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What causes pain in the left side under ribs?

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What would pain be in the left side under ribs
Posted Fri, 28 Mar 2014 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 7 minutes later
Brief Answer: rib inflammation/gastritis Detailed Answer: Hello, It could be due to rib inflammation, also called as costochondritis. Or, it could be due to acute gastritis. Gastritis is more common cause than costochondritis. Rarely, other causes like a inflamed pleura or heart problem can be considered. Regards,
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