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Dull ache in Upper abdomen(right)that come n go n last for a few sec.Started yesterday,have period today(still have ache)Doesn't hurt when press.

Dull ache in Upper abdomen(right)that come n go n last for a few sec.Started yesterday,have period today(still have ache)Doesn't hurt when press.

Abdominal pain: Even though it's reassuring to know that it doesn't hurt when you press, it is important to see your doctor to get evaluated for causes that could include but not limited to liver, gall bladder, acid reflux etc. ...Read more

Upper Right Abdomen (Definition)

The anatomy of the abdomen and its contents can be considered in four quadrants. The right upper quadrant contains liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, the distal stomach, c-loop of the duodenum, and hepatic ...Read more


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What causes upper right abdomen dull ache feeling? I am also bloated.

What causes upper right abdomen dull ache feeling? I am also bloated.

Many causes: The causes of right sided abdominal pain are many. In upper abdomen, gall bladder, liver, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and kidney can all contribute. Appendix symptoms are usually in the right lower quadrant of abdomen.The large bowel extends from right to left side and cause both right and left sided pain. Right kidney and head of pancreas may also be left sided. See doctor for exxamination. ...Read more

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Dull minor recurring pain in my upper right abdomen directly below and behind the lower right side ribs. Moreso after food/alch. 1+ year. 28 y/o.?

Gall bladder: Consider gall bladder. This is associated with eating and found right where your pain is. Try less challenging foods, avoid fatty foods, and monitor for progressing symptoms. If does nt clear, may need ultrasound to check for gall stones or problems. Talk to primary doc first. ...Read more

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I've had some dull pain in my upper right abdomen where i think my liver is located. Is this a sign of fatty liver disease?

I've had some dull pain in my upper right abdomen where i think my liver is located. Is this a sign of fatty liver disease?

Possible: it is possible, if the liver is enlarged due to excess amount of fat, a person can get dull pain in the upper right abdomen. Other problems should be excluded, and an image of the liver is indicated ...Read more

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Can hypochondria make you feel pain in just one place? I have this one spot of dull pain upper right abdomen, comes and goes, with physical anxiety

Can hypochondria make you feel pain in just one place? I have this one spot of dull pain upper right abdomen, comes and goes, with physical anxiety

We can feel: The impact of stress anywhere. The gut is a common target. Please see a mental health professional to get your anxiety and panic treated. There are many things that can be done to help. Get the pain checked by your family doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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