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Hi My husband woke with stabbing pains last night. They

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Hi

My husband woke with stabbing pains last night. They are at his navel and a little to the right. He then had a grey colored stool. ANy ideas what this might be ?

Thank you

Janet
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Hasan :

HI, Thanks for your question. My name is Dr Hasan and I am here to help you today. I will be happy to help you with your follow-up questions also. I need few details.

Dr. Hasan :

Does he has any pain on right side just below rib cage?

Dr. Hasan :

Any pain at right shoulder tip?

Dr. Hasan :

Is he on any medications or any diagnosed medical problem?

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

no

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

just crestor

Dr. Hasan :

Loose stool, constipation, nausea, vomiting?

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

I was thinking gall stones, but not sure

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

no, just grey colored stoll

Dr. Hasan :

Yes that is what i am thinking but i am trying to figure it out.

Dr. Hasan :

Does that pain radiated to back?

Dr. Hasan :

Does he still has pain?

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

would they do an U/S and see them ?

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

No not to the back, he is asleep right now, he was up all night

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

He took some Motrin and he said the pain is better then in the night

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

Grey stool could mean a block bile duct, right ?

Dr. Hasan :

By grey stool do you men clay colored stool or like whitish stool

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

whitish

Dr. Hasan :

Yes grey could mean bile duct obstruction secondary to something like stone in the gall bladder.

Dr. Hasan :

Whitish stool means the same.

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

ok

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

would blood work show this ?

Dr. Hasan :

Instead of waiting for appointment he should go to ER because he needs immediate assessment.

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

what about diverticulitis, his dad haa that

Dr. Hasan :

No they will do an ultrasound.

Dr. Hasan :

or may go for a CT scan.

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

Yes I agree with you , but he won't go. Men are so stubborn

Dr. Hasan :

Diverticulitis should present with pain in lower abdomen mostly.

Dr. Hasan :

with diarrhea or sometime constipation.

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

ok, that is what I thought

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

ok

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

well I will see when he wakes up, how he is

Dr. Hasan :

Well my advise is to go to ER but suppose if he doesn't go then ask him to avoid any fatty meal till he visit doctor.

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

ok, thank you very much

Dr. Hasan :

Instead of motrin prefer tylenol.

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

ok will do that also

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

thank you

Dr. Hasan :

You are most welcome. I wish him all the best, please ask if you have any question because our discussion always remains open so you can always ask more till you are satisfied, You can click the smiley to rate the answer. You can come back here to ask anything even after you have rated the answer. I will be glad to help you always.

JACUSTOMER-0lz0h43h- :

great

Dr. Hasan :

:)

Dr. Hasan :

Any question?

Dr. Hasan :

If so please feel free to ask.

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