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Doctor insights on: Abdominal Pain After Running Long Distances

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Why do I have epigastric pain like exhaustion like after running?

Why do I have epigastric pain like exhaustion like after running?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


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How long can I wait with upper abdominal pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with upper abdominal pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How bad is the pain?: In general, any pain that is interfering with your quality of life should be evaluated "sooner rather than later". The list of possible causes of upper abdominal pain is quite extensive; some of these diseases are self-limiting but others can get more serious if left untreated. When in doubt, it is best to deal with these things on the earlier side. ...Read more

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I have had stomach aches , abdominal bloating and farthing as long as i can remember . What's the problem with me?

I have had stomach aches , abdominal bloating  and farthing as  long as i can remember . What's  the problem  with me?

Your symptoms may: Suggest hyperacidity, gastritis/ stomach irritation, gallbladder/pancreatic problems etc & drinking alcohol can definitely contribute to it. Consider cutting down on the booze.Otc ppi/omeprazole and antacids/maalox, peptobismol may help. Seek medical help for reassurance. Take care! ...Read more

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Is upper abdominal pain normal after ovarian cyst rupture? I am 21 years old and i can barley walk or stand for long because of the pain

Is upper abdominal  pain normal after ovarian cyst rupture? I am 21 years old and i can barley walk or stand for long because of the pain

POSSIBLY: Usually a ruptured ovarian cyst causes very acute and sharp pain, typically in the lower abdomen . If this pain has always been in the upper abdomen, i would be suspicious of another source, such as gallbladder, pancreas, stomach, or even appendix. I recommend you seek a direct medical exam and opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain and am throwing up. Have a past diagnosis of acute pancreatitis. Go to ER or a stomach bug? How long do I wait?

I have upper abdominal pain and am throwing up.  Have a past diagnosis of acute pancreatitis.  Go to ER or a stomach bug? How long do I wait?

Depends: If you had the type of pancreatitis that landed you in the hospital for several days, that would indicate that you had severe pancreatitis, hence i would not wait very long. If it was managed as an outpatient, then it was less likely to be severe and you might be able to wait longer> this is not an easy one to answer without more info, calling you primary md sooner rather than later is wise. ...Read more

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I have a child 2.5 years old her eyes been red and teary has a stye on left eye is running fever unable to eat and abdomen pain?

I have a child 2.5 years old her eyes been red and teary has a stye on left eye is running fever unable to eat and abdomen pain?

Pink eye plus: It is contagious & in this case needs 2 c an ophthalmologist, & needs drops & systemic antibiotics also. Get in & have him cn now! ...Read more

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My lower abdominal region and testicles are sore after running 2 miles. Only hurts when i stand up. No swelling, no bumps, no noticeable abnormalities?

My lower abdominal region and testicles are sore after running 2 miles. Only hurts when i stand up. No swelling, no bumps, no noticeable abnormalities?

Abdominal pain: most likely groin strain. make sure you stretch your hip flexors continuously especially if you run a lot. build up your core muscles as well. ...Read more

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4year old has been running a fever had runny nose rash around mouth and also complains of abdomen pain?

4year old has been running a fever had runny nose rash around mouth and also complains of abdomen pain?

See your HCP: Stomachache is a common complaint when young children are ill. But a fever lasting a month should be evaluated by an office visit and a physical examination - not a telephone call. Your child shouid be seen by the pediatric nurse, physician's assistant or pediatrician. ...Read more

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Right upper abdominal pain for weeks?

Right upper abdominal pain for weeks?

Depends: Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease). You should contact your pcp to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What to do for upper abdominal pain!?

What to do for upper abdominal pain!?

Abdominal pain: There are numerous causes of abdominal pain. Best bet is to see your doctor to help sort it out. ...Read more

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What could be causing upper abdominal pain?

What could be causing upper abdominal pain?

Many: Need more history and information. Possibilities would be heartburn from reflux, stomach inflammation (gastritis), stomach ulcer, gallbladder, pancreatitis, and other possibilities. Would need to see a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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What should I take for upper abdominal pain?

Find cause 1st-C MD: Many different diseases can cause abdominal pain, some mild, others serious. It is impossible to make even an educated guess without better-understanding the type, duration, and frequency of your pain; what brings it on, what relieves it; your age, sex, past history; physical examination findings; results of supportive tests which may include blood tests +/- x-rays. We can only do this in-person. ...Read more

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I'm having upper abdominal pain.Need help, 911?

