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Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Left lower abdominal pain, bloating , nausea what can this be?

Left lower abdominal pain,  bloating , nausea what can this be?

Few thoughts...: Left lower abdominal pain is commonly associated with either diverticulosis (it is), constipation or irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). Bloating can be associated with both. Nausea without vomiting is non-specific and could go along with all. If symptoms are severe or persist then see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause bloating, nausea, dizziness, lower left abdominal pain?

What could cause bloating, nausea, dizziness, lower left abdominal pain?

Could be: Simple constipation, diverticular disease, or tumor or inflammatory bowel disease, left ureteral/kidney stone or if female ovarian pathology. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Upper right and left abdominal pain (during one year)with reflux and bloating, im taking omeprazole and ranitidine but im still in pain.Wat could it be

Upper right and left abdominal pain (during one year)with reflux and bloating, im taking omeprazole and ranitidine but im still in pain.Wat could it be

Consider EGD: This could be from an ulcer or uncontrolled acid reflux and having an egd done would help to confirm the diagnosis and evaluate for other concerns. Other possiblitie would include gallbladder and further testing may be necessary if the egd were unremarkable. Lab tests, if not done already, would be helpful as well. ...Read more

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I have had lower left abdomen pain and gas and bloating. ?

I have had lower left abdomen pain and gas and bloating. ?

See your doctor: this is not specific enough to hazard an answer.. an clinical exam by your doctor will be importnat ...Read more

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I'm have low left abdomen pain radiates to low back w/ bloating 2 days now appendix removed 2 mo ago, hurts to cough, no fever, have mctd & IBS 24yr old?

I'm have low left abdomen pain radiates to low back w/ bloating 2 days now appendix removed 2 mo ago, hurts to cough, no fever, have mctd & IBS 24yr old?

Abdominal pain: Left lower pain is not on the same side as your appendix. It could be a host of reasons. You should see your primary care doctor for an exam and possible cat scan. ...Read more

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Frequent urinating with sharp pain in lower left abdomen with cramping feeling in abdomen & pain in my back with bloating . What can be causing this?

Frequent urinating with sharp pain in lower left abdomen with cramping feeling in abdomen & pain in my back with bloating . What can be causing this?

All signs point: To a urinary tract infection. An inflamed bladder can cause or exacerbate those symptoms. I think you should go unfor exam but likely a short course of right antibiotics will do. Good luck. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more