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Mri identified bulging disc in lumbar spine that is contacting s.Nerve. Could this be causing abdominal pain/bloating, swollen glands & sore throat?

Mri identified bulging disc in lumbar spine that is contacting s.Nerve. Could this be causing abdominal pain/bloating, swollen glands & sore throat?

Very unlikely: Disc herniation is very common and often but not always without symptoms. We find it because we look for it. The syptoms you are discribing are more consistent with a viral illness such as mononucleosis and others than disc disease. None of these syptoms are typical for disc herniation. Specifically sore throat and swollen glands are not usually related to disc disease.. ...Read more

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 am experiencing upper abdominal pain. On right side hurts more sitting forward leaning down and turning to my right. Dull aching pain?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain. On right side hurts more sitting forward leaning down and turning to my right. Dull aching pain?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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I am having belching, upper abdominal pain that is tender if pushed on, burning, nausea that is getting worse and more persistent. What could it be?

I am having belching, upper abdominal pain that is tender if pushed on, burning, nausea that is getting worse and more persistent. What could it be?

GERD / H. pylori: Your symptoms are consistent with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The pain and nausea is caused from acid coming up from the stomach into the esophagus. The stomach acid causes irritation to the esophagus which can lead to serious problems. H. pylori is a bacteria that can live in the stomach and can cause GERD. H. pylori can be cured. Consider having a blood test for H.pylori. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain, worse sitting/standing. Like lactose intolerance but for two days. Comes and goes, pain is sharp. Diarrhea. Not tender to touch.

Upper abdominal pain, worse sitting/standing. Like lactose intolerance but for two days. Comes and goes, pain is sharp. Diarrhea. Not tender to touch.

Hard to say: Sorry but this is tough to answer "online"
do you have fever? is there blood in the diarrhea? Have you had any stomach/intestinal issues in the past? Does anyone else @home have same symptoms?
if the answers to above are No....Try eating "lightly"over next 24hrs. I. no dairy spicy foods etc...be sure to drink water/teas etc so you don't get dehydrated....if no improvement, see your Dr.
Good luc ...Read more

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I have a bad stomach ache. No diarrhea, no vomiting. The pain is high & comes in waves of pain. Abdominal is tender to touch?

I have a bad stomach ache. No diarrhea, no vomiting. The pain is high & comes in waves of pain. Abdominal is tender to touch?

See a doctor: Hard to guess what you could have based on the limited information here. Could range from gallbladder to stomach ulcer to a viral gastroenteritis. If the pains and problems are concerning you, see your doctor asap or go to an er for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing stomach upset, upper abdominal pain, tender abdomen and passing gas. I am 3 weeks postpartum. It hurts also when I take deep breaths. Is this normal?

I am experiencing stomach upset, upper abdominal pain, tender abdomen and passing gas. I am 3 weeks postpartum. It hurts also when I take deep breaths. Is this normal?

Exam needed: These symptoms warrant an abdominal examination by a physician urgently. They could be due to acute gastritis, peptic ulcer, gall bladder or pancreatic inflammation. Irritation/inflammation of the diaphragm explains the discomfort with a deep breath. Examination in the emergency room is advised as prompt evaluation and testing is available. ...Read more

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Experience sharp abdominal pain in left side for 20 min, right above hip. Have had aching in both sides for about a week. Related? Cause? Doc visit?

Experience sharp abdominal pain in left side for 20 min, right above hip. Have had aching in both sides for about a week. Related? Cause? Doc visit?

R/O IBS: SX CONSISTENT WITH IBS. But must rule out other causes L IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ EGD& COLO. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com The SX wax and wane. IF ACUTELY WORSENS SEEK ER EVAL ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts be the cause of severe lower right abdomen pain? Had cold sweat, felt faint. Can home took meds slept and now better, still sore.

Can ovarian cysts be the cause of severe lower right abdomen pain? Had cold sweat, felt faint. Can home took meds slept and now better, still sore.

Yes: Among other things. Consider a pregnancy, constipation, bladder infection, appendix. If nauseated or feverish consider seeking help, a upt if applicable. ...Read more

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What cause upper left abdominal pain feels like it's pulling through chest front of neck &under jaw? Upper left abdomen very painful & tender to touch

What cause upper left abdominal pain feels like it's pulling through chest front of neck &under jaw? Upper left abdomen very painful & tender to touch

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 10w5d pregnant. Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen. What can the cause be? What advice do u give?

