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Pain on the left side below the ribcage may be caused by an enlarged spleen, according to Mayo Clinic. The pain may also radiate to the left shoulder and may be accompanied by easy bleeding, anemia, fatigue and a feeling... More »

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Possible causes of rib cage pain, which occurs above either side of the navel and beneath the chest, include a pulled muscle, bruised ribs, broken ribs, chest injury or a rib fracture, states Healthline. An inflamed rib ... More »

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Pain under the upper left rib cage can be a symptom of problems with the spleen, according to WebMD. Another cause of pain under the left rib cage may be diverticulitis, says Mayo Clinic. More »

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A dull pain on the right side under the ribcage can indicate biliary colic, a condition that results when gallstones prevent bile from flowing normally from the gallbladder, explains Baylor Scott & White Health. Pain fro... More »

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Conditions such as costochondritis, ruptured spleen and rib fractures may cause left side rib pain, according to Healthline. Other possible causes include osteoporosis and pleurisy. More »

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Pain felt on the left side of the body can mean an enlarged spleen, a heart attack, a kidney problem, an ovarian problem or shingles. These diseases are described by Mayo Clinic, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Instit... More »

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Causes of pain on the left side of the stomach include cancer, diverticulitis, kidney infection and a ruptured spleen, according to Mayo Clinic. Kidney stones, shingles, gastritis, intestinal obstruction and appendicitis... More »

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