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Several things.: In women, ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries, or ovarian cancer. It can also be appendicitis in women and men if right sided, lower abdominal pain, with fever and high white count. If this is the case, a visit to your doctor, or hospital is imperative. It also can be injury, or hip pain. ...Read more
I have had right flank pain for some time now, but now I am noticing pain right under my ribs in the front on both sides. What could it be?
Flank and side pain.: You have structural issues since it is on both sides. Check this out with an osteopath or chiropractor. ...Read more
1 week post gallbladder removal, keyhole. Deveoped pain lower right flank towards back. Help please?
See your surgeon : You need to see your surgeon to discuss with him any symptoms and signs that occurred after surgery. ...Read more
Severe stitch like pain in the right flank of my body woke me from sleep. This area is very severe when pressed. Could thks be appendicitis? !
Minor transitory pain on lower right flank and right back on and off 3 years, felt more with movement. No other symptoms but anxiety bad, thoughts?
Many reasons: Many health problems can present with the symptoms you are describing. The fact the your pain is exacerbated with movement points towards a muscle or skeletal malady. Flank pain can also sometimes be indicative of renal colic. Speak with your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Had my appendix out about a week ago. Still experiencing referred pain in my right flank. How long can referred pain last?
Abscess?: You could have developed an infection there. If you are having fevers or other symptoms, you should see your surgeon. ...Read more
I have right flank pain and imaging studies showing mild hydronephrosis on that side (no stones). What could be causing this?
Suggests blockage: Despite the lack of stones on imaging this scenario suggests a blockage of the right ureter. It is possible that a stone was passed and time is needed for local dilation to resolve. There could also be other causes like mass or stricture. If the imaging study was an ultrasound, i would talk to my doctor about further evaluation to claify the cause. Follow up studies will ensure resolution. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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