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I have chronic pain on my rght hand side just below the

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I have chronic pain on my rght hand side just below the ribs. I have had this for well over a week now.
JA: Have you used any medication for pain?
Customer: yes, paracetamol and oramorph this is not touching the pain
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about pain?
Customer: No as had a scan last Friday and not heard since
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I do have Cirrhosis of the liver, Type 2 diabetes, Crohns Disease

Hello, my name is***** thank you for your question. I am a qualified MD with 18 years’ experience and I am happy to work with you on this.

Please provide some more information so that I can provide you with a better informed answer.

What is your age?

How long have you been having these symptoms?

Any recent unprotected sexual exposure?

Have you seen a doctor for this?

Please provide this info and I will help you further with my answer.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I am 70 years of age, for a couple of weeks, no to the sex question. Yes and told to take pain killers which have not helped.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Sorry cannot afford this and will find help elsewhere
As you have already paid, I will help you through text. You can simply go through this answer.

A pain in this area could be due to:

Acid Peptic Disorder: this is the most common cause. Although more common on the left side, there can be pain in this region too. Sometimes there may be more severe forms of APD like gastritis and gastric erosions/ulcers.

Pancreas: conditions like pancreatitis.

Cholecystitis: The pain of cholecystitis may be increased sharply on breathing in due to the gall bladder touching the diaphragm. The pain may be associated with symptoms like indigestion, fever, vomiting.

Liver pain: conditions in the liver like fatty liver or hepatitis could cause pain in this region.

Pleuritis: inflammation of the lining of the lung could cause pain in the chest which is increased on breathing. THis is usually associated with coughing.

Costochondritis:Inflammation of the rib joints which make the ribs tender to the touch.

Dysesthesia: a sensation in the nerves supplying the skin which can cause various sensations like pain in the skin along that nerve.

Psychological causes of chest pain are common and include panic attacks, anxiety, stress and mental duress

The most likely among these causes is acid peptic disorder. You should assume this to be the cause first. You can try initially with some antacid, like Mylanta (OTC) 2 tsf three times daily and Capsule Prilosec once daily assuming it to be acid reflux. This will usually control the pain.

If it persists you need to show your doctor and discuss about these other causes of pain.

Hope this resolves your query. If you need more help, just write back here so l can continue to assist. Stay safe!

Dr. P. Jyoti

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Thank you

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Thats ok. You can just write 5 star here.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
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Thank you

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I am sorry, where is your reply? Do you mean that you wanted to ask me something?

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