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At age 88 I (male) suffer intermittent moderate pain in my lower right abdomen. It comes and goes. What gives?

At age 88 I (male) suffer intermittent moderate pain in my lower right abdomen. It comes and goes. 
What gives?

Many things: May be as simple as benign gas or colonic spasm pain. However, it may represent something more serious such as intermittent obstructions, cancer, infection so I would discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause a mild to moderate pain in the upper left abdomen that comes in waves?

What would cause a mild to moderate pain in the upper left abdomen that comes in waves?

Stomach: Kidney, intestinal, muscular problems. It appears you have had your heart checked, but even if you have fluctuations in your blood pressure, the stress on your heart from that may cause it. I think you will find out the cause between a GI and heart doctor. Good luck to you. I would drink cold milk, take my blood pressure and heart rate (buy a machine). If pain goes away, it was your stomach. ...Read more

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4 weeks post laproscopic gallbladder removal and having moderate pain in my abdomen. Left side upper deeper pain... Pancreatitis? Kidney stones?

Post operative pain: Any persistent post-operative pain should be brought to your surgeon's attention. They should consider additional imaging to determine if there is any additional problem. ...Read more

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Mild pain, flank, moderate pain upper buttock, about one month, left side. Dark spot in hip area on xray. Microscopic hematuria. What's going on?

Mild pain, flank, moderate pain upper buttock, about one month, left side. Dark spot in hip area on xray. Microscopic hematuria. What's going on?

Here are some...: Your presented pictures need a comprehensive general evaluation, followed with specific focus on hematuria for which please follow the instructions in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html and assessment for the real clinical significance of the dark spot in hip area on x-ray. Together, the most possible conclusion could be reached for reasonable Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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Frequent mild to moderate pain in my kidneys & lower abdomen. What could it be?

Urinary or bowel: Lower abdominal and kidney (flank/mid back) pain is most likely related to either a urinary tract infection (esp if associated burning with urination, increased frequency/urgency) or kidney stone (esp if more severe pain, blood in urine). Constipation can also cause such discomfort. Less likely GYN cause but consider if change in menses or vaginal discharge. See MD if persists. ...Read more

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A moderate pain has recently appeared in my lowest right abdomen. It may be gastrointestinal from eating too much almond butter yesterday. Thoughts?

Could be.: Abdominal pain can be due to lots of things. What matters is What, Where, When & How. What else is going on (other symptoms)? Where is the pain and does it change position? When does it hurt, constantly or only off & on? How much does it hurt & how long has it been hurting? Pain that is constant for several hours or more, needs to be evaluated promptly. If constant, fever, vomiting: Go now! ...Read more

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Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Possibly: Signs and symptoms of testicular torsion include:

Sudden, severe pain in the scrotum
Swelling of the scrotum
Abdominal pain
Nausea and vomiting
A testicle that's positioned higher than normal or at an unusual angle
Painful urination
Fever

if it is sudden onset or persistent pain you need to see a doctor right away ...Read more

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I am having moderate pain and hardness in my tummy going around the right side to the back?

I am having moderate pain and hardness in my tummy going around the right side to the back?

Radiating Pain: How long it is going on? This needs to be evaluated as soon as possible. Worried about pancreatitis or any unknown abdominal aortic aneurysm. ...Read more

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What would cause moderate pain 4 inches to the right of the navel? I have had appendectomy and hysterectomy.

Scar tissue/adhesion: Adhesions or scar tissue is the most likely reason for the discomfort considering the location and your previous surgeries., however, have a MD examine the area, as bowel issues can also cause the same pain. ...Read more

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I have mild to slightly moderate pain in stomach randomly after endoscopy. It's been 2 weeks. Medicine to lower acid, which worked, not fully???

I have mild to slightly moderate pain in stomach randomly after endoscopy. It's been 2 weeks. Medicine to lower acid, which worked, not fully???

Not clear but f/u: Curious if endoscopy was done for pain to begin with as most time an endoscopy is not done without symptoms to justify it & to have insurance cover. If acid lower medicine helping suggests acid related stomach irritation (gastritis) or reflux. Should follow up with endoscopist to review results & treatment options. ...Read more

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I'm having moderate pain in lower, right pelvic area when I have a bowel m. Also, occurs when I pass gas. Goin on three days now. See a doctor?

I'm having moderate pain in lower, right pelvic area when I have a bowel m. Also, occurs when I pass gas. Goin on three days now. See a doctor?

Exam is appropriate: You have localized your problem to the pelvis. The problem may be GI related (e.g. Colonic/ rectal inflammation, mass, rectal/anal dysfunction, colonic dysmotility), but may be extrinsic to the GI tract (bladder, peri-uterine, vaginal). Exam is definitely warranted for diagnosis ; appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Right under my stomach I feel like im wearing a belt that's too tight. Moderate pain. Loose stools simetimes. Just been a cupl days now. Problem???

Right under my stomach I feel like im wearing a belt that's too tight. Moderate pain. Loose stools simetimes. Just been a cupl days now. Problem???

Inflammation: The discomfort is consistent with mild inflammation of your gastrointestinal tract such as seen with a viral infection which usually resolves without any specific treatment except light diet, rest,TYLENOL (acetaminophen) and kaopectate If diarrhea develops. Flat ginger ale sooths nausea. Avoid alcohol. See your Physician if symptoms worsen such as abdominal discomfort, vomiting,high fever, black or bloody stools. ...Read more

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How soon can Braxton hicks contractions begin? I'm 23 weeks and my belly is tight and I'm in some moderate pain??

How soon can Braxton hicks contractions begin? I'm 23 weeks and my belly is tight and I'm in some moderate pain??

Varies: Braxton Hicks contractions vary from person to person. So can preterm labor. If you think you are contracting in an abnormal way then you should head to labor and delivery and be evaluated. ...Read more

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My stomach feel bloated with moderate pain when i touch it. My bowels are brown and I urinate normally no fever. Should I be concerned?

My stomach feel bloated with moderate pain when i touch it.
My bowels are brown and I urinate normally no fever. Should I be concerned?

Stomach pain: Hello Lyeila. You should be mildly to moderately concerned. Pain is never a good sign and unless you know exactly what the cause of your pain is such as your cycle, lactose intolerance, constipation, diarrhea or something like that, then you should go see your doctor. ...Read more

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R flank pain and back pain. Moderate and comes and goes x 1 wk. no other sx. Causes and treatment?

Not enough info!: There is not enough information to be able to answer your question. Does the pain hurt only with movement? Have you changed your exercise routine? Do over the counter pain relievers, in normal doses, help? If your pain persists, see a doc this week. If you have fever, numbness, tingling, weakness, or loss of control of bowel or bladder function, or black or bloody stools, go to an ER. ...Read more