A 14-year-old female asked:
i just woke up with really painful sharp pains in my stomach. i can't really move do to it. what do i do?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
If as bad as you...: ...Describe, get off the computer, call for help, and get to the emergency room for evaluation now.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Having sharp pains on my right side under my rib cage it's been happening on and off today in a lot of pain I do get stomach alcer's could it be that?
2 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
Unlikely: Ulcers typically cause pain in the mid/upper abdomen, This discomfort could be secondary to other things, such as muscles/bones, especially if associated with movement. Try some Tylenol (acetaminophen) and heating pad. Avoid NSAIDS (i.e. ibuprofen, aleve, etc) in case this is ulcer related. Try Tums or even better, Prilosec or Nexium over the next 1-2 weeks. If not better by then, see your doctor.
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Last updated Apr 13, 2016
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