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Question: Discomfort under ribcage on right side

 Gozero - Wed Dec 29, 2004 10:49 am

I have been experiencing a discomfort on my right side under my ribcage and don't know what it is. All blood work has come back normal, I had an ultrasound of my kidneys and they are normal. The discomfort is not always in the same place, it moves to my right side, my back, lower towards my hip for a very short time and sometimes its just not there.. It goes away if I lie down or while exercising I don't feel it. While sleeping I don't feel a thing and when I get up usually 2 hours later it will come back or drift in and out. It's not bothering me to the point where I need to take pain killers but it is concerning. As I am typing the discomfort is not there any thoughts or insights on what this could be? Please advise.
 Dr. Russell M - Thu Jan 06, 2005 12:43 pm

User avatar Hi!

Have you had your LFT (Liver Function Test), amylase, and lipase tested in your blood workup? What is your doctor's opinion regarding your problem?


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