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Ive had a dull ache/some stabbing pains in my upper right

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I've had a dull ache/some stabbing pains in my upper right abdomen for about a week. I think they're around my liver. I also have swollen and tender lymph nodes in my neck/head and groin areas. Sometimes my mental status gets very clouded and I can't think properly. I've also been experiencing terrible digestive issues- bloating is terrible, awful indigestion, diarrhea (which is bright yellow), and sometimes difficulty emptying my bladder. I recently found out that I have an ovarian cyst that is approximately 4.8 cm. Could this be causing my problems? I'm also worried about my liver-due to the area of pain.

Dr. Natasha :

hi

Dr. Natasha :

are you still there

Dr. Natasha :

Any fever or chills?

Dr. Natasha :

Have you had any labs done or an ultrasound?

Dr. Natasha :

Do yo udrink?

Dr. Natasha :

*do you drink alcohol?

Customer:

No fever or chills-and I do not drink. I do take pain medication for a previous back surgery

Dr. Natasha :

Any ultrasound or labs done?

Dr. Natasha :

hello

Customer:

No labs or ultrasound-I had an MRI on my back last week.....that's when they found the cyst

Dr. Natasha :

ok

Dr. Natasha :

Well, it sounds like this could be your gallbladder, actually

Customer:

I've already had my gallbladder removed several years ago

Dr. Natasha :

well, you can get a retained stone

Dr. Natasha :

pain in right upper quadrant is liver, gallbladder (or retained stone in your case) or pancreas

Dr. Natasha :

In order to assess this, you need labs done and and ultrasound of your liver

Dr. Natasha :

This is not related to your ovaries

Customer:

So- you don't think the cyst has anything to do with my symptoms? And what about the lymph nodes?

Dr. Natasha :

no I dn't

Dr. Natasha :

No I don't

Dr. Natasha :

you can get swollen lymph nodes in the setting of a viral infection or even mono

Dr. Natasha :

YOu can also get an enlarged liver from mono

Customer:

Lymph nodes?

Dr. Natasha :

you can get swollen lymph nodes in the setting of a viral infection or even mono

Customer:

Ok. Thanks

Dr. Natasha :

you are welcome

Dr. Natasha :

you need to have labs done and ultrasound of your liver

Dr. Natasha :

I hope that this helped?

Dr. Natasha :

are you still there

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