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Worst pain ever under upper right rib cage which radiates

I'm a 24 year old female who keeps getting reoccuring left sided pain for over a year now. It feels like left ribs are swollen or there is some kind of pressure there, with these sharp pains in flank and lower left abdomen around hip area. I have had CT KUB to check for kidney stones etc and abdominal ultrasound plus blood test to check for inflamation and these have come back clear. I have also been now getting excruiating pain, literally the worse pain ever under upper right rib cage which radiates around back which tends to last a few hours?? Any ideas?
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replied May 18th, 2014
Hi,
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Worst pain radiating to back could indicate pancreatitis, or even chances of endometriosis. It is difficult to comment one the exact cause without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and get started on treatment as appropriate (based on correlation of symptoms with examination findings and evaluation results) to help you control the pain. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Avoid skipping meals, and avoid use of carbonated beverages. Take frequent small meals. Avoid citrus fruits and drinks.
Take care.



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