Lower right abdominal pain can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'needs attention' to 'generally fatal'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose lower right abdominal pain, we could:
|Possible Urgent Medical Need||92%||Confirm|
|Ulcerative Colitis||0%||Ruled out|
|Crohn's Disease||0%||Ruled out|
|Intestinal Obstruction||0%||Ruled out|
|Ovarian Cancer||0%||Ruled out|
|Ectopic Pregnancy||0%||Ruled out|
LOWER-RIGHT abdomen: Do you experience discomfort or pain above your right hip?
Possible responses:→ No / only after meals / don't know
→ Occasional mild discomfort
→ Frequent mild and/or occasional moderate pain
→ Frequent moderate and/or occasional severe pain
→ Frequent or constant severe pain