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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?

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

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I have a pain in my middle abdomen area around the belly button that extends around my back. It feels like my stomach is tightening up along with my?

I have a pain in my middle abdomen area around the belly button that extends around my back. It feels like my stomach is tightening up along with my?

See your doctor.: There are many possibilities of things which can cause pain in the mid abdomen. You need to have a physical exam, a medical history, and perhaps lab testing or other tests to sort it out. Good luck. ...Read more

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My period start on June 28th, until July 1 so is only last 4 days. And today I have horrible pain in my middle abdomen and it last 2 days I always?

My period start on June 28th, until July 1 so is only last 4 days. And today I have horrible pain in my middle abdomen and it last 2 days I always?

And pain: Pain in lower abdomen could be related to menses but higher up could be your stomach, pancreas. If it's severe you can try some Tylenol (acetaminophen) but you probably should see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm obese and I'm experiencing sharp located pain in my middle abdomen while eating or walking, gastroscopy was ok 1 year ago, can it be muscolar? Thx

Not clear: there are many structures in your abdomen that we have to consider more. It could be your gallbladder, it could be your pancreas and could be stomach, could be the duodenum, it could be many of these structures. Need to see a gastroenterologist and clarify these issues. Muscle pain can be a cause of abdominal pain but that has to be evaluated. You can discuss this with your physician and a gastr ...Read more

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What could cause pain in upper middle abdomen? CBC nml, cmp nml, lipase amylase, and abdominal u/s nml. Scared of cancer or lymphoma. 31 years old.

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What could cause pain in upper middle abdomen? CBC nml, cmp nml, lipase amylase, and abdominal u/s nml. Scared of cancer or lymphoma. 31 years old.

Many possibilities: You could have ulcer disease, acid reflux, hernia, gallbladder inflammation or stones, gastritis, or gastroenteritis, and so on. Is your pain acute or chronic, any triggers, etc? Lipase neg makes pancreatitis unlikely. US neg makes gall stones less likely. CMP nl means normal liver function and bilirubin. See your doctor or GI. Cancers usually not common in your age group. ...Read more

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I had a bad stomach virus 3 weeks ago. Since then, I have severe pain in upper middle abdomen and right below left breast. What is this?

I had a bad stomach virus 3 weeks ago. Since then, I have severe pain in upper middle abdomen and right below left breast. What is this?

Post-infectious: Irritation of the lining of the stomach after a viral infection can cause stomach pain for weeks. Talk to your healtch care provider about a treatment to suppress acid production. This can help the healing process. ...Read more

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EGD, CBC, CMP, HIDA, lipase and amalyse, lipid panel, and A1C all normal. Dull pain URQ and middle abdomen. No other symptoms. Chance of cancer?

Unlikely..: But, you should speak with your primary. If this is ongoing, than there are certainly more imaging tests. An ultrasound could be done and is cheap painless with no radiation. If that doesn't show anything and the pain continues a CT may be useful. ...Read more

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All of a sudden pain in the middle of abdomen?

Depends: There could be a variety of causes. Appendicitis sometimes begins as pain near the umbilicus (belly button) and then often migrates to the right lower abdominal quadrant. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent medical assessment. ...Read more

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Pain in the middle of abdomen and then get sweating so bad. Happens about once a month and even occasionally when sleeping?

Pain in the middle of abdomen and then get sweating so bad. Happens about once a month and even occasionally when sleeping?

Mid abdominal pain: Pain bad enough to cause sweating may be indicative of some pathology infection, irritation, ulceration, obstruction or ischemia. Hard to say without complete history and physical. See your physician ...Read more

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Can having hiccups for 4-5 hours cause a Mallory Weiss tear? I've had a slight pain in the middle upper abdomen, nausea, and black stool.

Can having hiccups for 4-5 hours cause a Mallory Weiss tear? I've had a slight pain in the middle upper abdomen, nausea, and black stool.

Mallory Weiss: Sure, Mallory-Weiss syndrome is the term for a tear (laceration) of the inner lining (mucous membrane) of the esophagus where it connects to the stomach (gastroesophageal junction). The tear results from forceful retching, vomiting, or severe hiccupping that is frequently due to an underlying disorder or cause. Please see your provider if you think you have a bleeding. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a a non-functioning gallbladder cause pain in only upper middle abdomen?

Might it be possible that a a non-functioning gallbladder cause pain in only upper middle abdomen?

Maybe: Upper abdominal painful pressure discomfort occuring a few hours after eating could be gallbladder symptoms. If your gallbladder has already been shown to have poor function, and the test also recreated the same symptoms, then some patients feel improvement with gallbladder surgery. ...Read more

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I get a pain in my middle upper abdomen it pain come & goes but its get extremely painful at times I don't have any problems when I go to the bathroom?

