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A 23-year-old female asked:

what causes lower right abdominal pain that comes and goes?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Gas: Lots of things can cause pain in the abdomen, but if it comes and goes it may just be gas. It is worth it to see a gastroenterologist and have a work up to check.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Many reasons: The pain in lower abdomen which comes ang goes need to be evaluated by your doctor.There can be gas, constipation, kidney stones, etc. You should get evaluated and may need a consult with a gastroenterologist.

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A 40-year-old female asked:

I have strange upper mid/ right abdominal pain that comes and goes. When it hits feels like a sharp knife sticking me. Otherwise i feel just fine.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

I've been having slight lower right abdominal pain that comes and goes. Possibilities?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Many many: Possibilities. Appendicitis, crohn's ileitis, diverticulitis, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, colon obstruction, gastroenteritis, mesenteric adenitis, meckel's diverticulitis duodenal ulcer, or even cancer to name most common causes. In women, ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, ectopic pregnancy, uterine fibroids, ovarian cancer. So you need to see a doctor who can figure it out for you.
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A 26-year-old male asked:

I'm having sharp upper right abdominal pain it comes and goes and only lasts a few seconds what could it be ?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Could be: Problem with ribs, skin, lungs, gall bladder, stomach, intestines or kidney. Should be evaluated in person to give you the best diagnosis.

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Last updated May 13, 2019

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