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Upper Right Abdomen (Definition)

The anatomy of the abdomen and its contents can be considered in four quadrants. The right upper quadrant contains liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, the distal stomach, c-loop of the duodenum, and hepatic ...Read more


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Sharp constant pain upper right abdomen worse after eating, with muscle spasms over all stomach, naseua vomiting fever and dizziness? Not pregnant

Sharp constant pain upper right abdomen worse after eating, with muscle spasms over all stomach, naseua vomiting fever and dizziness? Not pregnant

Gallbladder vs ulcer: Right upper quadrant pain makes us think of gallbladder issues, whether due to stones or infection. However, gastritis ; ulcers can also manifest as RUQ pain. Rarely, sexually transmitted infections can present w/ruq pain eg fitz hugh curtis syndrome. Of course, liver is also in RUQ but less likely to cause pain after eating (same goes for fhc). Any specific food? Go see your doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in upper right abdomen under ribs after eating. How do you know if it's gallstone pain?

Sharp pain in upper right abdomen under ribs after eating. How do you know if it's gallstone pain?

Ultrasound: If an ultrasound shows gallstones then it is quite possible. Unfortunately there is no way to say 100% that gallstones are the cause. ...Read more

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I have had a dull pain in my upper right abdomen and nausea after eating. Could this be a food allergy?

I have had a dull pain in my upper right abdomen and nausea after eating. Could this be a food allergy?

Unlikely: This sounds more like it is in the region of the gallbladder. If you eat fatty foods (or anything, for that matter) the gallbladder produces bile which might be squeezing against stones....Causing the pain and nausea. Have your primary doctor evaluate this, though a GI specialist might need to get involved. ...Read more

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Burning pain 20-30 min after eating. Pain starts in upper right abdomen and moves to middle-upper left back. Happening consistently and more frequent.

Burning pain 20-30 min after eating. Pain starts in upper right abdomen and moves to middle-upper left back. Happening consistently and more frequent.

Digestive system: problem. It can be gallbladder disease, or an stomach ulcer or pancreatitis or similar problems related to digestive system. Go to an urgent care center if can not get a hold of your doctor. I hope this helps. If you do have more questions or other concerns kindly contact with me on my Virtual Practice at : www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

46 Conditions: This complaint can possibly be associated with up to 46 different conditions. Therefore it would need to be thoroughly worked up by your primary physician and if preliminary workup is negative then he would probably consult with a gastroenterologist. The workup could be from days to weeks to sort out. Make an appointment with your doctor and be ready to provide as much detail as possible. ...Read more

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Dull minor recurring pain in my upper right abdomen directly below and behind the lower right side ribs. Moreso after food/alch. 1+ year. 28 y/o.?

Gall bladder: Consider gall bladder. This is associated with eating and found right where your pain is. Try less challenging foods, avoid fatty foods, and monitor for progressing symptoms. If does nt clear, may need ultrasound to check for gall stones or problems. Talk to primary doc first. ...Read more

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I felt a pinching pain in my upper left abdomen a few minutes after eating. What causes this?

I felt a pinching pain in my upper left abdomen a few minutes after eating. What causes this?

I would suspect: an inflammatory process has been going on such as gastritis or esophagitis or some other digestive problems depending on your history. See a doctor for some medications such as antiacids. proton pump inhibitors etc. ...Read more

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I have pain in my upper right side of abdomen and i can feel it too after eating food and every day it's the pain is increasing please help?

I have pain in my upper right side of abdomen and i can feel it too after eating food and every day it's the pain is increasing please help?

Possible gallbladder: What you describe could be related to your gallbladder. Would recommend a visit to your doctor for bloodwork and ultrasound. In the meantime, you could avoid spicy, fatty foods so as to have less pain. ...Read more

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I induced vomiting after eating a lot of food while vomiting i felt a pain in my abdomen am i going to die ?

I induced vomiting after eating a lot of food while vomiting i felt a pain in my abdomen am i going to die ?

Binging/purging: Binging and purging is a dangerous eating disorder for many reasons, including electrolyte imbalance which could lead to heart arrhythmia and death, plus injuring your stomach and/or esophagus through repeated forced vomiting. We have seen people physically tear their esophagus or stomach, or have gastritis from this. Please get help from your doctor so that you can stop doing this to yourself. ...Read more

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Why only after eating the main meal of the day, getting severe pain in upper eft abdomen? Pain oes away completely after two hours or so.

Pin after meals: Most likely the culprit is the stomach itself. Either an ulcer or just hyperacidity can cause such pain which gets better once the food passes further. You should see a GI specialist who can specifically diagnose these issues. In the mean time, avoid fatty food and high calorie diet. Fruits and veggies can help. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain on the right upper side of my abdomen just under the right rib.I think it appears after eating a little more than normal.Any ideas?

I have a dull pain on the right upper side of my abdomen just under the right rib.I think it appears after eating a little more than normal.Any ideas?

One possibility: Pain in the right upper abdomen after eating may be related to activity of the gall bladder. Inflammation or stones in the gallbladder may cause pain after eating. It's worth having this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Celiac, gluten intol: Approximately 6 percent of patients are gluten sensitive. One percent of patients have celiac. Gluten found in flour which makes bread can cause bloating and cramping in patients with celiac or gluten sensitvity. Your doctor can do tests like blood work and endoscopy to check for this. ...Read more

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Sometimes i get a inflamed feeling in the sides of my abdomen after eating that persists for hours. Anything i can take?

Sometimes i get a inflamed feeling in the sides of my abdomen after eating that persists for hours. Anything i can take?

Gallbladder?: If this pain is caused after eating fatty foods, and you still have your gallbladder, that could be the culprit. You could first eliminate fried and fatty foods from your diet (no butter, oils, dressing)..And if the discomfort subsides, you can ask your doc for an abd ultrasound. That is the first step towards a diagnosis. If you are not having soft, regular bm's, constipation could contribute. ...Read more

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Pain right side abdomen behind lower rib after eating with a bruise?

Ulcer or gallstones.: These symptoms can be due to gallstones, ulcers or irritable bowel.Please see your gastyroenterolgist for endoscopy and ultrasound.Avoid coffe , tea and sugarless gum. ...Read more

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I am feeling pain in upper abdomen. After eating food i am feeling uneasy in chest. Why?

I am feeling pain in upper abdomen. After eating food i am feeling uneasy in chest. Why?

Hiatal Hernia?: A number of different conditions can cause these symptoms. One of them is a hiatal hernia +/- reflux esophagitis. FOR A PRECISE DIAGNOSIS YOU SHOULD SEE A PHYSICIAN. For more information on hiatal hernia see http://bit.ly/1CZ7ZSW For information on abdominal pain see http://bit.ly/1S4Uupd and http://bit.ly/1Yh19QU ...Read more

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What causes severe and constant bloating that worsens after eating in the upper abdomen?

What causes severe and constant bloating that worsens after eating in the upper abdomen?

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