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Lower Center Abdominal Pain
Go to ER: A swollen testicle and pain may be from orchitis (infection involving the testicle) or more concerning, from testicular torsion, a twisting of the testicle that will lead to testicular loss if not immediately corrected. Without knowing more about your symptoms, and given the urgency for the latter problem, you should go to an er to have this evaluated asap. ...Read more
Good morning I will like to know if the tarceva (erlotinib) 150mg is causing abdominal pains in lower and upper abdominal pain.
Yes: Tarceva (erlotinib) or epidermal growth factor monoclonal inhibitor has many side symptoms associated with its use After several months of use moderate to severe abdominal pain can be noted. One should consider lowering the dosage fom 150MG to 100MG. The accompanying rash, diarrhea, and pain because of the growth factor receptors in bowel may indicate that the medication should be discontinued ...Read more
I had my gallbladder removed 6 yrs ago along with stones (basket, scope) I have since had severe center upper abdominal pain that lasts for days???
Other causes: Pain may be due to several other causes, like retained stones, spinctor dysfunction, attacks of pancreatic inflation, need tests (work up) to find the cause speak to your doctor, and possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more
Consultation advised: If this is a new problem you should you need to see a physician as soon as possible to examen you and diagnose and treat you. If this is a chronic problem see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment; you can also have a consultation here at Health Tap which may be helpful. A video, voice only or INBOX text consultation is best. A text chat is not advised for this problem. Best wishes. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain that moves - right, left and center. I also have pain in my upper back. Ultrasounds, labs and C normal. Dr doesn't think pancreas?
Stomach flutters: The most common reason for abdominal fluttering with a negative pregnancy test is spasms in the muscles surrounding the bowels. ...Read more
I have had bad lower upper abdominal pain all day, mid back pain I sumtimes have to breathe through it. It comes in waves and worsens when I leanover?
See MD: Time to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I have been going through severe lower and upper abdominal pain with mild to severe cramping in the rib cage under the chest plate area any possibilit?
See below: Severe pain in the chest or abdomen could be serious. See your doctor as soon as possible ...Read more
I'm up with fever, chills, upper abdominal pain from my center to my left side. Left side of my body is swollen. Thrown up once. Do I go to er? Diarea wkago
Yes,: Go see a doctor to be on the safe side... ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain in center, worsens with breathing, laying, eating, and pressure on it. Nausea, vomiting, lost of appetite. Help?
I am experiencing side pain, upper abdominal pain (side: right), passing gas and back pain (side: lower). Irritating pain from under right rib?
I am experiencing back pain (side: both) and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation). The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen can be due to gallstones. Pain in the right lower abdomen can be appendicitis. Stomach flu, food poisoning, other infections, etc., can also cause pain. ...Read more
Is this serious? Do I need to seek medical attention? Central upper abdominal pain appearing about an hour after eating. Between rib cage and belly button...Waves of pain has been lasting several hours...Sometimes severe. Cramplike. Male 54 years old
Other: Other things to consider if this happens routinely after you eat are gallstones and inadequate blood supply to the bowel. Gallstone pain is classically brought on by eating fatty foods and is most easily tested for with ultrasound. The problem of inadequate blood supply to the bowel (called mesenteric ischemia) is much less common than gallstones. It can also be tested for with ultrasound, though the tech needs to know that he or she should be looking at blood vessels. ...Read more
I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: sensation of tearing pain). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Upper abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Stomach upset. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...Read more
I'm 10w5d pregnant. Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen. What can the cause be? What advice do u give?
Other symptoms?: Constipation is more common in pregnancy and can cause this. Any urinary symptoms? A urinary tract infection can also cause this as can a stomach bug. It can just be the stretching of the uterus. If you are also spotting this can be a threatened miscarriage. Rest and if it persists, check with your doctor. ...Read more
About 3 months pregnant and having upper abdominal pain with lower back pain. The only thing that seams to help is a warm bath?
Get checked: Gallbladder pain can cause pain in the upper right side of the abdomen that radiates around to the back. Kidney disease can cause pain on either side of the back that radiates down toward the groin. See your doctor to help evaluate your pain and diagnostic solutions. ...Read more
Sharp throbbing pain in lower right abdomen. Started last night has a sharp general stomach ache and continued through the day. Sharp pulsating pain.
To have this checked out ASAP!
Generalized abdominal pain which "settles" in the right lower abdomen is pretty "classical"for acute APPENDICITIS. Not to alarm you but you need to go to an ER for evaluation if your PCP (Primary Care Provider) is unavailable now!
Hope this helps! Good Luck!
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Depends on the cause: Of the ache and cramps. There are 100's of possible causes of your symptoms. Some of them could be serious or require immediate operation. See you doctor so he can figure it out for you. ...Read more
Hello, I'm 15 weeks pregnant and have had stomach ache (not lower abdominal pain) could this be my organs being pushed upwards due to my growing baby?
Hard to say: Pregnant women often experience a variety of discomforts. They also experience periodic digestive disturbances. They are also prone to bladder infections. When pregnant women experience pain it is important to have it evaluated in person with your doctor to determine if a clear cause can be identified. ...Read more
What to do if I have a stomach ache/ cramps in my lower abdomen. Any suggestions on how to get rid of it?
Probiotics may help: ... But if not, consult your GI specialist. ...Read more
MY son has central upper abdominal pain and cramping above navel, nausea, fatigue and loss of appetite, for 4 days now. HELP?
Doc said ibs, but not sure if right diagnosis. Often upper abdominal pain sometimes lower, extreme nausea, big loss of appetite, change in bowel habit?
5 days of Constipation, black stool, lower back pain, upper abdominal pain in centre which eases when I lie upside down. What could be the cause?
Nonspecific: These symptoms don't point towards a single problem that can be diagnosed in this forum. Sounds like it would be appropriate to visit the doctor. Ask about whether or not there could be blood in the stool. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a hiatal hernia and in addition to upper abdominal pain, burning, burping, etc my lower abdomen is very bloated. Is that common with a hernia?
Not likely HHrelated: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more
23 weeks pregnant. Constant lower back pain, constant dull upper abdominal pain under breast. Help?
Some pain expected: Sorry you're in such discomfort. Since I don't know you at all or how your pregnancy has been coursing for past 23 weeks this answer may not be taking into consideration many things but I need to say that pain as you describe is not uncommon in many pregnant women. If, however, these are BRAND NEW or changed in some significant way compared to before then, call your OB for advice. No pain meds. ...Read more
What can cause upper abdominal pain with nausea, trouble sleeping and walking, vomiting, decreased appetite, and lower right abdominal pain?
Having upper abdominal pain in center & below left breast. Also pain in left shoulder & between shoulder blades. Belching & gas as well. After eating.
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