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I'm getting some weird abdominal pains on my right side. It started a couple of months ago with discomfort when bending forwards, and has gradually been getting worse. First it was just bending over, then it spread to when I was sitting, so I had to kind of slouch, but now I'm getting it while slouching and about the only position I don't get it is standing up or lying flat.
The area is on the right hand side just under the the ribs. The pain is like a dull pain or pressure - feels like something it pressing on something inside me, but also when bending forward I can also get a weird tingly pain which feels like it's on top of my ribs, and this stretches from the front all the way around my side. I also have a near constant dull pain in my back in around the same area.
I realise there's a big mess of organs in that area, so I've been reading up on the symptoms of the likely suspects. The problem is, I don't really have any other symptoms which seem to go with any of the main problems. It's not a sharp or stabbing or severe pain, and I don't have any fever, nausia, weight loss, indigestion, heartburn, constipation, loss of appettite, weakness, swelling, shortness of breath, high or low blood pressure or chest pains.
I'm otherwise fairly fit and healthy, though I could do with losing a few kilos (5'11, 80kg, 20% body fat).
I recently (while I had this problem) had a "wellman check" which included a wide range of blood tests. All were within normal ranges, including kiney and liver function tests.
GP has recomended an ultrasound, but said this could be 3-4 weeks...
Any thoughts on what it might be?
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