The area above the hips is the right and left lower quadrant of the abdomen. Lower right abdomen pain is commonly due to appendicitis. The pain, can at times come and go and not give the classic picture. Crohn’s disease, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, infection in kidney, kidney stones, an abscess in rectus abdominis muscle or psoas muscle and constipation are the other causes. It can also be due to inguinal hernia.
Pain and discomfort on the lower left side of abdomen just below and to the left of navel can be due to several causes such as Crohn’s disease, colitis, diverticulitis, infection in kidney, kidney stones, adhesions, IBS, constipation, and an abscess in rectus abdominis muscle or psoas muscle. It can also be due to inguinal hernia.
Your husband would need to see a doctor to find out the cause of pain. If it is due to gas then walking around, taking some antacids and medication for gas may help.Take care!
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