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Past 3 weeks have had abdominal pain (right side?

Past 3 weeks have had abdominal pain (right side?

Abdominal Pain.: There are many causes of abdominal pain. A physician can determine which is most likely. I would recommend getting a consultation including history and physical exam. ...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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What to do if I have severe abdominal pain right side with fever and vomiting what should I do?

What to do if I have severe abdominal pain right side with fever and vomiting what should I do?

Go to : The emergency department at your closest hospital because you might have acute appendicitis, which requires an emergency operation to treat properly. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain right side under ribs, spreading to back, hip and leg. Lab shows ALT high, gallbladder was removed last year. Should I be concerned?

Abdominal pain right side under ribs, spreading to back, hip and leg. Lab shows ALT high, gallbladder was removed last year. Should I be concerned?

See your doctor.: We don't have enough detail here to guess as to what's wrong with you, but knowing that you're having pain and that your ALT is high indicates that you need more work up. I would go back to your doctor for that. You may need a referral to a gastroenterologist for a liver evaluation. Do not ignore it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Episodes of upper back and upper abdominal pain right side. Crying from pain. Go to er? Or is it just my ibs? Nausea also

Episodes of upper back and upper abdominal pain right side. Crying from pain. Go to er? Or is it just my ibs? Nausea also

Go to ER if so painf: If you have severe pain which is persistent, then you must hurry and go to the er for medical evaluation. You can not assume that it is due to ibs. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain right side and bubbling stomach what could it be? See a doctor?No change in diet and my period isn't for another 12 days.

Lower abdominal pain right side and bubbling stomach what could it be? See a doctor?No change in diet and my period isn't for another 12 days.

May not be period: Right sided abdominal pain can also occur during a "balky" appendicitis. See your MD and outline your symptoms and find out what the source of the pain is. ...Read more

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What to do about abdominal pain on right side?

What to do about abdominal pain on right side?

See your doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. 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. Right lower pain is always concerning for appendicitis in the acute setting, and should prompt immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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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