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Having sharp stabbing pains on my right side under my ribcage. When these attacks come on its hard for me to breathe. Could it me my gallbladder?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: RUQ discomfort

Your pain may originate on either side of the diaphragm to produce your symptoms.
Cough (dry or productive, with blood?), pleurisy, fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Do the symptoms "refer"elsewhere (to back, shoulders, chest, neck, jaw, arms)? Recent trauma, herniations? What is your age, gender, do you smoke, have heart/lung issues, stones?

In brief: RUQ discomfort

Your pain may originate on either side of the diaphragm to produce your symptoms.
Cough (dry or productive, with blood?), pleurisy, fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Do the symptoms "refer"elsewhere (to back, shoulders, chest, neck, jaw, arms)? Recent trauma, herniations? What is your age, gender, do you smoke, have heart/lung issues, stones?
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes among others

Would depend on when the attacks come, how long they last, etc.
Pulmonary issues (lungs) can also be considered. Get it checked. An ultrasound, chest xray and liver testing would be a good start.

In brief: Yes among others

Would depend on when the attacks come, how long they last, etc.
Pulmonary issues (lungs) can also be considered. Get it checked. An ultrasound, chest xray and liver testing would be a good start.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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