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Pain in upper right abdominal? What is there?

Pain in upper right abdominal? What is there?

RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more

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What would cause a burning type of pain, in upper right abdominal area, just under the breastbone? Thanks!

What would cause a burning type of pain, in upper right abdominal area, just under the breastbone? Thanks!

Epigastric pain: Burning pain in the upper middle abdomen (epigastric pain) is often caused by gastritis or GERD. Can also be caused by a peptic ulcer, pancreatitis and other abdominal conditions. If it is more than mild or does not go away with a few days of antacid medication (eg, omeprazole, ranitidine) please see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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21 wks pregnant and keep getting really bad pain in upper right abdominal area near ribs and excess thirst. Is this normal?

21 wks pregnant and keep getting really bad pain in upper right abdominal area near ribs and excess thirst. Is this normal?

Right upper quadrant: Gallbladder attacks can be precipitated by pregnancy, at least you are not in your 3rd trimester then even more possibilities exist for your pain, best to have an ultrasound and liver blood test performed ...Read more

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Sharp pain in upper right abdominal area and side when having bowel movements at times. What causes this?

Sharp pain in upper right abdominal area and side when having bowel movements at times. What causes this?

Unclear: Abdominal pain is not very typical although you provided a lot of detai. Pain with bowel movements suggests intestinal contractions are the cause. Pain in right upper quadrant on other hand sound like liver or gallbladder. You need more history and examination, and testing to make sense of your pains. Need to see a doc for that one. ...Read more

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I remember lifting something very heavy and have had a dull pain in my upper right abdominal area ever sense. What might this be? What should I do?

I remember lifting something very heavy and have had a dull pain in my upper right abdominal area ever sense. What might this be? What should I do?

Strain: A strain of the abdominal muscles in that area could explain the continuing discomfort and should heal in about 7-10 days. More prolonged discomfort in that area, especially with associated tenderness, would have to be evaluated by a physician or surgeon to check for gall bladder or liver disorders. Appropriate tests would be ordered. ...Read more

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What may cause a dull uncomfortable pain in my upper right abdominal after eating some foods?

What may cause a dull uncomfortable pain in my upper right abdominal after eating some foods?

Abdominal pain: The right upper quadrant of the normal abdomen contains the liver, gallbladder, parts of the intestines and omentum, and the underside of the right diaphragm, and even a bit of pancreas. Any of these organs can cause a dull pain in that area. The relation to eating certain foods favors a colicky gallbladder, but a few blood tests and some imaging will be needed for a more accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain upper right abdominal in chest from last month, I have clear my all blood report, x ray, sonography?

I have pain upper right abdominal in chest from last month, I have clear my all blood report, x ray, sonography?

Unsure: With limited information - but labs, ultrasound and xrays, the likely culprit is more muscular or cartilage based. There is also the phenomenon of " gallbladder insufficiency" which requires more specialized testing such as a hida scan - to look for the function of the gallbladder, not just for gallstones. If it does not resolve - please ask for a second opinion. .. ...Read more

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Fluttering feeling in right abdomen. Pain upper right. Abdominal U/S nml, CBC cmp normal. Endoscopy nml. Help?

Fluttering feeling in right abdomen. Pain upper right. Abdominal U/S nml, CBC cmp normal. Endoscopy nml. Help?

Its an "unusual": Presentation but this could be from irritation of a nerve innervating the upper abdomen and coming from a pinched nerve in your lower THORACIC spine!
Any upper back pain????
Just a thought since the major intra-abdominal reasons appear "ruled out"
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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When I take victoza (liraglutide) & eat, I get a pain in upper right side abdominal and spreads to right back side, only on 0.9 in between 0.6 and 1.2?

When I take victoza (liraglutide) & eat, I get a pain in upper right side abdominal and spreads to right back side, only on 0.9 in between 0.6 and 1.2?

Worrisome: I suggest an abdominal ultrasound and examination to rule out gallbladder disease and I suggest that you do this ASAP. ...Read more

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I have had some center stomach pain, upper right abdominal pain and mid right back pan off and on the past week. No fever, diarrhea, vomiting. 36yo.?

I have had some center stomach pain, upper right abdominal pain and mid right back pan off and on the past week. No fever, diarrhea, vomiting. 36yo.?

Gall bladder? Ulcer?: Relation to activity? Certain type of food? Stool discoloration? Predictable pattern over the past wk? If it has not improved or actually worsened the past wk, you should see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Pain & discomfort on my upper right abdominal, any ideas what's wrong?

Pain & discomfort on my upper right abdominal, any ideas what's wrong?

? Gall bladder: A common cause of pain in that area is gall bladder disease. Of course, other causes are possible. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have had a sharp pain in my upper abdominal right side, 3 days even when I'm still.

I have had a sharp pain in my upper abdominal right side, 3 days even when I'm still.

