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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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What are some rare stomach diseases in younger adults?

What are some rare stomach diseases in younger adults?

Stomach diseases: There are textbooks which are several thousand pages long describing stomach diseases. You must be more specific about what kind of symptoms you are wondering about for us to answer this question in a meaningful way. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a knot on the left side of stomach.sometime it cause pain. what is this disease?

I have a knot on the left side of stomach.sometime it cause pain. what is this disease?

If persists, see MD.: It is probably nothing serious but certainly if it continues it deserves attention and evaluation. I would recommend seeking help from your local internal medicine physician or gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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My girlfriend says she has a rare disease or defect in that her stomach is too far to the left of her body (she says). What could this be?

My girlfriend says she has a rare disease or defect in that her stomach is too far to the left of her body (she says). What could this be?

Situs inversus: I wonder if she is speaking of situs inversus which is a congenital condition in which the major visceral organs are reversed or mirrored from their normal positions. ...Read more

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I am 53 yrs old. Was just diagnosed with addison disease. I have awful pains in my lower right side and left of my abdomen is this part of the addis.

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Addison disease: Addison's disease is a disorder that occurs when your body produces insufficient amounts of certain hormones produced by your adrenal glands. Addisonian crisis symptoms might include pain in your lower back, abdomen or legs, severe vomiting and diarrhea, low blood pressure, loss of consciousness ... ...Read more

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What are some chronic stomach disorders?

What are some chronic stomach disorders?

Multiple things: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Do mushrooms cause any stomach disorders?

Do mushrooms cause any stomach disorders?

Depends on shroom: Some are poisonous if you pick wild - need to be expert in identification. If you are colonized with candida in your gut as many of us are with our poor diets, undiagnosed food allergens, and environmental toxins stored in our bodies the shrooms can cause worsening of gut symptoms. ...Read more

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How to cope with the disease of stomach acid ?

How to cope with the disease of stomach acid ?

Don't cope: You don't have to cope with it. You should see a doctor and get treated for it. Stomach acid not only irritates the esophagus, it can cause severe damage if it's not treated. Schedule an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What to do about post-travel stomach disorders?

Find a doc to help: Go to a4m.Com website and find a local functional medicine doc to help you evaluate your gut with a specialty stool test like diagnostechs stool profile or genova cdsa. Once test kit is collected would start high dose probiotics to start to rebuild normal gut flora and support gut immune function until specific results are back. ...Read more

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What is causes of lips cracking due to abdominal disease?

What is causes of lips cracking due to abdominal disease?

Depends...: It all depends on what disease you are talking about. There are a few conditions that can cause sores in the mouth( colitis), but if you are having, for example,severe diarrhea and not drinking dehydration can cause lips to crack as well. Follow up with your doctor in order to get a final diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between stomach disorders and weight?

Is there any connection between stomach disorders and weight?

Absolutely: Remember - everything that happens in your body starts with the food you eat, digest, and absorb. This provides the basic building blocks for everything in your body. If yo don't digest well (lack of acid or digestive enzymes), or you don't absorb well, or have a metabolic disorder underlying utilization of nutrients or detoxification, then your body starts to suffer. This can cause weight issues. ...Read more

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What diseases would cause nutrients to not be fully absorbed in the stomach?

What diseases would cause nutrients to not be fully absorbed in the stomach?

A few causes.: Most nutrient are not absorbed in the stomach, that is the job of the small intestine. Many diseases cause malnutrition by disturbing small intestine or by altering transit time - crohn's disease, gluten enteropathy, allergy, intestinal lymphoma, pernicious anemia, pancreatic disease. ...Read more

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Stomach disorder problem. Get it when start up eating baked goods in us after a trip or diet?

Stomach disorder problem. Get it when start up eating baked goods in us after a trip or diet?

Wheat problem: You may have a sensitivity to wheat, specifically gluten. You should see your doctor and get tested for celiac disease. This can be checked by a simple blood test. ...Read more

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I have celiac disease and wonder if corn is causing my stomach to feel like i'm having an episode?

I have celiac disease and wonder if corn is causing my stomach to feel like i'm having an episode?

Cross reactions: Many with celiac will also demonstrate antibodies to a variety of foods. These can be found through specific testing available in several labs, including Cyrex in Phoenix. Cross reactivity to agents like coffee, corn, chocolate, egg and others are all found occasionally. Symptoms are often dose (amount) related, where a little doesn't bother but more will. Keeping a food diary can help. ...Read more

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I have bulges in my total Cspine from degenerative disc diseases. What exercises can I safely do for my stomach area?

I have bulges in my total Cspine from degenerative disc diseases. What exercises can I safely do for my stomach area?

Isometrics: Lying down on your back, pull your belly button up and in. Hold for 5 seconds. Do 1 or 2 sets of 10. Over time, you can work up to more sets and reps. This will strengthen your abs without disturbing your c-spine. ...Read more

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I have celiac disease but lately I have been experiencing some pain in my upper right part of my stomach. What can this mean? Thank you.

Ruq: Right upper quadrant pain can be from the gallbladder or gas distension from the colon, you ne to see your doctor to determine what is going on. ...Read more