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Had mild discomfort in lower right abdomen, experiencing minor pinching sensation. What might be the cause?

I have had mild discomfort in my lower right abdomen and am experiencing a minor pinching sensation in the same area. The discomfort has been along the majority of the lower right quadrant. The pinching sensation occurs below and to the right of the naval. The pinching is very mild. I am curious what might be the cause of this.
Asked On : Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM.
There are various possible causes but common are diverticulitis, IBD or pelvic organs disorder if you are female. But it can be caused by any lesion in abdominal wall like muscle pulling, abscess or hernia. YOu should do ultrasounds to rule this out. Also try to find is pain triggered by certain food and then avoid it. If nothing helps then endoscopy should be performed. Wish you good health.
Answered: Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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