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sharp pain in right side of abdomen, what to do?

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Dr. Mark Gromisch
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Right side pain: It helps to know where the pain is. Right lower quadrant pain may indicate appendicitis whereas right upper quadrant pain may indicate gallbladder disease or duodenitis/ulcer. Right flank pain may indicate a kidney stone. In this case the pain often radiates into the groin.

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