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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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I have lower right abdomen pain and the pain has been going away and coming back and I have been to hospital but they don't know what causing the pain?

I have lower right abdomen pain and the pain has been going away and coming back and I have been to hospital but they don't know what causing the pain?

See doctor: Instead of going to the hospital, you should see a physician to see what is going on. There are many causes of abdominal pain and the doctor can help you sort them out. The hospital is only going to help in an emergency, not an ongoing problem. ...Read more

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My husband feels sick he can vomit for weeks that at the end he vomits blood and gets abdomen pain he ve been to hospital several times and notting?

My husband feels sick he can vomit for weeks that at the end he vomits blood and gets abdomen pain he ve been to hospital several times and notting?

When to ask for help: I am going to make some assumptions. It is hard sometimes without more information to give good solid answers.

But, it may be time to not go to the hospital for this. It is time to find a good gastroenterologist who can do upper and lower endoscopies. Direct observation and testing of the stomach, small intestine and colon may give you the answers you need. ...Read more

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3 mths in/out of hospitals with right side abdomen pain. I did a scan and they found a stone.2nd scan, clear, 24 hr urine collection, normal. Stil pain?

3 mths in/out of hospitals with right side abdomen pain. I did a scan and they found a stone.2nd scan, clear, 24 hr urine collection, normal. Stil pain?

Maybe 2 problems: You could have two problems. The Stone is gone...but there may be a fragment left over.

Also, appendix, Gall bladder, colon could be causing some of your pain...as well as a bulging disc. Go to your internist for another opinion. ...Read more

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Son has had epigastric pain for a week and a half with no relief also rlq pain went to hospital found it is retrocecal appendix but nothing done?

Son has had epigastric pain for a week and a half with no relief also rlq pain went to hospital found it is retrocecal appendix but nothing done?

Appendix: They are describing the location of the appendix. If it was enlarged or inflamed the hospital should have recommended removal. If it appeared healthy and was not the cause of his pain the doctor would just make a note of its position. All the best. ...Read more

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My husband has been very ill for 4 days now with non stop vomiting upper abdominal pain and burning stomach hospital said gallbladder is ok on antacid?

My husband has been very ill for 4 days now with non stop vomiting upper abdominal pain and burning stomach hospital said gallbladder is ok on antacid?

See a doctor: I assume you have taken your husband to an emergency room for an evaluation and no emergency problem with the gallbladder was identified. Usually they give you a referral to follow up and see a doctor. Other possibilities are food poisoning, gastritis, stomach ulcer, etc. Please see a doctor, as an er visit may not evaluate all medical possibilities. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been having constant upper abdominal pain, what could be going on?

Be seen: By PCP or general surgeon and have exam and history, and likely some testing.
Many potential diagnoses. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been having constant upper abdominal pain, what could be going on?

What to do if I have been having constant upper abdominal pain, what could be going on?

Need More info: To help you figure this out. Quality of pain, location, any associated activity or food can all help identify the cause. Suggest seeing your pcp or an ed/ urgent care doctor if the pains are severe. A better history and good exam added to a few basic tests will likely give you an answer. ...Read more

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Hi intermittent right upper abdominal pain -diffuse-begin suddenly and go with nothing what is the possibility? ?

Pain abdominal: Right upper abdominal pain is most likely gallbladder diverticulitis crohn's disease and indigestion there other rare things you to see your md have an exam and some tests r to rule out your problem. ...Read more

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Why do I have upper abdominal pain that comes and goes, and there is pressure when crouching down?

Hard to say: Many things can cause upper abdo pain. Your description is not enough; you should have a complete history, physical, and perhaps some blood tests, see your doctor! ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right) when I apply some pressure. The pain comes and go and has lasted for 2 days. What can this be?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right) when I apply some pressure. The pain comes and go and has lasted for 2 days. What can this be?

Many causes: Pain in the right upper quadrant (RUQ) can be caused by a wide variety of conditions. Liver disease is usually only painful if it stretches the capsule of the liver e.g. hepatitis. Gallstones. Bowel lesions eg constipation, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome. Other causes: pneumonia, kidney, skin or musculoskeletal conditions. Consult your local practitioner for assessment and advice ...Read more

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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?

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

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So I've been feeling upper abdominal pain for the past month it comes out at random times but usually before I go to bed or right when I wake up. It finally started feeling a little better recently but than I went out to the bar and had a decent amount

Abdominal pain: This could be related to your gallbladder, gerd, irritable bowel or other GI issues.
You should start with an appointment at your pcp and then have and us and or see a GI physician or surgeon. ...Read more

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What leads to upper abdominal pain?

What leads to upper abdominal pain?

Many things: Could ne ulcer or gastritis which is inflamed stomach could be reflux or gallbladder problem
diet and anti acid different test including upper endoscopy could clear the confusion. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain, what is there?

Upper abdominal pain, what is there?

Lots: Literally-- esophagus, stomach, colon, pancreas, gallbladder, spleen, diaphragm. Occasionally even lung/ cardiac issues can masquerade as abdominal pain. Need more specifics I'm afraid. ...Read more

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What can cause upper abdominal pain?

Many, many things.: Upper abdominal pain can be caused by a variety of things. Infections, ulcers, GERD, heart attacks, etc......abdominal pain that does not go away is something you should really go see a doc about. ...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!?

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 are causes of upper abdominal pain?

Many possibilities..: Possible causes of upper abdominal pain include gallbladder disease, ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, intestinal cancer, etc. I advise you to see your doctor for further evaluation including a thorough medical history, physical examination, blood tests, and possible ultrasound, ct scan, or even upper endoscopy, depending on the above information. ...Read more

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