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Severe pain under left ribs and going round to my back been

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Severe pain under left ribs and going round to my back been 5 weeks now in pain

Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

Sorry to hear that . Well with the history of gall stones and the nature of pain which radiates to the back ,it could point towards inflammation of the pancreas. I would advise you urgent blood work including ;


Serum amylase / lipase

Liver and renal function tests

And an ultrasound or CT scan abdomen.

You may take paracetamol / codeine for pain meanwhile alongwith antacid like omeprazole .

I hope it helps.

Let me know if you need any more help

Gall stones are leading cause of pancreatitis i may add.

Hope you feel better soon.

Let me know if you have any further queries.

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