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Is There A Reason For Upper Ab Pain Besides Gallbladder Or Liver
Lots: May just be gas, but...Can be due inflammation of stomach, duodenum, ulcers of either, tumors, pancreas issues, colon problems, esophagus issues, spleen, blood vessel (aorta), even cardiac or gyn related depends on location, type of pain, duration, other symptoms, individual's age, sex, meds, etc. See your doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
If gall blader, liver and gastritis are not the cause then what can be a reason for pain/discomfort under right rib area?
Are dysentery and stomach pain common after gallbladder removal?Is there is any medication that can help?
Can you have a panc. tumor that is causing pain but no other symptoms for over 8 months? Burning pain in upper left abdomen, heartburn when eating.
No: Most common symptom of pancreatic cancer would be painless jaundice. Pancreatic cancer is also extremely uncommon in your age group. Taking metformin WITH food may reduce your symptoms significantly. If not, tell your doctor that you are having stomach problems with metformin and you will be prescribed an alternative medication. ...Read more
Rarely: For liver pain to develop, the most common problem is expansion of the capsule due to an enlarging malignancy. The most common liver disease is fibrosis or cirrhosis secondary to alcoholism, or hepatitis. Here the primary complication is portal hypertension wherein the liver produces ascites. ...Read more
Midline, upper abdominal discomfort. No heartburn/reflux medication seems to help. Could it be a hernia or gallbladder? What are the symptoms?
Upper abdomen: Pain in the upper abdomen can be many things. Reflux is just one potential problem. Gallbladder disease, other stomach (gastric) problems such as ulcers or inflammation (gastritis), pancreatic problems, liver, etc. Are to be considered. Alcohol drinking, even in moderation can provide stomach problems, and antacids may not always help. You need to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Have a distended gallbladder with no stones. Also have a lot of gas in abdomen. Is it related and what is treatment for distended gallbladder?
IT DEPENDS: Not all diseased gallbladders have stones. About 10% of gallbladders removed, due to symptoms , have no stones. They just fail to empty appropriately, leading to pain, bloating, increased gas, and nausea. A functional test (hida scan) of the gallbladder can be ordered, and if the gallbladder is not emptying appropriately, removal will usually improve symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
What is the possible diagnostic of a dull lower abdominal pain in a female? There is no vomiting and fever.
Cause of upper right abdominal pain? Gb out 6/13. Gastro has diagnosed me with IBS after many tests. No flags as to pain cause? He says not an organ.
Would CBC and abdom X-ray show any kind of infection? Mild Lower right tummypain comes and goes no fever is appendicitis or diverticulitis possible?
Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help ...Read more
Is there a connection between getting a severe pain where the liver is due to a benign liver tumor & being upset? What should be done about it?
Being upset is bad: Being upset can cause all sorts of physical experiences. That's not surprising - these are mental processes. Being upset won't make the tumor worse, but over time chronic upset can do some physical damage from stress hormones. Consider supportive therapy and/or CBT to manage all this. Best! ...Read more
Frequent pain in left arm, although no chest pain. Does this indicate anything about the heart? Or is a sign for any other problem?
Age: Judging by your age cardiac problem is unlikely. See orthopedic surgeon or gp. ...Read more
How do I know if ruq pain is worth a trip to er. I have no ins. No $$. history of k.stones, fear possible gall bladder. Pain is sharp mild intermittent.
Depends: Well... This is a tough one. If you are in enough pain that is unrelenting then Er is a good idea. If you have had any combination of fevers/chills/nausea/vomitting that is making you unable to preform your regular day to day activities then get checked out. If the issue is mild,intermittent pain without anything that I have mentionned then you can be seen as an outpatient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
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