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Pain In Stomach Below Sternum
Ate fast food last night. Few hours afterward started feeling sick with sharp pain in pit of stomach below sternum. Stomach Cramps and queasy.
Stabbing pain in upper region of stomach below sternum. Pain radiates to the left and then to my back. Happens even when i don't eat?
I have severe stomach pain below my sternum down both sides when i inhale..What should I do?Hantee
I didn't know I was prego with my first child and the same symptoms I had with my first child I'm having them all over again.chest pain abdominal pain?
Talk to Primary MD: Pains R common w pregnancy, especially as fetus gets larger (No info given for #weeks). However while pains R common, you still need be diligent &tell you Prim MD & have an ECG, & also reasonable to have blood studies related to pancreas etc & abdom Echo & Phys exam to be satisfied all is well. U R Mommy & it is your fetus. Make sure. ...Read more
Sharp pain in stomach within first couple of minutes eating every time I eat. Lasts about 30 mins. Radiates into chest. What could it be?
?GERD or gallbladder: Gallbladder "attacks" are usually related to gallstones that block the expulsion of bile from the gallbladder. The pain is usually shortly after meals, worse with fatty foods, and lasts about an hour or so, right upper abdomen sometimes radiating to back. GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux, is heartburn, worse after eating spicy foods, worse when lying down after big meals at night. Antacids help. ...Read more
YES: Gas trapping in the left upper abdominal area can cause referred pain to the chest and left shoulder. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain for two days now. Right under my chest. Painful to press. Pain never goes away but does get better at times. Feels kind of like a?
Doctor can evaluate: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid" pains, such as a stomach ulcer, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). An infection with H. pylori bacteria can lead to stomach ulcer pains (an acid blocker can help). One needs more evaluation by her primary care doctor. Heart disease, rib and cartilage problems, pancreatitis, gallstones, or various cancers can cause upper abdominal pain. ...Read more
See a doctor: Differential diagnosis is too broad for anyone to be able to help you online. Abdominal pain radiating to the back and sides could be anything from appendicitis, kidney stones to cholelithiasis (gallbladder stones). Pain radiating to the left side of your chest could be musculoskeletal, gastric, or cardiac. No way to know. Please go and see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more
I have chest pain over this situation. My two yr old has had mult colonoscopys for ongoing abdominal pain., what to do?
2nd opinion: I often see abdominal pain as a recurrent problem in kids.In a kid with poor communication skills, (2yo) i would seek answers to his problem from other sources, not just his lower bowel.A visit with a developmental pediatrician may be the best way to unravel this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer