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colored urine or clay colored stools?  Change in bowel habits?  Bloody urine or painful urination?   You're describing the right upper quadrant which is typically where the liver & gallladder are housed...
pain in the right upper quadrant (under the ribs), even stuff that isn't typically associated w/pain... could actually irritate the liver capsule (causing right upper quadrant pain) and is then known as Fitz-Hugh...
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
on.  Musculoskeletal trauma could certainly explain stabbing pain w/movement of your right arm.  Rib fracture, costochondritis and/or bruised/strained intercostals could explain pain w/breathing...
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...
-- 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...
more. Then the pain comes in your side, and often times this is lactic acid building up in that muscle, which happens... Jason is right about VO2 max, and that if your body doesn't get enough oxygen your muscles...
Several thoughts come to mind.  First, it's strange that movement makes your pain worse but breathing & coughing doesn't since both require use of your intercostal muscles and ribs.  You didn't...
up.    Another less welcome cause of pain in the right upper quadrant is HELLP syndrome or hemolysis, elevated liver... injury when I found out I was pregnant. Since finding out, I refused to take any pain relieving...

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Symptoms One of the main symptoms of Tietze's syndrome is a sharp pain where your ribs join your breastbone (sternum). The p ... » Read on
Complications ... d back. This condition, known as kyphosis, will also cause back pain. Kyphosis will need similar treatment as scoliosis - that i ... » Read on