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I have abdominal pain on upper right side, what to do?

I have abdominal pain on upper right side, what to do?

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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Gallbladder removed 4 months ago woke up with severe pain on upper right side. I feel as if I am having another gallbladder attack, is this common?

Gallbladder removed 4 months ago woke up with severe pain on upper right side.  I feel as if I am having another gallbladder attack, is this common?

See MD ASAP: This could represent a retained stone in your common bile duct...
In general terms please note that severe pain suggest urgent medical attention, not a website... ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have abdominal pain on upper right side?

What do you recommend if I have abdominal pain on upper right side?

Eval needed: See your primary care for an evaluation. You may need gallbladder imaging. Thanks for trustingHealthTap! ...Read more

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I have gallbladder disease, is it possible to have bike duct blockage from a stone with only mild pain on upper right side?

Possible: Then, you will be sicker than what you are describing, you will have jaundice also, see you doctor. You decide want it out or keep it and observe under clinical supervision. ...Read more

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Symptoms: dull pain on upper right side, loud tummy rumbles after I eat that will last for hours, pain right shoulder blade, passing gas and burping?

Symptoms: dull pain on upper right side, loud tummy rumbles after I eat that will last for hours, pain right shoulder blade, passing gas and burping?

Exam-ASAP: These symptoms are very highly suggestive of gallbladder/gallstone disease. I suggest immediate medical evaluation, blood testing and abdominal ultrasound. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right side under ribs?

Pain in upper right side under ribs?

Be checked: It is likely to be musculoskeletal in nature, but it could also be your gall bladder. If it is not improving you should be evaluated with an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What medication helps for pain in upper right side of the back?

What medication helps for pain in upper right side of the back?

Depends...: This completely depends on what the nature of the pain might be. Pain in upper right side of back can be anything from muscle strain, rib issues, to liver or gallbladder issues. It's difficult to recommend any medications without being sure where the pain is coming from. This should be assessed by a physical exam and workup to rule out any internal issues. Hope this helps and best of luck! ...Read more

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Pain in upper right side of ribcage which is worse upon breathing. What can cause this?

Pain in upper right side of ribcage which is worse upon breathing. What can cause this?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain in upper right side of back?

What can I take for pain in upper right side of back?

Stretch and Exercise: At your age, I would suggest stretching out and working in strengthening your cores muscles. Take some anti-inflammatories around the clock for the next few days. If you do not improve after a few days, I would consider evaluation by your doctor for further testing and treatment options like epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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I'm having burning pain at upper right side of my chest?

I'm having burning pain at upper right side of my chest?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Woke up with discomfort and pain in upper right side of chest. Worsens when lying down and deep breathing.

See a doctor: I am worried about the pain with laying down, sometimes that may be a sign for pericarditis, an inflammation of the pericardium which is a layer that wraps around the heart. This condition can lead to potential for morbidity and mortality and needs to be evaluated immediately ...Read more

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I'm not eating acidic food still feel pain in upper right side i have taken hpylori triple therapy one back stiill haviwburping is any dangerous?

I'm not eating acidic food still feel pain in upper right side i have taken hpylori triple therapy one back stiill haviwburping is any dangerous?

Sounds likeheartburn: Hope your prescribing docs have discussed other lifestyle modifications with you besides not eating acidic foods? Alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, late meals etc can all contribute. Are you really on two different PPIs and a h2-blocker? You should discuss this in more detail with a good PCP or GI physician. ...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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Dull pain in upper right side of stomach, goes to back, refusing to eat.

Dull pain in upper right side of stomach, goes to back, refusing to eat.

See the doc: There are numerous causes, it could be from gallbladder problem, stomach infection or ulcer issue, pancreatitis; there are many things which can do this. ONLY A detailed history, physical with appropriate lab investigations and tests can provide the right answer. Please see your doctor or go to ER. ...Read more

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Severe Sharp pain in upper right side after eating. Should I go to er? What could it be?

See doctor asap: For a workup. Could be your gall bladder, Avoid fatty now, If pain severe and not relieving the go to ER. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right side of jaw in the area by ear. Began 2 days ago and the pain has been constant.?

