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DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
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I have a sick feeling in my left side under the rib cage -

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I have a sick feeling in my left side under the rib cage - feel lethargic -- & unwell - headaches have had hepatitis twice - drink 2 glasses of wine per day - is this affecting my liver ??
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: Daily - l also have Coeliac disease
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Feel week - no energy for daily tasks - where in my body is the liver situated ??
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 months ago.

This area is usually painful from stomach ulcer or pancreatitis.

With this degree of illness, this can be serious.

This is not a simple question and answer situation and you need an exam.

Urgent care would be good at this point.

Pancreatitis in particularly can become life threatening, as can a bleeding ulcer.

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