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I remember lifting something very heavy and have had a dull pain in my upper right abdominal area ever sense. What might this be? What should I do?

I remember lifting something very heavy and have had a dull pain in my upper right abdominal area ever sense. What might this be? What should I do?

Strain: A strain of the abdominal muscles in that area could explain the continuing discomfort and should heal in about 7-10 days. More prolonged discomfort in that area,especially with associated tenderness, would have to be evaluated by a physician or surgeon to check for gall bladder or liver disorders. Appropriate tests would be ordered. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing upper right abdominal pain with swelling in my stomach. Not over weight?

I have been experiencing upper right abdominal  pain with swelling in my stomach. Not over weight?

Gallblladder?: Could be a gallbladder issue. Other possibilities include colon problem or a stomach disorder. Its a good idea to get a physician to give you a physical exam and order radiographic studies such as a gallbladder ultrasound or abdominal CT. Certainly worth looking into...sometimes important illnesses begin in a subtle fashion. ...Read more

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What can cause unintended weight loss (currently at 110lbs from 128lbs) and right upper quadrant abdominal pain?

What can cause unintended weight loss (currently at 110lbs from 128lbs) and right upper quadrant abdominal pain?

Various things: Hi. That needs evaluation. Problems with the liver, biliary tree, pancreas, and/or gastrointestinal tract could be involved. Types of processes involved could include inflammation, infection, tumor, bleeding, and so on. Please see your doc sooner than later to have this evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more

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Abdominal pain right upper quadrant iam twenty years old. Hurts worser when iam on my elbow bearing weight on that side. I get nausea thst come n go?

Abdominal pain right upper quadrant iam twenty years old. Hurts worser when iam on my elbow bearing weight on that side. I get nausea thst come n go?

See your doctor: Right upper quadrant abdominal pain always suggests problems with the gall bladder, although at 20 you would be awfully young to have this problem. You need to see your doctor. Abdominal pain that doesn't go away is always cause for concern. Gall bladder pain typically comes on after eating, particularly a fatty meal, and may be associated with nausea. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right abdominal? What is there?

Pain in upper right abdominal? What is there?

RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...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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Pain & discomfort on my upper right abdominal, any ideas what's wrong?

Pain & discomfort on my upper right abdominal, any ideas what's wrong?

? Gall bladder: A common cause of pain in that area is gall bladder disease. Of course, other causes are possible. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the causes of upper right abdominal pain?

What are the causes of upper right abdominal pain?

See your 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 treatment plans. RUQ pain may be related to your liver, duodenum or gallbladder, among other possibilities, and you may need testing to determine what is causing your pain. ...Read more

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Feeling inflammation in Abdomen (Right Upper Quadrant). What are the possible causes?

Gallbladder?: This might be associated with gallstones and colic associated with them especially if you are having significant pain after eating. There are other reasons for your symptoms like gastritis, liver problems or lesions, constipation, among others. Try to get evaluated with a provider that can check your abdominal area and possibly order tests. If you experience severe pain, vomiting, fever go to ED. ...Read more

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