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Question: [b]Sharp pain in Right hand side[/b]


 Fergie - Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:04 pm

Over the last few days have been getting a sharp pain in my right hand side. Sometimes its just an ache but today its been really bad to the point that i haven't been able to stand up straight. Is tender to touch. Just wondering what it might be and if it's worth bothering a doctor over. Any feed back would be much appreciated. Cheers
 lhnnwntrs - Mon Jan 09, 2006 6:13 pm

Fergie,

Im no Dr but just from what youve said it sounds like it could be like my problem with my gall bladder. And yes it is worth contacting a Dr over I would think.
 BUSCHCLUB - Wed Jan 11, 2006 1:08 pm

Hello sounds like possible gallbladder but could be another cause maybe a cat scan of this region would help rule some things in or out i am not a doctor though just my thinking
 georgey123 - Wed Jan 18, 2006 4:19 am

hi im a student nurse, so in my opinion and i have always been taught that any abdominal pain needs to be looked at by a doctor, it could be your gallbladder, if the pain is in the right side of your umbilical region radiating to the right groin it could be appendicitis or a urinary tract infection, any diarrhoea or nausea or vomiting, you need to see your doctor or the e.d especially if you develop a temperature, any pain on urinating indicates a uti which may need a course of antibiotics hope this helps

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