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What would cause severe pain if pressure is applied just under the lower rib on my right side on my back?

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Dr. Elisabeth Goodall
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Kidney

The area just beneath the back bottom rib and near the spine is called the "costovertebral angle", and if there's an issue with kidney on that side (infection, stone, etc.
) that is where you would feel the pain. If it persists, please get checked by a doctor.

In brief: Kidney

The area just beneath the back bottom rib and near the spine is called the "costovertebral angle", and if there's an issue with kidney on that side (infection, stone, etc.
) that is where you would feel the pain. If it persists, please get checked by a doctor.
Dr. Elisabeth Goodall
Dr. Elisabeth Goodall
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Chest wall pain

Could be as simple as costochondritis verses more complex problems as pleurisy or shingles.

In brief: Chest wall pain

Could be as simple as costochondritis verses more complex problems as pleurisy or shingles.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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