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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

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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.?

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.?

Needs workup: 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

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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?

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

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Have been severe pain, starting on right side at lower ribs, spreading to the middle of my back. What could be causing this?

Have been severe pain, starting on right side at lower ribs, spreading to the middle of my back. What could be causing this?

Gallbladder: 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

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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?

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

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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

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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 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?

Let me explain: This location low for kidney problem beside if you have kidney problems you will have other symptoms.
Also nerve injury usually follow certain pattern, if I have to educated guess most muscles inflammations. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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

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What can cause severe pain in left side up and under my ribs?

What can cause severe pain in left side up and under my ribs?

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

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What can I do about severe pain in the right side of my back underneath my ribs?

Get it checked: It may be from the muscles, kidney stones or infection may also give you urinary symptoms, some times gall blader disease includind stone may cause pain in back under the ribs. ...Read more

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Pain to the sides of my middle back when I lay flat on my back or lay on my side. Sometimes feel the pain radiate into my ribs. Severe pain after slee?

Spinal compression: Sounds like you may have compression on your thoracic vertebrae, for which you need to see your primary doctor and get some imaging studies done. The good news here is that in most such cases physical therapy would be of great relief. Good luck☺️ ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

Stomach problems: This may suggest stomach problem like gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. Pancreatitis is another possibility if excessive alcohol intake. You need to see your primary physician and undergo exam and testing to find the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Severe pain in left side of my ribs into my back. Suffer with ibs tablet not helping. Spasmol. Pain getting worse?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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.

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