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Pain in right upper abdomen? Liver?

Pain in right upper abdomen? Liver?

Right sided pain: Gallbladder would be more likely - particularly if the pain begins after eating. Unless there is underlying liver disease or injury, liver as a source is less likely. See your physician. Ultrasound may determine if gallstones are present. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Pain in right upper abdomen left upper abdomen and bouncing all over the abdomen exercising hurts. Ideas?

Pain in right upper abdomen left upper abdomen and bouncing all over the abdomen exercising hurts. Ideas?

Vague history: You have given a vague history. It seems that you have pain all over the abdomen but it is important to know what brings the pain on what relieves it and what other associated factors. If this is been going on for sometime and then would recommend that you should see a physician in person as this could be something important. ...Read more

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Pain at left side upper abdomen?

Pain at left side upper abdomen?

See your doctor.: At age 75, the new onset of left upper abdominal pain ought to be evaluated, particularly in light of your history of anemia. You might consider taking a trial of Zantac (ranitidine) or other antacids in the meantime. If you have any chest pain with it, go to the emergency room immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of abdomen upper quadrant?

Pain on left side of abdomen upper quadrant?

Left side pain: Left upper side pain can be many many things. First what do you mean by the side , people mean different things. You need to be examined with a detailed history how long is lasted other symptoms. It could be your lung, your kidney , your liver, your gallbladder :as i said many things. Good luck. ...Read more

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Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Possibilities: Ruq abdomen is home to the liver, gall bladder, small intestines, diaphragm. Gall bladder stones, duodenal ulcer, pneumonia, hepatitis, and sometimes atypical appendicitis can cause RUQ pain. Persistent pain warrants immediate evaluation by doctor. ...Read more

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Waves of upper abdominal pain radiating to right lower abdomen?

Waves of upper abdominal  pain radiating to right lower abdomen?

Consultation advised: If this is a new problem you should you need to see a physician as soon as possible to examen you and diagnose and treat you. If this is a chronic problem see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment; you can also have a consultation here at Health Tap which may be helpful. A video, voice only or INBOX text consultation is best. A text chat is not advised for this problem. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Upper left side and abdominal pain?

Upper left side and abdominal pain?

Abdominal pain: Left upper abdominal pain is associated with the following: spleen problems (enlarged, injured, infarcted), stomach, pan crease, kidney (infection, stone), colon (polyp, infection, ischemia, diverticulitis). ...Read more

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Right upper abdomen pain radiates upto to right chest and right side back pain?

Right upper abdomen pain radiates upto to right chest and right side back pain?

Check with your PMD: The pattern of your pain is compatible possibly with a gall bladder problem but it could be coming from any other GI structure. I would check with your primary doctor first. If you don't have one, consider contacting a GI specialist and see if they'll get you in sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Sometimes my upper right quadrant abdomen have sharp pain or feeling bruised?

Gallbladder/ liver: Would see a doctor and have tests to see if you have either a liver or gallbladder issue. ...Read more

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Pain right side abdomen behind lower rib after eating with a bruise?

Ulcer or gallstones.: These symptoms can be due to gallstones, ulcers or irritable bowel.Please see your gastyroenterolgist for endoscopy and ultrasound.Avoid coffe , tea and sugarless gum. ...Read more

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Right upper abdominal pain under rib cage radiating through to back ?

Right upper abdominal pain under rib cage radiating through to back
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Likely Gallbladder: Right upper abdominal pain radiating to the back is often gallbladder related but could be an ulcer or pancreatitis. Best to get checked by a doctor. They can order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Pain, left side lower rib under arm to upper rib?

See a doc: Some questions just cannot be answered well in a forum like this, especially if your symptoms have literally dozens of possible causes, from completely harmless to very serious. Your doc will need to know how old you are, other illnesses or conditions you have, when you have the pain, what causes it, makes it better etc., you need a visit with a good doctor, not 400 characters or less. ...Read more

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Swelling of right groin area, very painful to press on lower right abdomen, dull pain right lower back (flank)?

Swelling of right groin area, very painful to press on lower right abdomen, dull pain right lower back (flank)?

Groin pain: It's not only men who get hernias, women do also. Please see your doc about this POSSIBILITY. I see that you have endometriosis. Your symptoms may be related to that also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain upper left. Directly down from front of left rib cage.

Abdominal pain upper left. Directly down from front of left rib cage.

Lots possible...: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause mild intermittent pain on lower left abdomen, upper left abdomen right below ribs, left lower back and itching feeling all over?

What can cause mild intermittent pain on lower left abdomen, upper left abdomen right below ribs, left lower back and itching feeling all over?

Nonspecific: That constellation of symptoms does not specific anything in particular, so it is best to see a primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, especially if the symptoms are severe or getting worse. Hope his helps! ...Read more

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Pain right lower abdomen ?

