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What causes severe pain in the upper abdomen?

I have an acute pain in my left flank. It flairs up from time to time but usually clears in about a week. It has been going on for almost a month now. Often times the pain is on the right side. Sometimes both sides, which would rule out Gall Bladder problems I think. It hurts to roll over while on my back or to sit up from a supine position. The pain is at the levels of my kidneys...
Wed, 27 Mar 2019
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Hi,

Go for an abdominal ultrasound. It will detect any renal/ureteric or gall bladder calculus. For the time being, take tab meftal.

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

Regards,
Dr. AJEET SINGH, General & Family Physician
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What causes severe pain in the upper abdomen?

Hi, Go for an abdominal ultrasound. It will detect any renal/ureteric or gall bladder calculus. For the time being, take tab meftal. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. AJEET SINGH, General & Family Physician