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Discomfort behind ribs at Right Upper Quadrant. Feel like something is stuck at solar plexus and slightly to the right when I walk or lie down.?

Discomfort behind ribs at Right Upper Quadrant. Feel like something is stuck at solar plexus and slightly to the right when I walk or lie down.?

Muscle?: If this gets worse with movements and your rib cage is tender it sounds like your muscles might be inflamed and sore. Evaluate what you have done lately. If you have suffered an injury, lifted heavy objects or made a strong force this is most likely the problem. Ice the area three times day for 15 minutes. If not better or any oner symptoms you would need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Healthy but I have horrible right upper quadrant pain?

Healthy but I have horrible right upper quadrant pain?

See your doctor: These symptoms are not normal. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen?

Liver, gallbladder: It is best to see doctor for evaluation, but RUQ pain usually involve liver, gallbladder stones., but there are other causes as well. ...Read more

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I have right upper quadrant pain and nausea. What could cause this?

Gallstones: The most frequent cause of right uper quadrant pain and nausea is gallstones. There are other causes as well. I would speak to your doctor to determine what tests shoudl be undertaken.

An ultrasound is the best test to diagnose gallstones. ...Read more

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Help I have horrible right upper quadrant pain. What is the best treatment?

It depends: The best treatment depends on the cause of the pain. There can be several causes including liver and gall bladder disease. See a doctor. ...Read more

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If my gallbladder is fine, what else can cause right upper quadrant pain?

Stomach issues: It's very possible that this could be some sort of gastric or duodenal ulcer in the stomach or small intestine. If this persists in spite of otc tx with antacids and / or h2 blocers like Zantac (ranitidine) or ppi like Prilosec then you should see your physician. Common bile duct stones and pancreatitis can also cause symptoms like these as well. ...Read more

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Why does my right upper quadrant still hurt after gallbladder removal?

Why does my right upper quadrant still hurt after gallbladder removal?

Depends: How recent was your surgery? It could be postop pain. Can also be retained stone or primary stone, or possibly another diagnosis such as a peptic ulcer. See your surgeon ...Read more

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30year old female, non smoker. I am having a pulsating feeling in my right upper quadrant. I do not have any pain associated with it.

There are many: Potential causes for what you are feeling ranging from simple muscular twitching to portal hypertension. The fact that it is not painful is probably a good sign. If it persists it would be reasonable to be evaluated by a health care professional who can examine you. It is impossible to diagnose you with certainty over the internet. ...Read more

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Been having pain in lower left quadrant when getting in and out of car and now walking around not real bad but does hurt also lower back hurts.

Been having pain in lower left quadrant when getting in and out of car and now walking around not real bad but does hurt also lower back hurts.

See your doctor.: It is not normal to have persistent pain in the abdomen. Since this does not seem to be going away, you should get checked out. I would do it is soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I get up from bed fast I feel a very sharp intense pain in the lower right quadrant of my abdomen it goes away after a minute or 2?

Sometimes when I get up from bed fast I feel a very sharp intense pain in the lower right quadrant of my abdomen it goes away after a minute or 2?

You may want: To check your appendix...By a surgeon... My 19 year-old had the same symptoms and was diagnosed with acute appendicitis! so good luck and don't wait... Please let me know the outcome... ...Read more

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What to do if I have pulsating pain in right-upper quadrant (abdomen)?

What to do if I have pulsating pain in right-upper quadrant (abdomen)?

RUQ anatomy: 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 & lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, & skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. Lots to consider here. ...Read more

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Pain in right upper quadrant. Went for HIDA SCAN shows gb ejection fraction of 32 percent being 35% is norm should I have surgery vs natural care?

You are 39 yrs old: Please try dietary restrictions, as well as lower fat and healthier lifestyle. If despite these efforts your pain continues, there are medications that might help. Surgery should be your last recourse, unless it gets infected, in which case you might need surgery sooner rather than later. Good health to you ...Read more

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My son who is 16 had his appendix removed in July. Recently, he has been complaining of pain after he eats on the right upper quadrant of his abdomen.

Is he constipated: R/o constipation as the most common cause of abd. Pain. Rt upper quadrant pain could be from musculoskeletal strain, . gall stones, GB infection, liver problems, stomach problems and sometimes from pancreas. For a pediatric age gp. Though gall stones are less likely still can happen. Similarly some scoliosis -eg. Spine issues can put more on the muscles, can irritate some nerves. See ur family dr ...Read more

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Right upper quadrant pain 18months, gallbladder ok, indigestion, upset tummy and bloated. All bloods normal?

