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What Would Cause Severe Pain If Pressure Is Applied Just Under The Lower Rib On My Right Side On My Back
What would cause severe pain if pressure is applied just under the lower rib on my right side on my back?
Kidney: The area just beneath the back bottom rib and near the spine is called the "costovertebral angle", and if there's an issue with kidney on that side (infection, stone, etc.) that is where you would feel the pain. If it persists, please get checked by a doctor. ...Read more
If I sleep on my left side, I wake up with severe pain where the bottom of the chest plate meets the rib cage. I can't move just apply pressure.?
Attention: any chest pain should be taken seriously and needs to be discussed with a physician as soon as possible as heart issues can manifest in non-classical ways as well.
Having said that, the location of the pain seems to be in the area of costochondral joints where ribs meet the breastbone. There could be some inflammation in these joints. Medications and injections can help. ...Read more
I fell on my chest about a year ago, I still have severe pain. It pops all the time which causes pain, and locks up with tons of pressure. What can itbe?
Dislocated rib: You most likely have a dislocated rib that did not heal correctly. A way to confirm this is if your chest hurts when you push directly on the area of trauma. A chest x-ray will show any obvious dislocation, you can also be seen by a chiropractor or an osteopathic physician for manipulative treatments. ...Read more
Have been severe pain, starting on right side at lower ribs, spreading to the middle of my back. What could be causing this?
While there can be many reasons for your pain; classically gallbladder pain starts in the upper right abdomen, below the ribs, and can spread to the back.
See your physician, and he/she can order an ultrasound to check for this possibility. ...Read more
I am having pain in my lower and upper right side (up under my ribs) + severe pain in my right shoulder blade. What should I do?
See your dr: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, gall stones or other problems. See a doctor for testing. ...Read more
Can bilateral severe nueral foraminal stenosis at T 9-10 cause severe pain in the lower t spine by ribs?
Yes: The pain of that disorder usually rafiates across the lower ribs toward the belly button. ...Read more
How do I treat rib and back pain I have two left side ribs causing me not to be able stand erect, lift anything on the right side, and severe pain in lower back, left side at l 2 and 3 vert. I can't sit and type almost in tears it hurts so bad.
This: This degree of pain is unusual for pure musculoskeletal problems to the "ribs" of to the thoracic area. You are not giving much information but I would want to make sure you don't have another problem internally that coulb be causing problems. You need a comprehensive evaluation of your condition with a good review of systems. ...Read more
Severe pain lower back right side just above hip below ribs. (deep under muscle) no fever can't stand up straight. Most likely kidney or spine/nerve?
Severe pain located left back at last rib. Can not touch or rub. Also hurts same side lower abdomen last rib. Have not fallen either.?
Hard to tell: Pain can be caused by many things. Back pain on the side could be liver or spleen depending on the side. It can be a spine issue-thoracic if along the rib. Kidney pain from infection or stone can cause back/flank pain. See your doctor they can do an exam and order tests to help reduce the possible causes of your pain which helps make the diagnosis. ...Read more
Having severe pain below right side rib cage and lower back tail bone pain, both leg socket joint pain, can't able walk now, did all type of scan mri, ct?
Inflammatory?: You need to know if is inflammatory and a sedimentary rate, RA factor, and nuclear scan can rule this out. If not inflammatory, the pain pattern suggests sacroiliac joint (sij) dysfunction, which cannot be seen on ct and MRI scans nor any other imaging study, as reported in the medical literature. Diagnosis of sij disorder is done by means of a fluroscopic guided diagnostic block of the sij. ...Read more
Severe pain near left shoulder blade. Difficult to breathe or move any of left side. Pushing on chest causes pain too?
Need to be seen: You have symptoms that need to be evaluated ...Read more
What would be the cause of pain when pressure is applied to the lower and upper back, the ribs, the sternum and neck?
