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Causes of epigastric pain?

Causes of epigastric pain?

Many: Stomach, gb, esophagus, cardiac, musculoskeletal for starters. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Cloud
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Epigastric Pain (Definition)

Epigastric pain is a clinical finding in which a person experiences pain near their stomach, which is located in the upper left ...Read more


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What causes epigastric pain?

What causes epigastric pain?

Dyspepsia.: We may generally term this "dyspepsia". Some possibilities for you specifically may include reflux, gastritis, stomach ulcer, duodenitis, duodenal ulcer or an issue with your gallbladder or pancreas. ...Read more

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Can cysts on kidney cause epigastric pain?

Can cysts on kidney cause epigastric pain?

Not likely: So you should look for another cause for your symptoms. Many things can cause epigastric pain, so discuss with your doctor which tests you would need. ...Read more

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What causes epigastric pain to radiate to my mid back?

Maybe...: Gallbladder condition, gastritis, pancreatitis. Would need to see a doctor for evaluation & maybe blood tests & ultrasound of the gallbladder. ...Read more

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What is a possible cause of severe epigastric pain radiating to the rear, almost like a cramp, lasting 1-2 hrs?

What is a possible cause of severe epigastric pain radiating to the rear, almost like a cramp, lasting 1-2 hrs?

Visceral pain: Epigastric pain may have many etiologies. Diagnosis requires a good history and physical exam with a surgeon, and may lead to further testing such as ultrasound, upper gi, or perhaps egd (endoscopic evaluation of the stomach). Some possibilities include disorders of the stomach (gastritis, h. Pylori, peptic ulcer), gallbladder (gallstones), or pancreas (pancreatitis). ...Read more

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What if no gallbladder appendix hysterectomy caused by endometreosis what's left to cause epigastric pain?

What if no gallbladder appendix hysterectomy caused by endometreosis what's left to cause epigastric pain?

Ulcer, hernia, more.: You have touched on an enduring concept of better health. The desire for additional health problems to stop or go away. As we live longer and better, the next health issue will arise. Could be you have an ulcer, a hernia of other possible causes of your pain. Get in to see your doc on a regular appointment. Be well. ...Read more

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4.3cm simple cyst in my left kidney upper & has slowly grown 1.5cm over the past 5 years seen on ct. Can this cause epigastric pain?

4.3cm simple cyst in my left kidney upper & has slowly grown 1.5cm over the past 5 years seen on ct.     Can this cause epigastric pain?

Unlikely : If this is truly a simple cyst, they are virtually always benign, and a cyst of this size should never cause symptoms. Small increase in size over 5 years should not be a cause of concern at your age. The important thing is to have your physician ask the radiologist to be sure that it is a benign cyst. Usually they are discovered on an ultrasound or a ct scan, and each modality has its criteria. ...Read more

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I am having painful indigestion causing epigastric pain, back pain, nausea. What can I do?

I am having painful indigestion causing epigastric pain, back pain, nausea. What can I do?

Go to your doctor: Your doctor needs to evaluate you thoroughly to see what's going on before he/she can offer you suggestions. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Martin Tyson
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Upper Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Upper abdominal pain is pain felt in the belly, above the abdomen. Problems in the stomach, upper intestine, and liver may cause ...Read more