Right Lower Abdominal Pain Overview
What is right lower abdominal pain?
A person with right lower abdominal pain has discomfort in the right lower part of the abdomen. The location of the pain can be an important clue in determining the underlying cause. Pain that is localized to one area of the abdomen is often more serious than pain that is perceived as coming from all over the abdomen. Additional important features of abdominal pain include severity, timing, associated symptoms, and the type of pain.
What are the symptoms of right lower abdominal pain?
Symptoms that may occur with right lower abdominal pain include nausea, vomiting, abdominal swelling, fever, diarrhea, excessive gas, loss of appetite, and constipation. Additional symptoms that may occur with right lower abdominal pain include back pain, pain during urination, blood in the urine, blood in the stool, black stool, vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, or penile discharge.
How does the doctor treat right lower abdominal pain?
Treatment for right lower abdominal pain depends on the underlying cause. Depending on the cause, right lower abdominal pain may be treated with medications or surgery.
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