Pain in upper left abdomen near rib cage. Xray of ribs and blood work on spleen normal. What else could it be? Ulcer maybe?

Many things. Costochondritis of anterior rib not usually seen on xray. Pain in upper abdomen can because by different organs in region.Pancreatitis, gastritis or ulcer, duodenum with duodenitis or ulcer,colitis , and eophagitis and reflux can cause upper abdominal pain. Endoscopy of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum often reveals the problem .Should be referred to gasroenterologist if symptoms continue.

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Pain under left rib cage that radiates to the upper back. Feels like its internal. What could this be? Xrays on ribs were normal, blood work on spleen

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My girlfriend has pain in abdomen to the right just below rib cage only at night, been checked for ulcer, gallstones, had scan and also colposcopy?

Biliary dyskinesia . Pain in the right upper abdominal quadrant after ruling out gastric ulcer could still be gallbladder related. Biliary dyskinesia could be an example. It is diagnosed by a hida scan with cck. It essentially a poorly functioning gb that is over distended. Hida scan is a dynamic study that show that emptying capability of the gb. Check it out with a surgeon and good luck. Read more...
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Hard to say. How long have you had the pain? Do you have other symptoms, like weight loss, change in bowel or bladder habits, unexplained vaginal bleeding, night sweats, etc.,? Do you have af family history or any risk factors for cancer? The fact that those tests were normal is good but more testing is needed to find out cause if pain continues. Good luck! Read more...

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On right managment. Your doctor is doing right thing, in managing your problem . If you are not an alcoholic, substance abuser, have no hepatitis, and no symptoms, don't worry too much but needs follow up ( let your doctor worry ) , watch your medications have good dietary habits , vitamins, exercise & your physician fallow up. Read more...
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