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Sharp pain in lower right side of abdomen when holding a deep breath especially if sitting mildly slouched, gp said IBS due to bloating. Not appendix?

Sharp pain in lower right side of abdomen when holding a deep breath especially if sitting mildly slouched, gp said IBS due to bloating. Not appendix?

Unlikely: How are your bowels? Look for fever and nausea for appendicitis. For gas bubble (relative constipation) look to see if your diet is full of fiber and minerals, exercise daily and drink water. A localised leaking cyst on your ovary (happens every month) can make this a passing problem.. Always see your doctor for a proper exam, if not better after a few days. ...Read more

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What to do if I have sharp pain my lower right side of my abdomen. Is that colitis?

What to do if I have sharp pain my lower right side of my abdomen. Is that colitis?

Could be colitis: But there are 100's of possibilities, such as appendicitis, ileitis, kidney stones, cecal diverticulitis, volvulus, ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, lymphadenitis, shingles, hernia, muscle strain, hematoma, etc. Best to consult a doctor to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on my lower right side abdomen. It is not constant, but rather frequent for 2 days now. Even sharper when I breathe in.

I have a sharp pain on my lower right side abdomen. It is not constant, but rather frequent for 2 days now. Even sharper when I breathe in.

An emergency!: When lower abdomen hurts when you breathe in, it is likely that you are developing peritonitis in that area. This can be cause by an appendix about to burst, or by an enlarging cyst on your right ovary. The former is an emergency, the latter can be serious, or just caused by an egg popping out of your ovary halfway between periods. Only medical evaluation can help tell the difference! Good luck! ...Read more

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Why am i still having sharp pain in my lower right side of my abdomen? Also i had my gallbladder removed back in april of this year 2013

Why am i still having sharp pain in my lower right side of my abdomen? Also i had my gallbladder removed back in april of this year 2013

Gallbladder surgery: It's common to have pain even months after where you had surgery. This could be from the scar or muscles underneath that were cut into. Nevertheless, you should get a followup to make sure there's nothing else going on inside. ...Read more

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Sharp Pain occurs while touching lower right side abdomen, is it normal during pregnancy?

See a doctor ASAP: Sharp pain in right low abdomen during pregnancy is abnormal and can have multiple causes including acute appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, and urinary tract infection. Please see a doctor or go to ED and run some tests to rule out medical emergency. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant & have a sharp pain on the right lower side of my abdomen when I turn over in bed, get up, or cough. Pulled muscle sensation?

Pregnant: Tough to say what your pains are caused by, BUT since you are pregnant, it is important to assure the baby inside you is doing well. Call your OB/GYN dr asap and get a clinical exam to be properly assessed and diagnosed. Best wishes and congratulations on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower abdomen right side. Any clues what might be wrong?

Sharp pain in lower abdomen right side. Any clues what might be wrong?

Go see a doctor: Depending on what makes the pain better or worse, when the pain comes, if it's sharp or dull, if it's associated with food or not, there are many different causes of abdominal pain. One of the most common causes of right lower abdominal pain is the appendix which requires emergent surgery. You would need an exam and possibly other testing to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Got sharp pain in lower abdomen a few days ago and now side is sore and hurts to stretch it. What could this be.

Got sharp pain in lower abdomen a few days ago and now side is sore and hurts  to stretch it. What could this be.

More: Right side, left side, recent trauma or exercise not usually done. Since stretch produces pain and looking at your age, sounds like a rectus abominus muscle strain. ...Read more

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I've had soft stools for a month now.with this problem there is sharp pain in lower left side of abdomen and constant gas.what's your advice?

Avoid constipation: Left lower quadrant pain usually comes from diverticulitis which results from constipation.avoid gas rich food..have some probiotics. Introduce a good fiber supplement like Konasyl in a small dose. ...Read more