See a doctor: There are medical emergencies that come to mind when you say right lower abdominal pain, but there are so many different causes, that you really need to see a doctor and have a complete history and physical examination to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a bruise that just appeared on my lower right abdomen - no trauma. I know I have a bad gall bladder. Could they be related?

I have a bruise that just appeared on my lower right abdomen - no trauma.  I know I have a bad gall bladder. Could they be related?

Probably not: Your gall bladder in in the right upper quadrant. You should be seen to determine if it is anything serious. ...Read more

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I've had gradual stomach pains , and over the past few hours I've noticed some bruising on my right lower part of my abdomen is appearing . Help!

Abdomen: Bruising is usually caused by trauma, or sometimes by low platelet counts. A CBC (complete blood count) test will help find out. Please consult with a doctor to talk about your stomach pain since more testing is needed. ...Read more

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How easily should toddlers bruise? My 2.5 year old daughter has two bruises on her abdomen. The only thing i can think of is when she was playing on the swing at the park.She was laying on her stomach

How easily should toddlers bruise? My 2.5 year old daughter has two bruises on her abdomen. The only thing i can think of is when she was playing on the swing at the park.She was laying on her stomach

Bruising: Mild bruising is common in active children. If you observe unusual patterns of bruising, sudden increase in bruising, delayed healing or slowed time for an open cut to stop bleeding, then seeing your child's pediatrician for an assessmemt would be wise. ...Read more

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I have a large spleen, too many lymph-nodes in the abdomen,an IgA deficiency, bruise without hitting anything, weakness, body aches&pains,what is this?

I have a large spleen, too many lymph-nodes in the abdomen,an IgA deficiency, bruise without hitting anything, weakness, body aches&pains,what is this?

IGA deficiency: IGA deficiency means you need an immunologist, at least. Large spleen and nodes can be a symptom of IGA issues. However spleens can get large enough to cause platelet problems and bruising. Additional exam and testing are needed. ...Read more

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47 yr old male bruise on stomach

47 yr old male bruise on stomach

Trauma: Bruise on abdomen not alarming most common cause trauma. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on the bottom left side of my stomach ?

I have a bruise on the bottom left side of my stomach ?

Watch it: you might have bumped into something without realizing it. should resolve in a week or so. if not, see your doctor ...Read more

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Bruising on stomach no injury?

Bruising on stomach no injury?

Ecchymoses: Unexplained subcutaneous bleeding should merit a rapid trip to the doctor for evaluation. Spontaneous bleeding of that nature can turn out to be benign, but a full assessment of each individual patient is warranted under these circumstances. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get stomach bruising from a belt?

Can you get stomach bruising from a belt?

Yes: Yes, it is possible, but should not happen. Be aware that certain clotting disorders may be a factor. If it persists, see your doctor! ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my stomach where my appendix should be.. should I be worried? What would cause this?

I have a bruise on my stomach where my appendix should be.. should I be worried? What would cause this?

Difficult to tell: you should be examined by a physician, as it could be nothing to worry about but it could represent a skin disorder, or clotting disorder. ...Read more

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Hi 3 days ago I was hit in the stomach with a ball and ever since it has hurt when touched only when touched, there is no mark or bruise ?

Hi 3 days ago I was hit in the stomach with a ball and ever since it has hurt when touched only when touched, there is no mark or bruise ?

Other symptoms?: If you have other symptoms such as poor appetite, vomiting that is green or bloody, blood in your urine or stool or fever, you should be checked. If the soreness persists also be checked. If it resolves over 5-7 days it may have been a bad bruise or hematoma. All the best. ...Read more

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Hello. I've got a bruise on my stomach I got over ten years ago. It doesn't hurt. I am overweight and always attributed the fact it didn't go as it wa?

Hello. I've got a bruise on my stomach I got over ten years ago. It doesn't hurt. I am overweight and always attributed the fact it didn't go as it wa?

Not all spots that: look like bruises are, in fact, bruises. Solitary bruises are usually a result of injury to the soft parts of your body and will go away when the injury heals. I think an exam by a doctor is indicated so that you can find out what this "bruise" actually is. Fortunately, if hasn't changed in10 years, it's unlikely to be something serious. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I have bruises on my stomach is that normal im 8 months pregnant i didnt have any accidents ?

I have bruises on my stomach is that normal im 8 months pregnant i didnt have any accidents ?

It is not normal: Spontaneous bruises in 8th month of pregnancy without any evidence of trauma is not normal.I will advice you have it checked by your Obstetrician ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my stomach and it doesn't hurt .

I have a bruise on my stomach and it doesn't  hurt .

Why?: Did you hit yourself? If any more appear, check with your doctor for blood tests. Medications like coumadin, (warfarin) plavix, and Prednisone make you more likely to have bruising. ...Read more

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I found a bruise on my stomach with a small knot in the middle.?

I found a bruise on my stomach with a small knot in the middle.?

Hernia?: If you see a bulge - it could be a hernia which needs to be surgically repaired. It could also be a trauma/internal bruising causing bruise and inflammation - you will need to have it looked at by a doc. ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more