i am 15 and i woke up today with some lower right abdominal pain and its not caused by my period beacuse it ended about 2 weeks ago...then i went to go to the bathroom and i started feeling dizzy and faint so i had to lye down...as im typing i dont feel bad at all but if i stand up i get chills and get dizzy....can anybody possibly explain why this is happining?
You need to consult a doctor to rule out appendicitis, kidney stones, diverticulitis, crohn's disease, pelvic inflammatory disease etc.
The further plan of management would involve -
'-Blood tests including full blood count, electrolytes, urea, creatinine, liver function tests, pregnancy test and lipase.
-Imaging including erect chest X-ray and plain films of the abdomen
-An electrocardiograph to rule out a heart attack which can occasionally present as abdominal pain
If diagnosis remains unclear after history, examination and basic investigations as above then more advanced investigations may reveal a diagnosis. These as such would include
-Computed Tomography of the abdomen/pelvis
-Abdominal or pelvic ultrasound
-Endoscopy and colonoscopy'
Let us know about what your doctor advises and if you need any further information.
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