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Middle Upper Abdomen Hardness
I have achy type pain in my left flank middle of my back area and it sometimes radiates around to my upper abdomen.
Thoughts...: It could be a variety of things... Gas, stomach ulcer, gastritis, kidney stones. Your doctor will probably do a urine test looking for blood (from a kidney stone), do a thorough back and abdominal exam. Make sure you get it checked out if it's persisting, especially if you're having fevers or bowel changes. Best of luck! ...Read more
Horrible pain in upper middle back, has moved to just to right of upper abdomen. and pain right back. Unable to eat or drink for about 3 weeks.
Many possible causes: pain in the right upper abdomen and ride back kid have many possible causes. Some of them include gallbladder disease, stomach or duodenum ulcer disease, pancreatic illnesses, and illnesses of the right side of the colon or the small intestine. Given that there are so many possibilities, and because your symptoms seem to be fairly severe, I would see your doctor ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
I get a pain in my middle upper abdomen it pain come & goes but its get extremely painful at times I don't have any problems when I go to the bathroom?
Pain mid abdomen: Could be gastritis/ GERD( with or wittout H pylori) or gallbaldder. Could try Maalox 1 tablespoon 2 x a day x 2 and see if helps or ranitidine/ prevecid ( x 2 weeks) rarely could be pancreas ( if consume alcohol) ,hernia ( does your naval bulge?) or ovaries. f/u w/ doc ...Read more
I drink several sodas a day, however lately when I drink my usual Soda I have severe pain in the middle of my upper abdomen. Why is this happening ?
Cut down : It sounds like you need to cut down on your carbonated drink consumption . Our bodies change with time and perhaps is not reacting as it did in the past . Perhaps there is an underlying problem that is being exacerbated by the sodas you drink. See your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What causes a hunger kind of pain in the middle of the upper abdomen. Sometimes eating relieves the pain & other times no. Can it be my gallstones?!
PROBABLY NOT: Epigastric pain that is relieved by eating is typical of ulcer or gastritis. Gallstones, when symptomatic, usually cause pain after eating, especially after fatty or greasy foods. Some other entities can also cause this type of pain, including pancreas issues. I recommend you seek a direct medical opinion. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having occasional tightness and burning right in the middle of my upper abdomen.. Should i be concerned?
Maybe...: If you're indicating your epigastrium (just below the ribs in the midline), then you may have peptic disease (e.G ulcer, gerd, reflux) or contractions or delayed emptying of the gut in that location (stomach, mid-colon). Less likely (& appropriate to symptom duration, intensity, timing, risks) your gallbladder or pancreas may be sick. Best to get checked. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause a constant discomfort in the upper abdomen right under ribcage in the middle that's there all day everyday?
Gallbladder pain: Usually is mid epigastrium or right upper quadrant. Left side is unusual manifestation of gallbladder pain. Consult your doctor for other possibilities. ...Read more
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