What Causes a Burning Sensation in the Right Side of the Abdomen?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 2:02:21 PM ET

Burning pain in the right side of the abdomen can indicate several conditions that include appendicitis, kidney infections, pneumonia or hepatitis, according to Healthline. Individuals with flu infections or hernias may also experience pain in the right abdominal area.