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Is upper abdominal pain a common side effect of Plan B? I took it 22 hours after a risk (no penetration) and 5 days later upper abddomen still hurt

Is upper abdominal pain a common side effect of Plan B? I took it 22 hours after a risk (no penetration) and 5 days later upper abddomen still hurt

Abdominal Pain can: Occur with Plan B. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For severe or on-going pain - consult with your gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Tyson
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Upper Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Upper abdominal pain is pain felt in the belly, above the abdomen. Problems in the stomach, upper intestine, and liver may cause ...Read more


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What is the nursing care for abdominal aortic aneurysm?

What is the nursing care for abdominal aortic aneurysm?

Resuscitation: The most critical part of nursing after a AAA repair is the immediate post-operative period- especially if the repair is done in an open fashion. There are dramatic fluid shifts that occur and close monitoring of acid-base status, blood pressure, blood counts, and breathing are critical. Once the breathing tube is out and the patients starts to eat, the focus becomes pain control and slow rehab. ...Read more

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I've had upper abdominal pain for about 6 days. What can this be?

I've had upper abdominal pain for about 6 days. What can this be?

Could be ucer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis
negative ct scan does not mean you do not have a problem
stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) from over the counter with some anti acid make sure your bowels moving ok no constipation
if your symptoms does not improve your doctor should referred you for upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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What can I take for severe upper abdominal pain which radiates to my back?

What can I take for severe upper abdominal pain which radiates to my back?

Abdominal pain: Have to determine what is pain related to first. For example is pain worse after eating? If ted maybe related to gallstones. If pain is better after eating maybe related to ulcer disease. If pain radiates to shoulders the heart related so best thing is to talk to private doctor. ...Read more

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What can be causing upper abdominal pain radiating to back spine?

Abdominal pan & back: You have upper abdominal pain that radiates to the back. Classically one could consider pancreatitis as a cause of this pain. Drug induced pancreatitis from Lasix (furosemide) among other drugs. You may also consider an ulcer, gastritis, cholocystitis, and colitis. These are what comes to mind. Your doctor will perform a thorough history and physical exam and may order tests to help you. Don't smoke. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain with nausea?

Upper abdominal pain with nausea?

Couple of things..: Gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer dieases, gastritis, severe reflux can cause your symptoms. Viral gastroenteritis (stomach-bug), irritable bowel can do same as well. If it is severe and rapid onset, it could be pancreatitis/gallbladder disease. If it is better better, then it is a good thing...If getting worse, consult/call doc for instructions...
Good luck.. ...Read more

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Does HIV cause upper abdominal pain?

Does HIV cause upper abdominal pain?

Possible: HIV/AIDS attacks the immune system so the majority of the major problems arise from susceptibility to other infections. In line with this, a number of gastrointestinal infections are more common in HIV/AIDS patients. You need evaluation for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Can scoliosis cause upper abdominal pain?

Can scoliosis cause upper abdominal pain?

It is unlikely.: Idiopathic scoliosis tends to be a painless condition. Large curves may cause back pain.
It is very unusual for scoliosis to cause abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Can constipation lead to upper abdominal pain?

Yes: Actually, if the constipation is severe, abdominal pain can be generalized. A visit to your doctor is always helpful if you have missed your bms for several days. ...Read more

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How come I have upper abdominal pain after drinking milk?

You might have: Lactose intolerance or gallstone disease. Either way, try eliminating dairy products for a while. If it persists, time to see a doctor for specific recommendation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have upper abdominal pain when you're constipated?

No: Not usually. Upper abdominal pain may be secondary to gastric or duodenal ulcer, gall stones or gall bladder disease, or pancreatic problems. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain after drinking tea everytine?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain after drinking tea everytine?

Here are some...: Which part of abdomen, how long lasting, what kind of tea... are some important questions to ask. Nonetheless, by your nicely described sequence of events, your personal incompatibility with what you drank is suspected. So, try, watch, and see if you can identify such suspicion. If yes, stop consuming what may be not agreeable with you. More? To article in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html ...Read more

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Can constipation cause upper abdominal pain if you're really constipated?

Yes: Constipation can be surprisingly painful and difficult to treat. However, any severe abdominal pain should be evaluated by a physician to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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What would cause upper abdominal pain when deep breathing or bending over?

Abdominal pain: Upper abdominal pain can be caused by several problems (including liver, gallbladder, stomach, and pancreas) and deep breathing or bending over increases the pressure on your abdominal organs increasing pain. As always would see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm 27 years old I have swollen testical and lower and upper 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

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What can cause right side upper abdominal pain? My appendix was removed years ago.

What can cause right side upper abdominal pain? My appendix was removed years ago.

RUQ pain: Gallbladder, liver, stomach, colon, lung and small intestine are all possible involved organs. To get a better idea of the cause I suggest you give your doctor all the details about the pain and allow them to examine and draw appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Moderate upper abdominal pain today after taking weekly Fosamax (alendronate) med?

Call ur doctor: Alendronate can be irritative to the gastrointestinal tract and should call your doctor regarding continuing, or addition of stomach medications empirically. Red flags requiring urgent medical attention would include seeing any blood or change in stool color (esp blood or black tarry stool0, fever, weight loss, weakness/dizziness. Happy to consult if further questions ...Read more

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What if I had my gallbladder removed and still experiencing same upper abdominal pain?

What if I had my gallbladder removed and still experiencing same upper abdominal pain?

Other problem?: Retained stones in the duct can cause similar pain as prior to gallbladder removal. Stomach problems such as ulcers or gastritis can also be the cause. See your doctor/surgeon. You obviously need further evaluation if you still have the pain after surgery. You may need an upper endoscopy to evaluate the stomach for ulcers. ...Read more

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What to do if I am having severe upper abdominal pain every time I try to eat solid food.?

