Right upper quad pain after giving birth 2wksks after giing birth

Patient : I gave birth vaginally a little over two weeks ago and over the last week I've noticed that I have pretty dbad upper epigastric pain, it feels like I have a huge gas bubble built up under my diaphragm, but I don't have the urge to pass gas. I've also begun having sharp pains to my right upper quadrant around my liver, under my rib cage. The area is not tender or painful when palpated, and I notice it more if I bend over. I had my gallbladder removed 7 years ago after I developed gallstones after my first pregnancy. I've had no nausea/vomiting, and other than occasional constipation no other bowel symptoms. I notice the upper epigastric pain more so when I've been up walking around for extended periods of time, like in the grocery store or mall. I had after pains during my first week home but they were relieved by 800mg Motrin, and eventually subsided. Should I call my OB or just wait for my 6 week follow up appointment?
Symptoms:  Upper epigastric pain, especially during activity.
Sharp right upper quadrant pain, especially noticeable when bending over.
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I'm writing this post as I need an opinion / help on what to do next as I'm feeling lost. Important notes Symptoms ha...

Q: So about 3 weeks ago I started getting abdominal pain with the severity that it would wake me up at night. It was alm...

Q: I've had pretty badly breakout of canker sores for around 5 years now. And couldn't remember a day when I am free of ...

Q: My husband has a severe case of alcoholic hepatitis. He was in the hospital for three weeks and one week ago he was d...

Q: My mother is 58 years old and she is suffering a lot of pain in her back and legs with numbness, especially the left ...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews