Pain centered under the ribs, may manifest itself in several ways. It may be sharp and stabbing or just pain unbearable. This can be particularly worrisome as there are several major organs that lie within the region,.portions of the colon, part of the liver, the left kidney,the pancreas
, the spleen
. and the stomach,
Ultimately, pain in this area can have many causes such as a stomach and bowel disturbances, ulcers, acid reflux
and IBS, broken ribs
, an inflammation and infection and spleen irritation etc,
Some causes are easily treatable.Mild inflammation can be addressed with pain relievers or anti- inflammatory drugs,and transisnt bowel issues may be treated with digestive aids. However other causes, such as pancreatitis
, broken ribs, collapsed lungs are very serious and requires immediate attention.
It is always best to consult your Doctor to get on accurate diagnosis and treatment plan ,especially, if the pain is severe.