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A 16-year-old female asked:

Woke up from sleep with extreme pain in lower, right abdomen. currently taking painkillers after foot surgery so unsure if abdomen pain needs checking?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Could be: mere constipation from pain meds, but appendicitis, kidney stone, ileitis, colitis, uti, or ovarian cyst are possible causes of your symptoms. Get to a doctor for definitive diagnosis and proper treatment, if symptoms persist.

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Last updated Sep 17, 2015

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