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I have a dull ache in my right shoulderblade a d right abdomen

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Hi I have a dull ache in my right shoulderblade a d right abdomen constantly but doesn't seem to be related to what I eat part from two weeks ago when I had chronic abdomen pain after eating that lasted several hours I am beyond myself with worry
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
This can still be gallstones.
You need an exam and an ultrasound of the gallbladder.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I am worried this is something sinister

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
I would not call gallstones sinister, and your symptoms are classic.
You simply need an exam and an ultrasound.
If you have increasing pain, gallstones can become dangerous and you should go to the ER.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Is there anything I can do for the pain

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
You should go get assistance.
Your over the counter options are only tylenol, or motrin or aleve.
It would be better if you are examined, rather than treating yourself.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Even if the abdomen pain subsides but the dull ache in the shoulderblade remains could this still be gallstones ?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Yes.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your help today

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
You are welcome anytime
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