Hi I'm wondering if you can help me I've been

Patient : Hi I'm wondering if you can help me. I've been suffering with pain below my sternum and under my left rib for about 4 weeks now. The pain can radiate from under my left rib to my back from time to time. The pain on a scale of 1-10 ranges from about 1-6. I have had a test for h-ployri which was negative and I've also had blood tests to check my thyroid, liver and pancreas. At this precise moment I currently have a feeling of emptiness in my upper stomach below my breast bone, this is also tender to touch. As well as this over the past 2 weeks I have also developed a dry cough and if I try to take deep breaths I can't stop myself from coughing also. I'm due to have an ultrasound in the next 2 weeks to check my gallbladder but I have no pain on the right side. Any ideas what this could possibly be? It's making me feel so low. One last thing, I also feel pressure in my chest, this is mainly when I take deep breaths outwards.
Symptoms:  Pain below breastbone, tender to touch, pain below left rib radiating to back, chest pressure, dry cough.
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I have been diagnosed with adonecarcinoma around the celiac arteries. This cancer usually comes from the pancreas, bu...

Q: I have a grade 1 meniscus tear. I had a MRI to confirm this. I've been resting it for a wk with ice/ compression/ ela...

Q: Last couple days my urine smells of ammonia and struggle sometimes to wee I am a male 61 years old do manual work con...

Q: I threw up 4 days ago vety violently at one point andsince thent I had chest pain and a bit of rib pain but that has ...

Q: My left side arms have been hurting for a while now. Usually it would come and go for a few days. It feels more like ...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews