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Acute Upper Abdominal Pain When Lying On Back
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?
Abdominal pain: Have to determine what is pain related to first. For example is pain worse after eating? If ted maybe related to gallstones. If pain is better after eating maybe related to ulcer disease. If pain radiates to shoulders the heart related so best thing is to talk to private doctor. ...Read more
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
Left Upper abdominal pain that hurts when I touch it. It also hurts when I breath deeply. I feel it some in my back as well. What could it be?
Plenty: In that area, your lung, spleen, stomach, ribs, muscles, skin and kidney could be involved. Without any history or physical exam we will not be able to identify the exact cause. It will therefore be best to have you see your doctor or if you are in severe pain to go to the emergency room as soon as possible. Good luck ...Read more
I'm having upper abdominal pain that leads to my back. Also I'm having pain on the back right side of my head, that's followed by a on fire sensation?
Head and stomach: Upper abdominal pain could be anything including something in the gall bladder, the pancreas the GI tract. Pain in the head that is not related to headache is interesting. These symptoms require a call to your provider who knows you best especially if the symptoms continue or get worse. I would also be worried about pregnancy and urinary infection. ...Read more
I had a LAVH a week ago and am now having severe upper abdominal pain on my right side that is radiating to my back.
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?
Why do I keep getting upper abdominal pain, I have had several tests done that come back negative. The only thing I have is an 8mm polyp in my gb. Help?
What can cause a sudden onset of severe upper abdominal pain with ongoing nausea and the worst burning feeling?
I went off bcp in August. Since then I have been getting upper abdominal pain along with cramps. The abdominal pain is worse than the actual cramps!
ER/UC-now: Never ignore these symptoms-go directly to the local ER for testing and imaging-NOW! ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal pain that goes to my back. Nauseated, fatigue, and diarrhea. What could be causing this pain.?
Further to my answer from Dr Rhoads, my temperature underarm is 99.4. upper abdominal pain going through to back. Diagnosed myself with pancreatic c?
Upper abd pain with radiation to your back has a number of possibilities, and pancreatic cancer would not be on the top of the list.
Gall bladder problems can give this pain radiation with both the L and R upper abd.
Also gastric problems can also give this picture.
You will need to be seen, get further history, exam, and prob some radiology studies done to make the Dx. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of slipping rib syndrome? Can it cause back pain, rib pain, and upper abdominal pain?
Last Tuesday I started having severe upper abdominal pain and back pain. Pain finally went away in back. Now minor pain w/ fullness n upper abdomen?
Upper abdominal pain that moves - right, left and center. I also have pain in my upper back. Ultrasounds, labs and C normal. Dr doesn't think pancreas?
I am experiencing burning sensation, back pain (side: both) and abdominal discomfort. The following also describes me: Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?
Need more info...: The reported info is not enough to deduce right diagnosis. To verify what may cause your symptoms, it is not that hard by following suggestion described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby you gain much insight on how to work well with doc so to reach right Dx for right care. Clinically, the issues concerning back or GI-disorders or unknown inside abdomen has to be considered. ...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
I have upper abdominal pain and bloating for about one year with some relief after defecation but worse with eating. Also l experience some back pain?
I have had bad lower upper abdominal pain all day, mid back pain I sumtimes have to breathe through it. It comes in waves and worsens when I leanover?
See MD: Time to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Right upper abdominal pain, under rib cage when walking for the past 3 months. After recent flight feel pain also at night spreading to back. Concerns?
Biliary colic: You may have gall bladder disease, i.e. Stones. A frequent symptom is being awakened at night with RUQ pain and radiation around o the back, caused by a stone rolling into the neck of the gall bladder and obstructing the cystic duct. An ultrasound of the gall bladder should be done to diagnose this. ...Read more
Causes of sharp left quad upper abdominal pain. Radiates to the back, but passes. Location is about a handwidth above the belly button and to the left?
Stomach: The most likely source in the left upper abdomen is your stomach especially with the transient nature of the pain. Your colon is a possibility as well. If you are consistently having these symptoms talk to your physician about testing and treatments. Over the counter heartburn medications like omeprazole may be a good place to start with a trial of therapy. Good luck. ...Read more
Why do I wake up with weird upper abdominal pain pain when I sleep flat on my back? Can it be my hiatal hernia, or reflux? Should I be worried?
Burning mid/upper abdominal pain. And sometimes back. Vomiting and diarrhea for few hrs this morn have subsided but pain remains. What could this be?
I occasionally get really bad upper abdominal pain and bloating. Sometimes so bad I have to go to the ER. They test for certain things and come back a?
Upper abdominal pain:
Pain referred to the upper abdomen may come from multiple sites.
Acute MI, pericarditis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, gastro – duodenal disease, gallbladder, pancreas, aorta, internal or abdominal wall hernia, intermittent volvulus,
you require a good physical examination, and a contrast follow-up G.I. study, preferable one as control, and during an acute event to rule out some of the abov ...Read more
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