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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 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 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 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

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What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen?

What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen?

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

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What causes pain in lower abdomen left side?

Constipation: Constipation is the most common cause of lower abdominal pain on the left side. Other causes such as ovarian cyst or fibroids may be present in women. Crohn disease is one rare cause. ...Read more

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What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

What causes pain in abdomen lower left side?

Many possibilities: Left lower abdomen discomfort can come from constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian condition, gas, irritable bowel, etc. ...Read more

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Sharp, sudden pain in right side of lower abdomen. Gas?

Gas or muscle spasms: Muscle spasms are sudden, sharp, knife-like pains like charley horses -- but in the abdomen. Rubbing on them should make them go away. If not, or if they persist, you should see your primary provider for a more thorough examination to make sure it's not something more severe. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes left side pain in lower abdomen?

Many things: Most common would be kidney stone spleen or pancreas related pain such as pancreatitis. Abscess, could be colon or small bowel related. Are you also including your ? In general if your pain is persistent i suggest you see a doctor. If it is associated with fever see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp stabbing pain in upper right abdomen under ribs?

What can cause sharp stabbing pain in upper right abdomen under ribs?

Could be gallbladder: While there are many things that could cause the symptoms you describe, possible gallstones or gallbladder problems certainly rise to the top of the list. You should see your doctor who may do some blood tests and perhaps an ultrasound to check things out. If you notice similar pains after fatty food intake, you just might have gallbladder problems with potential surgery in your future. ...Read more

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What could the sharp stabbing pain in right lower abdomen indicate?

Options: Appendix, gall bladder, colon, kidneys, bladder, hips, ovaries, testes, intestines..... Many things. ...Read more

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Waves of pain in bottom left abdomen?

Waves of pain in bottom left abdomen?

Constipation?: down in the left abdomen is colon or could be groin hernia[but lump likely then] , or if female ovarian cyst. ...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 causes pain in lower left abdomen female?

What causes pain in lower left abdomen female?

Many causes.: In a woman causes of left lower abdominal pain can include: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, hernia, ovulation pain, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, cancer, renal infection or stone or injury just to mention a few. If pain is chronic get it checked out –especially if associated with change in bowel habitus. Severe abdominal pain warrants er visit. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in right shoulder blade and in lower left abdomen?

What could cause pain in right shoulder blade and in lower left abdomen?

Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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Can a herina in rt side groin cause pain in lower rt abdomen? Twinges of pain and constant dull ache?

Can a herina in rt side groin cause pain in lower rt abdomen? Twinges of pain and constant dull ache?

Maybe: Usually, pain or discomfort from a groin hernia is in the groin. I have seen many patients with and without hernias however that have pain in the right lower abdomen. Best way to find out is to see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Searing type pain in lower left abdomen?

Searing type pain in lower left abdomen?

See a physician : You should see a physician . This could be a serious medical condition. ...Read more