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Comment from: MrMAS, 25-34 Male Published: December 31

My pain started about 9:30 on a Sunday night. My back started to ache, but I didn't think anything of it since I get back pains constantly. By 10:00pm I felt the pain around my rib cage. I thought that it would go away but by 11:00pm I had all that I could handle. My wife took me to the hospital. I had never been taken to the hospital for anything....5+ car accidents, being kicked by horses and stepped on by cattle. This was the worst pain I had ever felt. It just wouldn't go away. At the hospital they told me I had gallstones and needed surgery. After a couple of morphine doses the pain started to subside at 7:00 Monday morning. It is now Wednesday night and I can still feel soreness below my rib cage. I have an appointment with a surgeon on Monday.

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