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Dr. James Lin
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Pain In Right Upper Abdomen (Overview)

Pain in the right upper abdomen is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains in the right side of the tummy, above the level of the belly button. This area is called the right upper quadrant (RUQ), and contains the liver, gall bladder, and some intestines.


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What causes the pain on the right upper abdomen just some centimeters below rib cage?

What causes the pain on the right upper abdomen just some centimeters below rib cage?

Could be several....: Things, but gall bladder problems are the classic causes. If it continues, please see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
21 doctors shared insights

Pain In Right Upper Abdomen (Overview)

Pain in the right upper abdomen is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains in the right side of the tummy, above the level of the belly button. This area is called the right upper quadrant (RUQ), and contains the liver, gall bladder, and some intestines.


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Lansoprazole makes my left upper abdomen feels less painful. Pain caused by a herbal 3 months ago. But still feeling chills almost like fever. Wht wrong?

Lansoprazole makes my left upper abdomen feels less painful. Pain caused by a herbal 3 months ago. But still feeling chills almost like fever. Wht wrong?

Multifactorial: PPIs e.g. Lansoprazole make the stomach feel better by preventive the mechanism of acid production; however, there are a variety of reasons for the symptoms. Usually, when associated with fever/chill-like feeling, it could be an infection. Therefore, it is best to get this thoroughly checked. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
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Pain in right upper abdomen (Tip)

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Treatment for painful testis and upper abdomen?

Treatment for painful testis and upper abdomen?

Diagnose first...: No rx should be given before diagnosis. So, please collect the intensity, duration, ; interval of pains with their detailed sequence of event, then bring them to doc for review, analysis, more history, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce and arrive at a reasonable DX for proposing possible rx.

For more healthy low-risk living, go to www.Formefirst. Com to explore how-to... ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fat around my waist, upper abdomen, back and below the nape of my neck.

How can I get rid of fat around my waist, upper abdomen, back and below the nape of my neck.

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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Upper abdomen pain pulled muscle from working out? Any specific stretch to prevent it?

Upper abdomen pain pulled muscle from working out? Any specific stretch to prevent it?

Depends: Depends on what muscle pulled. If symptoms persis should check. In meantime, if not pregnat otc meds could help. ...Read more

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Pain in right upper abdomen? Liver?

Pain in right upper abdomen? Liver?

Right sided pain: Gallbladder would be more likely — particularly if the pain begins after eating. Unless there is underlying liver disease or injury, liver as a source is less likely. See your physician. Ultrasound may determine if gallstones are present. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Pain in right upper abdomen (Tip)

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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I m feeling pain in right upper abdomen, i hv been also diagnosed wid liver haemongioma, kindly suggest what to do...

See a surgeon: Hemangioma are usually painless; it is something else like gallbladder disease etc. Needs full evaluation and work up. Thank you. ...Read more

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Can pain in right upper abdomen be caused by acute cholecystitis?

Can pain in right upper abdomen be caused by acute cholecystitis?

Yes: Cholecystitis usually causes right upper quadrant pain, but not all right upper quadrant pain is caused by cholecystitis. Make sure you see your pmd regarding this pain. You may need a consultation with a gastroenterologist (gi specialist). ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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Pain in right upper abdomen left upper abdomen and bouncing all over the abdomen exercising hurts. Ideas?

Pain in right upper abdomen left upper abdomen and bouncing all over the abdomen exercising hurts. Ideas?

Vague history: You have given a vague history. It seems that you have pain all over the abdomen but it is important to know what brings the pain on what relieves it and what other associated factors. If this is been going on for sometime and then would recommend that you should see a physician in person as this could be something important. ...Read more

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Am having severe trapped gas pain in right upper abdomen since 3 days, i cnt sit and liedown,wat wl do next step.i tuk syrp antacid nd all home remed?

Am having severe trapped gas pain in right upper abdomen since 3 days, i cnt sit and liedown,wat wl do next step.i tuk syrp antacid nd all home remed?

Sounds like gallbladder: Persistent pain in the right upper quadrant with symptoms you describe is more likely to be related to gallbladder disease and that's the place I would start. See your physician about it and ask if she would consider doing ultrasound. Good health ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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I am having pain in right upper abdomen from the last one year. It is like a feeling of inflammation and that something is streching. What should I do?

I am having pain in right upper abdomen from the last one year. It is like a feeling of inflammation and that something is streching. What should I do?

NEEDS TO BE CHECKED: You have had this pain for one year, it is about time you consult your doctor
it may be from gall bladder condition or your stomach
so have it checked to find the cause and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in right upper abdomen. Doctor said no appendix or kidney infection. But there is a small trace of blood in urine. Can u advice on this.?

Pain in right upper abdomen. Doctor said no appendix or kidney infection. But there is a small trace of blood in urine. Can u advice on this.?

Urologist: For RUQ (right upper quadrant pain) an ultrasound to look for gallstones may be considered as well as blood tests to evaluate liver studies (eg, ast, alt, alk phos, bilirubin, etc). For the blood in urine a urologist might be needed to evaluate for causes. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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I'm having sharp pain in my right upper abdomen. What could be there?

RUQ ABD PAIN: First of all, it is important to distinguish pain that is emanating from the abdominal wall/muscles versus the intra-abdominal organs. If it is the latter, the gallbladder, liver, and colon are probably the top 3 organs responsible for pain in that area. Bottom line: as much as we would like to help, nothing can replace a face-to-face examination from a doctor to get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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What to do if I am having sharp pain in my right upper abdomen. What could this be?

Could be your: Gall bladder, your liver, your kidney, your colon. If the pain gets worse with eating fatty food, or fried food, likely your gall bladder. ...Read more

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What causes the pain on the right upper abdomen just some centimeters below rib cage?

Could be several....: Things, but gall bladder problems are the classic causes. If it continues, please see your doctor. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more