See your doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any treatment plans. ...Read more

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What is the first symptom of liver disease or liver problems? Is it right upper abdominal pain?

What is the first symptom of liver disease or liver problems? Is it right upper abdominal pain?

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

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I have upper abdominal pain and I'm bleeding while ovulating. Are the two related by any chance?

Ovulation: Ovulation wouldn't be a cause of upper abdominal pain or profuse uterine or vaginal bleeding. If the upper abdominal pain is severe and persistent, get examined by a physician right away. The vaginal bleeding should be evaluated by your gynecologist at the same time in my opinion. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions, I am having severe upper abdominal pain every time I try to eat solid food.?

Can you give me suggestions, I am having severe upper abdominal pain every time I try to eat solid food.?

Needs workup: Try to make an appointment with your primary care doctor or GI doctor but in the meantime, write down if there are particular drinks, foods, or medications that bother your stomach. Also keep a list of every medication and supplement that you take for your visit. It sounds like you need either a scope or a scan. ...Read more

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What to do if I had right upper abdominal pain, and I ended up in the er. The tests did not show much. Why the pain?

What to do if I had right upper abdominal pain, and I ended up in the er. The tests did not show much. Why the pain?

Passing a gallstone: If you passed a stone, single gallstone or single kidney stone, it is possible the er testing was all negative. However, the process will likely recur. Monitor yourself, diary the symptoms, check in with your doc, hydrate, stay on a low fat diet. There are diagnostic tests your doc can order in the outpatient setting to achieve a diagnosis. Be well. ...Read more

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I had a LAVH a week ago and am now having severe upper abdominal pain on my right side that is radiating to my back.

I had a LAVH a week ago and am now having severe upper abdominal pain on my right side that is radiating to my back.

Severe pain: If having severe pain after having had major surgery last week, you need in person evaluation. If you can't be seen in your doctors office today, head to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Severe upper abdominal pain for 6 hours, slight numbness on upper left side. Very painful. No problems going to bathroom.?

See dr: Severe pain has many diagnosis and they need to be checked as it may avoid future problems. See the dr. ...Read more

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I have sharp left upper abdominal pain for 2 days. Should I go to the ER or wait till tomorrow to schedule a appointment.

I have sharp left upper abdominal pain for 2 days. Should I go to the ER or wait till tomorrow to schedule a appointment.

Depends: If any of the following are true you should go to the ER tonight: nausea, vomiting, inability to tolerate any food, fever, chills, pain so severe that you can't sleep. Here's one test you can do at home: if you hop in place and the pain is really severe when you do that, or you are limited by pain, then go to the ER as well, that could be what is known as peritonitis and may require surgery. ...Read more

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Woke up this morning with a sudden nauseous sensation. Feeling a bit hot and weak too with upper abdominal pain. What could this be?

Woke up this morning with a sudden nauseous sensation. Feeling a bit hot and weak too with upper abdominal pain. What could this be?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain and nausea are extremely complex diagnoses that normally require a complete history, physical exam, laboratory, and imaging. Upper abdominal pain can be caused by gallbladder, liver disease, gastroenteritis, pancreatitis, and many other entities. I recommend that you see your physician. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain in the middle and left side, with nausea, this has been going on for 3 months now, pain is going to flanks.?

Seek medical attn...: I would get help if I were you...Why wait if this has been going of for so long? Is this pain getting worse, or is it worse after meals, before meals or with activity or certain positions? Some things possible include gastritis, pancreatitis, reflux, kidney stones, etc...The list is long so get evaluated soon! Good luck! ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain. On right side hurts more sitting forward leaning down and turning to my right. Dull aching pain?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain. On right side hurts more sitting forward leaning down and turning to my right. Dull aching pain?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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Have upper abdominal pain that comes on gradually a few days ago. The pain is a dull achy pain. And today woke up with blood in my urine.

Have upper abdominal pain that comes on gradually a few days ago. The pain is a dull achy pain. And today woke up with blood in my urine.

Abdominal Pain: There are a lot of causes of abdominal pain. Right upper abdominal pain may be due to gallbladder stones, mid upper abdominal pain may bue due gastritis/pancreatitis. Blood in the urine likewise has many etilogies such as kidney/bladder infection, prostate infection, kidney/bladder cancer. Get yourself checked. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal discomfort. The following also describe me: Abdominal pain (generalized) and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing abdominal discomfort. The following also describe me: Abdominal pain (generalized) and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting upper abdominal pain, I have had several tests done that come back negative. The only thing I have is an 8mm polyp in my gb. Help?

Why do I keep getting upper abdominal pain, I have had several tests done that come back negative. The only thing I have is an 8mm polyp in my gb. Help?

What Tests?: What tests have you had so far? Sometimes real pain can be related to stress. Is tr pain associated with any specific stressors? Or times of the day? Does it go away on the weekend? How often does it occur? ...Read more

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What can the symptoms of upper abdominal pain and trouble burping mean?

Not sure: There are too many possibilities. Most common could be ulcers, reflux, gastritis, gastroenteritis etc. It's best to call ur doctor to b seen in person and examined. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain and rapid weight loss?

Upper abdominal pain and rapid weight loss?

See your MD: While you do not characterize the type of pain (constant, radiating, effect of eating) or the amount of weight loss, unintended weight loss coupled with abdominal pain is concerning - there can be several reasons, malignancy, blood supply problems and some infections. Please make an appointment with your physician for blood tests and ultrasound or ct scan ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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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


Dr. Robert Cloud
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Epigastric Pain (Definition)

Epigastric pain = discomfort in the upper ...Read more