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I have been experiences pain in my upper right rib cage escecially after eating. Is this something to worry about?


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replied March 11th, 2008
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If you experienced pain in the lower right rib cage after eating gallbladder disorder could be a possible diagnosis, but since you indicate that the pain is coming from the upper right rib cage, DNC (distonia neuro circulatoria) may be possible. DNC is a kind of neurotic disorder wherein a patient feels or experiences symptoms that can not be explained or diagnosed as a real organic disease. Nonetheless, before targeting DNC as the cause for your symptoms you can visit your GP for an examination.





Furthermore, pain in the upper right ribcage might originate from the shoulder joint, muscles, ribs, lung covering (pleura) or from the nerves themselves. You can request a CT-scan or an MRI of the chest and spine and shoulder to identify the cause for your pain. To follow up, schedule an appointment with your general physician or family doctor.
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replied February 7th, 2012
breathing prob,while w2alking in the steps
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