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

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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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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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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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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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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