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Pain on right side when lying down

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Normal: Don't worry, this is normal. The heart lies to the left, so pulsation a from the hearts contractions are better felt when lying on that side.

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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Get some help...: Abdominal pain is never normal, and lots of things can cause positional mid-left abdominal pain--see earlier healthtap answers please. Your symptoms ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
29 years experience
Degenerative changes: This is most likely from degenerative disc disease or degenerative arthritis of the facet joints. Some degree of pain is normal but if it significantl... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Heartburn: For the short run take antacid and either PPI or H2. For the long run there needs to be weight loss and dietary changes. Finally if the pain is assoc... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
See a neurologist: I don't have an answer for you but this is most definitely not normal. See a neurologist asap. This could be a life threatening problem.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
Variable causes: Sources of right-sided abdominal pain include biliary tract disease (gallstones, inflammation etc), appendicitis, right ovary/tube disorders and abdom... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Stomach gas likely: You may be dealing with excessive stomach gas, gastritis or acid reflux disease. Don't let the symptom go on for long without evaluation by your... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Gas?: Sometimes, gas pain can cause mild discomfort as you describe. Also could be muscle strain. If it gets worse, see a doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Back pain: Such pain may be musculoskeletal, lung or kidney related. A thorough history, physical examination, xray and or ct scan may be needed for diagnosis. D... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
See a doctor: i really do not know if i can explain this my advise is to see a doctor this is too strange to explain without a full examination including full neuro... Read More
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