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Sharp pain right side mid to lower rib and upper abdominall pain worst when bending or twisting what could cause this pain?

Musculosketetal pain: Pain which increase on change of position is usually coming from muscles and bones, try Ibuprofen for a 2-3 days and see your internist. ...Read more

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Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Why do I have a sharp pain under my right rib cage near the bottom when I breathe? I woke up one night and felt this pain when I would breathe

Gallbladder?: While this is fairly nonspecific, pain in this location could be from gallstones or an inflamed gallbladder. Best to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation if its bad enough. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the lower left side of my ribs, why?

I have a sharp pain on the lower left side of my ribs, why?

Front or back?: If the sharp rib pain is more towards your back, consider kidney infection. Check your urine color and smell. If the pain is more side ot front lower ribs, it may be intercostal neuralgia, an inflammation of the nerve of each rib. This pain is sharp, and may radiate from back to front. If the pain is at the very lowest rib, it may be "slipped rib syndrome" where the twelfth rib catches ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under my lower left rib cage. It hurts when i breathe, walk, move, or touch it. ?

I have sharp pain under my lower left rib cage. It hurts when i breathe, walk, move, or touch it. ?

Rib cage pain: Carefully have your spleen assessed as well as your costochondral junction. An enlarged spleen can be seen in the setting of mono or other blood dyscrasias. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left chest and lower rib cage.. I workouted out my upper body too?

I have a sharp pain in my left chest and lower rib cage.. I workouted out my upper body too?

Muscle Sprian: This is probably a muscle strain or sprain. I would suggest rest and a NSAID to relive the discomfort. You might want to tone down the next workout to that area. ...Read more

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I have been eating toothpicks for a few months. My stool is black and I have a sharp pain in my lower rib which goes after i take milk. Is this worryi?

Pica: Pica is eating non-food items. Commonly this includes ice, soil, clay, chalk, etc. However, sharp objects are dangerous in that they can poke a painful hole in intestinal lining & cause bleeding which can present as black stool. Best to go see your family doc immediately for evaluation. Go to hospital er if feeling lightheaded, faint, dizzy, about to pass out, etc or if abdominal pain increasing. ...Read more

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I am experiencing normal UTI symptoms but recently my lower left back has a sharp pain as well as a sharp pain under my left rib. What could this be?

I am experiencing normal UTI symptoms but recently my lower left back has a sharp pain as well as a sharp pain under my left rib. What could this be?

Kidney infection: Kidney infection or kidney stone could be present if there if one sided back pain. Also, fever and nausea would suggest infection. If the urine is cloudy, it would likely be infection. If there is blood in the urine, a kidney stone is possible. ...Read more

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