Hard to say: Sometimes problems with your skin/herpes can cause pain. Other causes like muscular, ribs, can be painful to touch. If pain is around the sternum and radiates to the back costochondritis would be a concern. If this pain is only reproduced by pressure it is more likely musculoskeletal. However with all chest pressures its best addressed in person. See your doctor. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Chest pain with deep breaths can be due to a number of causes, including costochondritis (a rib/cartilage pain, a rib fracture, muscular strain, a pneumothorax (partially collapsed lung), any number of lung diseases, and even heart disease. Although costochondritis is common, be sure to see your doctor to rule out other more serious causes, or the er if severe pain or short of breath. ...Read more
I am a 38 year old female having severe pain in my right side, underneath my right breast. It continues on to my back. It feels like I have pressure?
I have severe pain under my left ribs after eating. I feel bloated. The pain radiates to my back and right side. My stomach makes all kinds of noises.?
Severe pain in back almost into my side radiating to the front. Right side...pain is right about where the rib cage begins. Especially when sitting?
Injured lower back?: That would be the most likely cause with what limited history you have given. The nerves to that area originate in the lower back ...Read more
30/m with severe pain in back behind ribs. Lasting for 3 months and getting worse. Progressive pain in groin. No bulge. Appointment in 2 wks. Causes?
Kidney or spine: Kidney problems like stones cause back and/or flank pain which radiates toward the groin. Do you have any urinary symptoms? Spinal pain does not usually radiate to the groin. If the pain becomes severe, you can always go to the emergency room for a quicker evaluation. Otherwise your physician will order the appropriate tests for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Have extreme pain only when I put pressure under my rib cage on both sides in my lower back. It's a very small area on both sides?
Low back: Tenderness of the low back could come from lumbar muscles, vertebra, or kidney/ureteral origin. If your symptoms persist or worsen see your physician for evaluation and he/she will order the appropriate tests and, if necessary, refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
I am having severe pain under my ribs on the right side front and back. I have been on steroids for 13 years should I get this checked?
Do I have appendicitis. Woke up to severe pain on saturday and am still having pain in my lower right abdonen and up my side below my ribs!
It is. Pssible: Have it checked before the weekend.Get a more detailed answer ›
Severe pain in left side of my ribs into my back. Suffer with ibs tablet not helping. Spasmol. Pain getting worse?
Maybe not Gut: Could be ur ribs or rather the small joint spaces in between the ribs called costochondritis which is better treated with ibuprofen or NSAIDS in general. Key is it if it hurts when u press on area or take deep breaths. With IBS, constipation can be an issue, and if that is in ur case, then working on ur Bowel movements is key with fiber, hydration, stool softeners or laxatives. ...Read more
I am 6 weeks. I am having severe pain in my lower left ribs. It hurts to cough or sneeze or breathe deep and when I sleep on that side. What is this?
My left rib: pain & severe pressure, sticks out further than right. What feels like airpocket pops up in left side&back. Hard to breathe/swallow.
Usually needs 911: Such symptoms could be a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) due to an air leak from the inside of the lung through the covering of the lung, out into the space between the lung and the ribs. With trouble breathing, one usually needs to call 911. To treat it, the doctor sometimes inserts a catheter or chest tube between 2 ribs and sucks the leaked air out. The lung then can re-inflate to full size. ...Read more
My dr said I have shingles with the blisters on the inside. Pain just behind the rib cage, front to back on the right side. Severe pain. Medication?
Shingles: Suggests recurrence of latent "chicken pox" virus. Usually antiviral medications are used acutely as well as Prednisone to help prevent the possibility of post herpetic nerve pain which can be debilitating and life lasting. Also nerve pain medications such as gabapentin, pregabilin, or Amitriptyline can be helpful. ...Read more
What can cause severe pain under my right rib and super severe pain in back kidney area especially at night and morning. Lite green pee also.
UTI vs porphyria: "light green pee" is an unusual symptom. The most common cause of fever and flank pain is a urinary tract injection (UTI) or kidney stone. If this has been ruled out by a urinalysis, one of the uncommon causes of abdominal or flank pain, esp with changes in urine color, is porphyia, which is a genetic problem with hemaglobin metabolism. Porphyria can have many bizarre symptoms and many types. ...Read more
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