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What causes pain and numbness under the right rib cage?

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Dr. Hari Charan Perigela

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Posted on Mon, 12 Sep 2016 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: I am having numbing and pain issues under my right rib cage, also it seems to have a cool sensation and feels like liquid is seeping out, what should be aware of? also have increased gas
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Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 16 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It could be due to Gastritis.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
As per your description, it looks like Gastritis.I prescribe Proton pump inhibitor like Rabeprazole along with Levosulpiride to my patientswith similar complaints.
Liver is the organ that is present just beneath the right rib cage.Ultrasound abdomen will give a clue of Liver lesion.
Please consult your doctor, get examined clinically and get appropriate prescription.
Take small,frequent feeds.
Avoid spicy foods.
Nothing to worry. It will come down.
Hope I answered your query.If you have any questions, I will clarify further.
Wish you good health.
Regards
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