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Abdominal Pain Pancreatitis
If you are eating very little or unable to eat at all due to unknown abdominal pain (suspect pancreatitis), should you take Metformin?
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
Ultrasound:Normal sized pancreas with non-parencymal disease. Elevated lipase level 111. Vomiting, abdominal pain. Is it pancreatitis?
Can intense abdominal pain from chronic pancreatitis cause a really fast heart rate? I keep feeling my heart jump and race in my chest after pain
I have point pain in lumbar spine after the day alcohol . Have gas sensation in stomach, no abdominal pain . More gas trouble . Pancreatitis?
Severe l.u.q. abdominal pain. Multiple imaging studies show no abnormalities. Lipase normal. Amylase 124 (ref. range 28 to 100). Is this pancreatitis?
Nerve?: Left upper quadrant pain can be caused by gastritis, pancreaitits, splenic problems and may be associated with nerve problems such as zoster. Since imaging and blood work are normal, this is not pancreatitis. Followup with physician for evaluation for possible gastritis or zoster. If you develop a rash in the area, the diagnosis of zoster would be most likely. ...Read more
I had abdominal pain. Vomitted for 2 times. Got hospitalized. Elevated lipase level 111. Doc says its pancreatitis, but i had doubt. Maybe its not?
Pancreatitis: Yes, it could be a pancreatitis. Alcohol consumption , gallbladder stones with obstruction of the pancreatic duct are some of the causes. Amylase and lipase levels will be increased in pancreatitis. Your doctor may order US or CT of your abdomen to diagnose the gallbladder or pancreas diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having abdominal pain in my upper left quadrant aswell as back pain, I've had for 8 days. Im not sure if its needed to go to the ER or wait 4 days for an appointment. Im fearful of pancreatitis.
Depends: If you've had the pain for eight days it is less likely to be pancreatitis as by now it would have gotten so bad you would have gone to the er by now. If you can still eat and drink enough and it doesn't cause the pain to increase, then you probably could wait for your appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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