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Severe stomach pain in rib cage, light headed, dizziness. Due to gall bladder?

i have sever stomach pain. the pain is right where my rib cage comes together its like someone is stabbing me with a knife and going right upwards. i am feeling light headed and dizzy i am extremely weak. i can t stand up straight. iv been looking on the internet and everything is pointing to my gallbladder . can you please help.
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Your description is not clear - is it on the right side under the ribs? or 'right under' the rib?...
Most pains abdomen start in the middle line and shift subsequently
Under the rib cage and right side . going back to shoulder or shoulder blade - may be gall bladder
If it is in the pit of stomach - 'rib cage comes together' and going up, it can be from heart also. Unless the pain is very severe, there should not be light headedness or dizziness.
There is no mention of your age or gender
You should SEE A DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. You need an ECG to check the heart. You need blood tests - for heart, stomach, liver and so on. Delay could be dangerous.

Take care
Good luck
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