Shooting pains under right rib cage, any ideas anyone?

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This has only happened past couple of days but appears to be getting more frequent, I have been experiencing quite random, unpleasantly distressing shooting pains just under my right rib cage and it probably happens about ten or twelve times a day, so I am rather concerned and wondered if anyone else has been experiencing similar that may have any ideas what it might be.

I do have a hernia and a gallstone but with the hernia the pain would surely not be centred there but it could be a gallstone that is aggravated or possibly an ulcer, but I don't want to second guess the situation too much so have booked to see my GP on Mon 12th March, soonest he's free, then perhaps he can send me for some tests to identify the problem, it comes on very suddenly and it quite pronounced so tends to stop me in my tracks.

Anyone had similar?

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