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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

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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What causes abdominal pain that gets worse with movement?

What causes abdominal pain that gets worse with movement?

Abdominal discomfort: Abdominal discomfort aggravated by movement more often is due to abdominal muscle strain/inflammation. However a more serious situation is when there is inflammation of an abdominal organ like the appendix,gall bladder,colon,etc and this inflammation is associated with tenderness and can also be worsened with motions of the abdomen and It would be most important to be examined by a physician ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain- gets worse when i stand up! what is going on?

Lower abdominal pain- gets worse when i stand up! what is going on?

See below: This type of abdominal pain could represent anything from appendicitis to gas. If you can keep fluids down and your fever under control, you should be fine. If not, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Extreme abdominal pain making me double over cramps are making it worse upper left and right sides?

Extreme abdominal pain making me double over cramps are making it worse upper left and right sides?

Cramps: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility to find out what the problem might be. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I have had lower left abdominal pain for a week tonight it is worse especially when I cough and move?

I have had lower left abdominal pain for a week tonight it is worse especially when I cough and move?

Left sided pain: Discomfort in this area may be from a strained/inflamed abdominal muscle, colon inflammation like diverticulitis or colitis or to ovarian or other pelvic disorders. Because your symptoms are worsening, and if there is associated tenderness, you should be examined by a physician tonight. ...Read more

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I feel sick I have right lower abdominal pain I have a history of pain but it's worse now than ever before what could be wrong?

I feel sick I have right lower abdominal pain I have a history of pain but it's worse now than ever before what could be wrong?

More info needed: Persistent right lower abdominal discomfort could be due to an inflamed appendix, an inflamed segment of intestine(ileitis) or right ovarian problems. If the discomfort is persistent and/or worsening, it definitely calls for an examination by your physician who would order the appropriate blood tests, ultrasound, etc. ...Read more

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31/ m. Lower left abdominal pain for two days. Had diaharea and un-controlled bm yesterday at onset of pain. Pain seems to be getting worse.

See your doctor: The symptoms could be due to a variety of things - a viral gastroenteritis, colitis (inflammation of the colon) or possibly diverticulitis (an inflammation of sacs which have herniated from the large intestine). While viral gastroenteritis is self limiting in a few days, the latter two may worsen with increased and localized symptoms. If this occurs, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Been having abdominal pain just to the right of my naval, slightly above and below. The pain is a moderate throbbing and hurts worse if I push on it?

Been having abdominal pain just to the right of my naval, slightly above and below. The pain is a moderate throbbing and hurts worse if I push  on it?

Belly pain: Its very difficult to say without examining you in person. Basically, any organ in your stomach can cause pain and discomfort. Reasons to see a doctor are fever, severe pain or unremitting symptoms. ...Read more

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27/M lower right abdominal pain. Pain scale of 6/10. Worse when pressed and released. More pain when bending over or taking deep breaths. Past 4 days.

Sounds a lot: like a "smouldering" appendicitis! See a Medical Professional as soon as possible. A walk in Unit is preferable but consider a ER visit since it is the weekend! Good Luck and I hope this helps! Dr z ...Read more

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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