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Please tell me what can cause right lower quadrant abdominal pain?

Please tell me what can cause right lower quadrant abdominal pain?

See a 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 diagnostic and/or treatment plans. Right lower pain can be caused by many things including problems with intestines, appendix, ovaries, testicles, among others. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Female lower right quadrant abdominal pain, should I be concerned?

Female lower right quadrant abdominal pain, should I be concerned?

See your doctor: ASAP. RLQ pain, among other things, is associated with appendicitis which is a surgical emergency. Patients with RLQ abdominal pain should not delay seeking medical advice / treatment. In females, ovarian conditions should be considered in the evaluation or RLQ pain as well. ...Read more

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What, besides gall stones, can cause lower right quadrant abdominal pain?

Lower right abdomina: Pain is most often acute appendicitis or kidney stone. Right upper quadrant could be gall bladder issues. ...Read more

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What would cause lower right quadrant abdominal pain other than gallbladder stones?

What would cause lower right quadrant abdominal pain other than gallbladder stones?

Any number of: Conditions, such as appendicitis, kidney stones, ileitis, cecal diverticulitis, colon cancer, foreign body perforation, meckel's diverticulitis, ovarian cyst rupture, pelvic infection, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cancer, lymphadenitis, etc. And these are just the most common conditions. You need a doctor to figure it out for you. ...Read more

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I have lower right quadrant abdominal pain in a 15 yr old girl. What could it be?

Get exam: Pain is your bodies signal that something's wrong and needs to be addressed now. Classically lower right quadrant pain could be appendicitis, but there are many other possible causes. Call your md/do for an opinion. ...Read more

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Lower right quadrant abdominal pain two inches below ribs daily sometimes on left also I have no appendix but when I press down it is tender?

Lower right quadrant abdominal pain two inches below ribs daily sometimes on left also I have no appendix but when I press down it is tender?

Exam needed: It is impossible to Dx abd abd pain without an exam The list of possibilities would only cause more anxiety to you. Please get an apt with your DR for exam and correct DX ...Read more

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Lower right quadrant abdominal pain, pain spreading across abdomen and into groin, nausea, vomiting and constipation? (Female)

Go see your doctor: Without more information (how long? how severe? pain w movement? related to period? fevers?), I'd say you need to be seen by a doctor right away who can examine your abdomen and gather more information. Might be as simple as gastritis, but may be much more serious, like ovarian torsion or appendicitis, both of which can be surgical emergencies. Call your doc now, or go to the ER if you're worried! ...Read more

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Can an acute abdominal strain cause nausea, constipation, dizziness, diffuse lower right quadrant abdominal pain and referral to testes or back?

Can an acute abdominal strain cause nausea, constipation, dizziness, diffuse lower right quadrant abdominal pain and referral to testes or back?

Need more info: What is an acute abdominal strain? This is not a medical term. The symptoms you have described sound severe and there are several serious illnesses that can produce these, including kidney stones, appendicitis, and half a dozen or more other illnesses. Go and see a doctor asap and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more