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Ongoing Shingle Abdomen Pain
Upper abdomen pain. Tums (calcium carbonate) and warm bath didn't help. Ongoing for about 3 hours?
Upper abdominal pain: Unfortunately there just too many possibilities in that part of your body to be of much help without a hands-on exam. Of course we think of the most common things first like indigestion. Some of other possibilities include peptic ulcer disease, non-ulceraive dyspepsia, gastritis, gallbladder disease, indigestion, pancreatitis, esphageal reflex or esophageal spasm. See your PCP for help. ...Read more
RUQ pain: That is the location of your spleen. Sometimes that can be reffered pain involving left upper chest wall, left lung base, left colon angle. So lots of possibilities. If the pain you feel is after effort is more likely the spleen. If it s happening for awhile, getting worse, associated with shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting go and see your pcp asap. Hope it helps. ...Read more
...to treat what?: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Find ; treat the underlying cause not symptoms, pls get checked. ...Read more
Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Many causes: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
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
See your doctor: Abdominal pain, even if associated with back 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 & perform a physical exam before recommending any treatment plans. It's possible it could be a stone, based on the brief information you've noted, & and ultrasound or CT may identify the problem ...Read more
RLQ abdominal pain: Pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen can be from many sources, including the gallbladder, liver, kidney, ovaries, colon, small intestine, and pancreas, among others. If the pain is severe, you should go to the emergency room. Otherwise, see your doctor soon. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Yes but is atypical: Costochondritis or inflammation of the cartilage around the rib cage and sternum may cause swelling. I would expect the site of inflammation to be painful and swollen (point tenderness and swelling). This diagnosis may also cause back and abdominal pain, also known as referred pain. However, true abdominal pain should also be observed for worsening as it can be from other causes. ...Read more
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
I keep getting lower right abdomen pain but it comes and goes but when I get it its realy sharp and then oes again what could it be?
For the past 2 days I have been having bad abdomen pain. It wakes me up early in the morning starts from each side to middle, feels like contractions?
I have abdomen pain for 2 mnth under right lower rips, kidney&liver bl tests were normal, abdomen us shows normal liver, kidney&gb, wht is this pain?
Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ 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
A week after AF I had startd spottin. This is day 11 of spotting. I have Left abdomen pain too. Negative PregTest. Today is day 26 of cycle. Help! ?
Aunt Flo Don't Lie: If you are spotting like that it could be a persistent ovarian cyst that is causing your uterus to stay full and it will leak blood after a while. You really need to see your gynecologist, though, because there are many other causes of persistent spotting. You don't want to miss something or get anemic, do you? By the same token don't worry too much. This can usually be treated with medication. ...Read more
Revisit pelvicus since >3cm simple cyst found 3 months ago. Result shows normal but have large area of dark shadow. Been abdomen pain & faint once. Normal?
Greatly depends: On what is causing the pain. There are so many structures within the abdomen, it is hard to say without a physical exam. You will need to be examined face to face by a physician. You may need to visit the er depending on the pain, level, area and other symptoms. ...Read more
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Many things: Many things can cause right abdominal pain including constipation, gallstones, hepatitis, parasites, food allergies, ovarian cysts, appendicitis and tubal pregnancies. Some of these are not too serious, some are life-threatening, so if the pain is severe I advise you go to the emergency room for evaluation. ...Read more
Many, Many: Any organ (appendix, pancreas, ovaries, testes, intestines, etc) can all cause mid & low back and abdominal pain. Much pain is referred, though from spinal malalignments & tendon/ligament injuries. See a good osteopathic physician (D.O.) who can do a comprehensive history and physical exam and other testing, if needed to determine & treat cause. ...Read more
It depends: You should not be having this kind of pain under normal conditions. There can be many causes, and you need to be fully evaluated! ...Read more
It can be.: The appendix is found in the right lower abdomen; some people have the tip of the appendix very close to the right ovary. Therefore, in the era prior to ct scans and ultrasounds, it was very difficult to differentiate diseases of the tubes and ovary (ruptured cyst, pelvic inflammatory disease) from appendicitis. Even now, these tests are not perfect, sometimes requiring exploratory surgery. ...Read more
Abdominal pain: O you need to see a physician as it is impossible to diagnose you this way ...Read more
Sharp pain: Sharp abdominal pain can be due to many reasons. Zantac (ranitidine) is to treat peptic ulcer disease orAcid Reflux (GERD). Need to ask where is the sharp abdominal pain upper vs. Lower abdomen? Does it get worse or better after eating? Any nausea or vomiting? Any constipation or increased gases? Answer all these questions and visit your friendly primary care doc. ...Read more
Noticed a very sharp, sensitive pain on surface of the left side my abdomen. Pain area about the size of a coin. Localized on the surface.
28 year old gentleman with abdominal pain.
When describing abdominal pain, when was the onset? What is the exact location? Upper or lower quadrant/part of abdomen? How long does it last? What is the intensity? Sharp or dull character? Any radiation?
Any other symptoms such as fever, nausea and vomiting? Changes in bowel habits. Also, take time to fill in your medical history, medications please ...Read more