I have pain below my left rib cage

Patient : I have pain below my left rib cage whenever I move in a certain way. either by slouching or bending down to touch my toes or bending forward a little. the pain hurts but it isn't sharp.
Doctor :   Hello, Thank you for your query at AskTheDoctor.com I understand your concern. From your description, it points mor e towards a muscle spasm as the most probable diagnosis. You can take muscle relaxants like Tab.Myospas 1-0-1x 5days or a combination of analgesic with muscle relaxant like Aceclofenac 100mg, paracetamol 325 mg and chlorzoxazone 500 mg tablets combination twice daily for 5 days. If the pain still persists you will need an ultrasound to rule out renal/ureteric calculi. Hope this was helpful. Regards.

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