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    My 9 year old son has pain on left side under ribs
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    Anon_60671 posted:
    My 9 year old son is complaining about pain on left side under the ribs. Specially when he exerts or plays. I can see little bit of swelling.
    Can some on advice.
    Thank you.
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Anon,

    Thank you for bringing your concerns to WebMD. I am sorry to hear your son is having pain.

    Unfortunately, the health care professionals are unable to diagnose over the internet. It is difficult to guess what is going on without an exam and knowing his history.

    Please contact a health care provider for an exam to get this evaluated.

    In the meantime, our Symptom Checker may be helpful and you may want to repost with more information on our Parenting Community for possible response.

    Hope you find answers and he is feeling better soon,
    Elizabeth


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