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I have a lingering bloating/discomfort in the upper middle abdomen, stomach area. After eating, stomach cramps, then whole abdomen hurts?

I have a lingering bloating/discomfort in the upper middle abdomen, stomach area. After eating, stomach cramps, then whole abdomen hurts?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. While waiting to see the doctor try reducing your intake of food at a one sitting. ...Read more

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Im 33 weeks pregnant and having discomfort after eating. Dizziness, upper middle abdomen pain, feeling bloated a gas trapped in my chest, breathless.

Im 33 weeks pregnant and having discomfort after eating. Dizziness, upper middle abdomen pain, feeling bloated a gas trapped in my chest, breathless.

Gallbladder?: If bloating is mainly upper abdomen and pain radiates around the right and thru to the back it could be representative of gallbladder disease. Please see your doctor to see if an abdominal ultrasound or hida scan is needed. ...Read more

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Pain, discomfort and bloat in abdomen for 24 hours?

Pain, discomfort and bloat in abdomen for 24 hours?

Abdominal pain: Can be a medical emergency. If you have fevers and vomiting associated with this, you should have already gone to your local er. If you have issues with constipation or gas, it can make it more difficult to discern what is happening but if things are progressive, please get evaluated. ...Read more

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Pains in chest and then pains in abdomen. What could cause of this discomfort?

Pains in chest and then pains in abdomen. What could cause of this discomfort?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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I am a 42 year old woman who has been experiencing some discomfort in chest area and abdomen the whole week. It travels around, sometime it's above br?

I am a 42 year old woman who has been experiencing some discomfort in chest area and abdomen the whole week. It travels around, sometime it's above br?

Time to see doctor: Chest pain means she should talk with her doctor, or go to an ER if pain is moderate or worse. In young adults aged 20-35 years, chest pain is less likely a heart attack, but many people in their 40's have a surprise heart attack. If it turns out to be anginal heart pain, costochondritis, myocarditis, anxiety attack symptoms, collapsed lung, or stomach reflux, the ER can help determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have bad discomfort in upper abdomen?

I have bad discomfort  in upper abdomen?

Could be many things: Pain in the upper abdomen could signify peptic ulcer disease or gallbladder problems. See a doctor so that the appropriate tests can be ordered to be ascertain what is ailing you. ...Read more

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Could depression cause daily abdomen discomfort?

Could depression cause daily abdomen discomfort?

Yes, decompression: Might be a cause for abdominal discomfort. It is important to rule out medical causes before assuming that depression is the cause. Take care. ...Read more

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What caused pain and discomfort in lower abdomen?

What caused pain and discomfort in lower abdomen?

Many things: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Iam having stomach problems, pain and discomfort in my abdomen?

Get help for pain: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. Bleeding or tenderness suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. There is no substitute for a good medical evaluation--please seek yours. ...Read more

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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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Focal discomfort left side of abdomen about level of last rib that feels better if i apply pressure to it. What is this?

Focal discomfort left side of abdomen about level of last rib that feels better if i apply pressure to it. What is this?

Duration is key here: The area you describe is the location of the splenic flexure, the spot where your colon makes a right turn and heads down toward the rectum. It can often be a place where feces gets hung up briefly and causes pain. But it should pass within 12-24 hours. Something that lasts longer could be trauma (which you would know about) to the spleen area; less likely stomach issues. OK to watch a few days. ...Read more