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Pain under ribs for 9 years

Posted by @houbrem, Fri, Sep 21 1:23pm

I have had this pain on my right side, under my rib cage for 9 years. in the last month or so it has become chronic. I have had an MRI of the abdomen covering liver, pancreas, kidneys. They found an hemangioma in my liver and a cyst on my left kidney. They are telling me that this should not be causing me pain. The doctor cannot feel any lump as I think I do. but thinks it is my ribs. I am seeking another opinion from a different Gastroenterologist. She did suggest I see a surgeon to go in and explore because we can't seem to find anything wrong. But I explained that I am in pain everyday and now even when I bend at the waist I get a pain. which is new. Has anyone ever had anything like this. I don't know if I want surgery, too scared.

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@houbrem Well,yes, 8 years of constant right side pain, but the docs said I had a nearly-ruptured appendix, first. That appendectomy stopped the pain for about 30 years. Then it started again, in the same place, and then someone stole my gall bladder, with its stones. But now, 20 years later, I have it again. But I have already lost my thyroid and goiter. But I know my liver is bad, Stage 4 thyroid fibrosis. And heart, spleen. and kidneys, lungs, etc. Just makes me a little angry, I suppose. It's the only way I can take off weight, I suppose. But I read today an article from the University of Helsinki about Subtleneuropsychiatric and neurocognitive changes in hereditary gelsolin amyloidosis (AGel) amyloidosis. They have found that one of the changes with the white matter deposit in the cerebrum cortex is quicker anger. That must be me, because I know my white matter deposit is growing. But nobody will bring back my organs.

The only suggestion I have is that you just might have some myofascial restrictions. That was the diagnosis I got and after seeking treatment for the layers of fascia around my rib cage the pain was reduced to occasional rather than constant. I also see a Myofascial Release Therapist on a regular basis to prevent any "build up". So it isn't gone forever, and when it comes back, it is always on my left side . I am also now watching how I sit and what kind of chair I sit in. In fact, I just dropped off some materials to a sewing lady this afternoon to make me a lumbar pillow for my favorite chair. That also helps keep one side from collapsing more than the other. Do you favor one side over the other while you are sitting, standing or even sleeping? Do you do some gentle yoga twists and stretches every morning to make sure all of your body is in alignment and your fascia is supporting and protecting your organs without causing discomfort? I didn't know how much answering those inquiries would lead me to a restorative program that releases "cranky" fascia. Wishing you a pain free, hour, day and future.

@houbrem Do you have any pain on the right side in your back?

@lioness

@houbrem Do you have any pain on the right side in your back?

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I do have some pain on my right side near my kidney. The blood work comes back good for kidney function. I will be going for more XRays of chest and spine. I have had ultra sounds also.

@houbrem

I do have some pain on my right side near my kidney. The blood work comes back good for kidney function. I will be going for more XRays of chest and spine. I have had ultra sounds also.

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@houbrem have you thought of your gallbladder? If its gall stones you will have pain under right rib and it radiates to back on right side. Talk to your Dr about this?

@lioness

@houbrem have you thought of your gallbladder? If its gall stones you will have pain under right rib and it radiates to back on right side. Talk to your Dr about this?

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I had that tested too. This is a mystery.

@houbrem I found a website that may help its http://www.healthtopquestions.com click on symptoms hope this helps good luck

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