I'm 10w5d pregnant. Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen. What can the cause be? What advice do u give?

Other symptoms?: Constipation is more common in pregnancy and can cause this. Any urinary symptoms? A urinary tract infection can also cause this as can a stomach bug. It can just be the stretching of the uterus. If you are also spotting this can be a threatened miscarriage. Rest and if it persists, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause a sore throat, stomach ache and migraine?

What can cause a sore throat, stomach ache and migraine?

Seasonal flu: Is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve), Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for reevaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause a stomach ache, sore throat, and excessive belching?

What can cause a stomach ache, sore throat, and excessive belching?

GERD: Or gastro esophageal reflux disease, lose weight, avoid: too much caffiene, fast food, fried or fatty foods, use OTC Antacids and see your doctor ...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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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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What are the causes of upper abdominal pain?

What are the causes of upper abdominal pain?

Watch your diet: Abdominal pain upper right or left could indicate gallbladder disease it depend on if the pain is associated with food
it can be caused by constipation as well watch your bowel movement
it can be caused by irritable bowel syndrome that can cause bloating and pain secondary to spasm in the intestine triggered by food or stress. ...Read more

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What causes upper abdominal pain on the left side?

What causes upper abdominal pain on the left side?

Ulcers? Constipation: Ulcers, constipation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, splenic (rare), gallbladder. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of severe upper abdominal pain?

It could be: 100 different things, such as ulcer, gastritis, pancreatitis, gallstones, cancer, hernia, zoster, muscle strain. Get your doctor to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain. Cause? Can u explain.?

Many things: Your description is insufficient to make a diagnostic decision, but includes acid reflux, esophageal spasm, gastritis, gastric or peptic ulcer, pancreatic disease, biliary tract disease, colitis or colon tumor. More details and diagnostic tests are necessary to give you a more detailed answer. All of these possibilities should be ruled out by your physician as soon as possible. Don't delay. ...Read more

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What can cause upper abdominal pain to the point that I can't eat?

What can cause upper abdominal pain to the point that I can't eat?

Nausea: Several possibilities. A bad gallbladder should be considered, particularly if eating brings on the pain/nausea. Okay to get evaluated by your doc, ask for Ultrasound of gallbladder or nuclear TECH HIDA scan. If these test are negative then EGD. Be well. ...Read more

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Lower right side abdomen pain, hurts when lifting up leg 1 night ago, today pain is gone but it feels sored lower r. Side abdomen and back. Why?

Hard to say, but....: It's hard to diagnose on the internet, but if this pain gets worse again, especially if it comes with a loss of appetite and nausea, you need to see a doctor or urgent care right away. Lower right side pain with leg lift + nausea + loss of appetite make drs. Worry about your appendix. Without the nausea/loss of appetite it sounds like you pulled a muscle in your lower back/core. ...Read more

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What causes upper abdominal pain between shoulder blades?

What causes upper abdominal pain between shoulder blades?

Maybe gallbladder: If pain happens after meals, is worse after greasy items, associated with nausea and vomiting, gallstones are a likely cause. Pain can radiate to right shoulder too. Important to see your doc for ultrasound and blood work to ensure. Liver and pancreas labs are normal. ...Read more

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What can cause upper abdominal pain that only subsides during and immediately following meals?

Acid: Because food will relieve the pain from stomach acid, food will help both pain from reflux of acid into the esophagus as well as pain from ulcer. The pain will reoccur however, usually 15 - 20 minutes after eating. You should report your symptoms to your doctor. ...Read more

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Last night I started experiencing bad abdominal pain just above the pubic area and left and right sides, very tender to touch still there now?

Sounds like: Ruptured ovarian cyst, pelvic infection, or urinary tract infection. But abdominal pain can result from literally 100's of causes. Sometimes doctors can't tell without running tests. Some of these causes such as appendicitis require immediate operation, so get to a doctor quickly. ...Read more

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I'm having upper abdominal pain. Slight cringe feeling with pretty bad pain. On and off for a few days now. What's the cause of this and what is it?

I'm having upper abdominal pain. Slight cringe feeling with pretty bad pain. On and off for a few days now. What's the cause of this and what is it?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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