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A 49-year-old female asked:

Left upper quadrant pain under ribs only when hungry or empty stomach. the pain moves from left to right and feels better when pressing in on it. i have no gallbladder?

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Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: Sounds like you may be experiencing gastritis. Would not recommend staying empty stomach too long, and avoid irritant foods like caffeine, alcohol especially on an empty stomach. Do not use otc anti-inflammatories. Regular exercise and stay hydrated. If symptoms persist get evaluated further.
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