Top
30
Doctor insights on: Pinching Pain In Upper Right Abdomen

Share
1

1
Having pain in upper right abdomen?

Having pain in upper right abdomen?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder problems. ...Read more

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


2

2
Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates to my back, what could it be?

Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates to my back, what could it be?

Consider these...: 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

3

3
Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates exactly opposite to my back. What could it be?

Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates exactly opposite to my back. What could it be?

See doctor: This could be gall stones, inflamed gall bladder, inflammation of pancreas, gastric reflux. I would suggest consulting a doctor as some of these if ignored can be life threatening. ...Read more

6

6
I have sharp stabbing pain in upper right abdomen, what should I do?

Go to the hospital: Maybe your gall bladder. Call your doctor and see what they think. If the pain is worse with eating fatty or fried foods, than it probably is. ...Read more

7

7
Pain in upper right abdomen, no other symptoms? Had blood tests today, I'm young and have been worrying non stop.

Pain in upper right abdomen, no other symptoms? Had blood tests today, I'm young and have been worrying non stop.

Right upper quadrant: Right upper quadrant pain could be from muscle pain to gall bladder and liver related etc. Do not worry most probably nothing serious, follow up with your physician on lab results ...Read more

8

8
Is it possible to have pain in upper right abdomen, every test be negative but still have gall bladder problem?

Is it possible to have pain in upper right abdomen, every test be negative but still have gall bladder problem?

Yes: In particular, biliary dyskinesia is thought to be a functional gallbladder problem, and can sometimes be diagnosed with a CCK-HIDA scan. If you get this, make sure to note if the CCK administration causes your pain. Ask your primary care if this test, or a referral to a general surgeon is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

10

10
What might be the cause of pain in upper right abdomen? I just started having some pain in my upper right abdomen yesterday. It's just below bottom of my rib cage, and halfway between my side and the center of my chest. It hurts as I move around, and is

At: At the time of cholecystectomy, some stones can pass in to the bile duct and stay there for a very long time, even years. Occasionally, years later these stones can manifest symptoms similar to a gallbladder attack. It may be worth investigating with simple lab tests including liver function tests. ...Read more

11

11
I'm 30 weeks pregnant have pain in upper right abdomen?

See your doctor: Any concerns in pregnancy should be brought to the atention of your doctor. It may or may not be a problem. ...Read more

12

12
What can cause sharp stabbing pain in upper right abdomen under ribs?

Could be gallbladder: While there are many things that could cause the symptoms you describe, possible gallstones or gallbladder problems certainly rise to the top of the list. You should see your doctor who may do some blood tests and perhaps an ultrasound to check things out. If you notice similar pains after fatty food intake, you just might have gallbladder problems with potential surgery in your future. ...Read more

13

13
Having sharp pain in upper right abdomen it's started today whAts wrong with me? Took pain killers but nothing is happening

Get in: If you are having significant pain in the right upper abdomen, you need to get in to have it evaluated. That is where you liver and gallbladder are located. Get in and make sure everything is ok. Take care. ...Read more

15

15
Moderate to severe pain in upper right abdomen made worse when I take a deep breadth or move. I don't have an appendix or gallbladder. Thoughts?

Any pain made: Worse with movement suggests musculoskeletal origin, like muscle strain. But abdominal pain has 100's of causes, and some causes originate outside of abdomen, like pneumonia, pleuritis, or pulmonary embolus. And it can be something as superficial as shingles. Get a doctor to help solve this puzzle. ...Read more

17

17
Sharp pain in upper right abdomen and feeling nauseous. Maybe gall bladder problem?

Sharp pain in upper right abdomen and feeling nauseous. Maybe gall bladder problem?

Differential for RUQ: 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

18

18
Intense pain in upper right abdomen, feels deep, but radiates to upper right/mid back, had my gallbladder removed in1995.

RUQ pain: There are many potential causes of right upper quadrant pain after gallbladder removal. It is possible that it could be related to a retained stone in the bile duct, but also the pancreas, small intestine, stomach, and kidneys can all cause pain in that area, in addition to other organs more rarely. This needs to be checked out by labs and probably ultrasound initially. See your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

21

21
I'm 26 wks pregnant. I've had my gall bladder removed and my BP is always normal. I have sudden pain in upper right abdomen. What can cause this?

I'm 26 wks pregnant. I've had my gall bladder removed and my BP is always normal. I have sudden pain in upper right abdomen. What can cause this?

Bring to the: Attention of you OB doctor immediately, he may do the tests like sonogram to find out what is causing your abdominal pain., do not take any medication on your own with out consulting your doctor. You will be fine ...Read more

22

22
Having nausea, trouble keeping fanything down. Pain in upper right abdomen. Yellow diarrhea for past 3 days. Should I go to an ER or wait till monday?

Likely ER time: If you are not keeping enough down to remain hydrated + having diarrhea, you can be a lot worse off by Monday. The RUQ pain is suspicious for an acute hepatitis / pancreatitis as source--as is the yellow stool, but both can be caused by other things, so should be evaluated to reduce discomfort, check hydration, and get treatment. ...Read more

23

23
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

24

24
Pain in upper right abdomen, ultrasound showed multiple calculi in gall bladder, cld ethanaol patient, now bilirubin fluctuated to 50-30, pl help?

Pain in upper right abdomen, ultrasound showed multiple calculi in gall bladder, cld ethanaol patient, now bilirubin fluctuated to 50-30, pl help?

Gallstones: Many people have gallstones that are not symptomatic and do not require surgery. Once you start having symptoms that interfere with your daily life or a severe episode/complication of gallstones and surgery would generally be recommended. A personalized treatment plan could be obtained by seeing a surgeon in your area. ...Read more

26

26
Pain in upper right abdomen and back. Sticky stool, nausea. No pain the epigastric or left side, no diarrhea. Is it pancreatitis?

Pain in upper right abdomen and back. Sticky stool, nausea. No pain the epigastric or left side, no diarrhea. Is it pancreatitis?

Possibly: It is possible for this to be pancreatitis, but there are many other possible diagnoses also. Regardless, you need an urgent evaluation to evaluate the symptoms. If pancreatitis is present, it will be easy to tell with simple blood tests and possibly x-rays or scans of the abdomen. Good luck. ...Read more

29

29
What could cause pain in upper right abdomen under breast after a full abdominal ultrasound came back normal. What could this be? Nausea vomting pain.

Abdominal pain: In a young woman your age pregnancy test is the first priority. Then gallbladder disease, hepatitis, obstruction, and appendicitis are concerns. Physical exam and review of symptoms including any fever diarrhea and character of your pain with any rebound tenderness are important tests. See your MD in Urgent Care or Gastroenterology. Good luck. ...Read more