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Abdominal Pain Both Sides Under Ribs
Chronic middle back pain on both sides, but worse this past week on left side; mid upper abdominal pain and left upper abdominal pain that comes and goes; chest tightness; difficulty sleeping this past week due to symptoms. Should I be seen today?
To be seen soon: I am concerned about your symptoms. You may have a gallbladder problem, lung problem, both of which could be serious. Your symptoms could be due to other causes. Please be seen in the next day. Happy healing. ...Read more
31 weeks pregnant with bad upper abdominal pain that starts on left side below ribs and works its way down entire abdomen. Pain comes and goes.
Upper abdominal pain, metallic taste in mouth, right hand side chest discomfort, nausea, sweats, had gall bladder checked taking omeprazole no better?
Diagnosis correct: The group of symptoms you describe sounds very convincing for gastroesophageal reflux. Omeprazole is usually very effective in treating this. You can take up to 40mg 2 x daily. Make sure you are taking it 1 hour before you eat for max effect. If still not working then you may need further testing eg a camera test. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain for two days now. Right under my chest. Painful to press. Pain never goes away but does get better at times. Feels kind of like a?
Doctor can evaluate: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). An infection with H. pylori bacteria can lead to stomach ulcer pains (an acid blocker can help). One needs more evaluation by her primary care doctor. Heart disease, rib and cartilage problems, pancreatitis, gallstones, or various cancers can cause upper abdominal pain. ...Read more
I am having severe to moderate upper abdominal pain, that goes through my back, with occasional chest pain, what could be the cause of this?
I'm sixteen years old and I have had upper abdominal pain and chest pain for the last three or more weeks. I am very scared.
Relax but evaluate: At your age this is more likely to be irritation of your swallowing tube than anything serious. It can/does hurt & many people immediately thing it is heart related. Avoid acidic foods/carbonated drinks & caffeine. Don't eat or drink within an hour of laying down. Go in and be evaluated. ...Read more
Started having upper abdominal pain wasn't able to really eat because of it and it hurts all the way around right below my ribs and back any ideas?
Sudden steady upper abdominal pain 24 hours relieved a bit when lying down or reclined increases when sit up or stand pain radiates to chest & back?
I've had right upper abdominal pain, just below my ribs for 4 or 5 days. It starts to ache now and again. It seems to have a pulse. What might it be?
Cholecystitis: Sounds like a Gallbladder attack See your PCP. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain between my belly button and chest. Been going on 3 days along with diarrhea. What could this be?
Be evaluated...: More info on the detailed specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + findings of timely physical exam + testing like imaging studies & blood tests should be obtained before possibly deducing right diagnosis for right treatment. How? Follow suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Then you know how to work well with the doctors. So, go to see doc ...Read more
Experiencing waves of debilitating upper abdominal pain. Severely painful spasms that hurt my ribs & back just below my breasts and shoulder blades?
Get this checked: There are several possible causes ranging for gallstones to pancreatitis both need to be looked into and treated. Sudden onset of pain the=at is debilitation =g radiating through the blades is often pancreatitis. I would get evaluated and next time it occurs go straight to the ER, some simple blood tests can help id the problem ...Read more
Can constipation cause upper abdominal pain? I'm constipated and have dull-sharp pains up near my ribs around the stomach, I also haven't eaten well
I have right upper abdominal pain, right below my ribs. No gallbladder. It has been an ache for about 4 or 5 days. Palpating it, I feel a pulse there.
Some of us can feel: ...a pulse anywhere in the abdomen if we push hard; that could be normal. But the liver and hepatic & pancreatic ducts that transport bile to your intestine are also in that area. Your large bowel takes a sharp bend at both the left & right upper abdomen. Abnormality or dysfunction of any of these structures, or a gall stone left behind after surgery, can cause pain. See your doctor! Please! ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have a lerft upper abdominal pain patialy in my ribs the rest under it im also extremly tired and not hungry?
See a doctor: Irresponsible of me to offer a consultation on this venue. Best for you to consult with a physicina. ...Read more
Severe migraine upper abdominal pain chest pain really nauseous very sensitive to light sound noise what should I do immediate response asap?
I have had severe upper abdominal pain for the past 4 hours. Stays in one spot in the middle, almost to my chest. Shortness of breath and nausea?
Pain: There are numerous possibilities including gall bladder, ulcer, pancreatitis ; with your shortness of breath, heart or lung issues as well. A thorough evaluation is needed to sort this out, including physical exam, cardiogram, blood tests ; scans. You'd best contact your doctor or go to nearest er, asap or sooner esp if symptoms are severe;some (not all) of the possibilities require urgent care. ...Read more
I have had a pain starting in my mid right abdominal area (like a stomach ache) that crawls up the spine and spreads to my chest. Lasting 15-90 min.
If: Pain went away, not to worry, if persist see a gastroenterologist for gallbladder or have your thoracic spine evaluated. ...Read more
I keep getting upper abdominal pain and chest pain everyday and ive got BPD and I take alot of ibuprofen everyday from 20 40 could it be them causing?
I've had frequent bouts of upper abdominal pain. Burning, burping, fluttering, sore chest. What's up?
