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8yrchild,intermittent lower right quadrant pain,sluggish,off food,slight temp 37.2.no vomiting, diarrhoea, slight constipation,pain started 12 hrs ago?

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 more

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I have right lower quadrant pain with nausea and i had an appendectomy in 2005

I have right lower quadrant pain with nausea and i had an appendectomy in 2005

Nonspecific : The symptoms are nonspecific, and don't suggest a major problem. There have been a few reports of 'stump' appendicitis, inflammation of the stump of the appendix. This is rare, but if the symptoms are similar to when you had appendicitis, see your surgeon for a follow up. ...Read more

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Right lower quadrant pain. Is it a cyst or could this be from ovulation?

Right lower quadrant pain. Is it a cyst or could this be from ovulation?

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 more

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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 ?

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

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Right lower quadrant pain under pelvis area. What can it be? Its a real sharp pain

Right lower quadrant pain under pelvis area. What can it be? Its a real sharp pain

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

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What is causing pain in my right lower quadrant?

What is causing pain in my right lower quadrant?

Abdominal pain?: I assume you mean rlq abdominal pain. Appendicitis would be high on my list (also your ovary if you are a female). Start by seeing your pcp. ...Read more

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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?

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?

?Hernia: Another possibiity you have to consider is an abdominal hernia. If the lump comes back when you stand up, it could mean you have a hernia. A abdominal hernia is caused by an abdominal wall defect where intra-abdominal content tries to seep thru the defect. This is more prominent when standing and less visible when on your back. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Spotting: Any chance you are pregnant? First do a home pregnancy test if any chance. If not see your PCP. Maybe you could order a CBC, ultrasound, etc. The other question is when was your last cycle and are you on OCP. ...Read more

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Continuous pain in right lower quadrant, what to do?

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 more

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