I have had a pain in my side/lower rib since

Patient

Q: I have had a pain in my side/lower rib since i was around 15, im now 19. The pain comes and goes, gets worse in cold weather, i cant lay on it for very long and the pain is just agonising. Nothing has happened out of the ordinary for me to have this pain. I consulted my gp about it a year ago, they sent me for an ultrasound but couldnt find anything wrong. I have passed out from the pain before but my gp is apparently unable to help me. Do you know what this could be?

Doctor

A:   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: Hi Doctor! Soru for mistakes in grammar (Im not a native speaker). I have used hydro pump (bathmate) for 2-3 motnhs 2...

Q: Gas or heart problem? Sharp pain when exhaling for 2 minutes, followed by burping and farting.

Q: How long can a person be on prednisone for lupus, when prednisone is reduced to 10 mgs. per day my lupis comes back.

Q: I was walking up the stairs to go to bed and a white flash appeared in my peripheral vision on my left eye. I now per...

Q: After eating a rich meal for dinner, I began to experience an upset stomach. About three hours later, the pain became...

 
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