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Intermittent intense pain under rib cage, prominent on breathing, walking. What can be done?

i am having terrible pain on the right side under my rib cage, also on the lower part of my right side it hurts when i breath and hurts when i walk, i cant lay on my left side, i have been to the hospital numerous times they take me right in thinking it is appendiscistis but always turns out it isnt. THE PAIN HAS LASTED UP TO 14 HOURS LEAVES but always comes back,what should i do?
Asked On : Tue, 24 Jul 2012
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There are many causes of pain on the rt side under the rib cage and rt side of abdomen. It could be related to liver, kidneys, appendix, intestines and even lungs , pleural cavity and spine.You should consult your doctor so that he can order all relevant tests like LFT, KFT, USG W/A, Chest Xray and if required CT Scan of spine so that a diagnosis can be arrived at.You may even consult a gastroenterologist.
Answered: Wed, 29 Aug 2012
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