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58 year old man with epigastric pain relieved by vomiting what is diagnosis ?

58 year old man with epigastric pain relieved by vomiting what is diagnosis ?

Could be lots: of things. Ulcers, gerd, gallstones, gastric stasis, angina, and gastric cancer are some possibilities, but there are 100's of others. Consult with a doctor or gi specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Differential Diagnosis (Definition)

Is a process of elimination, to look at several possibilities for diagnosing a probable illness, through process of elimination, to narrow those probabilities, so as a ...Read more


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Epigastric pain, can I take pan 40??

Epigastric pain, can I take pan 40??

U mean Pantoprazole?: Pantoprazole (generic protonix) is a member of the class of agents known as "proton pump inhibitors" (ppi's). Others in the class include: Prilosec (omeprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole), aciphex, nexium, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) zegerid. All will block acid production in the stomach. Protonix works if your gastritis is peptic (e.g. Acid-mediated) and not related to bile injury, caustic ingestion, infection. ...Read more

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What herbs can I take for epigastric pain?

What herbs can I take for epigastric pain?

First find out: What is causing your epigastric pain , before taking any herbs , may be due to simple reason , or serious problem by seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a gnawing epigastric pain when im stress please help?

Epigastric pain : You need to see a physician to rule out ulcers of stomach or duodenum. ...Read more

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I don't gave gallblader and i suffer from epigastric pain, why?

Many possibilities: Common causes of epigastric pain include: gastritis, ulcer disease, gerd, and pancreatitis. You need to see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have epigastric pain like exhaustion like after running?

Why do I have epigastric pain like exhaustion like after running?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Home remedy for epigastric pain?

Depends on cause: Of pain. Commonly, it can be caused by esophagitis, gastritis, ulcer, gallstones, gastroesophageal reflux, or pancreatitis. Try otc Omeprazole or equivalent. If it doesn't work, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can cysts on kidney cause epigastric pain?

Can cysts on kidney cause epigastric pain?

Not likely: So you should look for another cause for your symptoms. Many things can cause epigastric pain, so discuss with your doctor which tests you would need. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Cloud
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Epigastric Pain (Definition)

Epigastric pain is a clinical finding in which a person experiences pain near their stomach, which is located in the upper left ...Read more


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