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Causes Of Right Upper Quadrant Pain
Lots of things!: Ulcers can cause RUQ pain, and so can colitis (colon inflammation). Liver issues like hepatitis or cirrhosis can also cause some pain in the right upper quadrant. In addition, sometimes pneumonia or lung issues can, since your lung dips down over the top of your liver. Consider seeing your doctor about the ongoing pain. It may be a simple as changing medications or diet! ...Read more
RightChurch,WrongPew: Umbilical hernias certainly can cause pain, but it is usually localized to the area of the hernia. A simple test is to touch the hernia: if this does not reproduce your RUQ pain, i would search for other causes (gallstones are usually the first things we think of in the ruq). Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause ruq pain? Multiple ultrasounds all perfect, gallbladder walls thin and no distension. Pain in waves, sporadic in nature. Alt^
Have had gallbladder removal. Have RUQ pain sometimes. Diagnosed with GERD. Can GERD cause RUQ pain just to right of middle of chest. Have gas too?
Maybe: Pain in that location is pretty nonspecific, and doesn't sound dangerous, particularly in a 33 year old. Certainly could be due to GERD, although it is atypical. Best to see a general practitioner for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Fat in diet provokes ruq pain, nausea. Us, hida norm 95%ef. Endo biopsy found gerd. Now on ppi for this. Continue to lose wt. Can GERD cause ruq pain?
Not usually : Ruq pain after fatty meals suggest gallbladder or biliary disease. Small amounts of sludge within the gallbladder may not be seen on us or hida. Ct or MRI would be helpful to complete gallbladder workup, and move on to other differential diagnosis including sphincter of oddi dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can esophagitis cause symptoms of gallbladder disease; ruq pain & nausea? Had multiple tests hida (ef 95%), us, endo & biopsy. Dr thinks esophagitis.
If colon cancer was causing pain RUQ wouldn't it be big enough to show on CT of abdomen and pelvis? 31 yo- fecal occult blood negative
Not likely colon Ca: Classic colon cancer causes pain via colon obstruction, so in that case, CT would see it. But this would not be expected in a 31 yo w/ occult neg stool. RUQ pain can be any number of causes in young adult. Need to know more history and clinical exam by a Dr. to advise work up. Best screen for colon Ca is colonoscopy, but unless strong family history, may start around 50 yrs old. ...Read more
I have no gallbladder, what causes nerve pain in ruq ? Can it be something pinched in the back, ribs etc ?
See your doctor: The pain can have numerous causes so it is best to see your doctor who can take a more detailed history and a physical exam and testing if needed to determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more
What else can cause dull pain in ruq after eating when i've already had my gallbladder out for 7 years? Started after drinking cola on empty stomach.
Caffeine : Caffeine may be upsetting your stomach- i suggest avoiding caffeine from coke, coffee and chocolate. ...Read more
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