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pain lower right side, tummy feels hard to the touch

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Every now and then I develop pain in my lower right side. MRI showed no gallbladder problem other than a few stones. Dr. said there are not enough to cause the severe pain. When I get an attack I feel bloated, lower tummy feels hard to the touch and I get waves of pain. If I force myself to vomit a few times within hours the pain is gone. Anyone else have similar problems?
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replied February 28th, 2016
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Bowel discomfort with history fo gallbladder stones are likely a functional bowel discomfort. it could be a sequelae, pancreatitis, cholecystitis or irritable bowel syndrome are suspicions. Modify diet and lifestyle,eat small frequent meals and see if it helps.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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