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What causes lower right quadrant abdominal pain in a patient with Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis?

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Dr. Manjunath Metri

General Surgeon

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Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 in Abdominal Pain
Question: I have pain in the lower right quadrant front. What are the possible causes. I have been diagnosed with crones and rheumatoid arthritis.
Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Ultrasound scan will help..

Detailed Answer:

I thank you for posting your query here and I am definitely going to help you out..

Please note..

1. I am hoping, you are talking about abdomen.
If yes, then pain in the right lower abdomen is most commonly due to inflamed appendix. Called appendicitis.

2. But, there are various causes for pain in that area..

3. If you are diagnosed with Chrons disease, then again pain could be non specific due to inflammation or other disease process going on there..

4. Would suggest that you get an Ultrasound Abdomen and Pelvis.
This will help.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care,
Dr. Manjunath Metri
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