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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
Sure: Acid from stomach can commonly be misunderstood by the body if it flows backwards into lower esophagus. Consider antacids, not reclining after eating, cold water to dilute the acid, and a visit to a GI doctor. ...Read more
YES: Gas trapping in the left upper abdominal area can cause referred pain to the chest and left shoulder. ...Read more
I have crohns disease, have bad abdominal pain with chest pain and not feeling well. been feeling like this Sunday. Please help?
Needs evaluation: Severe abdominal pain definitely needs to be evaluated, either by your primary care doctor or gastroenterologist, or if you are in severe pain and can't see one of them, you should go to the emergency room. There are all sorts of issues that can cause this but you need to be evaluated ASAP. ...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 more
I am having severe to moderate upper abdominal pain, that goes through my back, with occasional chest pain, what could be the cause of this?
See your PCP : At your you can have serious health issues please see your pcp regarding the symptoms. ...Read more
What would cause chest pain. Abdominal pain epigastric and urq, and in between the shoulder blades?
See your Doctor: Most likely cause is gallbladder disease and gallstones especially if the pain occurs after a fatty meal. Any chest pain that is persistent however should be evaluated immediately since other more serious conditions like blood clots in the lung, heart attacks, hepatitis etc. Can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
I'm sixteen years old and I have had upper abdominal pain and chest pain for the last three or more weeks. I am very scared.
Relax but evaluate: At your age this is more likely to be irritation of your swallowing tube than anything serious. It can/does hurt & many people immediately thing it is heart related. Avoid acidic foods/carbonated drinks & caffeine. Don't eat or drink within an hour of laying down. Go in and be evaluated. ...Read more
I've had this cough for 2 weeks-almost 3. I used to have chest pains, abdominal pain and I vomited once. Could i possibly have pneumonia?
Sudden steady upper abdominal pain 24 hours relieved a bit when lying down or reclined increases when sit up or stand pain radiates to chest & back?
18 weeks pregnant i m having lower abdominal pain sore ears mucus on my chest also a headache i ve had these aymptoms all night any idea as to what s?
Did you call your: Ob doctor, do not be shy, your OB doctor is on call or has someone on call this weekend, if you were my pt I would expect you to call me first! You should not be having lower abdominal pain, that is why u need to call your OB and if for some reason your OB does not respond you need to go to the er at the hospital where you will be delivering, you prob also have an ear and or bronhitis infection. ...Read more
20 year old male, recent upper back and abdominal pain, minor chest pain, bounding visible pulse and pain in suprasternal notch, I'm healthy. Anxiety?
Small hiatal hernia. I've had bad heartburn and chest pain. Uper abdominal pain adds well. I'm misserable. What could be going on? I'm in a lot of pain.
If the pain is really bad go immediately to the nearest emergency room.
If it not too bad call your doctor for advice. Don't be surprised or mad if you are referred to the ER. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) and chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of pressure or heaviness) (side: both) (severity: mild) (time frame: s
Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more
I've had abdominal pain for the past 2 days which includes headache whenever I look down, ear ache on and off, chest pain on and off, mild diarrhea, severe nausea, and a stiff neck. I'm not sure what I could have.?
No single answer: You have multiple complaints, hard to diagnose. Suggest seeing your doctor. ...Read more
Hi I've been feeling a lot of pain in my body and I think I'm having constipation and I feel bloated and abdominal pain and rapid heartbeat and shortness of breath and chest tightness and pain and pain and numbness in my left arm and body popping and head
Huhh???: You talk of such vague overall complaints all over your body that it suggests to me that you might be having issues of a psychological rather than a physiological disruption in your health. You may indeed have constipation. That might cause you pain and a feeling of fullness in the left lower quadrant of your abdomen. It would not explain the rest. See your PCP. ...Read more
Abdominal pain and diarrhea for 4 months, headaches sometimes chest pain a lot of burping and some times dizzy. Head mri, CT blood CBC ab u/s all fine?
Splenic flex. synd: Abdominal pain on the left with chest pain is usually related to some process in the upper region of the left bowel with irritation of the diaphragm causing chest pain. Without a CAT scan of the chest abdomen to see if there is pathology in left upper colon and an inflammatory process in the left chest one cant make an accurate diagnosis. Get work up. ...Read more
Having slight chest pain should I be worried, been under the weather for 4 days now was having abdominal pain on my left side a back pain?
I had severe chest and abdominal pain that went into my left arm? Abdominal pain lasted 10 mins, while chest pain lasted 20 mins. It's gone, but er?
Common sense : If the symptoms are gone, it's probably not your heart, which would be unlikely in a 21-year old that is otherwise healthy. Could be a muscle spasm or pleurisy, especially if it was worse with a deep breath. Those are not dangerous. If it comes back or is progressive, I would consider the er, but in the end, you have to make the call. This forum is not equipped for that type of advice. ...Read more
I've been having chest pain and abdominal pain and my breast having been hurting lately the same thing happened with my first child I didn't know?
Insuff Info(?#weeks): After 20 weeks Breast pain common(fullness incr w time to feed baby). I don't know your #weeks, but growing fetus causes back & tummy pain. Discuss w your OB doc. You should be having U/S of abd & check of fetal Hrt Beat regularly in F/U. As fetus gets big there is pressure to chest from diaphragm which separates Abd from thorax(chest). ...Read more
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