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Doctor insights on: Organs In The Four Quadrants Of The Abdomen

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What organs are in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen?

What organs are in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen?

Very few: Your descending and sigmoid colon. Your left oviduct and ovary, if you were a woman. Depending on whether or not there are large fibroids, or a baby, the uterus may sit in the left lower quadrant. ...Read more

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What to do if I could feel a lump in my upper left abdominal quadrant for four years but there's no pain?

What to do if I could feel a lump in my upper left abdominal quadrant for four years but there's no pain?

Get checked.: If you have had a lump for 4 years that has not changed then it is likely nothing very serious. If it is just under the skin, it could be a lipoma. A non-cancerous fatty tumor. But exceptions are always possible. Have your doc examine it to see what it could be and if anything needs to be done. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

Many: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in upper quadrant of abdomen?

Many possibilities: Causes of upper abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: gallstones, hepatitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammation of the bile duct or gallbladder, obstructed intestines, and problems of the chest such as angina, heart attack, pericarditis, pneumonia and pleurisy. If you are experiencing chronic upper abdominal pain get it checked. Severe pain = er. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper left quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in upper left quadrant of abdomen?

Many possibilities: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. ...Read more

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What might cause pain in upper right quadrant of abdomen?

What might cause pain in upper right quadrant of abdomen?

Right quadrant of ab: Most likely gall bladder, but to be sure u needd to see your PCP for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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I've lost 6 pounds in a week! Pain in upper right quadrant of abdomen, what do I do?

I've lost 6 pounds in a week! Pain in upper right quadrant of abdomen, what do I do?

More info: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? 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. ...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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Pain in right side of abdomen (right lower quadrant) What it might be?

Pain in right side of abdomen (right lower quadrant) What it might be?

If pain is severe: Accompanied by v appetite, nausea, vomiting, fever - it could be appendicitis. For severe abdominal pain seek emergency evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Constant pain in the upper right quadrant of my abdomen, what could be causing this?

Constant pain in the upper right quadrant of my abdomen, what could be causing this?

Right upper quadpain: Many possibilities. The liver and gall bladder are located in the upper right quadrant and could be the cause, but also pain can be referred from other organs like the lung and heart or intestine.
You need to see your doctor right away to be examined to determine the cause of the pain and get proper treatment. This could be serious so do not delay making the call. ...Read more

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What are the possible problem when you feel a left lower quadrant pain in the abdomen?

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 more

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What should I do about a sharp colic pain on the upper left quadrant side of the abdomen?

What should I do about a sharp colic pain on the upper left quadrant side of the abdomen?

See Dr 4 Colon exam: It is helpful to list your age. Are your stool patterns normal? What makes the pain better? What makes the pain worse. Your best advice is to see a doctor who can perform or arrange for a colonoscopy exam after performing a history and physical on you. ...Read more

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Need some advice. I have sharp colic pain on the upper left quadrant side of the abdomen?

Could be gas: Sometimes gas can be caught in the bend of the large intestine in that area.... And be painful or mononucleosis can cause spleen enlargement which can be uncomfortable as well. If it persists then be seen. ...Read more

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I've been having an on and off fluttering sensation in my upper left quadrant of my abdomen for 3 wks. It very annoying. It feels hard to the touch..

I've been having an on and off fluttering sensation in my upper left quadrant of my abdomen for 3 wks. It very annoying. It feels hard to the touch..

Go see your doctor: You need to see your doctor. He will examine you and determine if you need more testing or if this is normal/benign.
Upper left quad abdomen is where the heart and stomach lie. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of abdomen upper quadrant?

Left side pain: Left upper side pain can be many many things. First what do you mean by the side, people mean different things. You need to be examined with a detailed history how long is lasted other symptoms. It could be your lung, your kidney, your liver, your gallbladder :as I said many things. Good luck. ...Read more

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Left upper quadrant of the abdomen is in extreme pain--what should I do?

See doctor!: You need to be evaluated by a doctor to give you useful information. ...Read more

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I have swelling in the lower right quadrant of my abdomen, but no real pain. It isn't constant, but is on and off daily. What could this be?

Gluten sensitivity?: Sometimes people aren't aware how much their diet can affect their abdomen to produce: bloating, swelling, gas, pain, or discomfort, especially intermittently, like in irritable bowel syndrome. Often, going gluten-free, gmo free can help the bowel (intenstines) heal by reducing inflammation of the gut. This can quickly the other symptoms, have yourself tested for celiac. Gluten, and food allergies. ...Read more