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What causes pain in upper quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in upper quadrant of abdomen?

Many possibilities: Causes of upper abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: gallstones, hepatitis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammation of the bile duct or gallbladder, obstructed intestines, and problems of the chest such as angina, heart attack, pericarditis, pneumonia and pleurisy. If you are experiencing chronic upper abdominal pain get it checked. Severe pain = er. ...Read more

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 causes pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen?

Liver,gallbladder : It is best to see doctor for evaluation, but RUQ pain usually involve liver, gallbladder stones., but there are other causes as well. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

What causes pain in left quadrant of abdomen?

Many: Left abd. Pain causes include but is not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone, injury, angina, heart attack, pneumonia, enlarged or ruptured spleen, pancreatitis & obstipation. ...Read more

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What causes burning pain in upper left quadrent of the stomach?

Many causes: Question is was this a one time issue or is this ongoing and for longer than just a few days. If it is ongoing then have a doc take a look. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the upper abdomen and back?

What causes pain in the upper abdomen and  back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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What might cause pain in upper right quadrant of abdomen?

What might cause pain in upper right quadrant of abdomen?

Right quadrant of ab: Most likely gall bladder, but to be sure u needd to see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper abdomen and back?

What causes pain in upper abdomen and back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause severe abdominal pain in the center and lower parts of my abdomen?

GI or GYN or bladder: Many possible causes of lower abdominal pain exist but it is usually related to either the bowel, the uterus/ovaries, or the bladder. See a doctor and they can guide you to the likely cause of the pain through a physical exam and appropriate labs or x-ray tests. ...Read more

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Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?

Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?

Musculoskeletal: Twenties female with pain pattern of unilateral low back pain, anterior thigh pain and pain in region of anterior iliac region likely has sacroiliac joint disorder, possibly from injury and/or joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs). An osteopathic doctor would be best specialist to evaluate. Review brighton criteria for jhs. ...Read more

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Causes of pain in lower abdomen in females?

Causes of pain in lower abdomen in females?

Colon? bladder? gyne: Diverticulitis commonly causes sharp left lower abdominal pain, inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Obstruction. Constipation. Kidney issues. Herniae? Ovarian cysts? Bladder infections, endometriosis, fibroids, see ur md if if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities.. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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What causes pain in the right side of lower abdomen?

See your doctor: Many things can cause pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. Some of them are dangerous. See you doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower abdomen in women?

What causes pain in the lower abdomen in women?

Many causes.: Pelevic organs, including ovaries, uterus, bladder. Colonic issues, including diverticulosis. The only way to correctly diagnosis this is to have a thorough history and physical, and then guided labwork or x-rays. Too many issues to be more specific! ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower right side of abdomen?

What causes pain in lower right side of abdomen?

Possible appendix: It could be your colon or possibly your appendix. If pain persists, listen to mother nature and see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of constant pain in the lower left abdomin?

Many things: There are many things that can cause the pain you describe. Your best bet is to see your doctor for a good examination. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side of abdomen and diaphram?

Number of things: This could be something as minor as gas to as serious as an ulcer or spleen injury. In that general area, you have your stomach, spleen, parts of large and small intestine, diaphragm, and a portion of your pancreas. Cardiac issues can even cause pain in this area. With all of these structures, a physical exam is recommended to be sure to not miss serious issues. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the center of chest?

What causes pain in the center of chest?

Many possible causes: Costochondritis is one possible cause of pain in the chest. It can cause sharp pain in the cartilage which connects the ribs to the breast bone. This is done to inflammation. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. ...Read more

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Can a hiatal hernia cause pain and fullness under your sternum or breastbone right where your upper abdomen begins center of your ribcage ?

Can a hiatal hernia cause pain and fullness under your sternum or breastbone right where your upper abdomen begins center of your ribcage ?

Hiatal hernia: A hiatal hernia may cause pain there, however heart disease, gallbladder disease and stomach may also cause issues. You should seek the help of a primary care physician to see if you need a gastroenterologist or cardiologist or surgeon. ...Read more

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What would cause a a twitching/fluttering feeling between sternum and stomach area right in the center of the abdomen?

What would cause a a twitching/fluttering feeling between sternum and stomach area right in the center of the abdomen?

Only 100 items or so: "How does my bosom twitch? Let me Count the Ways!" And then, quick, camera cuts to the Tootsie Roll Owl- "1, 2, THRRRREEEE!"....Well, in your case twitching/fluttering in the chest could be something as simple as twitching of the muscles. Nothing more to say about that...comes, goes, NEXT! Or it could be due to stress/anxiety, or something more sinister such as a heart rhythm issue. See your doc. ...Read more

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What causes upper central abdominal tenderness? Stomach also growls a lot and burns.

What causes upper central abdominal tenderness? Stomach also growls a lot and burns.

Many possibilities: Upper abdominal pain is non-specific but there are several possible causes. The organs of the upper abdomen include liver, gallbladder, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, adrenals, spleen and parts of the intestine. Also, the upper parts of the kidneys. So, any of these organs that experience infection, injury, cancer, or blockage can cause pain. With nausea/burning, focus on stomach (reflux)/ulcers. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper abdomen and back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes pain in the upper abdomen and back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes pain in the upper abdomen that goes to the back?

What causes pain in the upper abdomen that goes to the back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause the feeling of food being stuck in upper abdomen?

What could cause the feeling of food being stuck in upper abdomen?

Dysphagia: Fullness, chest discomfort, "somethinng stuck in the chest" are a few of the symptoms. ...Read more

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Feeling lots of pain in right center and upper abdomen please help?

Feeling lots of pain in right center and upper abdomen please help?

Many things: It could be related to the food you eat. It may be gallstones. It could be your liver or pancreas. Kidney stones on the right will cause pain. Also it could be due to your appendix. Get checked out by your primary care and they can help steer you in the right direction/. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what could cause pain in upper abdomen from coughing?

Can you tell me what could cause pain in upper abdomen from coughing?

Musculoskeletal pain: Coughing can cause pain in the upper abdomen usually from usage of the chest and diaphragm muscles that are used during cough. If the area hurts when you twist your chest or abdomen, its likely to be muscular. If however, the pain is worse after eating or associated with nausea if might be due to a gastrointestinal cause. If in the right upper quadrant it could be a gallbladder or liver issue ...Read more

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My upper abdomen feels very heavy post eating and i feel very uneasy. Waht may be the cause?

My upper abdomen feels very heavy post eating and i feel very uneasy. Waht may be the cause?

Many different: Possibilities, but more common causes are gallstones or gerd. You might want to try ppi class of medication, such as Prevacid or protonix, (pantoprazole) but if your symptoms persist or worsen, see a doctor so he can figure it out for you. ...Read more

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I have been having severe but painless spasms in my right upper abdomen for a few hours, what could be the cause and shold i be concerned?

I have been having severe but painless spasms in my right upper abdomen for a few hours, what could be the cause and shold i be concerned?

Many causes : Abdominal pain in young women is common and can be a serious condition. If this is persistant you should seek medical attention for examination, blood tests and likely ct scanning pending those results. ...Read more

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What's the cause of a burning feeling in my upper abdomen?

Heartburn: It could be heartburn. A quick and easy way to find out is to try tums (calcium carbonate). If the pain goes away, you've nailed it. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a burning and cooling feeling on the left upper abdomen?

Depends: left upper abdomin incases the spleen , clears old blood cells and has a role in infection prevention, but it could be as easy as cool fluids drank just prior since the stomach is partly there too, if no other symptoms like bloating or pain or change in stool pattern not much concern yet. ...Read more

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What could cause a pulsing pain in my upper abdomen?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more