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Epigastric Pain When Coughing
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
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
Location: Epigastrium refers to an anatomic area - the epigastric region of the abdominal region that is the upper part and central in location, above the umbilical (belly button) region and between the two edges of the rib cage. The type of pain there can be varied, e.g. Constant, cramps, sharp, radiating, burning, dull, etc. The nature of the disease will present with varying descriptions. ...Read more
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Epigastric pain: You need to see a physician to rule out ulcers of stomach or duodenum. ...Read more
Epigastric pain: You need to go to your team in AM to see what is going on. ...Read more
Possibly: A heating pad may be used provided its not too hot, that the user is not under the influence, and that the pad actually helps. If symptoms worsen, call your doctor. ...Read more
My mom is suffering from epigastric pain from time to time clinically diagnosed to have hametemus I need advises and right medications.
Can you tell me in a poor pt with epigastric pain of 4 days, if you had to order just one test, which would you choose- amylase or lipase?
My epigastric pain is worse at night. Is it true that (gastric) acid production increases when you stay up late/ all night? How is that so?
Lifestyle changes!: Many people with reflux find that it is worse at night or when they first wake up. When you are lying flat gastric acid may reflux proximally causing increased symptoms. This can be worse with eating right before bed, eating large meals late, eating spicy food, significant alcohol, caffeine, antiinflammatory intake. If this is you, consider some lifestyle changes and/or see family doc! ...Read more
Suffering from stress n epigastric pain with numbness. Superficial sensation over small epigastric area is absent since 3-4years. OGDSCOPY is normal.
Stress: Stress can be causing the epigastric pain, sometimes meds for stomach acid or stress can help. The numbness can have many causes. Unlikely serious if you've had it 4yrs and it isn't spreading or changing. Have you had surgery in this area? Sometimes numbness if the skin near incision can be residual effect of surgery. Your doctor can help you sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more
What causes a temporary acute midline epigastric pain, which onsets always when I make a sudden profound inspiration, especially when my trunk is bent?
Herniation Vs chi: Herniation of intestines through diaphragm can cause this feeling to relieve you can jump with both hands raised above head which will aid gravity to bring intestines into stomach. The other cause to consider is "reversal of running piglet chi" this is a energy flow than can get stuck during extreme frustration you can look this up online or listen @http://drbrown. Tv re: irregular heart rate talk. ...Read more
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
Undigested food: Undigested food can become putrid causing pain. Take bromelain will heal ulcers and use digestive enzymes with food to improve digestion. ...Read more
I had epigastric pain that sometimes propagate to the back. Recurrent eructation following food ingestion. Few recurrent attacks of painfull swalloing?
Several: Several things could be culprits, many of which are potentially dangerous. You need to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more