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Date Joined Feb 2007
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   Posted 9/12/2007 6:18 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi I have had some severe right side cramps just below the rib cage they seem to getting worse dont now cause very painful when it happens any suggestions

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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 254
   Posted 9/12/2007 6:27 AM (GMT -7)   
I don't want to scare you, but last time I had this, I was heading for an obstruction.  Watch your diet for a few days, meaning avoid anything like nuts, raw vegetables and fruits.  If you start throwing up and get severe cramps that come and go like waves, it's time to immediately consult your doctor.
I hope you feel better soon!!!
I'm sending you greek hugs

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 9/12/2007 6:36 AM (GMT -7)   
Have you had your gallbladder out yet? That can cause right sided pain that radiates to the back. On the other hand, I no longer have a gallbladder and still get pain in my right side when I eat something a little fatty. I have had surgeries, so mine could also be adhesion pains.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

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Date Joined May 2007
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   Posted 9/12/2007 7:18 PM (GMT -7)   
GALLBLADDER!!! Read up on some of my recent posts about abdominal ultrasound and CCK Padida tests. Mine landed me in the ER several days ago. I am assuming the pain you experience is under the right side of your rib cage?
Dx'd Jan'06, 1st Resection 7/06, Predinsone, Remicade, Imuran, B12 injections, Nexium. Secondary conditions: Psorasis, Acne, Fatigue, Joint Pain.  Lactose Intolerant?
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