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Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Hard to say

There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen.
Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the gall bladder or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question.

In brief: Hard to say

There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen.
Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the gall bladder or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question.
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