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What Does Pain On The Right Side Of Abdomen Mean
It can be anything: It depends on the location. The feel of the lump on palpation, duration as to how long it has been there, if itt is paiful. Moves under the fingers, soft-firm-hard, painful or painless, any associated symptoms like nausea, vomotong, constipation or dihhrea. I will suggest you make an appointment with your doctor and get it chrcked as it is of concern to you. ...Read more
When I lie down I feel pulse at right side of abdomen, no pain fortunately. Does it mean something wrong with my right kidney?
Not necessarily...: It is virtually impossible to palpate the kidney when doing an abdominal exam unless you have a large mass. It is possible to hear any murmurs from affected blood vessels though but you need a stethoscope for that. If you feel there is any pulsating structure in the right side of your abdomen I would have someone take a look and check you. Could be a normal finding as well. ...Read more
Severe abd pain = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more
Sometimes when I haven't eaten in a while I get a numbing pain on the left side of my abdomen. What could that mean?
Acidity?: Stomach pain can feel like other sensations in the upper abdomen sometimes. A patient who suspects that certain pains are related to stomach acid / reflux / ulcers can actually try taking a good-sized dose of maalox or mylanta to see what happens. If the pains or sensations go away each time, that suggests the pains are due to acidity. A primary care doctor can check for any serious problems. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have a sharp pain on the left side of your abdomen. When you know it is not your menstrual because it was on a week ago.
I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?
RLQ pain: Could be appendix.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not enough data: Too many possible diagnoses, from benign muscle sprains to severe deadly conditions. Any persistent abdominal pain of moderate to severe intensity should be evaluated in person by a physician. Concerning symptoms include fever, nausea and vomiting, cold sweats, distention (bloating), lack of bowel movements or severe diarrhea. These need immediate attention. ...Read more
Severe abd pain = ER: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. I don't know dx. ...Read more
I'm female and 16 years old, recently I've noticed 2 veins on the right side of my abdomen, what does this mean?
Still got swelling right side abdomen ten days post laparoscopy. Dr said body is trying to push out the stitches. What does this mean?
Likely normal: I do not know what surgery you had, or if the swelling you describe is located at one of the surgical sites. Swelling after any surgery is normal, and it can take a few weeks for swelling at a healing scar to resolve. It can depend on the size & location of the incision, what sutures were used, etc. Follow the directions of your surgeon. ...Read more
What does it mean when I get a sharp pain on my right side right on the upper part of my right side underneath my ribs not my chest my upper abdomen?
I got a lump that started near my belly button with no pain, but it moved and now it is in my upper abdomen on the left side. What does that mean?
Lipoma: Lipoma is a common benign fatty tumor that feels like rolling under the skin. These may be 2 different lesions one near the umbilicus and one in the area where you see now or with the growth of your body could have moved up. ...Read more
Why does my left leg cramp and hurt so much. I also feel a cramp at the abdomen to the side. What does this mean?
What could sudden severe pain in side of abdomen on 4 mos pregnant female mean? She was also lightheaded & feeling nauseated.
16, the left side of abdomen area hurts below my ribs and toward my stomach. It hurts to breathe and move. What does that mean?
Many possibilities: It is difficult without a physical exam but it could be from costochondritis which is inflammation of your rib muscles. Just like a sprain of any muscle you can injure these muscles as well. Usually pain with breathing and pushing against your ribs produces the similar sharp pain. ...Read more
What does this mean? I been having stomach pain lately but it's like a tingling pain but mainly at the top of my stomach and in my lower abdomen on both sides. Help please!
The symptoms you described are very non specific. Tingling in the abdomen can be due to build up from Lactic Acid (after a heavy work out) or could be due to excess acid produced after eating spicy or foods containing citric acid. Honestly more history is needed to get a better idea of what you are dealing with. If you are still symptomatic visit your doctor.
Best of luck. ...Read more
My 2 yr old is complaining of stomach pain, he's tender on the right side of his abdomen and he has black stools, what could this mean?
A few include...:
Reports are not always standardized so there is local variation.
In general, a few of the abbreviations used for the type of ultrasound you describe are:
us or u/s: ultrasound
ruq: right upper quadrant (of abdomen)
cbd: common bile duct
gb: gall bladder
wnl: within normal limits
cd or cdi: color doppler or color doppler images
i hope that helps... ...Read more
What does it mean when all of a sudden you start having abdominal pain on you're left side close to the groin area??
Many possibilities: The range if possibilities is enormous. In an otherwise healthy person, a likely cause is simply the colon contracting to push along stool or gas. ...Read more
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