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I've been taking 350mg of ptu (propylthiouracil) in one go, since doing this, I'm experiencing pain in the upper right side of my stomach, what should I do?

I've been taking 350mg of ptu (propylthiouracil) in one go, since doing this, I'm experiencing pain in the upper right side of my stomach, what should I do?

Evaluation: Ptu (propylthiouracil) is typically taken 3 times daily. Although your total dose of 350 mg is not excessive, it should be divided up throughout the day. One of the possible side effects of ptu (propylthiouracil) is a type of drug related hepatitis. This could cause right upper abdominal pain. You should get this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Following my last question I now have a fever of over 100 degrees and sharp pain in the upper right side of my stomach should I go to the hospitol?

Following my last question I now have a fever of over 100 degrees and sharp pain in the upper right side of my stomach should I go to the hospitol?

Maybe you should...: Persistent abdominal pain for more than six hours, especially with a fever, increases the likelihood that it is something that will require antibiotics or surgery. Pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen is most commonly related to gall bladder pain, especially if it increases with eating fatty foods. ...Read more

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Really bad pain in the upper right side of my stomach radiates into my back! 37 weeks pregnant pee and blood pressure are fine so was liver test help!

Really bad pain in the upper right side of my stomach radiates into my back! 37 weeks pregnant pee and blood pressure are fine so was liver test help!

Think Gallbladder: Gallbladder problems are common in pregnancy, esp. If tis is not your first child. Avoiding fatty foods may be helpful, but you should have an ultrasound now. Talk to your OB very soon about this issue, or go to the er if very bad. Most surgeons are going to try avoid surgery, at this time of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Brown discharge and cramp like pain on the upper right side of abdomen after period?

Brown discharge and cramp like pain on the upper right side of abdomen after period?

Brown = blood: Brown is likely old blood left over from your period. The cause if a sore abdomen includes many causes and organs. The source can be intestines, colon, bladder, uterus and ovaries. If it continues schedule a visit to try and narrow down the possiblities. ...Read more

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Please help me with abdominal pain on the upper right side?

It depends: The gallbladder and liver are common sources of pain on the right upper side. To evaluate this, I would start off with an abdominal ultrasound to look at your liver and gallbladder. I might also order a blood count and metabolic panel that contained liver function tests. Depending on these findings, I might move forward with a move complete GI evaluation or get a ct scan. ...Read more

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I've had abdominal pain on the upper right side for about 2 months. Could this be anything serious I was prescribed 2 lax w anti. & they didn't work.?

I've had abdominal pain on the upper right side for about 2 months. Could this be anything serious I was prescribed 2 lax w anti. & they didn't work.?

Liver vsGall Bladder: While there are a number of possible causes for persistent upper abdominal pain, two of the more common causes of chronic or sub-acute right upper quadrant pain are symptomatic gall stone disease (cholelithiasis) and NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: "fatty liver hepatitis"). An abdominal ultrasound and hepatic profile lab test, plus exam of abdomen, help to establish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does cause stomach pain on the upper right side near the centre of the stomach?

What does cause stomach pain on the upper right side near the centre of the stomach?

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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I'm having a right side problem myself it's somewhere upper right side of my stomach sends shooting little pains once awhile leads there to right you know I have a nurse as a mother says since I work around metal I could have a fever from the dust partic

I'm having a right side problem myself it's somewhere upper right side of my stomach sends shooting little pains once awhile leads there to right you know I have a nurse as a mother says since I work around metal I could have a fever from the dust partic

Possible: Gallbladder issues should be ruled out (although rare at age 27!!) Metals unlikely to cause these symptoms BUT YOU SHOULD BE WEARING PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) if you are exposed to dust at work! Speak with your Safety Officer! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Awful pain in the lower right side of my stomach?

Awful pain in the lower right side of my stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Why is the right side of my stomach higher then my left?

Why is the right side of my stomach higher then my left?

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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Why do I have pain in the lower right side of my stomach?

Why do I have pain in the lower right side of my stomach?

Depends: Abdominal pain can be due to many reasons. Pain that increases in severity, persists, or goes away and keep coming back needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Right-sided pain is most likely from gas or constipation but may be due to appendicitis, ovarian cysts, or gallstones. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in the right side of my stomach?

What to do if I have pain in the right side of my stomach?

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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How come I get sharp pains in the right side of my stomach?

How come I get sharp pains in the right side of my stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my lower right side of my stomach....

Lots: Depends on how acute, how severe, duration, other symptoms, etc. Can be things like appendiciyis, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease (infection), ovarian cyst, inflammatory bowel disease, ureteral stone, other. Some are emergencies, some are not. Any doubt, see md now. ...Read more

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Pain when pressing right side of my stomach and when I suck my stomach in. What could this be?

Pain when pressing right side of my stomach and when I suck my stomach in. What could this be?

Many things: My first thoughts are bowel function: sluggishness of colon leading to constipation or motility disorders of the bowel (improper function of the smooth muscle in the colon wall). Your liver is in the right upper abdomen (your stomach is upper left) and, if inflamed, could be tender when you press, but I don't think "sucking it in" would cause discomfort. Only medical eval/testing can sort it out ...Read more

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I keep getting pain on the lower right side of my stomach & back for past 6 months. What could it be?

I keep getting pain on the lower right side of my stomach & back for past 6 months. What could it be?

Gallbladder, reflux: Right-sided pain can be caused by gallbladder problems, kidney stones, acid reflux, and muscle strain. If it is not getting better, go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Vibration in my right side of my stomach lol it comes and goes? Any worries? Just started happening couple days ago lol

Many possibilities: I take it that it is not your cell phone. Some people experience phantom cell phone symptoms. It may be due to gas moving through intestine. Pinched nerves causing muscles to contract. Are you pregnant? If the symptoms do not abate in a couple of weeks, it would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more