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Have muscle spasm just below my rib cage on right

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side..............what might cause this?...
have muscle spasm just below my rib cage on right side..............what might cause this?
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Dr Jones :

Hello

Dr Jones :

Welcome to justanswer.

Dr Jones :

Please tell me more about your symptoms.

JACUSTOMER-y4yf1mex- :

just muscle spasm under rib cage right side...........thats about it

Dr Jones :

You mean spasm feels along wall of abdomen or do symptoms seem to arise from within the abdomen?

JACUSTOMER-y4yf1mex- :

id says from within abdomen

Dr Jones :

Then it is more likely to be something other than muscle spasm.Muscle spasm would be felt along abdominal wall.

Dr Jones :

Is it intermittent pain?

JACUSTOMER-y4yf1mex- :

yes

Dr Jones :

Are there any other symptoms associated with this?

JACUSTOMER-y4yf1mex- :

no

Dr Jones :

Few things which can cause pain in this region is liver inflammation,gall bladder stones or inflammation or even duodenal ulcers.

Dr Jones :

Even pancreatic issues can present with pain in this region.

JACUSTOMER-y4yf1mex- :

dont really have pain just the spasm like thing

Dr Jones :

Since this is spasmodic it can be related to bowel, more so with duodenum.

Dr Jones :

Bowel issues are likely to present with spasm like pain.

Dr Jones :

Or mere uncomfortable spasms.

Dr Jones :

I guess a primary clinical evaluation needs to be considered in your case and if needed doctor can suggest a sonography

Dr Jones :

Please ask if you want me to explain anything.

JACUSTOMER-y4yf1mex- :

Can just eating food cause something like this? i do have acid reflux

Dr Jones :

Yes, spicy and irritant food can cause such symptoms.

Dr Jones :

Generally foods that can irritate GIT mucosa can cause such symptoms.

Dr Jones :

Please do ask if there are any further questions.Thank you.

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