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what does pain on the right side of abdomen mean

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Inspiratory pain: Possible pleural inflammation. Possible gall bladder inflammation. Possible rib or rib muscle inflammation. Possible liver inflammation.

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Non-specific: Lower right abdominal pain, if associated with feeling poorly, fever, loss of appetite and deteriorating course can mean acute appendicitis. However, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It can be anything: It depends on the location.the feel of the lump on palpation,duration as to how long it has been there,if itt is paiful.moves under the fingers,soft-f ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably not: Probably not. Kidney pain is usually felt in the back. If you are producing urine normally, and having no pain, your kidneys are probably fine. If you ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Abdomen: The sharp pain could be kidney stone, diverticulitis, colitis, appendicitis. Given numbness with the symptom this would suggest radicular symptom
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stephens
17 years experience Dermatology
Grey Turner?: I would seek out medical attention immediately. This could be grey-turner sign, which can be seen in the setting of pancreatitis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Many things: It could be related to the food you eat. It may be gallstones. It could be your liver or pancreas. Kidney stones on the right will cause pain. Also ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Severe abd pain = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal herni ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Acidity?: Stomach pain can feel like other sensations in the upper abdomen sometimes. A patient who suspects that certain pains are related to stomach acid / re ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
GI issue: It means you have some sort of GI issue most likely, or an abdominal muscle strain, that would be best evaluated and diagnosed by a dr. Good luck.
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