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on my right side i feel something moving below my rib cage

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on my right side i feel something moving below my rib cage and i am 59 years old
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Su S replied 5 years ago.
Hello,

Greetings,

Since how long? In which part of the right side - front, back, side? Can you feel any lump? Any other symptom? Any past illness? Any test ? Any treatment taken?



Regards.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

the feeling comes and goes for a few days then nothing for months in the front there is no lump and when i try to lay down i feel nothing there it feels like a part of a baby moving but no im not pregnant no test taken the only drug i take is for colestral(sp)

 

Expert:  Dr Su S replied 5 years ago.
Thank you for the input.

The common cause is movement of distended loops of intestine from gas. The other probables are distended gall bladder, cyst or a growth. It will need a consultation with doctor for examination and investigation like ultrasound or scans to get the precise diagnosis.

Hope this information will help you.
Wish your healthy life.
Any query, please ask.
Regards.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
is this something that i should worry about and why does it come and go
Expert:  Dr Su S replied 5 years ago.
As it is intermittent & comes & goes , it is likely to be a distended intestine from gas which should not be a serious concern. Still you should get an examination by your family doctor to be certain.
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