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Hardness 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
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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
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
A small ammount: Of asymmetry is normal. We all have a little. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Gallbladder: You should get an ultrasound looking for stones. ...Read more
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
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
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
Pain in upper right abdomen, no other symptoms? Had blood tests today, I'm young and have been worrying non stop.
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
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
Hi I have been diagnosed with a hemoroid however I have sharp pain in my lower and upper right abdomen what could it be?
I have a painful feeling in my upper right abdomen under my rib age. It feels like a stitch in my side that won't go away?
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