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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?

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 have a sharp pain upper right abdomen that fluctuates to my back. It gets worse after eating. Really bad swelling of my belly and nausea Any causes?

I have a sharp pain upper right abdomen that fluctuates to my back. It gets worse after eating. Really bad swelling of my belly and nausea Any causes?

Exam: Suspicious for gallbladder disease. Get an examination and abdominal ultrasound. Pain radiating to back can be from stomach, pancrease or gallbladder- make an appointment NOW. ...Read more