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Woke up at 3 am with abdominal pain..threw up hot/ cold

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Customer: woke up at 3 am with abdominal pain..threw up hot/ cold chills rest of night.this morning dull pain right side under ribs..nausious..
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Customer: have dull constant pain on right side..woken last night with stomach pain ..nausious and throwing up I am a 54 year old healthy female..except I have lost 10 pounds recently that I can not afford I am 5'6 102 pounds.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Right upper abdominal pain with meals is commonly caused by the gallbladder disease.
Gall stone can cause obstruction to bile flow which occurs with meals to facilitate digestion.
Another possibility can be the ulcer disease which can also cause black stools from bleeding.
Lastly this can be acute pancreatitis as well.
Inflammation of pancreas can cause severe symptoms with food.
Given the possibility of gallbladder and pancreas problem, you should consider going to the ER for further evaluation.
Avoid any solid foods for now.
Drink plenty of fluids, clear liquids as tolerated.
Definitely avoid any fat reach food for now.

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