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Having pain in upper right abdomen?

Having pain in upper right abdomen?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder problems. ...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 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?

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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Pain that radiates from upper right abdomen to the testicle?

Pain that radiates from upper right abdomen to the testicle?

Poss kidney stone: Abdominal or flank pain that radiates to testicle may be due to a kidney stone or other obstruction of the ureter. Suggest you seek medical attention as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...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

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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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My upper right abdomen is a swollen, but it is soft to the touch and there is no pain. What could this be?

RUQ swelling: Swelling without pain or any palpable mass probably nothing need to worry about. If you are convinced you have a swelling get it examined by a professional and probably a ultrasound or ct scan to r/o underlying pathology. ...Read more

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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

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I have sharp stabbing pain in upper right abdomen, what should I do?

Go to the hospital: Maybe your gall bladder. Call your doctor and see what they think. If the pain is worse with eating fatty or fried foods, than it probably is. ...Read more

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What to do about upper right abdomen pain with pain on the right side of the back?

What to do about upper right abdomen pain with pain on the right side of the back?

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. Right kidney and head of pancreas may also cause pain. See doctor for appropriate testing and examination. ...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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I have this pain in my upper right abdomen under my rib cage for a few weeks now. What could it be?

Abdominal Pain: In that area of the body is the liver and the gall bladder. You are very young for any disease that could be trouble in that area. If the pain persists, you have bruising or have a fever you should be seen urgently. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right abdomen, no other symptoms? Had blood tests today, I'm young and have been worrying non stop.

Pain in upper right abdomen, no other symptoms? Had blood tests today, I'm young and have been worrying non stop.

Right upper quadrant: Right upper quadrant pain could be from muscle pain to gall bladder and liver related etc. Do not worry most probably nothing serious, follow up with your physician on lab results ...Read more

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I have stabbing pain that migrated from my upper middle to my upper right abdomen over about 2 hrs. What should I do?

I have stabbing pain that migrated from my upper middle to my upper right abdomen over about 2 hrs. What should I do?

This could be from: A number of different genital/urinary or intestinal issues. Either should be evaluated. Go to a stat care or ER for evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Should I goto the er? I have pain in my upper right abdomen with other symptoms since october and my dr won't help me?

No.: If pain has been present since october and is not different or presenting with new and seriously concerning signs or symptoms then the ed is not the place for you. If you are unsatisfied with your current doc you should seek out a second opinion. ...Read more

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Hi I have been diagnosed with a hemoroid however I have sharp pain in my lower and upper right abdomen what could it be?

Need an exam. . .: It is impossible to evaluate the source of your abdominal pain through this venue. You should probably have it checked out. However, it is highly unlikely that your symptoms are related to having a hemorrhoid. Best of luck. ...Read more