Still curious- what would explain the "swollen" feeling on the right side of my belly?
Does it feel 'hard' to the touch?
If it's the upper part, that's where the esophagus joins the stomach. Are you sure it's in your belly?
If it's the lower part, that's where your stomach is divided by a muscle valve that
opens and shuts for waste to go into your duodenum.
If it is Candida, it's a toss up where it will latch on to your stomach, but I expect it would be close to your esophagus.
Usually when I have just gas it's more to the left side, although I have some pain to the right. Like I have right now from eating too much popcorn.
I need to go drink some acv. Did you try some natural acid relief, just in case?