What causes sharp pain under the right side of rib cage?

Gallbladder. The most common cause would be gallstones. Other possibilities would be ulcer pain, reflux, pancreatitis and some types of liver disease. See your physician and get it checked out.

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Sharp pain on right side by rib cage that comes and goes. Also nauseous. What could be the cause of the pain?

Gallbladder? This sounds like pain associated with cholecystitis or gall bladder disease. If pain associated with food intake, especially greasy foods, then it probably is the gall bladder. You should have an evaluation from your primary care doctor. Read more...

I keep having a sharp pain off and on, on the left side of my rib cage what can cause this. I am generally healthy I have an anxiety disorder.?

Maybe; maybe not. Only a thorough evaluation, physical and psychological, can determine this. Get started with the physical part first. See a primary care physician with whom you have, or can build, a ongoing relationship. If physical issues are unlikely, see a mental health professional. Read more...
Get it checked. Your mention of an anxiety disorder suggests you might be wondering if your pain is anxiety related. It COULD be. But, the first order of business is to get it checked out by a physician. Some people with anxieties are hyper attuned to sensations in their bodies, including aches and pains. If your physician doesn't find anything it might be helpful to talk with a psychologist. Good luck! Read more...