For about a week now i have been suffering with terrible pain under my right breast which seems to be coming from my rib cage and is now affecting my upper right back.
I have been sent up to A & E by my doctor and had a blood test and x-ray but all came up fine apart from the doc said i had extra calcium build up on my ribs. She is baffled by my symptoms and isnt quite sure what is wrong she is thinking that i may have ripped the muscle from my ribs which is causing the pain. this just seems to be getting worse now with the back pain. I am taking my pain killers and as soon as they wear off i am in pain again. I am getting so depressed at not being able to do much as i constantly get a sharp pain in my ribs when doing anything even walking. She has said if no better by thurs then i should have some kind of scan. Does anyone know what this could be or know of anyone who has had these kinds of symptoms??
I had similar symptoms recently and was told by my doc that is characteristic of gallbladder disease- they can do a Cat Scan, Ultrasound or HIDA scan to check this- ask your doc about it or ask to see a GI doctor.
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