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I have a periodic twitchy feeling in my upper right abdomen (under lower rib). It is quite deep and feel like a general electrical current?

I have a periodic twitchy feeling in my upper right abdomen (under lower rib). It is quite deep and feel like a general electrical current?

Needs examination: Right sided abdominal pain can be due to gallstones, appendicitis, kidney stones, bowel inflammation, hernias. If the pain is spasmodic and like an electric current it could be neurogenic i.e. caused by a nerve entrapment. You will need an examination and possibly an abdominal ultrasound to help decide on the cause of the pain. Please see your nearest urgent care clinic ...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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Feeling inflammation in Abdomen (Right Upper Quadrant). What are the possible causes?

Feeling inflammation in Abdomen (Right Upper Quadrant). What are the possible causes?

Gallbladder?: This might be associated with gallstones and colic associated with them especially if you are having significant pain after eating. There are other reasons for your symptoms like gastritis, liver problems or lesions, constipation, among others. Try to get evaluated with a provider that can check your abdominal area and possibly order tests. If you experience severe pain, vomiting, fever go to ED. ...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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Sharp pain in upper right abdomen and feeling nauseous. Maybe gall bladder problem?

Sharp pain in upper right abdomen and feeling nauseous. Maybe gall bladder problem?

Differential for RUQ: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more

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I'm having feeling of bloatednes, upper right abdomen pain sometimes difficulty breathing, or feeling of about to faint?

I'm having feeling of bloatednes, upper right abdomen pain sometimes difficulty breathing, or feeling of about to faint?

Get Checked for: Gallbladder problem, stomach irritation, airway narrowing etc hope u feel better! Mabuhay! ...Read more

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I recently had a tearing or ripping feeling in my upper right abdomen, it went away, but it was scary, I have ibs/acid reflux, should I be concerned?

I recently had a tearing or ripping feeling in my upper right abdomen, it went away, but it was scary, I have ibs/acid reflux, should I be concerned?

Abdominal discomfort: If the discomfort was Sharp and fleeting, it could have been trapped intestinal gas which eventually broke down or was passed. Gall bladder disorders can also be a cause of right upper abdominal discomfort and would be strongly considered if symptoms recur especially after eating fried or greasy foods. Consult your physician if symptoms recur and the appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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I've had a numb feeling in my upper right abdomen and have seen a doctor. Blood work was normal but seems to be getting worse. Over six months now.

I've had a numb feeling in my upper right abdomen and have seen a doctor. Blood work was normal but seems to be getting worse. Over six months now.

See below: Numbness (loss of sensation) indicates nerve damage / irritation. Nerves that innervate that area travel from brain down the spinal cord, out the spinal cord and around to your abdomen. Somewhere along the course of the nerve you have some compression, irritation or damage. Don't know what they checked in your blood, but seems like the money is in looking at your abdomen / back. ...Read more

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I have a twitching feeling and ocasional pain that comes and goes in the upper right abdomen right below my right breast what could this be? Few weeks

I have a twitching feeling and ocasional pain that comes and goes in the upper right abdomen right below my right breast what could this be? Few weeks

RUQ pain: Pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen can come from a duodenal ulcer, gallbladder or even the lower part of the right lung. These symptoms require a careful history and physical examination by a physician (or pa, np) for accurate diagnosis. (this should include a rectal exam and testing for occult blood). Other testing may be required depending upon the examination. ...Read more

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Have sharp sensation in upper right abdomen and what feels like heartburn. Also very lethargic and bloated with headaches and feeling dizzy?

Have sharp sensation in upper right abdomen and what feels like heartburn. Also very lethargic and bloated with headaches and feeling dizzy?

Vague symptoms: These are all very vague symptoms that can point to many things. With the right upper quadrant pain, a good place to start is an ultrasound to check for gallstones. ...Read more

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I am tired all the time, major heart burn, flutter feeling in chest, pain in upper right abdomen, pain in chest, elevated liver enzymes. Negative hepa?

I am tired all the time, major heart burn, flutter feeling in chest, pain in upper right abdomen, pain in chest, elevated liver enzymes. Negative hepa?

