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Causes of Pain Under Right Breast Pancreatitis: One of the possible causes of Pain under right rib cage is pancreatitis. Acute pancreatitis can result in shock, which may prove fatal if not treated quickly. Sharp pain under right breast that emerges from the upper abdomen and often spreads to the sides and the back is the main symptom of pancreatitis. Nausea, vomiting, fever, yellowish skin and a racing heartbeat are some other symptoms observed. A heavy meal or excessive alcohol can cause shooting pain. Gallstones is another important cause of rib pain under right breast. The symptoms noticed are pain under right breast or rib cage pain, pain in the right side of abdomen, pain spreading to right upper back, chest, or right shoulder, nausea, gases or vomiting. Infection of the gall bladder can also cause pain under right breast. Costochondritis: Costochondritis is nothing but inflammation of the muscles of the rib cage. Due to such type of inflammation there is pain in the area where the breastbone is connected to the rib cage. Excessive coughing is a common causes of costochondritis as coughing poses undue stress on the rib bones. Viral respiratory infections can also lead to costochondritis. Inflammation of Cartilage:The cartilage situated between the breastbone and the ribs, when inflamed, can create a lot of discomfort and pain. The pain lasts for a very short period of time. Ribs, delicate bony structures are quite prone to fractures and injuries. With the help of X-rays, fractures can be detected. A minor hair crack can also lead to severe pain. Liver Damage: Infections in the liver can also cause pain under right breast or under right rib cage. Liver diseases lead to serious conditions and need to be detected as early as possible. So you should never overlook pain under right breast. Mononucleosis: Infectious mononucleosis can lead to chronic abdominal pain in the upper right quadrant, along with a fever, sore throat, and extreme fatigue.Kidney Stones: Pain due to kidney stones can be experienced in the back and it usually spreads under the rib cage, around the front and into the groin.
I have the exact same pains, i searched it up and it could be just that your going through menopause, or your starting to hit puberty. it goes either way. but don't just listen to me, actually go find out whats wrong, go to the doctor and see what they say. Good luck :-}