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    sharp pains on right side under rib cage
    An_223201 posted:
    For a few years now I have been having both very sharp and slight pains going from right underneath my ribs on my side into my back. If I push on it it also hurts pretty bad. I don't have a gall bladder but I do have a very high heart rate. I am young, just 21. What could this be?
    greg8846 responded:
    Hi Anon:

    Well im sorry but its hard to say what might be going on and i don't want to give you bad information that
    could harm you in any way. You should see your doctor as
    soon as possible if its that bothersome because it may be
    something that need attention right now. And since were not
    able to see you palpate the area of tenderness that just a big
    risk saying anything. Sorry but please see your doctor. Well good luck and have a nice weekend.
    Greg Armstrong

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