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Sharp severe pain in stomach just below bottom of rib cage

sharp severe pain in stomach just below bottom of rib cage, center. pain does Not radiate oR move.have had two kids, i KNOW its not gas,or integestion or heartburn or acid reflux , had it all , this is so different its off the reservation! lasts for hours of tossing and turning and rocking and crying and ends in vomiting. starts suddenly in the middle of the night. happened a couple times this week so far now. gut wrenching pain, cant even stand up straight! my mother and older sister have had theyre glablatters removed, quite recently too. bit scared that this pain is telling me its my turn.
Asked On : Mon, 20 Jun 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for query
Get the ultrasound done to find the cause &get proper treatment.Possibility of gallbladder stone can`t be ruled out without USG
Hope I have answered your question well to your satisfaction. Wish you speedy complete recovery at the earliest.
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General Surgeon Dr. Mitesh R. Trivedi's  Response
Hello and welcome to healthcare magic forum.
Gall bladder stone does not have hereditary predisposition but the nature of pain you described, there are very high chances for you to have it.
Another differential diagnosis would be acute pancreatitis. To confirm the diagnosis you require to undergo abdominal ultra sonography and some blood investigations. After that consult a surgeon for further treatment.
Best wishes for your health.
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