Be checked. It is likely to be musculoskeletal in nature, but it could also be your gall bladder. If it is not improving you should be evaluated with an ultrasound.
Gallbladder removed 18 months ago. Pain in upper right side under ribs. Pain to touch. Around to back and under breast bone.?
Musculoskeletal . This is very unlikely related to a gall bladder operation from 18 months ago. It is important to know if this pain was present before surgery. Typically pain that is present to the touch is from something in the skin or right below. A rash would suggest shingles as would a history of chicken pox, recent illness, or recent stress. Irritation of the nerve that runs along the rib is possible as wel. Read more...