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I have a sharp pain in waves in right side below rib cage. What can it be ?

I have a pain under my top rib and hearts when I cough and words when I sleep wakes me up with sharp pain is on the upper right bottom rib please tell me what can it be ?
Asked On : Sat, 9 Apr 2011
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If the pain is in rib and not in the chest then most likely you have had an injury in that area which is causing you the pain.You stop sleeping on that side and get an X-ray done to rule out any serious problem.You can take OTC pain killers till then.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Sat, 9 Apr 2011
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