Get to ED.: Any acute abdominal pains need to be evaluated right away in a facility that has the ability to perform blood testing and abdominal imaging rapidly, i.e. A hospital. I would advise you to get to the emergency room right away with this presentation. This could potentially be a gallstone or an infection of the gallbladder which might require urgent attention. ...Read more

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Mild pain on right upper abdominal feel it when I drink or eat?

Need more info: Not knowing your age and medical history I can't give you an exact diagnosis. There is definitely a problem in your intestinal tract that can be caused by something organic or from the food you ingest. Please make an appointment with your family physician very soon. ...Read more

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Mid back pain/tightness, right upper quad abdominal pain/tightness, some stomach cramping and fatigue. What could be wrong?

Mid back pain/tightness, right upper quad abdominal pain/tightness, some stomach cramping and fatigue. What could be wrong?

Many things: Right upper abdominal pain is usually due to gallbladder condition. Tightness could be from obstruction of the bile duct due to a gallstone. The abdominal cramping/fatigue could be due to complications from the above. You need medical care. ...Read more

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I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...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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What are the causes of upper right abdominal pain?

What are the causes of upper right abdominal pain?

See your doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any treatment plans. RUQ pain may be related to your liver, duodenum or gallbladder, among other possibilities, and you may need testing to determine what is causing your pain. ...Read more

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Feeling inflammation in Abdomen (Right Upper Quadrant). What are the possible causes?

Gallbladder?: This might be associated with gallstones and colic associated with them especially if you are having significant pain after eating. There are other reasons for your symptoms like gastritis, liver problems or lesions, constipation, among others. Try to get evaluated with a provider that can check your abdominal area and possibly order tests. If you experience severe pain, vomiting, fever go to ED. ...Read more

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Throughout the day I have upper right abdominal discomfort. It's not a pain so what else could it be?

Throughout the day I have upper right abdominal discomfort. It's not a pain so what else could it be?

After eating?: You may have gallbladder dysfunction with or without having gallstones. If avoiding fat in your diet helps, it may be the gallbladder. If eating makes it worse... Then it may be the gallbladder. An ultrasound may find stones. A scan we call the hida can demonstrate the function and test if the pain is coming from the gallbladder. May be worth pursuing.
Some people may have nausea alone. ...Read more

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My son who is 16 had his appendix removed in July. Recently, he has been complaining of pain after he eats on the right upper quadrant of his abdomen.

Is he constipated: R/o constipation as the most common cause of abd. Pain. Rt upper quadrant pain could be from musculoskeletal strain, . gall stones, GB infection, liver problems, stomach problems and sometimes from pancreas. For a pediatric age gp. Though gall stones are less likely still can happen. Similarly some scoliosis -eg. Spine issues can put more on the muscles, can irritate some nerves. See ur family dr ...Read more

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I'm getting some intermittent burning sensation in my upper right abdominal area. This occurs randomly and usually last a few seconds, up to a minute?

I'm getting some intermittent burning sensation in my upper right abdominal area. This occurs randomly and usually last a few seconds, up to a minute?

These symptoms: Could be coming from any of a dozen possible diagnoses. You need to see a health care provider for examination and testing in order to narrow it down. Good luck. ...Read more

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Fluttering in my upper right abdominal cavity, what's happening?

Fluttering in my upper right abdominal cavity, what's happening?

Maybe It's Twoo Wuv: It could be transmission from your heart. As long as by "fluttering"you mean a rapid pulsation. It could also be some twitching from your diaphragm. The heart thing has more serious ramifications so when it happens check your pulse. If it is rapid, then you need to see a doctor. If not, place your palm on your upper stomach area and feel for twitching. If nothing is found, see a doc if it lasts 2 weeks ...Read more

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Upper right abdominal pain while having intercourse?

Upper right abdominal pain while having intercourse?

? referred pain: Woman? Maybe referred pain from ovaries, tubes, possible mass/cyst, infection
man? Prostatic pain gnerally doesn't go there; testicular pain may go into pit of stomach, not usually right upper
either sex maybe gastroesoph reflux, liver capsule stretched by increased blood flow, other including musculoskeletal
either sex, see your doc. ...Read more

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What would cause severe upper right abdominal pain?

Gallbladder disease: Gallbladder disease commonly causes RUQ abdominal pain in the usual candidates: female, fat and 40. An ultrasound is diagnostic. Other conditions such as peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, colon cancer, and a myriad of other conditions. Colon cramping may be severe. Workup should proceed if the gallbladder ultrasound is normal. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pulsating pain in right-upper quadrant (abdomen)?

What to do if I have pulsating pain in right-upper quadrant (abdomen)?

RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm & lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, & skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. Lots to consider here. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp upper right abdominal pain it comes and goes and only lasts a few seconds what could it be?

I'm having sharp upper right abdominal pain it comes and goes and only lasts a few seconds what could it be?

Could be: Problem with ribs, skin, lungs, gall bladder, stomach, intestines or kidney. Should be evaluated in person to give you the best diagnosis. ...Read more