Doctors Lounge - Gastroenterology Answers
"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."
Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics
|anita - Thu Jul 31, 2003 1:30 am||
Hi. I'm having severe abdominal pain on my right side, above the hip. It extends from the front right side to the back right side of my body. The pain has recently covered my entire lower back.
I only have this pain while sleeping, was worse when sleeping on right side, but now sleeping on either side causes the pain.
I've been experiencing this pain since November 2002, when it was a dull ache. In May of 2003 it went from a dull, tolerable ache, to an all out severe pain that wakes me up and makes it impossible to sleep.
I've had an UpperGI, gallbladder ultrasound, pelvic ultrasound, and abdominal CT scan. Results of all tests were fine; did not indicate a problem.
I've been prescribed bentyl 20, 4 times daily for IBS and have not seen any improvement in the pain.
Do you have any ideas on what the problem could be?
Please help, the pain is so severe I'm getting no sleep.
Thanks so much for any help,
|Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Fri Aug 22, 2003 3:30 pm||
Sounds to me like muscle, bone or nerve pain.
Thank you very much for using our website https://doctorslounge.com and hope that this information helped.
Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.