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17weeks pregnant 2nd bby hands & feet swollen had middle upper abdomen pain 1time that was follwed by migraine and vomit could it be preeclampsia?

17weeks pregnant 2nd bby hands & feet swollen had middle upper abdomen pain 1time that was follwed by migraine and vomit could it be preeclampsia?

Early, but see OB: It's very early for pre-eclampsia to happen, but tell your OB and get your blood pressure and urine checked. If normal, feel free to consult me to talk about migraine management in pregnancy. I'd be happy to help! ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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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?

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

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Upper middle of abdomen pain, feels like there's bubbles in my belly. I am also very nauseous. What is this?

Gastritis: This could be symptoms of gastritis. Other symptoms could be belching, sour fluid coming up. I recommend trying an antacid that you can find over the counter. If this does not help and it persists, see an M.D. ...Read more

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I have symptoms of GERD and upper middle abdomen pain just below the chest its like an acid pain.

I have symptoms of GERD and upper middle abdomen pain just below the chest its like an acid pain.

Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. But, you failed to ask a question about this common acid problem. ...Read more

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Can you feel pain left middle of upper abdomen with gallbladder pain?

Can you feel pain left middle of upper abdomen with gallbladder pain?

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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Got this bloating in my upper abdomen under my ribs looks in the middle upper abdomen, I have no pain only bloating I drink IBS pills sometimes?

Got this bloating in my upper abdomen under my ribs looks in the middle upper abdomen, I have no pain only bloating I drink IBS pills sometimes?

Bloating: You could have so many things, it is not funny. From nothing to being lactose intolerant, to having Celiac disease.
Please be examined by a professional soon ...Read more

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I'm 33 weeks pregnant and having discomfort after eating. Dizziness, upper middle abdomen pain, feeling bloated a gas trapped in my chest, breathless.

I'm 33 weeks pregnant and having discomfort after eating. Dizziness, upper middle abdomen pain, feeling bloated a gas trapped in my chest, breathless.

Gallbladder?: If bloating is mainly upper abdomen and pain radiates around the right and thru to the back it could be representative of gallbladder disease. Please see your doctor to see if an abdominal ultrasound or hida scan is needed. ...Read more

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Why does my upper abdomen pain increase with sitting?

Why does my upper abdomen pain increase with sitting?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gasiness? When you experience discomfort does the pain move or stay in one place? 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? Need this info to better help you. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain since last 15 days what could be possible problem?

Upper abdomen pain since last 15 days what could be possible problem?

It Depends: It depends on where the pain is. There are a lot of structures in the upper abdomen. It could mean dyspepsia (upset or acid stomach), heart burn, gall bladder problems, ulcer disease or other causes. If it doesn't go away, you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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While eating food I am feeling upper abdomen pain. Why?

While eating food I am feeling upper abdomen pain. Why?

Please see answer: There can be a number of reasons for upper abdominal pain. For specific advice you would need an online consultation with a Health Tap doctor > http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI For general information on the causes for abdominal pain see> http://bit. Ly/10RdXop http://bit. Ly/ZquHBK ...Read more

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I have CML and taking its medicine since December 2013, from May 2014 I have upper abdomen pain & diagnosed with Mild Hetatomegaly, please advice. .

I have CML and taking its medicine since December 2013, from May 2014 I have upper abdomen pain & diagnosed with Mild Hetatomegaly, please advice. .

Stay close to doctor: So you have bee treated for CML and noticed abdi all pain secondary to large liver it is kind of normal set of event need to stay close to your oncologist your cancer doctor and report to him everything good luck ...Read more

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Small scratches take months to heal, deep pain mostly in my thighs or back, sick a lot, left upper abdomen pain. Normal or something to be concerning?

C internist /hematol: Not usual 4 1 ur age at all. Healing requires stem cells 2 enter the area of a sore/ scratch & should do their job fast. With this history and the pain I think of some blood disorder. I would c an internist or a hematologist. If ur insurance requires a referral c ur pcp and go from there. ...Read more

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I am having a lot of acidity problem due to which my upper abdomen pain a lot. Its so bad that I just can't miss my food evn by mistake.

I am having a lot of acidity problem due to which my upper abdomen pain a lot. Its so bad that I just can't miss my food evn by mistake.

