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What does pain in lower right side of abdomen generally mean?

What does pain in lower right side of abdomen generally mean?

Non-specific: Lower right abdominal pain, if associated with feeling poorly, fever, loss of appetite and deteriorating course can mean acute appendicitis. However, by itself, right lower abdominal pain is non-specific and could be related to gas, muscle soreness or constipation. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does pain in the right side of the abdomen mean?

Can doctors tell me what does pain in the right side of the abdomen mean?

Many things: It could be related to the food you eat. It may be gallstones. It could be your liver or pancreas. Kidney stones on the right will cause pain. Also it could be due to your appendix. Get checked out by your primary care and they can help steer you in the right direction/. ...Read more

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Pain on the right side of abdomen when I breathe in deeply, what does this mean?

Pain on the right side of abdomen when I breathe in deeply, what does this mean?

Inspiratory pain: Possible pleural inflammation. Possible gall bladder inflammation. Possible rib or rib muscle inflammation. Possible liver inflammation. ...Read more

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What does a lump onright side of abdomen mean?

What does a lump onright 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

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When I lie down I feel pulse at right side of abdomen, no pain fortunately. Does it mean something wrong with my right kidney?

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

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Can doctors tell me what does pain in the lower left side of your abdomen mean?

Can doctors tell me what does pain in the lower left side of your abdomen mean?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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.

GI issue: It means you have some sort of GI issue most likely, or an abdominal muscle strain, that would be best evaluated and diagnosed by a dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?

Gastric Reflex: You may have GERD or the Gastric Esophageal Reflex disease. It requires proper diagnosis (stool or blood test) before your doctor gives you treatment, consisting of a combo therapy. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have constantly pain under ribs left side of the abdomen and you feel like you have fewer like hot inside of your body?

Need to see doctor: Need more information like are you eating? Do you have a fever? Do you have regular bowel movements? These are some of the information that is needed. See your doctor for a complete history and evaluation ...Read more

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What does it mean when one side of your lower abdomen hurts?

What does it mean when one side of your lower abdomen hurts?

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

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Can doctors tell me what does the cramping in the lower right side of my abdomen mean?

Can doctors tell me what does the cramping in the lower right side of my abdomen mean?

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

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I'm female and 16 years old, recently I've noticed 2 veins on the right side of my abdomen, what does this mean?

I'm female and 16 years old, recently I've noticed 2 veins on the right side of my abdomen, what does this mean?

Be seen: Chances are if you are thin it just means you have noticed them. If you are overweight or a heavy drinker or other conditions you should be checked. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in upper abdomen on left side frequent urination and no BM what could that mean?

I'm having pain in upper abdomen on left side frequent urination and no BM what could that mean?

Likely constipation: Try laxatives to induce bowel movent on daily or every second day basis. Need to consult Dr if pain continues. ...Read more

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Still got swelling right side abdomen ten days post laparoscopy. Dr said body is trying to push out the stitches. 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

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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?

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

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Does tingling on the right side of the lower abdomen mean pregnancy?

Does tingling on the right side of the lower abdomen mean pregnancy?

No: Tingling and pregnancy are 2 separate conditions and unrelated. Tingling is always due to some disease of nerves that supply sensations to a particular area of skin. ...Read more

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Pain right side abdomen behind lower rib after eating with a bruise. What does this mean?

Grey Turner?: I would seek out medical attention immediately. This could be grey-turner sign, which can be seen in the setting of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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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?

Electrolytes: Cramps are usually associated with some type of electrolyte problem and calcium, magnesium or potassium are likely decreased. See if your doctor can check them. ...Read more

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More Pain in one side in lower abdomen means? After early miscarriage

More Pain in one side in lower abdomen means? After early miscarriage

Multiple possibiliti: There are multiple possibilities. Among other things you could still have retained tissue, or a pelvic infection, or an ovarian cyst. You need a pelvic ultrasound.For more information www. Askyourgynecologist. Org ...Read more

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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?

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

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I've got pain in my Lower right abdomen. CT scan shows free fluid in Douglas pouch on right side. What could this mean?

Emergency..: If you have abdominal pain and had CT. Free fluid in lower part of pelvis (Douglas pouch) is never normal. It could be ruptured tubal pregnancy, appendix or other acute abdomen emergency. Please, call MD. Who order CT or go to emergency if ongoing pain. ...Read more

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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!

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: 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

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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?

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?

Possible intusseptio: If your child is complaining of abdominal and black stools see your pediatrician or go to the er asap for possible evaluation of an intusseption. ...Read more

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What do the abbreviations on the right side of an abdominal ultrasound mean?

What do the abbreviations on the right side of an abdominal ultrasound 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
abd: abdomen
wnl: within normal limits
cd or cdi: color doppler or color doppler images

i hope that helps... ...Read more

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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