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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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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