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I was awakened from sleep (after sleeping about 2 hours with a dull hard pain under my left rib cage just below where my left breast starts. I have been awake all night the pain is steady and won't go away. I drank ginger tea hoping it was gas. but it still presists

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The pain does not affect my breathing, I can walk and do some work around the house but no change in pain level.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

It started at 12:30 am and continues to now 12:30 pm it been 12 hours

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had the same time of pain about 4 years ago and went to Emerg and they checked me out but couldn't find anything.

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Medical
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Hello I'm Dr Chip

Does it hurt to take a deep breath?

Any tenderness to that area?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
it does not hurt to breathe or take a deep breath
when I touch the area it may be slightly tender
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No I don't want to talk on phone
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
chat is ok
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
r u still there?
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 1 year ago

OK--

Does walking or coughing make it any more painful?

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