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 out. Good luck!
Any injury? Repetitive motion(s)? Any new drugs? Fevers, sweats or chills? Unexplained weight loss? How much alcohol do you consume? Any jaundice (yellowish tinge to skin)? How about cola colored urine or clay colored
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...
As this seems to have started before you began taking the Zoloft, it is likely to be stress triggered by switching from one antidepressant to another. However, it could be something else entirely. Without knowing your medical
I have pain under my left ribcage 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...
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.
Rib Pain: Can Chiropractic Help? by
Dr. Eben Davis
above. It can also be very difficult to sleep, as it is hard to sleep on your side.
The best thing to do if you think you have a rib... a good chiropractor can help you with also...even rib pain. I see 5-6 new cases of rib pain per month...
Rib Pain: Can Chiropractic Help?by
Dr. Eben Davis
. But there are lots of other conditions a good chiropractor can help you with also...even rib pain. I see 5-6 new cases of rib pain per month at my San Francisco Chiropractic Center.
So...How do know if you have a rib...