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since yesterday i keep getting these weird spasms (only word i can come up with to describe them) on my left side and it feels like it's coming from around my rib cage but it's not actually the rib cage that's doing that. anyone know what that is? it doesn't hurt it's just annoying and i'm worried something's wrong; what organs are around that area? thanks
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replied September 25th, 2007
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Well your organs don't have nerves, but on the right side of your body under the ribs is some intestine, your liver, and your right lung.

More likely, it is muscle laid on top of the ribs that is spasming.
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replied September 30th, 2010
Im having the same throbbing or "spasms" under my left rib cage. I know under the left rib cage is the stomach but, why would my stomach be throbbing?
So the only thing I can think it is, is the muscle..

Any help will be Greatly appreciated(:
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replied July 12th, 2011
I've had something similar -- took a long time to diagnose but mine was pleurodynia also known as Devil's Grip because it's sometimes very sharp and unpredictable. You might want to google pleurodynia or ask your doctor about it. Good luck!
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