Can't help: Unless more detail. If pain is severe go to the emergency department for work-up. If not so severe, see your pcp and in either case provide more details. How long have you had this. Is it made worse or better by anything. Is there any associated symptoms etc. ...Read more

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Can I die from upper abdominal pain if I ignore it?

Yes: Depends on cause. Some things like perforated ulcer and pancreatitis can present this way. Other things like gallbladder attacks or heartburn are common. Can also be unusual sign of heart ischemia -angina- if worse with activity. Need full story and exam to narrow down. ...Read more

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What are the causes of severe upper abdominal pain?

It could be: 100 different things, such as ulcer, gastritis, pancreatitis, gallstones, cancer, hernia, zoster, muscle strain. Get your doctor to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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What could be a reason for upper abdominal pain?

Many possibilities: Without further information, it is nearly impossible to guess the varieties of causes of upper abdominal pain. Muscle pain or injury, gastritis, stomach ulcer, pancreatitis, gallstones, liver conditions, biliary dyskinesia, food borne illness, etc. Would need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is abdominal epigastric pain radiating for?

What is abdominal epigastric pain radiating for?

Peptic disease: Pyloprospasm (spasm of valve between stomach and duodenum), peptic ulcer disease or pancreatic issues. Try mylanta or Prilosec and if not better, then see your physician. ...Read more

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What causes upper abdominal pain between shoulder blades?

What causes upper abdominal pain between shoulder blades?

Maybe gallbladder: If pain happens after meals, is worse after greasy items, associated with nausea and vomiting, gallstones are a likely cause. Pain can radiate to right shoulder too. Important to see your doc for ultrasound and blood work to ensure. Liver and pancreas labs are normal. ...Read more

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Why do I eat popcorn every time I get upper abdominal pain?

Why do I eat popcorn every time I get upper abdominal pain?

Gerd: Gerd is likely the problem. Popcorn is difficult to digest and fatty with butter. This makes for a combination that can sit in ypur stomach longer than it should. ...Read more

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What can be causing upper abdominal pain radiating to back spine?

Abdominal pan & back: You have upper abdominal pain that radiates to the back. Classically one could consider pancreatitis as a cause of this pain. Drug induced pancreatitis from Lasix (furosemide) among other drugs. You may also consider an ulcer, gastritis, cholocystitis, and colitis. These are what comes to mind. Your doctor will perform a thorough history and physical exam and may order tests to help you. Don't smoke. ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain and feel sick made worse by eating?

I am having upper abdominal pain and feel sick made worse by eating?

Many possibilities: If you have fever, vomiting or symptoms lasting over 4 hours, get to your doctor. If not, watch your diet. If you feel better with a low fat diet, it could be gallstones. Also hydrate and get your bowels moving. If your symptoms persist, an ultrasound, ekg and/or a scope of your upper GI tract should be considered. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain that is swollen and hard. What should I do.

I have upper abdominal pain that is swollen and hard. What should I do.

See your doctor: The simple answer is to see your doctor for a complete history and physical examination. That should help narrow down the potential causes. Your doctor may then order other tests such as blood work, cat scan, ultrasound or endoscopic examinations like colonoscopy or upper endoscopy to confirm any suspected diagnoses. ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting upper abdominal pain and upset stomachs?

Check digestion: Constant pain is a sign of indigestion - undigested food can become putrid causing pain due to Lactic Acid which burns. Take bio-hpf 2 pills with bromelain 2 pills every 4 hours if no relief in 72 hours see medical doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp upper abdominal pain with severe emisis what are these symtons leading up to?

Sharp upper abdominal pain with severe emisis what are these symtons leading up to?

Maybe an ulcer: Your symptoms suggest a number of conditions, but an ulcer of either the stomach or duodenum is of greatest concern. Ulcers can be caused by h.Pylori bacteria, but may also result from using too many nsaid's like aleve, (naproxen) advil, motrin, ibuprofen. Smoking and alcohol intake may hasten ulcer development and worsen symptoms. Untreated ulcers can bleed, obstruct, and perforate. Seek medical care. ...Read more

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What can cause upper abdominal pain that only subsides during and immediately following meals?

Acid: Because food will relieve the pain from stomach acid, food will help both pain from reflux of acid into the esophagus as well as pain from ulcer. The pain will reoccur however, usually 15 - 20 minutes after eating. You should report your symptoms to your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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