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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Why am I having sharp abdomen pain under my chest?

Why am I having sharp abdomen pain under my chest?

Depends: Could be your gallbladder or an ulcer or pneumonia. You need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Pains in chest and then pains in abdomen. What could cause of this discomfort?

Pains in chest and then pains in abdomen. What could cause of this discomfort?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I get abdominal to chest pain?

How do I get abdominal to chest pain?

Chest pain: Many possible causes for what you describe, no way to advise particulars with the limited information here. Should go see your doctor to find out if something is wrong and what to do. ...Read more

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Why do I have abdominal and chest pain?

Why do I have abdominal and chest pain?

Impossible to say: There are many causes. A full evaluation would consist of taking a detailed history, doing a physical exam, determining a short list of possible causes and then confirming the diagnosis while ruling out the alternatives with laboratory and imaging (xray, ultrasound and/or MRI) testing. ...Read more

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I have fluid in stomach and chest area?

I have fluid in stomach and chest area?

Need eval: I see you have a history of a-fib, trouble breathing and HTN as well. You need to see the dr to have your fluid assessed, properly diagnosed, and treated asap before it becomes a problem. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Because I have a pain in my stomach and chest?

Because I have a pain in my stomach and chest?

Incomplete question?: We're happy to help, but need more information including a better understanding of your problem and how we may be of assistance. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pains shooting up from stomach to chest?

What could cause sharp pains shooting up from stomach to chest?

Check on chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Maybe just GERD but get eval. ...Read more

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What can cause me to have pain where the chest and stomach meet?

What can cause me to have pain where the chest and stomach meet?

Pain at chest /stm: May be reflux, gastritis cjust reflux or from bacteria h pylori. May also related to pericarditis, if recent infection, or heart though rare at your age unless using pseudoephrine or cocaine. If pain when you press could be costochondritis an inflammation of the cartliage which responds to motrin, though I have also found it in people w/ mycoplasma and give zithromax. F/U w/ doc /urgent care ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest and upper abdomen. What to do?

I keep getting sharp pains in my chest and upper abdomen. What to do?

Hmmm: Difficult to answer. Many things can cause the symptoms you describe. I would strongly recommend that you see your doctor and discuss these symptoms so that the two of you can get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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I frequently feel pain in my chest and abdomen what could be the reason?

Needs to be checked: Pain in chest and abdomen needs to be checked by your doctor to find the cause
so consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my stomach that's goes up to my chest what can that be?

Reflux: Abdominal pain in the upper part of the abdomen, the epigastric area, can be due to acid production. This can move up the chest through the esophagus, known as acid reflux. You should seek medical help for evaluation and treatment since there are multiple cause for this. ...Read more

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Pain in abdomen when I press on the spot it shoots sharp pain to my chest?

Pain in abdomen when I press on the spot it shoots sharp pain to my chest?

Get eval for pain: There are lots of reasons for abdominal ; chest discomfort--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. Since pain is on palpation, a physical exam is your best bet. ...Read more

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What could be causing this prolonged abdominal and chest discomfort/pain?

What could be causing this prolonged abdominal and chest discomfort/pain?

Need more info: Multiple things can cause both abdominal and chest pain, Ned more information to give you any reasonable answer. ...Read more

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Upper-middle abdominal and chest-area discomfort. Is there a cure for this?

Upper-middle abdominal and chest-area discomfort. Is there a cure for this?

Depends on the cause: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good exercise plans to lose stomach and chest fat?

Could you tell me what are good exercise plans to lose stomach and chest fat?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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I keep having sharp pains in my chest and my stomach. What could this be from?

Sharp pain: Several things. Did you fall? How old are you? Does your back hurt too? See a doctor for a better exam because we can't answer this on line. ...Read more

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What causes pains on the ribs, chest, waist and on the left side of the abdomen?

Can't say...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more

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I'm having dull pains in upper left side oh stomach into chest. What could it be?

Lots of things: Could be related to lungs, diaphragm, pancreas, spleen, stomach, kidneys, colon, referred pain from gyn organs; even heart issues. Can't tell here, need to get examined. See md. ...Read more

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Is frequent trapped air in your chest a sign of a stomach illness or stomach problem?

Is frequent trapped air in your chest a sign of a stomach illness or stomach problem?

Possibilities: Consider aerophagia (air swallowing), esophageal dysmotility, atypical gerd. If originating below the esophagus, maybe: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar;3) gastroparesis due to delayed stomach emptying (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion; 7) ibs. Get checked. ...Read more

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Experiencing a cold sensation in my stomach and chest. Any thoughts on what might cause this?

Experiencing a cold sensation in my stomach and chest. Any thoughts on what might cause this?

Make a symptom diary: For symptoms that don't obviously point to one particular disorder, a patient should write down symptoms on a big calendar. Include: the symptoms, the time of day, what makes it better, what makes it worse, how long it lasts, any relationship to any activity, relationship to meals, relationship to medications or certain foods, etc... Then, he can show the diary to his doctor during evaluation. ...Read more

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I've felt like there is air trapped in my stomach and chest for two days now - what's going on?

I've felt like there is air trapped in my stomach and chest for two days now - what's going on?

? Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility--domperidone, erythromycin, reglan), gastric pacer. ...Read more

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What if I try to gain weight but do only stomach exercises, would my butt and chest grow bigger?

Based on weight now: If you are very obese, you will lose more weight on such a low calorie diet, than if you are only 10 lbs overweight. You need a deficit of 3500 calories to lose 1 lb. We usually recommend 250 cal worth of exercise, and 250 calorie reduction in food intake, . ...Read more

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I have a sharp random pain between my chest and stomach area. It only happens every once in awhile.

It's OK: Sharp random pains that are brief and rare, regardless of where they are located are almost never anything serious. If a pain becomes more severe, more repetitive or new symptoms appear, then you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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M 25 yrs old and have got moderate black heads, on back, chest, abdomen, not much on face. What should I do, help me out...?

M 25 yrs old and have got moderate black heads, on back, chest, abdomen, not much on face. What should I do, help me out...?

Acne: See a dermatologist or you doctor and see if they can put you in doxycycline 50-100mg a day. That may help. Depending on the degree and if cystic acne may use accutane. Hope this helps ...Read more

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I am having pain in my right and left side from my stomach all the way to my back and there's pain in my chest too. What do I do?

I am having pain in my right and left side from my stomach all the way to my back and there's pain in my chest too. What do I do?

Doctor: You need to let your parent know about the problem.
The pain may be serious but is not clear that it is. At your age it is unlikely to be heart related. Are you taking too much caffeine or pop with caffeine? Are you taking too much advil (ibuprofen) or like meds? The doctor should be able to help dx
The best to you ...Read more

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Sharp pain in upper middle abdomen and when I bend over feels like something is stabbing me in my chest! What in the world is wrong?

Pain in abdomen: Your abdomen has many potential causes of pain. Something like what you are experiencing really needs to be evaluated by your physician

your physician will:
- get a more detailed description of the character of your pain
- find our what makes your pain better or worse
- physicaly examine your abdomen to further assess your pain
- obtain a much more detailed history (example-have you had surgery?). ...Read more