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A 40-year-old male asked:

Upper stomach pain so bad i laid in pain for 8 hours yesterday. pain went all the way to my back. been on nexium (esomeprazole) for a month. extreme bloating also?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Various causes: Upper abdominal bloating with tenderness and associated back discomfort could be due to simple dyspepsia, gastritis, peptic ulcer, hiatal hernia, gall bladder disorder and even pancreatic problems. If symptoms persist, see your pcp examine you and order appropriate tests.

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Last updated Apr 9, 2014

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