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Intermittent Right Lower Quadrant Pain
Appendicitis?: Many very different causes are possible. Appendicitis is one of the most urgent. Work up will include differential temperature (oral-rectal), WBC and sometimes observation in the hospital. Nausea, vomiting associated are commonly associated with this condition. But only an actual consultation in er or dr s office will clarify what is your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Consultation advised: If this is a new problem you should you need to see a physician as soon as possible to examen you and diagnose and treat you. If this is a chronic problem see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment; you can also have a consultation here at Health Tap which may be helpful. A video, voice only or INBOX text consultation is best. A text chat is not advised for this problem. Best wishes. ...Read more
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus lumborum) at sacrum ( enthesiopathies)3) myotonic point in overused muscle. Usually localized. May respond massage, manipulation or needling. Common cause is rotating lower back during lift or abnormal position while working. Physical therapists. ...Read more
When to see a doc?: Severe back pain that is associated with: weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more
Could be: Many different things, from ovarian/uterine issues to left sided colon issues. It could even be from your left kidney/urinary tract system. It would be very helpful if you could provide more information in regards to the quality of the pain, what makes it better or worse, anything else going healthwise and what may have been going on when it started. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8yrchild,intermittent lower right quadrant pain,sluggish,off food,slight temp 37.2.no vomiting, diarrhoea, slight constipation,pain started 12 hrs ago?
Physician assess: Because of the position of the pain and the presence of slight fever he/she should be examined for the possibility of appendicitis. Twisting of an ovary would be another concern if your child is a female. Poor appetite and sluggish behavior also fit with appendicitis. Have your child seen by your MD or in the ER if more quickly available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Ovulation is often accompanied by a pain that could last several hours called "mittelschmerz". It actually is caused by the leak of fluid when an egg is released, so it is sort of like a cyst. However, pain that lasts is more likely to be something else, possibly a cyst, pregnancy, or even appendicitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I do with right lower quadrant pain that has been diagnosed as constipation with an x-ray. Made changes to diet but symptoms worse ?
Just as long as it: Is not appendicitis , then you need to be aggressive with managing your constipation.Changing diet is not going to give you a quick fix for long standing constipation! you need to take dulcolax or the like. See a gastroenterologist for management . You may need bowel cleansing initially for being impacted! ...Read more
RLQ abdominal pain: Pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen can be from many sources, including the gallbladder, liver, kidney, ovaries, colon, small intestine, and pancreas, among others. If the pain is severe, you should go to the emergency room. Otherwise, see your doctor soon. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Needs to be checked: Sharp pain in right lower quadrant can be due to ovarian pathology line an ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, or infection of the appendix you need a detaled history and physical exam, and if indicated blood and urine test, and may need ultrasound or cat scal to find the cause. ...Read more
I am having left lower quadrant pain. I have constipation frequently and the pain. What could it be?
See a doctor: This may be a minor issue easily resolved, but may also have potential serious consequences. Please see a doctor and have this resolved. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Appendicitis: Although i searched for pain on the left side, I could not find a reason. As you know the pain may start in the middle of the abdomen and then migrate to the lower right. Appetite goes away. With time the pain becomes worse and treatment (surgical) is needed before it bursts ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Radiating pain: the nerves of the appendix also innervates the entire colon. When you push on the left side you and then release the nerves are stimulated. Since the appendix is inflamed the distention of the left transmits to the right and you sense the pain. The visceral peritoneum is directly attached. If the appendix is ruptured then the parietal peritoneum is inflamed and the test no longer holds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possible: Problems. Organs in the area are colon, ureter, and ovary/fallopian tube. And these organs can have inflammatory/infectious problems, tumors (benign and malignant), or even congenital problems. For you, a 22 year old woman, the most common organ that can cause problems is reproductive organs. If pain is persistent, or is severe, you need to see a doctor to figure out what is cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on size: I suppose if the cyst were extremely large filling the abdomen then pain could be in the upper left quadrant. That is not a very common finding. ...Read more
Rt lower quadrant pain, had appendectomy and gallbladder removed after each surgery was relieved for a couple months but returned...what could this be?
Bad uti with bladder inflammation dx in ED weds on meds since then have now developed lower quadrant pain sometimes localized on left ED again?
61 Reasons Why:: If not better by tomorrow morning or getting progressively worse before then, yes. (I'm an ER doc) ...Read more
Left hip pain four weeks mostly outside, butt..Have had left lower quadrant pain, UTI prior, on med. Pain worse when sitting for while or lying on side.
Musculoskeltal pain: The pain of the hip and buttock may be of musculoskeletal origin, esp if it is exacerbated by certain body positions. Re: your prior uti, check a urinalysis and culture to assure its resolution. A renal ultrasound would detect a kidney problem, e.g. Obstruction, stone, tumor, that might cause some of your symptoms. ...Read more
Left lower quadrant pain during menstration. Period is very light. Constipated for 3days. Feel vomiting.
When im lying on my back, having a sort of lump in my right lower quadrant that moves. When I try to press it, it moves away?
Hi, I'm currently experiencing pain in my right lower quadrant as well as dark red spotting. I'm just wondering what your thoughts are on this?
Get evaluated: Pain that is regionally specific is usually easier to work up by a doctor. If you have your appendix, then this may be a warning sign of inflammation. Other possibilities also include gastrointestinal disorders like irritable bowel, Crohn's or ulcerative colitis (autoimmune), celiac or gluten sensitivity...you get the picture. See your PCP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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