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What are the most common health issues associated with "upper central abdomen" discomfort?"

What are the most common health issues associated with "upper central abdomen" discomfort?"

More on mid-abd pain: I agree with dr. Hicks that the stomach is the likeliest source of your "upper central abdominal" discomfort. Acid-related disease is common. Slow emptying due to a variety of reasons may be another problem attributable to the stomach. Don't ignore the possibility however of pancreas and biliary (gallbladder, bile ducts) disease, vascular pathology, or even disorders of the transverse colon. ...Read more

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Did sit ups yesterday, now my upper central abdomen is tender to touch.?

Did sit ups yesterday, now my upper central abdomen is tender to touch.?

Muscle soreness: Any time you perform exercises that give your body and muscles a challenge, you can end up with muscle soreness. Sometimes this occurs immediately but other times it might not actually appear for up to two days later (delayed onset muscle soreness). This is normal and once you become better conditioned, will occur less often. ...Read more

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2.5 months post lap chole - constant pain in upper central abdomen radiating to the back...Tender to touch, hurts 24/7?

2.5 months post lap chole - constant pain in upper central abdomen radiating to the back...Tender to touch, hurts 24/7?

Plz C Ur Dr ASAP: Possibilities include a (retained) common bile duct stone, pancreatitis, a surgical complication, severe gerd, ulcer disease, to name a few. Please see your surgeon or a GI dr. Asap. A thorough history & exam, blood tests, +/- ultrasound+/-ct+/-mri+/- endoscopy will get to the bottom of this and get you well. Don't delay! ...Read more

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5 months I have experienced abdominal bloating, 'hard' central abdomen (5cm radius around belly button), very painful to touch, oily stools and gas?

5 months I have experienced abdominal bloating, 'hard' central abdomen (5cm radius around belly button), very painful to touch, oily stools and gas?

Malabsorption: oily stools indicate you are not absorbing all your fats. And the gas could mean youre not absorbing sugars. You need an evaluation by your healthcare professional to get to the cause of this condition- Best of health to you ...Read more

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Discomfort in upper central abdomen, feeling of bloating, frequent burping (stuck in throat). Did blood test: cbc, lipase, all normal..What could it be?

Discomfort in upper central abdomen, feeling of bloating, frequent burping (stuck in throat). Did blood test: cbc, lipase, all normal..What could it be?

Lots of things: This could be all kinds of things. The moral is, you probably need to see a GI specialist. A list of some of the common causes are...Reflux, ulcers, inflammatory bowel, irritable bowel, hiatal hernia, gall bladder issues, etc. It's probably nothing serious, but it is worth getting checked out. ...Read more

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I have an abdominal pain around the central region of the abdomen and was requested me to undergo a blood test and an ultrasound scan. The blood test shows low a/g 1.4, high tg 341.0 mg/dl, low HDL 38.7 mg/dl and high vldl 68.4 mg/d in additon to low lymp

I have an abdominal pain around the central region of the abdomen and was requested me to undergo a blood test and an ultrasound scan. The blood test shows low a/g 1.4, high tg 341.0 mg/dl, low HDL 38.7 mg/dl and high vldl 68.4 mg/d in additon to low lymp

Cause of Abd pains?: These blood tests might have nothing to do with your abdominal pains. Of course, it needs to be addressed. High tg and low HDL goes along with metabolic syndrome. Similar findings can be seen in a diabetic parson. Please address this issue with your md: low fat diet, exercise and weight loss will help. However, if your abdominal pains continue, you might need more tests including ct abdomen etc. ...Read more

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