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 »

Dull pain under the left rib cage can be caused by multiple maladies, including a peptic ulcer, splenic infarct or hemorrhage, and trauma to the area, according to Right Diagnosis. Persistent pain in this part of the bod... More »

An intermittent pain under the ribs on the right side may be caused by gallbladder disease, appendicitis, kidney stones or an ovarian cyst in females. The best course of action for this type of pain is to seek the advice... More »

Chronic pain on the right side of the body may indicate appendicitis or gallstones, according to Mayo Clinic. The pain of appendicitis begins on the lower right side and is often severe. It can also begin around the pati... More »

Possible causes of liver pain, or pain in the right side under the rib cage, include chronic hepatitis, liver abscess, fatty liver disease and liver cancer, according to Healthgrades. Conditions that put pressure or irri... More »

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 »

One of the most common causes of sharp pain in the right side under the ribcage is gallbladder disease. Other causes may include kidney stones and constipation. More »