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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Upper abdominal pain can be from acid pains such as reflux heartburn, stomach ulcer, or just gastritis with no ulcer. Sometimes there is an ulcer in t ... Read More

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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor.: At age 75, the new onset of left upper abdominal pain ought to be evaluated, particularly in light of your history of anemia. You might consider taki ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be many things: Pain in the upper abdomen could signify peptic ulcer disease or gallbladder problems. See a doctor so that the appropriate tests can be ordered to be ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I don't know: Causes of upper abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: gallstones, hepatitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: It could be gall badder, stomach, heart or other problems. You better have a doctor check it.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Pain and with cough: Muscle cramp.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Above the umbilicus: Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ribs on either side.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is not normal for anybody's upper abdomen to be firm nor hurt. Pain means something is wrong. In the upper abdomen are the stomach, liver, spleen, ... Read More

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