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Causes Of Swollen 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
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?
I'm on Medrol (methylprednisolone) and am having sharp pains in my left upper abdomen. Can this med cause pancreatitis?
Gastritis/ulcer: High doses of steroid like Medrol (methylprednisolone) can cause gastritis and even stomach ulcer. Sometimes this can be prevented by taking a PPI type of drug (Prilosec etc) along with the steroid However you do need to contact your doctor immediately re. this problem. I am not aware of Medrol (methylprednisolone) causing pancreatitis . ...Read more
What can cause mild intermittent pain on lower left abdomen, upper left abdomen right below ribs, left lower back and itching feeling all over?
Nonspecific: That constellation of symptoms does not specific anything in particular, so it is best to see a primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, especially if the symptoms are severe or getting worse. Hope his helps! ...Read more
Lansoprazole makes my left upper abdomen feels less painful. Pain caused by a herbal 3 months ago.But still feeling chills almost like fever.Wht wrong?
Multifactorial: PPIs e.g. Lansoprazole make the stomach feel better by preventive the mechanism of acid production; however, there are a variety of reasons for the symptoms. Usually, when associated with fever/chill-like feeling, it could be an infection. Therefore, it is best to get this thoroughly checked. ...Read more
What could cause a noticeably swollen abdomen, fever, shortness of breath, pain over my left shoulder, and dizzy spells.?
See your doctor.: At age 75, the new onset of left upper abdominal pain ought to be evaluated, particularly in light of your history of anemia. You might consider taking a trial of Zantac (ranitidine) or other antacids in the meantime. If you have any chest pain with it, go to the emergency room immediately. Good luck. ...Read more
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