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Home remedy for epigastric pain?

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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What home remedies for mild epigastric pain? Is it ok to take antibiotic or mefenamic?

What home remedies for mild epigastric pain? Is it ok to take antibiotic or mefenamic?

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

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My 10 yr old son started complaining of having epigastric pain while eating.What's a good remedy to relieve the pain?

Pain with eating: 10 year olds don't often complain of pain with eating, which they usually love to do. Ask some questions: is it just once or regularly? Does the child have any history of constipation? Does anyone in the family have irritable bowel syndrome; kids can get it to and have pain and bloating with meals, relieved by a bowel movement. Generally safe & helpful treatments include antacids or alka seltzer. ...Read more

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What is the best longterm treatment for drug induced GERD and epigastric pain if someone take meds for chronic conditions, &name of drug please?

What is the best longterm treatment for drug induced GERD and epigastric pain if someone take meds for chronic conditions, &name of drug please?

Depends: The best drug for you depends on many factors, including what other medical conditions you have and medications you take. An antihistamine acid blocker or a proton pump inhibitor are most commonly prescribed to treat GERD. (examples are ranitidine or omeprazole) ...Read more

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Causes of epigastric pain?

Causes of epigastric pain?

Many: Stomach, gb, esophagus, cardiac, musculoskeletal for starters. ...Read more

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What causes epigastric pain?

What causes epigastric pain?

Dyspepsia.: We may generally term this "dyspepsia". Some possibilities for you specifically may include reflux, gastritis, stomach ulcer, duodenitis, duodenal ulcer or an issue with your gallbladder or pancreas. ...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 does epigastric pain feel like?

What does epigastric pain feel like?

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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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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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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What causes epigastric pain to radiate to my mid back?

Maybe...: Gallbladder condition, gastritis, pancreatitis. Would need to see a doctor for evaluation & maybe blood tests & ultrasound of the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Had 2 gallbldr attacks in 5yrs have been having epigastric pain nausea off and on for months. Ab u/s only shows gallstones. Stones could be cause?

Had 2 gallbldr attacks in 5yrs have been having epigastric pain nausea off and on for months. Ab u/s only shows gallstones. Stones could be cause?

Gallstones: Can commonly be a cause of gallbladder irritation or inflammation (cholecystitis) resulting in upper abdominal bloating or pressure discomfort, nausea ; sometimes vomiting. Often gets worse after eating fatty foods. See a general surgeon for evaluation as you may benefit from gallbladder surgery. If this is an OB ultrasound during a pregnancy, then ask your OB doctor for instructions first. ...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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What is abdominal epigastric pain radiating for?

Peptic disease: Pyloprospasm (spasm of valve between stomach and duodenum), peptic ulcer disease or pancreatic issues. Try mylanta or Prilosec and if not better, then see your physician. ...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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Is it advisable to use heating pad for epigastric pain?

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

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What's the difference between epigastric pain and chest pain?

What's the difference between epigastric pain and chest pain?

Anatomical sites: There is no real difference except for the anatomical site- chest pain can be due to several causes including heart/ lungs, but epigastric pain usually implies pain coming from stomach or esophagus. ...Read more

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I had epigastric pain for a week day and night even when I breathed in and out but it just went away. Should I be concerned?

Epigastric pain: Hello ~ no I don't think so Tammy. If it returns cut out all spicy food, alcohol, cigarette smoking, and take antacid (Mylanta) 20ml 3 – 4 x a days in between meals and if that does not help then see your doc. But I think you're gonna make it! :-)) ...Read more

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My mom is suffering from epigastric pain from time to time clinically diagnosed to have hametemus I need advises and right medications.

Endoscopy: Sounds like she needs an upper endoscopy to secure the most likely diagnosis to guide the most appropriate treatment. A GI doctor usually does these. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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?

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?

Depends: If the suspicion was for pancreatitis, I would choose lipase. But the choice would depend on your history, physical findings and any other data that may be available. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Suffering from stress n epigastric pain with numbness. Superficial sensation over small epigastric area is absent since 3-4years. OGDSCOPY is normal.

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

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What causes a temporary acute midline epigastric pain, which onsets always when I make a sudden profound inspiration, especially when my trunk is bent?

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 an 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

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I had epigastric pain that sometimes propagate to the back.recurrent eructation following food ingestion.few recurrent attacks of painfull swalloing?

I had epigastric pain that sometimes propagate to the back.recurrent eructation following food ingestion.few recurrent attacks of painfull swalloing?

Esophageal reflux: The symptoms you describe suggest you have esophageal reflux. You avoid anti-inflammatory drugs, eating for 3 hours before going to bed, and take omeprazole or ranitidine. If these changes do not help your symptoms you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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