Constipation: Pain without serious consequences and normal ultrasound and blood test very like constipation. Coexisting symptoms very suggestive of it too. Eat high fiber diet avoid meat, white flour, caffeine, drink plenty of fluids, use OTC meds like fiber, laxative for bowel cleansing. Need to do on ongoing basis not just once. Avoid good that causes heartburn. ...Read more

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Elevated liver enzymes with right upper quadrant pain. What should I do?

Elevated liver enzymes with right upper quadrant pain. What should I do?

See a doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Pain in the right upper quadrant of stomach area when sitting. (liver area)?

Pain in the right upper quadrant of stomach area when sitting. (liver area)?

See ur physician: If persist, see ur physician to evaluate. Coukd be lot of difference things. Liver, gallbladder (if it not remove yet), ulcer, hernia, colon, . . ...Read more

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"the liver measures 15 cm. The gallbladder is normal. - impression: negative right upper quadrant ultrasound." good?

"the liver measures 15 cm. The gallbladder is normal. - impression: negative right upper quadrant ultrasound." good?

Yes, good: I suspect there is more to the report, since the radiologist often comments on the sonographic appearance of the liver and the size of the bile ducts, but the bottom line is the impression: Negative RUQ ultrasound. This means there was no disease identified during this exam. Follow up with the requesting physician for more advice. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is a liver size of 15 CM on ultrasound enlarged for a 5'4" 138 lb 20 y old female? Ultrasound says "negative right upper quadrant ultrasound."

Is a liver size of 15 CM on ultrasound enlarged for a 5'4" 138 lb 20 y old female? Ultrasound says "negative right upper quadrant ultrasound."

Just right: That sounds about the right dimension seen of the liver. Pay attention more to things like fatty infiltration or densities. It seems there was a concentration on RUQ like for the gallbladder but it seems there is nothing to worry about. Just keep it healthy now. ...Read more

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Can GERD cause intermediate right upper quadrant pain? Not constant but when it hurts it's a 6 out of 10. gallbladder Hida normal. Pain is off and on

Can GERD cause intermediate right upper quadrant pain? Not constant but when it hurts it's a 6 out of 10. gallbladder Hida normal. Pain is off and on

Common: Gerd can be associated with Gastritis which could cause intermittent pain. Sometimes such pain could be associated with meals. The history, type of pain and response to proton pump inhibitors or H2 blockers or antiacids may help estabilish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had a hernia fixed in or above the bellybutton. Ever since I have been experiencing pain numbness and tingling in my right upper quadrant. There is?

I had a hernia fixed in or above the bellybutton. Ever since I have been experiencing pain numbness and tingling in my right upper quadrant. There is?

Nerve: During the repair of the umbilical hernia nerves were severed and damaged and are growing back for months and can cause those symptoms. However if RUQ discomfort persists or worsens, I recommend that you consult your abdominal surgeon for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Ct scan on Thursday, .right upper quadrant pain and for definition of 1cm angiomyolipoma, scared what they might find, how quick for results if bad?

Ct scan on Thursday, .right upper quadrant pain and for definition of 1cm angiomyolipoma, scared what they might find, how quick for results if bad?

CT results: Don't know about the UK, but in the US most scans are probably read on the same day, or at least within 24 hours. You should call your doctor and ask about the results. ...Read more

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Delivered twins w/ mild pre-e w/out SF. ALT increase from 20 post delivery to 72 5 weeks postpartum. Experiencing dull transient right upper quadrant?

Delivered twins w/ mild pre-e w/out SF. ALT increase from 20 post delivery to 72 5 weeks postpartum. Experiencing dull transient right upper quadrant?

See your MD: You need a careful history, full exam, imaging and to be followed very closely.
Eclampsia can occur in the postpartum period. How's your blood pressure? Any symptoms? Did you have HELLP syndrome diagnosed? Elevated liver enzymes can be caused by several other mechanisms including hepatic vein occ. I would recommend prompt MD visit if you are experiencing pain r/o cholecystitis etc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Right upper quadrant pain radiating down right side blood tests ultra sound liver enzymes normal?

Right upper quadrant pain radiating down right side blood tests ultra sound liver enzymes normal?

Needs further eval: It's possible you still may have a gallbladder issue or even trapped gas in the right colon. A HIDA scan would be needed if your doctor felt it warranted. Sometimes gas can get trapped in the right colon as it tends to ride high and dipback down as it traverses the abdomen. ...Read more

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Right upper quadrant pain first in front and then in back to side and down into groin. Blood, urine, ultrasound and X-ray normal. 2 mos in pain. Why?

Right upper quadrant pain first in front and then in back to side and down into groin. Blood, urine, ultrasound and X-ray normal. 2 mos in pain. Why?

Need work up.: Possibilities: gallbladder, pancreas, kidney stones to small to visualize by X-ray, or possibly bowel. Will need to see your Dr. Will probably get ultrasound and CT. May need MRI. ...Read more