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sharp pains in my upper right side, elevavated wbc?

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doctor about a month ago i started having sharp pains in my upper right side i went to my family doctor and was told it was constatipion that night i ended up in the er it felt like kindey stones they did a ct scan and xrays both were clear my blood had elevavated wbc and lipase was high i am still having the pain and with the last few blood test wbc was still high but lipase was normal they have done a mri also upper gi and part lower they came back showing nothing would be very greatful for and idea's of what to check for rasical


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replied May 22nd, 2012
Abdominal Pain Answer A35229
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Upper Right sided pain can be due to various possibilities as:
1)GERD or Reflux Oesophagitis -- It should be relieved by intake of antacids.

2)Gall bladder Stones or even inflammation called Cholelithiasis/ Cholecystitis. They are commonly associated with belching, indigestion.

3)Pancreatitis as it may cause upper abdominal pain which is worse when bending over or sitting. Pancreatic enzymes like serum amylase and lipase are elevated in that case.

4)Another possibility is of any kidney stones but it may present as sharp pain radiating to the back.

5)Hiatal hernia may present as pressure like sensation in the abdomen.

It is difficult to comment regarding the exact cause without clinical examination and investigations.Since other tests have been normal you can request for an Endoscopy and HIDA scan to rule out any ulcer/hernia and gall bladder issue.Kindly visit a Physician for evaluation.

Take care!


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