Be seen: You should see your physician. It is probably too much acid, and could benefit from an acid reducer like zantac (ranitidine) or prilosec, but should see your physician about it. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Celiac, gluten intol: Approximately 6 percent of patients are gluten sensitive. One percent of patients have celiac. Gluten found in flour which makes bread can cause bloating and cramping in patients with celiac or gluten sensitvity. Your doctor can do tests like blood work and endoscopy to check for this. ...Read more

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5 wks of my c-section n having upper abdomen pain can internal stitches open????

5 wks of my c-section n having upper abdomen pain can internal stitches open????

Pain after c/section: Surgical stitches take about 10-14 days to heal well enough where they shouldn't open as you described. Your pain could be gas, or ulcers if you've taken a lot of NSAID like Motrin, or it could be from complications that can occur after any surgery. See your surgeon to make sure. ...Read more

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Am male of 22 years. I have problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months. My lead level in blood is 43.11.Is it the reason? Help me?

Am male of 22 years. I have problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months. My lead level in blood is 43.11.Is it the reason? Help me?

May be: Whatever else, your blood lead level is high and needs to be treated. See this site for more info.

http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003360.htm ...Read more

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Akash (22, M).Problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months. Lead level in blood is 43.11.Is it the reason? Please give some tips to cure it?

Akash (22, M).Problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months. Lead level in blood is 43.11.Is it the reason? Please give some tips to cure it?

Lead Level: High blood lead levels can cause abdominal pain, but usually associated with constipation rather than loose stools. Check with your PCP as to other causes of abdominal pain since 6 months is too long to go with these symptoms without getting them checked out. ...Read more

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Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Right side upper abdomen pain under rib cage causes?

Possibilities: Ruq abdomen is home to the liver, gall bladder, small intestines, diaphragm. Gall bladder stones, duodenal ulcer, pneumonia, hepatitis, and sometimes atypical appendicitis can cause RUQ pain. Persistent pain warrants immediate evaluation by doctor. ...Read more

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Right upper abdomen pain radiates upto to right chest and right side back pain?

Right upper abdomen pain radiates upto to right chest and right side back pain?

Check with your PMD: The pattern of your pain is compatible possibly with a gall bladder problem but it could be coming from any other GI structure. I would check with your primary doctor first. If you don't have one, consider contacting a GI specialist and see if they'll get you in sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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I am getting upper abdomen pain most of the day and after eating food it is reducing. Should I concern about this?

Ulcer pain??: The best thing would be that you have an ulcer. It is, and has been for a number of years, a treatable medical condition- with 2 antibiotics and an antacid for about 3 weeks. If that doesn't work see your doc to look for nastier things-I.e. Stomach cancer, et. Al. ...Read more

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I was sitting my little girl sudden upper abdomen pain like stabbing tried to eat didn't help, hurts to move or take breaths, not normal never felt befo?

Possibilities: From what it sounds like you wrote, you may have pulled a rib muscle. If you are having difficulty breathing, I would seek medical attention to make you did not break a rib since it is unclear what you actually did. ...Read more

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What could upper abdomen pain after eating and unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?

What could upper abdomen pain after eating and unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?

Ulcer and reflux: You may well have a peptic ulcer and reflux disease. I recommend proceeding with an endoscopy and at the same time exclude an h pylori infection. ...Read more

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I have upper abdomen pain and had blood work done that says I have a high lipase level of 343. Could this be pancreatitis?

I have upper abdomen pain and had blood work done that says I have a high lipase level of 343. Could this be pancreatitis?

Yes: Pancreatitis is characterized by epigastric abdominal pain that radiates to the back. Pain is worse after eating or laying on your back. Pancreatitis has elevated amylase and lipase elevation ...Read more

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I have been having upper abdomen pain for over a week now. I thought it was hyper acidity. I took relcer gel antacid, jaggery but still have the pain?

I have been having upper abdomen pain for over a week now. I thought it was hyper acidity. I took relcer gel antacid, jaggery but still have the pain?

Get checked: This is certainly not normal and has been going on long enough that it's time to quit messing around and see a pro! Your doc can do a good history and physical and appropriate testing, with appropriate referrals when necessary. There are a lot of possible causes, some minor and some more serious. Get checked soon. Let us know! ...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