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Go see your family doctor!  S/he is trained to evaluate the cause of your pain and treat it.  You can probably safely ignore occasional pain but if it persists and affects your sleep, it's time to get checked
I have pain under my left rib cage that radiates down to my left frontal side of my abdomal area... in may left side, rib area and around my back.  It is a very sharp stabbing pain that never goes away...
Pain under the left side of your rib cage extending to your belly button could be above the belt... to difficulty breathing. Peptic ulcer could present w/left upper quadrant pain as you described...
-- sometimes it feels as though it begins in back near kidney area and also along left side and ends right under ribcage... and right now it's lower front left under rib.  BTW, we just had dinner about 1/2 hour ago.  It seems to wax...
pain in the right upper quadrant (under the ribs), even stuff that isn't typically associated w/pain... or ligament being strained? I feel the same pain, its more like the lower part of the rib.  Please...
My advice is to have it checked by a doctor, redbeast, if only for peace of mind. Constantly ruminating over things like this can lead to an anxiety disorder or depression which is not something you would want.  Ian
injury when I found out I was pregnant. Since finding out, I refused to take any pain relieving... of stress overall from dealing with the pain completely naturally for such a long period of time compiled...
colored urine or clay colored stools?  Change in bowel habits?  Bloody urine or painful urination...
Front, back, both? Many of us would love to assist but you don't share enough information for a sound answer to be provided. Are you 20 or 70? Are you healthy or ill? Are you active or sedentary? Was this from your yoga pra
I don't think this is related to an anxiety disorder, though no doubt it is causing you some anxiety. Your family physician should be able to determine the cause and be able to suggest a remedy. Best wishes Ian

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