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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


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What is the reason for pain in lower right side of your back and stomach?

What is the reason for pain in lower right side of your back and stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What could cause pain below the heart and in the right side of the chest? Should I rush to the ER?

What could cause pain below the heart and in the right side of the chest? Should I rush to the ER?

Pain: there are multiple possible causes for pain such as you describe. Probably not heart but can't be sure without being checked out. If the pain is severe go to ER. If mild probably can wait and see your Doc= ...Read more

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What is pain in the lower right side of your stomach?

What is pain in the lower right side of your stomach?

Could be lots: Could be anything from appendicitis, diverticulitis, ovarian issues, stone, inflammatory bowel disease, hernia, muscle strain, tubal pregnancy, std, tumors, other. See doc. If fever nausea bleeding, change in bowels, menses, see doc asap. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the upper right part of the stomach? Should i be worried?

Abdominal pain: Causes of right upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: Bile duct inflammation; gallstones; gallbladder cancer; gastritis; hepatitis; kidney infection, stone or cancer; hiatal hernia; peptic ulcer, pericarditis; liver hemangioma, abscess or cancer; fecal impaction; bowel obstruction & injury. It is best to have chronic abd pain evaluated. Severe abdominal pain = ER. ...Read more

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What could cause pain to wrap around the right side of your body From abdomen around side to back & in the chest Waiting to have gallbladder removed?

What could cause pain to wrap around the right side of your body From abdomen around side to back & in the chest Waiting to have gallbladder removed?

Biliary pain: Your description of your pain could be from your gallstones/biliary colic but also from other causes that should be mentioned to your medical team. Stones can block your pancreatic duct too and cause significant pain as can ulcers and right sided colon constipation. ...Read more

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What could be the reason for pain at the left side of your chest?

What could be the reason for pain at the left side of your chest?

Many things...: While this could just be muscular (pulled muscle), if the pain is really that bad you should be seen as soon as possible. Heart pain can be felt on the left side and is usually much worse with activity or stress. Other possibilities include rib pain, arthritis etc. Or an internal pain that is referred to your chest. (gallbladder, pancreas, ulcers, lung) any nausea? Coughing? Shortness of breath? ...Read more

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What is this pain in the middle section of the abdomen and under the diagram in the upper abdomen with bloating. What could be causing this?

What is this pain in the middle section of the abdomen and under the diagram in the upper abdomen with bloating. What could be causing this?

Many causes: There are many causes. The most common i would say are reflux disease, a peptic ulcer or a condition called nonulcer dyspepsia. An upper endoscopy could help make the diagnosis. Gallbladder disease is less likely unless the pain is severe and comes in discrete waves. I would suggest you contact your doctor for further advise. ...Read more

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What might lead to pain in the lower right side of the abdomen?

What might lead to pain in the lower right side of the abdomen?

Appendicitis: Appendicitis is a common and serious condition that requires medical attention. If pain persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a pain in the lower left side of your stomach?

What are the causes of a pain in the lower left side of your stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain in your upper and lower left side of your stomach?

What are the causes of pain in your upper and lower left side of your stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left side that radiates to your back?

What causes pain in the left side that radiates to your back?

Numerous: Numerous causes are possible, and the range of possibilities varies with your age, gender, and previous medical conditions. If it is left side of chest, causes include pneumonia, pericarditis, pleuritis, chest wall pain, shingles, pneumothorax, and many more. Left flank pain can be kidney stones or infection, bowel problems, etc. Best to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of severe pain mid ways of the right side of your back...hurts to even breath?

What can be the cause of severe pain mid ways of the right side of your back...hurts to even breath?

Mid back pain: An inflamed nerve root, facet joint, or rib head can cause the pain that you describe. Anti-inflammatory medications and massage are a good first step to relieve the pain. Consider a chiropractor if the pain persists. Other treatment options include muscle relaxers, neuropathic pain medicine, physical therapy, and pain management. ...Read more

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I have pain in right side of the abdomen right beside the ribcage. What could be the reason and remedy to this?

Pain in Belly: Hard to tell what it is. Did you have any trauma? You can take over the counter pain medications, but if it continues i would get it checked out with an abdominal film. The doctor may decide to to a chest xray or rib series to check for something in the chest. ...Read more