Doctor insights on:
Severe Right Upper Quadrant Pain
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
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
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more
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
I'm having left flank weirdness, intermittent left side pain, nausea, pulsation on left upper abdomen, diarrhea, upper middle back pain. ?
Needs eval: Although not every possible cause is dangerous, seeevverbal are. You should be evaluated soon by a medical profession. ...Read more
When to see a doc?: Severe back pain that is associated with: weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Appendicitis?: Many very different causes are possible. Appendicitis is one of the most urgent. Work up will include differential temperature (oral-rectal), WBC and sometimes observation in the hospital. Nausea, vomiting associated are commonly associated with this condition. But only an actual consultation in er or dr s office will clarify what is your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more info? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Liver,gallbladder : It is best to see doctor for evaluation, but RUQ pain usually involve liver, gallbladder stones., but there are other causes as well. ...Read more
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more
I have diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon, and atranal gastritis , i also have severe constant right upper quadrant pain but CT scan showed nothing?
I have diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon, and atranal gastritis , i also have severe constant right upper quadrant pain but CT scan showed nothing ?
Gallbladder?: Might be worth checking out your gallbladder-- ultrasound is a better study for gallstones, and if there aren't any, then you may need a cck-hida scan to evaluate gallbladder function. Even without stones, if the function is abnormal you can have similar symptoms- right upper quadrant pain, radiation to shoulder, fatty food intolerance, flatulence etc. ...Read more
Having severe upper right quadrant pain Xs 19 days.2 ultrasounds,blood work, and the ER Say my gallbladder is fine. Any suggestions what to do now? HidaScan has been scheduled for next month. ..
CT showed thickening and enhancement of sigmoid colon. Severe upper right quadrant pain for 3 months. What could be cause and what's enhancement?
First of all: "enhancement\" refers to "hyperemia = increased blood flow=swelling...sometimes seen in inflammatory bowel disease. Secondly, your abdominal pain COULD be due to one of the various forms of inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's diease, Ulcerative Colitis, Ileitis and it sound to me like you need a complete GI evaluation including endoscopies by a Board Certified Gastroenterologist Hope this helps ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms are not normal. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's going on. ...Read more
Stomach issues: It's very possible that this could be some sort of gastric or duodenal ulcer in the stomach or small intestine. If this persists in spite of otc tx with antacids and / or h2 blocers like Zantac (ranitidine) or ppi like Prilosec then you should see your physician. Common bile duct stones and pancreatitis can also cause symptoms like these as well. ...Read more
It depends: The best treatment depends on the cause of the pain. There can be several causes including liver and gall bladder disease. See a doctor. ...Read more
Dull but intense right upper quadrant pain. Gallbladder removed 2 years ago. Been constant for a week now. What could be causing this? ):
Right upper quadrant pain 18months, gallbladder ok, indigestion, upset tummy and bloated. All bloods normal?
Constipation: Pain without serious consequences and normal ultrasound and blood test very like constipation. Coexisting symptoms very suggestive of it too. Eat high fiber diet avoid meat, white flour, caffeine, drink plenty of fluids, use OTC meds like fiber, laxative for bowel cleansing. Need to do on ongoing basis not just once. Avoid good that causes heartburn. ...Read more
See a doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
What disease is right upper quadrant pain that radiates into the right back at the shoulder with associated flatulence?
Gall bladder: This is possible gall bladder disease.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can GERD cause intermediate right upper quadrant pain? Not constant but when it hurts it's a 6 out of 10..gallbladder Hida normal. Pain is off and on
Ct scan on Thursday,.right upper quadrant pain and for definition of 1cm angiomyolipoma, scared what they might find, how quick for results if bad?
CT results: Don't know about the UK, but in the US most scans are probably read on the same day, or at least within 24 hours. You should call your doctor and ask about the results. ...Read more
Right upper quadrant pain radiating down right side blood tests ultra sound liver enzymes normal?
Needs further eval: It's possible you still may have a gallbladder issue or even trapped gas in the right colon. A HIDA scan would be needed if your doctor felt it warranted. Sometimes gas can get trapped in the right colon as it tends to ride high and dipback down as it traverses the abdomen. ...Read more
Right upper quadrant pain first in front and then in back to side and down into groin. Blood, urine, ultrasound and X-ray normal. 2 mos in pain. Why?
3+ month history of right upper quadrant pain with redness over area. Very localized. Labs, ultrasound, and xray normal. Weight loss. Any thoughts?
Derrmatology: Sounds like you have had a pretty extensive work up. I suggest you see a dermatologist ...Read more
I have many health conditions, no one can figure out why I have right upper quadrant pain? Hida, Ct scan, blood,test all normal? What do I do?
Many cause ruq pain: Usually next step is endoscopy to assess esophagus and stomach for inflammation.Sometimes esophagitis and gastritis can cause these symptoms.Hepatic disease and hepatic flexure of colon issues can contribut to pain.Infection or obstructino related to urinary tract are other issues.Should consult gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Caffeinated hot or cold tea / coffee causes right upper quadrant pain (near gall bladder/liver); very light throbbing pain.. 2 out of 10. Why?!
Abdominal pain: Most likely you irritation of inner layer of your stomach, i don't believe you have gallstone or gallbladder pathology rather you might have gastritis. try to avoid coffee, spicy food, fatty food, alcohol and medications called NSAID (motrin, ibuprofen,...), if no better in 1-2 wk see your provider to check you for hpylori infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right upper quadrant pain,aggravated by deep inspiration and 1h after a meal,no other symptoms,history of GERD,should I consult with my doctor?
RUQ pain: Hi Sandra940, this is suspicious for a few things. Gall bladder, stomach inflammation/ulceration, increased abdominal pressure, and hiatal hernia to name a few, if its consistently after a meal, consider low fat and small meals. You should go see your doctor if it continues. Hope that helps ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Right upper quadrant pain and constipation
- Back pain in upper right quadrant
- Persistent right upper quadrant pain
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Causes of right upper quadrant pain
- Sharp pain in upper right quadrant
- Right upper quadrant pain in pregnancy
- Upper right quadrant back pain
- Right upper quadrant pain