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Abdominal Pain and its Causes

Published on, 08 January, 2024. Answered by Dr. Muhammad Idrees Khan and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,


I'm feeling pain in my lower right abdomen; can you help me understand what might be causing this discomfort?


Answered by Dr. Muhammad Idrees Khan


Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


Possible Causes of Lower Right Abdominal Pain:


Inflammation of the appendix may lead to sharp pain in the lower right abdomen.

Gastrointestinal Issues:

Conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) could contribute to abdominal discomfort.

Reproductive System Concerns:

Issues with the ovaries or fallopian tubes in females, such as ovarian cysts or ectopic pregnancy, may cause pain in this area.

Muscle Strain:

Strained muscles in the abdominal region, perhaps due to physical activity or injury, could result in localized pain.

Urinary Tract Problems:

Infections or issues with the urinary tract might manifest as pain in the lower abdomen.




About Dr. Muhammad Idrees Khan

Dr. Muhammad Idrees Khan

Internal Medicine Specialist

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