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What causes pain below the ribs on the right side?

Good evening, I have a pintching pain on my right side right below my ribs., It s a sharp pain but only for a second or half second. And the last two days I felt bloated. Hope to get an answer. Didn t know their is a fee? If it keeps up I will have to go see a DR. tomorrow and pay again. Thanks Barbara
Wed, 11 Jan 2017
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Hi,

You are having right sided abdomen pain and bloating. Hence constipation like in digestive problems also can lead to pain in abdomen. Second possibility of organic cause like gall bladder stone, liver problem can be ruled out by USG abdomen investigation. If no specific cause found than it might be simple musculoskeletal pain. For bloating you can be prescribed Simethicone tablet or in syrup form. For better digestion fiber supplement can be taken If any specific cause found than treated accordingly. Consult physician for examination with keeping all this in mind.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Parth Goswami
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