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What causes right sided abdominal pain?

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Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Question: I woke up with a pain in my right side just above my ribcage and it has radiated up to my right hand trapezius musclle and the right side of my neck. The abdominal pain seems to have subsided but the pain in my neck has intensed
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari (35 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Acute Cholecystitis is possibility

Detailed Answer:
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Right sided abdominal pain with referred pain to neck following possibility needs to be considered

1. Cholecystitis: inflammation of gall bladder could present with such symptoms.
2. Acute Pancreatitis
3. Acid peptic disease

If the neck pain is associated with retrosternal squeezing pain possibility of Ischemic heart disease to be considered.

Do get back to me if you need any further assistance, will be glad to assist you.


Take care

Best regards
Dr Deepak XXXXXXX
MBBS, MS, MCh
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What causes right sided abdominal pain?

Brief Answer: Acute Cholecystitis is possibility Detailed Answer: Hi Welcome to Healthcare-Magic Greetings of the day Dear Sir Right sided abdominal pain with referred pain to neck following possibility needs to be considered 1. Cholecystitis: inflammation of gall bladder could present with such symptoms. 2. Acute Pancreatitis 3. Acid peptic disease If the neck pain is associated with retrosternal squeezing pain possibility of Ischemic heart disease to be considered. Do get back to me if you need any further assistance, will be glad to assist you. Take care Best regards Dr Deepak XXXXXXX MBBS, MS, MCh