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What Would Cause Left Side Bottom Part Of Rib Cage Push Out About An Inch Alomg With Pain
I'm having severe, localized pain in my back on the left side, about where my rib cage ends. Any ideas what could cause it?
Left back pain: The differential diagnosis for your condition is huge. It could be a pain from kidney stone to localized muscular pain to a referred pain from underlying condition. I would recommend you to be seen by a doctor and get examined and probably obtain labs. If the pain is severe, you should visit a emergency room ...Read more
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
3-4 times a day I have sharp stabbing pain for few seconds close to end of rib cage about 2-3 inches from center on left side.what could it be?
Plan: Your description as very good. But we still can not make a diagnosis on line because you need clinical evaluation and definitely some tests. Please, go to your doctor. ...Read more
Spleen & stomach: Lower edge of spleen and upper edge of stomach are in this area. ...Read more
36yr male, found a lump below rib cage on my back, left side about 3-4 inches from my spine and closer to my side. No pain and under skin. What is it?
Lump: Hard to tell exactly what it is without seeing or feeling it, but if it is well circumscribed, mobile, chances are it is a sebacious cyst - a cyst originated from an oil gland whose oil could not evacuate and built inside to form a cyst. It's benign but above certain pressure it may pop open and get infected. ...Read more
I have a 24/7 bad chest pain directly where my heart is; left side of my sternum about six inches above my rib cage, what r the possibilities, I am 22?
Hi my Girlfriends left bottom part of her rib cage is swollen and she complains of pain. she has gal bladder problems i think she might have gal stones could this be the cause? And what Medication can we use temporarily for gal stones
Pain on the left rib: region is likely not related to the gall bladder b/c the gall bladder is located underneath the lower Rt. rib cage. Gall stones are very common and inflammation of the gall bladder can be aggravated by eating fatty foods. Avoiding fatty foods helps to reduce the frequency of gall bladder attacks. However, if the pain is on her left side, it is not likely gall bladder. If it persists, see doc. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have a lump directly below my rib cage on my back, left side. Feels like a lump on a muscle but there’s not one the other side. It’s about half an inch- an inch long. Just feels a tiny bit sore, all my back muscles ache at top too. ?
Lump on back: Could be lipoma ( benign) , or a ganglion cyst though that is a rare area. But would follow up w/ dermatologist or surgeon as may need biopsy to make sure it is not something else. Muscle may ache from pressure of lesion but may be another entity as well, like strain, cervical spine issues, even sore throats , Be up to date on mammograms. f/u/ w /dermatology ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump on my left rib cage about 2-3 inches under my breast, it hurts sometimes and have found a few more on both sides. Bean sized and smaller?
Subcutaneous nodules: Please seek medical attention and have them checked out by a doctor. Could be a minor issue like lipomas, cysts, fibromas or more serious lesions like infection, systemic conditions like arthritis condition, neurofibromas and metastases( very unlikely given your age) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spleen : Maybe spleen go see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Consider being seen: There are a number of possibilities and if it does not improve, you should consider being seen. Among the structures on the left side in that area are the lung, ribs, stomach and pancreas, all of which could potentially cause pain. Costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib-cartilage junction is among the more common causes and is quite benign, but you could also have a pneumonia. ...Read more
Let me explain: Two main reasons for pain in that area. 1-urinary tract system. 2- muscular-skeletal system. There are many other reasons but those the most common ones. ...Read more
Pleuritic Chest Pain: Inflammation :of Lung and covering of Lungs called Pleura occurs mainly due to Viral infection any chest wall movement like Taking deep Breath/ Coughing/laughing can cause pain in certain part of chest. Infection: Bronchitis causing muscle pull from repeated coughing lead to localized chest pain Trauma: Fall or injury to can cause pain while pressing or coughing to a localized area ...Read more
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