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Dr. Gopal Goel

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Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I am getting little pain from 1 week onwards at right side behind the ribcage I am thinking most probably in liver area May i know what the pain is that???
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel 43 minutes later
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Hi I am Dr Gopal Goel , Orthopedic Surgeon.
Pain Right side behind the ribcage could be due to multiple reasons,, If it is in the lower part then liver pathology is a possibility, Else it could be a lung infection , pleura thickening it in middle part or upper part.
To be of more helpful I need few more details as to location ,fever type of pain etc, Also if any investigation has been done.
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Follow up: Dr. Gopal Goel 1 hour later
No Sir Lungs not but the pain is in liver position..
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel 33 minutes later
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If the pain is in liver position( Lower 1/3 anteriorly right side) then it could be due to liver disease . I suggest you get Ultrasound abdomen and Liver function tests.
Behind ribs pain does occur in rib pathology but one X ray chest is always advisable.
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