I have a sharp stabbing pain in my left hand

Patient : I have a sharp stabbing pain in my left hand side just underneath my rib cage that goes around to my back aswell
Doctor :   Hi. The commonest causes of sharp stabbing pain under the right rib cage going into the back are: Gall bladder infec tion and / or stone. Liver abscess. Right kidney stone with impaction. Costochondritis. Pancreatitis. Simple clinical actual examination, ultrasonography and relevant blood and urine tests help a lot to get a diagnosis. The treatment will be dependent on the cause as for every cause the treatment and further investigations are different. I hope this answers your query.

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