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What is located under the left rib cage and above the hip? There is a constant throbbing pain and it will swell up then go back down.

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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In brief: Lots

Included in the area u stated there the spleen splenic flexure of the colon and the entire descending colon.
There is also small bowel in the next layer and then kidneys tho they r extra peritoneal.U need 2 b evaluated and get a definative DX from ur pcp or internist. There r a number of problems that effect each of these organs. Get in 2 c waht it could b, .

In brief: Lots

Included in the area u stated there the spleen splenic flexure of the colon and the entire descending colon.
There is also small bowel in the next layer and then kidneys tho they r extra peritoneal.U need 2 b evaluated and get a definative DX from ur pcp or internist. There r a number of problems that effect each of these organs. Get in 2 c waht it could b, .
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