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Dull pain in right upper and Lower quadrant sometimes. I'm a

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dull pain in right upper and Lower quadrant sometimes. I'm a smoker. No other symptoms but it is a dull pain that comes and goes. It's not major at all but New So I am wondering if there is anything to worry about.
I also slipped a disc on the same side so have been battling some back issues
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Rgiht upper dull pain can be due to the gallbladder inflammation.

Right lower dull pain can be due to the acute appendicitis, or diverticulitis or inflammation of colon.

Kidney problem like stone, hydronephrosis also can cause similar symptoms.

Hence, further evaluation with a CT scan is needed.

If no abdominal issue, then these symptoms are likely due to the herniated disc related from nerve compression.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how serious are the issues you described?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

With occasional pain not likely serious.

But if the pain is constant and worsening, then urgency is recommended.

Best wishes.

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