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Dr. George Klauber
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About once every three months, for the last year, I've gotten sharp pains in my lower right abdomen, it only lasts one or two days, what is this?

About once every three months, for the last year, I've gotten sharp pains in my lower right abdomen, it only lasts one or two days, what is this?

?Chronic appendiciti: Could be a number of things such as chronic appendicitis from an appendicolith (stone or fecal pellet) in the appendix. It could also be a growth in the appendix or cecum, mesenteric adenitis (inflammation of the intestinal lymph nodes) or even a vascular problem. Certainly worth checking out with your physician and possibly getting a ct scan. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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What does it mean to have pain in the lower right abdomen?

What does it mean to have pain in the lower right abdomen?

Maybe a lot of thing: Depends on age, sex, acute or chronic, associated with fever, diarrhea, urinary complaints, menstrual changes or not. Can be hernia, appendicitis, diverticulitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, cancer, uterine mass/fibroid, ureteral stone, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, bowel mass, tb, abscess, muscular cause, hip joint disease, swollen lymph nodes due to infection, tumor, etc. C md. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I am a male athlete with pain in my lower right abdomen, what could this be the cause of?

I am a male athlete with pain in my lower right abdomen, what could this be the cause of?

Many possibilities: Right lower abdominal pain can be cause by many things, including appendicitis, bowel obstruction, kidney stones, testicular issues, a hernia, muscular strain, constipation, or many other causes. Best to see a physician, who can then exam you, possibly order some tests or studies, and make a better determination of what might be the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Fred Vandusen
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Dr. Myron Arlen
Board Certified, Surgical Oncology
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I always feel pain in my lower right abdomen. What are the possible cause?.. Thanks..

Inflammation: Rt lower abdominal pain usually related to pathology in the rt. Lower abdomen. Sometimes pain is referred there. Intermittent pain in appendix can cause such pain as well as occasional twisting of rt. Ovary. Bleeding from an ovarian cyst can also cause pain. If WBC is elevated think of inflammation. Some blood also causes such pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Why do I often have pain in my lower right abdomen?

Why do I often have pain in my lower right abdomen?

Lots: Could be appendicitis, ovarian torsion (if you're a woman!), crohn's disease, diverticulitis, kidney stones, gas pains or more. Need to see a doc for a proper exam to narrow down the causes. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What can a pain on your lower right abdomen mean?

What can a pain on your lower right abdomen mean?

Many possibilities: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What is the cause of a pain in the lower right abdomen?

What is the cause of a pain in the lower right abdomen?

Possible causes: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
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What could produce the pain in my lower right abdomen?

What could produce the pain in my lower right abdomen?

Anything: That lives inside the abdomen or pelvis. Ovary, appendix, intestine, abdominal muscle, nerve in the groin. If it persists, see a doctor for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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