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I have been experiencing right side abdomen pain for 3 months. the pain is constant and achy always and is located right of navel sometimes causing s?

I have been experiencing right side abdomen pain for 3 months.  the pain is constant and achy always and is located right of navel sometimes causing s?

Need an exam: There are so many organs in that part of your abdomen... ovaries, intestines, kidneys ... You will need to have an exam and probable blood tests. Depending upon pain location low in your abdomen you may need a pelvic exam. Please go visit a doctor in real time. Good luck ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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I have been having this lower abdomen pain on and off since yesterday. It's about 7 finger breaths below navel. Kind of sharp and burning and intense?

I have been having this lower abdomen pain on and off since yesterday. It's about 7 finger breaths below navel. Kind of sharp and burning and intense?

Mid-pelvic pain: Recurrent mid-pelvic discomfort (due to rectum, bladder, vagina, pelvic wall, etc.) is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having abdominal pain below (below not behind) my sternum and it's quite painful.?

See a doctor: In general, abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. However, the pain you describe could be related to gastritis, peptic ulcers, chronic infection w/ H. Pylori, among other things. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any diagnostic and/or treatment plans. ...Read more

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What could be there cause of abdominal pain behind right rib and swelling of belly occurs and there is a knot. What could it be?

What could be there cause of abdominal pain behind right rib and swelling of belly occurs and there is a knot. What could it be?

Gallbladder: Without details, commonly this may just be a gallbladder attack. This is typical of the location. A detailed history and complete physical in addition to lab and radiographic studies will confirm this guess. If your condition worsens, seek medical attention quickly. ...Read more

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Foul brown rectal discharge for 2 months with mild abdominal pain. Slight pain behind ear?

Foul brown rectal discharge for 2 months with mild abdominal pain. Slight pain behind ear?

Probably unrelated: Sorry to hear about your 2 problems. They are most likely unrelated. I would recommend that you see a MD to help diagnose the cause of both. Your doctor may need to send a stool sample to the local lab for evaluation, and look for signs of a fistula (small tract from the rectum to the skin). ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing abdominal pain behind belly button & comes in waves were it makes me curl over. I have indigestion & epigastric discomfort.

Needs evaluation : If this has lasted more than a few hours you should seek medical care. There are many serious conditions that can cause severe abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w adrenal fatigue in summer 2013. Last few weeks have had upper abdominal pain (mostly right some left), pain behind right breast, and last month have had constipation/diarrhea. Also been more fatigued and have been sleeping more than usual?

Adrenal fatigue: Check thyroid function TSH/T4 . With right upper abdominal pain check for gallbladder stones,(or colon ) also consider gastritis, GERD with H pylori , food intolerance( (gluten/soy milk), costochondritis, rare mycoplasma or pneumonia, if periods irregular polycystic ovarian syndrome. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/expert-answers/adrenal-fatigue/FAQ-20057906 ...Read more

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On BC. Lost virginity 3 days ago. Breast tenderness, lower abdominal pain, pain behind ribs. Got diagnosed with UTI today. No burning in pee. Preggo?

On BC. Lost virginity 3 days ago. Breast tenderness, lower abdominal pain, pain behind ribs. Got diagnosed with UTI today. No burning in pee. Preggo?

Pregnancy: I think it is unlikely that you are pregnant if you are taking your bc correctly and not on antibiotics. In addition, your symptoms are not all consistent with pregnancy. The UTI is more likely the diagnosis at this early juncture after sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more