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Right lower belly pain. Is there anything there aside from the appendix?

Right lower belly pain. Is there anything there aside from the appendix?

Yes: Many things can cause right lower quadrant pain. Needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

Appendix (Definition)

The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more


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Is there anything that can cause pain in the right side of my abdomen?

Is there anything that can cause pain in the right side of my abdomen?

Many things: It could be related to the food you eat. It may be gallstones. It could be your liver or pancreas. Kidney stones on the right will cause pain. Also it could be due to your appendix. Get checked out by your primary care and they can help steer you in the right direction/. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower right region of my stomach. No nausea, no loss of appetite, nothing but pain. What could it be?

Pain in the lower right region of my stomach. No nausea, no loss of appetite,  nothing but pain. What could it be?

Get evaluated: Pain in rlq could easily be early appendicitis. Very dangerous possibility. Please get evaluated as soon as possible. If pain is worse or nausea or vomiting occurs. Please go to er. Be careful. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause bad pain in the lower left side?

See your doctor: There are many causes for lower left sided pain depending on the type of pain, its location & distribution so see your doctor to get examined, diagnosed & treated. ...Read more

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What caused pain around the belly button? There is really nothing else going on just pain around the belly button.

What caused pain around the belly button? There is really nothing else going on just pain around the belly button.

Causes: Mild discomfort? If pain migrates to right lower quadrant of abdomen or becomes severe, this warrants surgical eval. If there is mass(the changes in size) close to the naval, this also warrants evaluation (but not urgent). ...Read more

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Constant lower right abdomen pain. Is there any medication that can help this?

Get it evaluated.: Constant abdominal pain needs a medical evaluation. See your family doctor or a gastroenterologist. There are many causes. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain in lower left side. What is down there besides possible hernia?

Sudden sharp pain in lower left side. What is down there besides possible hernia?

Difficult: Are you a male or female? Is the pain in your groin or lower abdomen? How old are you? All these questions are important in determining a source of pain. There are many reasons for groin or abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What would cause shooting pain from abdomen to center of chest while bladder is full?Sometimes pain is just in both places, but not shooting between

Vague symptoms, many: Many possibilities. When the bladder is full, there is less room in the abdomen and pelvis, so stomach acid can reflux. But this is supposition, as lots of organs in abdomen can cause "referred pain" in the chest / shoulders (liver, pancreas, spleen). Your chest cd b the cause, too. U shd schedule a visit w/ a primary doc 2 go over ur symptoms in detail. If u don't have 1, consider HealthTap Prime ...Read more

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Is it possible that the pain on my right lower quadrant is because of gas?

Is it possible that the pain on my right lower quadrant is because of gas?

Yes: It definitely might be related to gas, a common cause, especially if it comes and goes or if you notice it for a few hours after eating and its relieved by passing gas or a bowel movement. The other thing to be concern about in that area is an appendicitis. If you notice a constant pain that doesn't improve accompanied by any systemic issues like a fever, then need to see physician immediately. ...Read more

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Needle pain in my lower right quadrant abdomen. What is this? It sometimes radiate at the back, I have GERD is there a connection?

Needle pain in my lower right quadrant abdomen. What is this? It sometimes radiate at the back, I have GERD is there a connection?

RLQ pain: Doubt this is gerd. Symptoms of gerd are usually in the mid upper abdomen to chest occasionally radiating up to the throat. Right lower quadrant i think of appendix, ovaries, fallopian tubes and occasionally a stone in the ureter. The small intestine can occasionally be a problem in this area also. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do about acute abdominal pain in the belly button region?

Find the cause.: What to do about pain around the belly button will depend on what the cause is. There are many organs in the region and causes of the pain can range from trivial skin issues to urgent surgical emergencies such as acute appendicitis. Since there is no way to figure that out at home, you need to seek medical care to sort through it. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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Right side lower back pain that seems to be linked to my right testicle. Testicle is tender but most of the pain is lower back.Is it serious? Torsion?

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Right side lower back pain that seems to be linked to my right testicle. Testicle is tender but most of the pain is lower back.Is it serious? Torsion?

Here are some...: You've made an excellent observation and description which strongly suggest the occurrence of so-called radiculopathy or neurapathy. How to verify such, please follow the described instruction in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with urologist or others so to deduce right Dx for right treatment. ...Read more

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What could be there cause of abdominal pain behind right rib and swelling of belly occurs and there is a knot. What could it be?

What could be there cause of abdominal pain behind right rib and swelling of belly occurs and there is a knot. What could it be?

Gallbladder: Without details, commonly this may just be a gallbladder attack. This is typical of the location. A detailed history and complete physical in addition to lab and radiographic studies will confirm this guess. If your condition worsens, seek medical attention quickly. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause pain under ribs on left side?

Many causes: But if it's reproducible with pressure or change in position or posture, it could be this http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html at any rate, speculation won't help you much, so see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having left abdominal pain just above the pelvic bone. There is rebound tenderness and when you push in it radiates to the right side.?

I'm having left abdominal pain just above the pelvic bone. There is rebound tenderness and when you push in it radiates to the right side.?

Should check it out: It sounds a bit worrisome per your description--rebound tenderness means it hurts more when you let go from pushing/palpating the area. This means the inside of abdominal wall (peritoneum) is severely inflammed and needs medical attention (a surgical abdomen) asap. Pushing on left but hurting on r side is also concerning for appendicitis (rovsing's sign). So, consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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There is a slight pain in lower abdomen on the right hand side at the naval level. What could be the cause for the pain?

Could be lots: Including gas, hernia, ureteral stone, colon issue and even early appendicitis (a surgical urgency/emergency). Females also have gyn possibilities. Can't tell here. Any symptoms like nausea, fever, loss of appetite, vomiting, change in bowels-diarrhea, constipation, urge but no bm, back pain, smelly or discolored urine, er asap. Doesn't resolve?-md asap or er. ...Read more

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Is it possible for gallbladder pain be a constant but mild pain under the right ribcage, more toward the back than the belly?

Is it possible for gallbladder pain be a constant but mild pain under the right ribcage, more toward the back than the belly?

Yes: Gallbladder pain can be sudden- usually associated with eating- but can also leave a constant pain. It is common for the pain to radiate to the back on the right side. If pain is worse with eating or vomiting starts- you need to call your physician as you will most likely need an ultrasound. ...Read more

Lower Abdomen (Definition)

The lower abdomen is the area below the umbilicus(belly button) from one side of the ...Read more


Lower Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Lower abdominal pain is defined as pain restricted to the abdomen below the ...Read more