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A 34-year-old female asked:

what seems to be the problem if you have a feeling of burning sensation on the left upper abdomen?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
See a doctor: The symptom you describe could fit into multiple different diagnoses. You need to provide a full detailed history and undergo an exam by a concerned pcp who may then want to refer you to a GI doctor. Hope you feel better quickly.

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