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Burning In Upper Left Abdomen
CT Scan benefit outweigh the risk? Im 23 with 3 CT scans already. Doctors concerned about chronic upper left abdomen pain radiating to back.
Depends: It depends on what your dr is concerned about. CT scans do provide significant radiation exposure. Some causes of left upper abdominal pain can e assessed by ultrasound or endoscopy, depending on your other symptoms and risks. If however, your doctor can provide good reason why CT scan is necessary, then it is probably worth doing. You can always seek a second opinion. ...Read more
Burning and pinching upper left abdomen small spot pain is getting worse esp when i pull or pick up something. What could it be?
Probably muscle pain: Because the pain is worse on movements it may be muscular pain.But it can be due to other causes as well and you should have it checked if it is getting worse. ...Read more
Burning and pinching upper left abdomen small spot pain is getting worse esp when i pull or pick up something?
Can you have a panc. tumor that is causing pain but no other symptoms for over 8 months? Burning pain in upper left abdomen, heartburn when eating.
No: Most common symptom of pancreatic cancer would be painless jaundice. Pancreatic cancer is also extremely uncommon in your age group. Taking metformin WITH food may reduce your symptoms significantly. If not, tell your doctor that you are having stomach problems with metformin and you will be prescribed an alternative medication. ...Read more
I have a burning pain in the upper left abdomen. I was picking up heavy items during a move. How do I know if it's a hernia? Any home remedies?
When I lay on bed skin burning sensation in the upper left abdomen near rib cage worsens if turn left ,If turn right i can sleep without it. any help?
Neuropathy: Localized sensation of skin burning most likely is secondary to compression or irritation of a local nerve that provides sensation to the area of skin affected. You may or may not recall any precipitating factors. Likely the discomfort will be temporary, but if it persists or worsens you will need to see a physician. ...Read more
There's a slight burning feeling/discomfort in my upper left abdomen area. I've felt this before, but it went away. I feel it again, what could it be?
LUQ abd discomfort: It could be many things. Is it worsened or relieved by eating? Worse with exercise? Exercise induced suggests musculoskeletal, food induced (especially fat) suggests gallbladder problems. You are already on Prilosec that should help with peptic problems. If it persists, a physical exam and an ultrasound may be helpful. ...Read more
Burning pain: You could have gerd and the stomach acid can be bothersome. ...Read more
I am experiencing burning pain to my left upper abdomen radiating to left side of my back especially when I am lying down. What would be the possible cause of this?
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