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Vidalia, GA
A 16-year-old female asked:

I have a sharp pain between my ribs and hip bone on the right side . i have been feeling nausea , i had my gall bladder and appendix removed a year ago?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Might be a kidney: Or ureteral stone. Have your doctor examine you, check urine and possible kidney xray or ivp.
Dr. Tadge Kanjo
General Surgery 24 years experience
Agree with kidney: this may represent a kidney stone as previously suggested. it would be important to know if this pain was present before the two prior operations. If so, it is likely a kidney stone would have been identified. At age 20, the most common cause of abdominal pain is constipation. Normal colon function involves an average if 2-3 stools per day although very uncommon in the US. Fiber may be helpful.

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Last updated Oct 1, 2017

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