Earache ?: 28y female has constant pain in region of one ear/jaw for two days. No mention whether pain is elicited by palpation or opening and closing of jaw. The symptoms suggest concern for otitis. A doctor needs to inspect the ear for infection. Dental infections also of concern, as is Temporomandibular Disorder, TMD, which becomes highly suspect if this discomfort becomes chronic. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right side of rib cage for two weeks. Not constant & Worsens with certain movements. Could this be my liver or costochondritis?

Pain in upper right side of rib cage for two weeks. Not constant & Worsens with certain movements. Could this be my liver or costochondritis?

Could be other thing: It could be a lot of things. It could be gas or indigestion. It could be that the nerves, bones, muscles are affected in that area. Could be liver too. It would be good if you could get an examination by a medical professional with hands on to help with differentiating what is going on. ...Read more

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I have elevated ALT (over 45, as high as 107) and high AST(over 45). Constant pain in upper right side. Always tired. Ferratin was 550. No hepatiti?

I have elevated ALT (over 45, as high as 107) and high AST(over 45).  Constant pain in upper right side. Always tired.  Ferratin was 550. No hepatiti?

More information: We need more information in order to figure the cause. Elevated liver enzymes can be caused by multiple reasons. Alcohol related usually presents with a more elevated AST compared with ALT levels. It would be good to check for viral hepatitis. Not sure if you had those done. Also, elevated ferritin can be associated with few reasons which include elevated iron for example. An abdominal US needed too. ...Read more

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Woke up at 3:00am with extreme chest pain in upper right side of body above my right breast. Burping a lot too.?

GERD: I think you have gastro esophageal reflux disease -- you may try taking Prilosec over the counter -- if not better you need to see a GI specialist. ...Read more

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Having pain in upper right side (cramps) above stomach but below right breast (waist area) 17 and female only started today?

Having pain in upper right side (cramps) above stomach but below right breast (waist area) 17 and female only started today?

Needs to be checked: The pain in right side under the breast can be caused by problem with Gall Bladder or Liver, We do not have enough information to tell you what it could be. Gall Bladder Stone or infection. Other possibilities are pain radiating from stomach like in gastritis or peptic ulcer and Pancreatitis. At least you need an examination and may need blood test and imaging like ultrasound or CAT Scan ...Read more

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My mother is feeling pain in upper right side abdomen and it radiate towards back... she also feel body aches especially back n back side of knee left?

My mother is feeling pain in upper right side abdomen and it radiate towards back... she also feel body aches especially back n back side of knee left?

Gallbladder: For the first pain it sounf like digestive and gallbladder is a primary suspect if course there is the possibility of ulce, pancreas,etc...
As far as the knee concern she might have a baker cyst either way she would not get any better unless she see a doctor that evaluate and treat ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed 18 months ago. Pain in upper right side under ribs. Pain to touch. Around to back and under breast bone.?

Musculoskeletal : This is very unlikely related to a gall bladder operation from 18 months ago. It is important to know if this pain was present before surgery. Typically, pain that is present to the touch is from something in the skin or right below. A rash would suggest shingles as would a history of chicken pox, recent illness, or recent stress. Irritation of the nerve that runs along the rib is possible as wel. ...Read more

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Back pain in upper right side. The pain is worsened by lying down, laughing, leaning forward. No shortness of breath. No issues moving arm around.

Back pain in upper right side. The pain is worsened by lying down, laughing, leaning forward. No shortness of breath. No issues moving arm around.

Upper back strain : More commonly this is a muscle strain. It can be very uncomfortable initially and debilitating.
Heat. Stretch. Massage may help. If it persists beyond 10days without improving then considering seeing a physician. Physical therapy is often considered. ...Read more

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Right leg, ankle swollen I started having real bad abdominal pain in upper right side, lower back pain I have lumbar spondylosis, what could cause it?

See details: Severe abdominal pain is potentially serious and requires immediate evaluation. It is not related to the lower back issue. See your own doctor immediately or go to the ER. ...Read more