Need more testing...: "Hepatitis" means inflammation of liver--due to viral infection (cytomegalovirus, epstein-barr virus, a, b, c, d, etc), familial diseases (hemochromatosis, wilson's, alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, etc), infiltrative disease (steatohepatitis from fatty liver, granulomatous hepatitis, foreign body reaction), toxic (alcoholic, tylenol), ischemic, congestive, pregnancy-related, etc. Cause determines ...Read more

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Upper right abdomen pain, nausea, right shoulder blade pain, sour taste in mouth. Feeling of diarrhea but normal stools. Acid reflux or gallstones?

Upper right abdomen pain, nausea, right shoulder blade pain, sour taste in mouth. Feeling of diarrhea but normal stools. Acid reflux or gallstones?

RUQ pain, nausea: Seems like it may be gallbladder more likely than reflux. Would follow up with doc and get a sonogram and if that is negative a HIDA scan (to assess function of the gallbladder /bile duct) within next 1-2 days. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in upper right abdomen under breast after a full abdominal ultrasound came back normal. What could this be? Nausea vomting pain.

What could cause pain in upper right abdomen under breast after a full abdominal ultrasound came back normal. What could this be? Nausea vomting pain.

Abdominal pain: In a young woman your age pregnancy test is the first priority. Then gallbladder disease, hepatitis, obstruction, and appendicitis are concerns. Physical exam and review of symptoms including any fever diarrhea and character of your pain with any rebound tenderness are important tests. See your MD in Urgent Care or Gastroenterology. Good luck. ...Read more

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What might cause pain in my upper right abdomen?

What might cause pain in my upper right abdomen?

Many possible causes: Could be from your gall bladder or other causes, you should see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: upper right abdomen?

What is the definition or description of: upper right abdomen?

RUQ: 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 flexure of the colon. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates to my back, what could it be?

Consider these...: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates exactly opposite to my back. What could it be?

See doctor: This could be gall stones, inflamed gall bladder, inflammation of pancreas, gastric reflux. I would suggest consulting a doctor as some of these if ignored can be life threatening. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the upper right abdomen and back within minutes of eating sugary foods?

What could cause pain in the upper right abdomen and back within minutes of eating sugary foods?

Pancreas: Difficult to say..........further description of food/amount needed.Sugar will involve insulin production from pancreas, if icecream which has diary fat it will involve pancreas, Gall bladder. Gas because of lactose intolerance will be more common. ...Read more

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I have been having a sharp nagging pain in my upper right abdomen. It comes and goes. What could it be?

I have been having a sharp nagging pain in my upper right abdomen. It comes and goes. What could it be?

See your doctor: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps labs and x-rays. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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pain in my upper right abdomen and back. First time for around six months. Went away for about six months and returned and has hurt for 5 months.?

pain in my upper right abdomen and back. First time for around six months. Went away for about six months and returned and has hurt for 5 months.?

Other symptoms?: Does it feel like a pulled muscle? How long does it last? Do certain foods make it worse. Have you tried any meds? Did you injure the muscle working out? Would you say it is more related to food or activity? If food, you may want to obtain us of gallbladder to rule out stones a common cause of rt abdo and back pain exacerbated by food. Is there any abdominal pain? Bloating? Nausea? ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pains in upper right abdomen, what could that be?

Insufficient informa: You need to see a doctor for a proper history and clinical examination for proper evaluation. Something could be affecting the gallbladder, liver, rib cage, pleura or peritoneum. ...Read more

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Does pain in the upper-right abdomen suggest gallbladder issues?

Could be: The gall bladder is located in the upper right abdomen. Other organs there are the liver, right diaphragm and small intestine.
Certain a right upper quadrant ultrasound looking at the gall bladder might show if it is the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause discomfort in upper right abdomen?

Can gastritis cause discomfort in upper right abdomen?

Yes: The stomach can refer pain to the upper right abdomen but also you need to consider the gallbladder and the liver. If increase pain see provider You can try OTC medications to see if it helps But see provider if increased pain nausea or other symptoms ...Read more

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Sharp pains in upper right abdomen and bloated all over?

Sharp pains in upper right abdomen and bloated all over?

Sounds serious: Especially the bloated part. I think you should be checked for gall bladder issues and intestinal obstruction unless these are the ONLY symptoms, in which case an antiflatulent such as simethicone and a mild laxative might help. Good luck! ...Read more