be due to your heart lungs stomach gb liver etc. See your doctor for a complete hx and physical exam. ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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What causes the muscles are under the left rib cage to hurt?

What causes the muscles are under the left rib cage to hurt?

Many possible causes: Muscle strains, pneumonia in the l lower lobe, spleen inflammation, constipation, gas cramps in the colon, etc. See you doc for furhter evaluation. ...Read more

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What organs are on the right side under the rib cage?

What organs are on the right side under the rib cage?

Liver: There are several including the liver, gallbladder, the lower portion of the right lobe of your lung, and the upper right portion of your small and large intestine. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What are the organs under ribs on right side?

What are the organs under ribs on right side?

Lung: Directly under the ribs on the right side is the lung. A portion of the thymus gland protrudes to the right and the liver is directly under the right side ribs. A rare condition in which the internal organs are reversed places the heart under the right side. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of pain in rib cage under right breast?

Check gallbladder: Right upper quadrant pain may be due to gallstones or dysfunctional gallbladder. Labwork and ultrasound may assist in the diagnosis. Sharp , stabbing pain under the breast that radiates from front to back may indicate intercostal neuralgia. Check with your family physician. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of right side pain under the ribs?

Right Upper abd pain: Causes of right upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: bile duct inflammation; gallstones; gallbladder cancer; gastritis; hepatitis; kidney infection, stone or cancer; hiatal hernia; peptic ulcer; pericarditis; liver hemangioma, abscess or cancer; fecal impaction; bowel obstruction & injury. It is best to have chronic abd pain evaluated. Severe abdominal pain = medical emergency. ...Read more

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Hard lump under left side of collarbone and slightly to the left of sternum clavicular bone = what are possible causes of this? Thank you.

Hard lump under left side of collarbone and slightly to the left of sternum clavicular bone = what are possible causes of this?  Thank you.

If movable could B..: ...a lymph node. If firm & hard & not movable @ all U should have it examined & x-rayed, UrPCP Iis a good place 2 start, & if needed U can B referred 2 an ortho. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

Gallbladder: The most common cause would be gallstones. Other possibilities would be ulcer pain, reflux, pancreatitis and some types of liver disease. See your physician and get it checked out. ...Read more

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What causes a burning feeling under the right rib cage?

What causes a burning feeling under the right rib cage?

Many things: can cause discomfort. Need a complete medical history and exam. Pain could be from muscle irritation, nerve irritation, shingles, gallstones, gastritis, stomach ulcer, kindney infection, kidney stone, urine infection, constipation, etc, etc. ...Read more

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Stomach pain 2 inches below right rib cage and 2 inches to the right of my belly button. I also have bloating and gas. There are two hard lumps underneath the skin which are painful.

Gallbladder or ulcer: Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease) especially if you are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids like Motrin or ibuprofen). You should contact your pcp to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. If you have fever/severe pain, go to er. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the right side under the rib cage ?

What causes pain on the right side under the rib cage ?

Multiple things: Possibilities include muscle pain, gallbladder problems, liver problems, stomach problems. Sometimes lung problems could also cause that. ...Read more

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What causes pain under right rib cage in back? The pain is including the ribs.

Long list: Any change in whites of eyes? Dark urine? Can be hepatitis, rib issue, pleurisy.. See a doctor if this is not very short term or getting worse. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an abdominal tumor under rib ?

What are the symptoms of an abdominal tumor under rib ?

Tumor Sxs: Symptoms (Sxs) of an abdominal tumor are usually absent unless the tumor grows greatly in size. An abdominal tumor in the upper abdomen and deep to a rib would be unusual unless the patient had bulky disease (for example due to a primary liver tumor) . A key issue here is the physical exam and if any question then imaging (radiology) studies to rule out the presence of a tumor. ...Read more

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What is the feeling of a flutter under the left rib cage, or side of the stomach?

What is the feeling of a flutter under the left rib cage, or side of the stomach?

Muscle: This may be just a mild spasm or fasciculation of the muscles in that area. Try ice, nsaids, and stretching. See a physician if you have significant associated pain or associated GI problems. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more