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Lowe abdominal pain. Not able to move. Should i go to ER?

For about a 3 days I have been Experiencing an unconfortable pain. All the way across my lower abdomen until tonight. Now it is so bad that I can move, cough, laugh, or use the bathroom at all. About a month ago my grassroots Sind i have very small gallstones and some sludge in my gallbladder . I Alison has PCOS this pan is unbearable now itat 10 on a pain scale I have a high pain Level. What could be causing this and should I go to the ER tonight or would it be ok to wait till Monday and go to my regular doctor?
Asked On : Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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Hi there,

Thanks for writing in.

I would advise you to rush to the ER as soon as possible;especially since you have unbearable pain and you can't cough or move because of the pain.It would be best to rule out perforation peritonitis which is an emergency. Since you have a history of gall stones, it could have led to inflammation of the gall bladder, which could have led to perforation and peritonitis.

Any other symptoms like, fever, constipation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension etc.

Get well soon :)

Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan
Answered: Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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