Heartburn: Your symptoms sound like acid reflux (heartburn). It can occur after large meals, chocolate, coffee, caffeine, or spicy foods. Identify trigger foods to avoid. Try eating smaller meals, and do not lie down shortly after eating. If antacids and these tips do not help your symptoms, it may be time to see a doctor for further investigation as these symptoms can be more from a more serious problem. ...Read more
21 years old, 14 weeks pregnant. Having chest/upper abdominal pain, no fever and has been persisting for about 7 hours now?
Call your OB: By 14 weeks pregnant you should be under the care of an OB who knows your full history. Call the office now if you have been having chest and upper abdominal pain for 7 hours. That is the first call you should always make while pregnant. Hope this helps and you feel better fast. ...Read more
I have upper abdominal pain below my ribs. I think it's the 2 places where the colon bends. All tests-US, CT, colonoscopy-were neg?
Gas pockets: Can tend to accumulate in these places, called hepatic and splenic flexure. Make sure to keep very regular, and possibly it will not be as bothersome. Here's a trick: if the pain disappears or moves when you stand on your head, that's a pretty good sign that it's gas and not something serious. ...Read more
I have upper abdominal pain between my belly button and ribs. I had an upset stomach a day ago. Its like I got sucker punched. What could this be?
Could be an ulcer: Which would cause PAIN, not SORENESS as you would get after an external injury. You should stop taking aspirin, coffee, acid food/drink and sodas. Try some antacids. If this continues, see a clinic. Good luck! ...Read more
Occured a sudden epigastric pain causing pain in region of the upper abdomen immediately below the ribs, Also I suffered immediate loose motion with foul smell and vomitting. It also caused me nausea?
Food poisoning: It could have been food poisoning. The symptoms are compatible staphylococcal toxin. However that is only one of many possibilities. Staphylococcal toxic poisoning is usually over in 24 hours. If the symptoms persist more than a day, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal pain. Began beside bellybutton & has shifted below ribcage. Worse after meal. Back pain. Chest pain. Right shoulder pain. Help?
Chest pain left pinky left arm pain occasionally hemp upper abdominal pain often breathless occasional dizziness.
Go see a doctor:
You're a young person and I am concerned about your statement 'often breathless occasional dizziness.'
Presumably you're not taking any medications - you can have side effects from these, from over the counter meds, from illicit drugs.
Go see a doctor. No one can give you a definitive answer online. ...Read more
For the last two days I've had nausea, upper abdominal pain, fatigue, heartburn, slight chest pressure, and head and neck pressure?
Be checked...: Is the reported cluster of symptoms new or recurrent? If recurrent, you most likely know what it may be; if new or unbearable even maybe recurrent, you should to be evaluated for right care. How to put all related things for good care correctly? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Thereby you gain insight on how to well with doc for right care. ...Read more
Left chest pain under ribs upper abdominal pain anxiety attacks pvcs belching heaviness in chest. All my tests are normal including echo stress test?
See a doctor: If symptoms persist u may need further evaluation. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain & discomfort w some chest discomfort, diarrhea, nausea, gurgling in upper abdomen & weird feeling on back teeth. ER said a virus?
It very well: Could be. I am guessing that they did some tests and they didn't show anything more severe. If it is viral, it should pass in several days. If they don't, go to your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain and discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, burping, jaw/ear pain, nausea, diarrhea, grumbling stomach. What could symptoms be?
Extreme lower abdominal pain upper abdominal pain nausea frequent bowel movements chest pain, migrane and weakness. Happens every few weeks /months.
Upper abdominal pain & discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, jaw/ear pain, burping, diarrhea, nausea, ER said it was a virus. What could be wrong?
Probably a combo: These symptoms could easily be the result of a virus that effects the stomach and GI tract or heartburn. However it is important to evaluate any patient who has chest pain and nausea for serious conditions like heart attacks. If the ER checked you for those conditions then it is very unlikely anything dangerous. Try to stay hydrated and return to ER if your condition worsens. ...Read more
I am having upper abdominal pain below ribs but above navel, painful gas after eating, intermittent pale stools, occasional nausea but no weight loss?
Abdominal pain: It's time to see a gastroenterologist to make sure all is OK. Have your doctor refer you. ...Read more
I have abdominal pain for over 8 yeats now. Pain only occurs when I run fast or do exercise. Its on right under the ribs on both sides. Bloating also.
Gall bladder: Abdominal ultrasound should help answer/ rule out some of the differentials. Consult with your doc. ...Read more
Severe. Abdominal pain under ribs on both sides, radiating to back. Also rectal bleeding. Day 5 progressively getting worse?
You could be having a stomach ulcer that will explain the pain and some of the bleeding
if it is getting worse you need to see your pcp that will referred you to a surgeon or GI specialist depends on the size of the town that you lives in
you might need endoscopy and medical treatment. ...Read more
Pain cetre chest & back - abdomen pain both sides, feeling food stuck chest / throat. Slightly yellow eyes. GP says leave & go bk in month. Worried?
Sounds like you: Should seek a second opinion. Unfortunately we can't examine you over the internet. Find another local health care provider who can fully evaluate you with a thorough history, physical exam and blood work. ...Read more
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