Are you experiencing severe abdominal pain in your right side? If yes, you need to assess your symptoms first before making any assumptions or seeking treatment.
Although right abdominal pain can be quite unbearable, you should take some time to track your symptoms so you can find the proper diagnosis. You need to point out whether you have right side abdominal pain that comes and goes or long-term right side abdominal pain, whether it’s sharp or dull, whether it alters your daily activities or can be manageable… etc. Your answers will help you get the right treatment.
Also, it’s important not to panic because, in most cases, the causes of right side abdominal pain are temporary or benign, such as indigestion, gas, or a pulled muscle. But if you’re worried, it’s best to see a doctor because there are certain cases when the causes of abdominal pain, in general, can be serious hidden health problems.
With this in mind, here are ten common causes of right side abdominal pain & how to deal with it.