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Rlq abdominal pain for 16 days? Appendicitis?

Rlq abdominal pain for 16 days? Appendicitis?

Maybe, but...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...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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I have rlq abdominal pain since more than a year, and its not relieved by analgesia, what can be the diagnosis?

I have rlq abdominal pain since more than a year, and its not relieved by analgesia, what can be the diagnosis?

See surgeon: Many people assume that surgeons are only interested in operating. But surgeons actually work hard to assess your type of pain by talking to you, examining you, and possibly getting lab tests. They can determine if an operation will either help with the diagnosis or the treatment. ...Read more

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I have been having rlq abdominal pain for 11 days. I went to the hospital and was told that my blood tests and CT scan (with no contrast) were clear. Could it be appendicitis?

Dr. Ly Phan Dr. Phan
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I have been having rlq abdominal pain for 11 days. I went to the hospital and was told that my blood tests and CT scan (with no contrast) were clear. Could it be appendicitis?

Hmmm: If your pain still after 11 days. I think it warrant a repeat trip to the doctor or er. Sometime early in disease process, it hard to diagnose. Be patience with us, we will get to the bottom of your problem. ...Read more

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3/10 abdominal pain RLQ after walking fast, stairs, bending, coughing. approximately 1yr. Not sure of cause or type of doctor to see. ?

RLQ pain: Pain lingering for 1 year probably not an acute problem for sure, It could be from muscular, neuropathic pain radiating from the back, hernia, underlying appendix problem, lymph gland involvement and so on. Start with your primary care physician who after examination and more detailed history from you and any other associated findings will guide to the right direction ...Read more

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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

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20 yr old daughter w severe abdominal pain. Tender. ED visit. Neg labs. CT neg but small amt fluid in RLQ. Sent home. Still fatigued, belly tender.

20 yr old daughter w severe abdominal pain. Tender. ED visit. Neg labs. CT neg but small amt fluid in RLQ. Sent home. Still fatigued,  belly tender.

Right sided?: I suggest an immediate return to the ED or a second opinion. This IS appendicitis until proven otherwise. Please return immediately for repeat blood tests and surgical evaluation. ...Read more

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Went to ER w/ severe abdominal pain in right lower quadrant. CT negative. Labs all good except lipase over 1500. Any poss causes besides pancreatitis?

Went to ER w/ severe abdominal pain in right lower quadrant. CT negative. Labs all good except lipase over 1500. Any poss causes besides pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis : can't think of anything other then pancreatitis. There are few disorders that could cause lipase of 1500. Make sure you get galbladder US if was not done, surprised they sent you home. ...Read more

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What causes abdominal pain

What causes abdominal pain

Abdominal pain: A large text book would not do justice in answering this question. Most common causes worldwide include viral gastroenteritis and constipation. Duration and location of the pain will provide a better answer. ...Read more

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What causes abdominal pain?

Abdominal pain: There is a long list of causes for abdominal pain like reflux, angina, heart attack, gall stones, pancreatitis, gastric ulcer, gastroenteritis, irritable bowel disease , orphans disease, ulcerative colitis, colon cancer, ovarian cyst , ovarian cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, dysmenorrhoea, constipation etc. See doctor please. http://patient.info/health/abdominal-pain-leaflet ...Read more

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How is abdominal pain treated?

How is abdominal pain treated?

Find the cause first: There are so many different diseases that can cause abdominal pain. Accordingly, in order to treat the pain, we first have to make a diagnosis. Your first stop should be to your primary care physician's office. They will take a detailed history and examination to help narrow down the causes. Testing will usually follow, which may include labs, ultrasound, ct, and/or endoscopy. ...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