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Doctor insights on: Severe Right Upper Quadrant Pain

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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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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 left lower abdomen?

Impossible to say: Too broad a differential. If concerned best to see your md. ...Read more

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Left sided abdominal pain constant gastritis?

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

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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

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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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Upper sharp back pain diagnosis?

Upper sharp back pain diagnosis?

Multiple diagnoses: We really need more information about your symptoms to make any type of diagnosis. The etiology could be musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal among other things. ...Read more

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Lower right back pain severe?

Lower right back pain severe?

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 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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Pain in lower abdomen right side?

Pain in lower abdomen right side?

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 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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Lower left abdominal pain?

Lower left abdominal pain?

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 more

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What causes pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen?

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

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What does a sharp stabbing pain upper left quadrant backside indicate?

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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

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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

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CT showed thickening and enhancement of sigmoid colon. Severe upper right quadrant pain for 3 months. What could be cause and what's enhancement?

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

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Healthy but I have horrible right upper quadrant pain?

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

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If my gallbladder is fine, what else can cause right upper quadrant pain?

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

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I have right upper quadrant pain and nausea. What could cause this?

Gallstones: The most frequent cause of right uper quadrant pain and nausea is gallstones. There are other causes as well. I would speak to your doctor to determine what tests shoudl be undertaken. An ultrasound is the best test to diagnose gallstones. ...Read more

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Help I have horrible right upper quadrant pain. What is the best treatment?

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

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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

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Elevated liver enzymes with right upper quadrant pain. What should I do?

Elevated liver enzymes with right upper quadrant pain. What should I do?

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

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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

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

Common: Gerd can be associated with Gastritis which could cause intermittent pain. Sometimes such pain could be associated with meals. The history, type of pain and response to proton pump inhibitors or H2 blockers or antiacids may help estabilish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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 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

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Right upper quadrant pain radiating down right side blood tests ultra sound liver enzymes normal?

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

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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?

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?

Need work up. : Possibilities: gallbladder, pancreas, kidney stones to small to visualize by X-ray, or possibly bowel. Will need to see your Dr. Will probably get ultrasound and CT. May need MRI. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 more

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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