I had bloodwork done, upper abdominal ultrasound, and just had an endoscopy. All supposedly came back fine just a little irritation and redness in my gut. I still have pain in my right side shooting through to my mid/lower back. My question is would all these tests show if there was something serious going on or should I order an mri and more testing? I just want to know what's wrong like so many of us apparently. They didn't tell me my GB was low functioning. Would the Ultrasound show that or not? I have so many questions I think I need new doctors
Having gone through this, with the pain in the right side that went around to the back, this after my GB was removed (and before) I had all kinds of tests, and all of them showed negative. Then I had the brilliant idea, thanks to Dr. Google, that I might have a back problem, and I went to a neurologist and he did a little prickle pin test across the top of my chest, and my skin jumped. He told me I had a herniated disc and that I would need surgery, and then proceeded to show me an image of his brother-in-law's back, who had just had surgery. (So much for the HIPPA laws). Anyway, I went home and decided to follow up with an MRI, and sure enough I had a herniated disc in my mid-back, which terrorized me for 1.5 years as the pain got worse and worse. Then I wised up and did some reading, thanks to Pan on here, who advised me to read "Healing Back Pain," by John Sarno MD. That got me straightened out about spines, so to speak. Almost everybody over the age of 20 has spinal abnormalities, but did ONE doc tell me that? NO.
The lesson is this, if you keep looking for something, it will be found. Just like my so-called disc problem. The neurologist hadn't even hit the right dermitome on my chest, as the disc was way below that. But it was close enough to the problem to have them all conclude I had a severe back problem.
You are on an anxiety site. Why?
Please take a breath and examine your life. Especially if you are not experiencing typical GB problems and if you are not positive for tests.
I'm not a doctor, but people go into a horrible panic about right-sided pain because of the organs on that side, but in so, so many cases the organ is fine and the pain remains. Why? Anxiety/stress/depression.
Good luck. You must do all the tests to your satisfaction, but, like me, you can do one test too many and draw the wrong conclusions and get much, much worse.