A 38-year-old female asked:
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why does my right side ache under rib cage? i feel it when i lay down at night. could it be my fatty liver?

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Dr. Robert Douglas Yajko
52 years experience General Surgery
I doubt it!: Senstions in the abdomen are rarely due to these reasons. There are very little sesory nerve fibers in the abdomen but for irritation to the peritonum and distention , r side of the colon is more distensible than the l.
Answered on Jan 22, 2013
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