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Question: Pain Under Right Rib Lacking Other Symptoms of Gallstones

 sharon07 - Sun Oct 28, 2007 1:24 am

I am a 28 year old Female. I had Gastric Bypass (RNY) about 9 months ago. I have lost 94 lbs and weigh 140 now. I feel great. For the last two weeks now I have been feeling a pain under my right rib. Mostly when I eat or drink. I noticed that it hurts more when I eat fruits (anything citrus, I guess), but still it hurts when I eat anything else as well. I do not feel nausea or vomitting. No gas or burping. The last few days I noticed the pain sort of comes and goes even when I am not eating. Also it feels sort of sore throughout the day. What might this be? Could it be related to my RNY?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Thu Nov 01, 2007 11:06 pm

User avatar Hi Sharon07,

You may have some inflammation of the stomach (called gastritis). Another possibility would be an ulcer.

If your pain continues I would recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation. You may need to see your gastroenterologist to help work this up.

Best wishes.

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