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pain on right side when lying down

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Stop drinking alcoho: I assume by your statement that you're drinking more than one standard alcoholic beverage each day (sorry for sexism but men are allowed two), in whic ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
15 years experience Cardiology
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
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
How about: Muscle spasm? stretch exercises could help a lot.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
27 years experience Radiology
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
31 years experience Family Medicine
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
32 years experience Family Medicine
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.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
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
24 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Medical check up: Persistent abdominal pain requires further examination and testing by your doctor. You can either go to your PCP or to your gynecologist and have a ph ... Read More
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