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What do you suggest if I have been having an aching pain in upper abdomen plus bloating all day?

What do you suggest if I have been having an aching pain in upper abdomen plus bloating all day?

See your doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any diagnostic and/or treatment plans. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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My upper abdomen has been aching past 2 days, before that u had fever for 2 days. Is it anythung serious?

My upper abdomen has been aching past 2 days, before that u had fever for 2 days. Is it anythung serious?

Abdominal pain: You should be seen by a gastroenterologist. They will perform some testing including blood and an abdominal ultrasound. You may have a gallstone and it should be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have pains in upper abdomen right at top of rib cage, also back ache?

I have pains in upper abdomen right at top of rib cage, also back ache?

Epigastric pain: This area can be the result of stomach issues like ulcer disease, possibly gallbladder issues or other upper abdomen diagnoses. See your primary doctor. He/she will want to know if the pain is related to eating (better or worse), if you significant amounts of alcohol or what the pain is.. Is it burning, sharp, does it migrate, how long has the discomfort been going on, etc. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Male, 25. Symptoms(from 10months)- upper abdomen fullness, distension,gas, burping, incomplete and more that one BM, no pain/ache/cramp. IBS or what?

Male, 25. Symptoms(from 10months)- upper abdomen fullness, distension,gas, burping,  incomplete and more that one BM, no pain/ache/cramp. IBS or what?

Unfortunately: The constellation of symptoms you describe can be accounted for by many different things from malabsorption of certain macronutrients to some intestinal infections to irritable bowel syndrome. It's easy to guide you in these 400 character or less responses. Your best bet is to consider a formal consultation through HealthTap Prime or just review this with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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My gallbladder hurts all the time now and my upper abdomen is sore. Is this the natural progression of gallbladder disease?

My gallbladder hurts all the time now and my upper abdomen is sore. Is this the natural progression of gallbladder disease?

Probably: Repeat obstruction of the gallbladder leads to more symptoms and eventually complete blockage of one of the ducts, leading to an emergency. Seek surgical care soon. The source of pain may be different. ...Read more

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What could pain in upper abdomen especially when inhaling and touching be caused by? It's under both ribs and middle abdomen. Very sore.

What could pain in upper abdomen especially when inhaling and touching be caused by? It's under both ribs and middle abdomen. Very sore.

One possible cause: From your description, the pain may be related to a stomach ache. You may be experiencing a symptom of GERD. If it persists please see your PCP. ...Read more

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I have a cold and have been coughing a lot, sneezing, blowing my nose and my upper abdomen has been sore, tender to the touch how long can this last?

I have a cold and have been coughing a lot, sneezing, blowing my nose and my upper abdomen has been sore, tender to the touch how long can this last?

Up to a week: Go see your doctor if going on for more than a week. Sooner if symptoms worsen. Most colds resolve in a few days to a week. I'm assuming the abd pain is from coughing, but have that checked out if it worsens or doesn't get immediately worse with cough for a second (as the abd muscles contract with cough or sneeze). ...Read more

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What causes upper right abdomen dull ache feeling? I am also bloated.

What causes upper right abdomen dull ache feeling? I am also bloated.

Many causes: The causes of right sided abdominal pain are many. In upper abdomen, gall bladder, liver, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and kidney can all contribute. Appendix symptoms are usually in the right lower quadrant of abdomen.The large bowel extends from right to left side and cause both right and left sided pain. Right kidney and head of pancreas may also be left sided. See doctor for exxamination. ...Read more

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