Pain mid abdomen: Could be gastritis/ GERD (with or wittout H pylori) or gallbaldder. Could try Maalox 1 tablespoon 2 x a day x 2 and see if helps or ranitidine/ prevecid (x 2 weeks) rarely could be pancreas (if consume alcohol), hernia (does your naval bulge?) or ovaries. F/u w/ doc ...Read more

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Pain across right rib cage at the back and radiating around to the front. General pain and discomfort across middle abdomen and slight nausea?

Pain across right rib cage at the back and radiating around to the front. General pain and discomfort across middle abdomen and slight nausea?

Have a gallbladder?: Don't know but gallbladder pain can start on the front on the right and go to the back but occasionally from front to back and usually always in the upper middle. It can radiate to the right shoulder and is worse when you are flat, and after eating a fatty meal and taking a deep breath. Constipation can mimic this pain described too. (round, hard poop, straining?). ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause pain in the upper middle abdomen? I have inflammation at the GE junction. Could this cause pain in the upper middle abdomen?

Can acid reflux cause pain in the upper middle abdomen? I have inflammation at the GE junction. Could this cause pain in the upper middle abdomen?

Yes: It's very common for reflux to cause pain in the epigastrium. If you get discomfort in that region that you suspect is from reflux, it is appropriate to try an antacid to see if it helps. It is important to try to follow anti-reflux precautions and to take your reflux medication on a regular basis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have a sharp on off pain in the lower middle abdomen and sometimes it's in my right side I just finished a period I'm not constipated no other symptom?

Check it out: I would want in this case to check your urine to assure there was no infection or evidence for irritation in your urinary tract. Also an exam might give a hint. Sharp pain is a good indicator though to get it checked out. Lot's of possibilities exist. ...Read more

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Severe pain in middle lower abdomen after sex, how do I treat this pain?

Severe pain in middle lower abdomen after sex, how do I treat this pain?

Gyn exam: You need to have a gyn exam to see if there are structural issues that can cause this problem. ...Read more

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I have a medium pain in my upper middle abdomen that comes and goes, as well as nausea, that kept me up all evening. Could this be gallstone or a bug?

I have a medium pain in my upper middle abdomen that comes and goes, as well as nausea, that kept me up all evening. Could this be gallstone or a bug?

22: Although gallbladder problem possible, it is more likely stomach virus. However, have you been having any symptoms prior to this? Especially when you eat. A gallbladder attack is usually preferred by regular bouts of indigestion. ...Read more

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If I have a pancreatic disorder when do I need to see a doctor. Pain in the upper middle abdomen w/ nausea?

Maybe: You may also have gallbladder inflammation especially that you are the age when such risk (especially being female) is high. Please have an ultrasound of the abdomen as soon as possible in addition to blood work by your pcp. Avoid greasy food in the time being. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm having an achy pain in my middle right abdomen and sharp pain in my left upper abdomen that radiates to my lower abdomen and burns. What could it be

I'm having an achy pain in my middle right abdomen and sharp pain in my left upper abdomen that radiates to my lower abdomen and burns. What could it be

See details: It is impossible to begin to give an answer. Abdominal pain needs an evaluation which usually includes a ct scan of the abdomen. Speak with a doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in left middle/lower abdomen. Hurts when I breathe in deep. Can't walk around pain gets unbearable.

Pain in left middle/lower abdomen. Hurts when I breathe in deep. Can't walk around pain gets unbearable.

Should check it out: It is difficult to tell what you have due to limited information--duration of pain, fever, treatment/otc use so far etc...But your symptoms seem quite severe and should get it checked out asap. Pelvic inflammatory disease, salpingitis, tubo-ovarian abscess, colitis, kidney infection or stones are few possibilties. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in waves upper middle abdomen, shallow breathing, moaning on exhale, doctors say pancreatitis or stomach polyps but can't figure it out.?

Sharp pain in waves upper middle abdomen, shallow breathing, moaning on exhale, doctors say pancreatitis or stomach polyps but can't figure it out.?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Yellow watery diarehha for two days, slight joint muscle each, headache, pain in middle abdomen, fever 99-100?

Yellow watery diarehha for two days, slight joint muscle each, headache, pain in middle abdomen, fever 99-100?

Viral: Gastroenteritis is most likely diagnosis. But if symptoms persist Liver Function should be checked...your symptoms are uncomfortably suggestive of early infectious hepatitis.

Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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Pain in middle of abdomen black poop this morning now a lot of slime looking stuff and spots of red blood are coming out nauseous and dizzy...

Pain in middle of abdomen black poop this morning now a lot of slime looking stuff and spots of red blood are coming out nauseous and dizzy...

Possible ulcer: Did you take Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for you stomach. If so that can make your stools black. If not old blood from an ulcer can cause this. I would see my primary care physician. ...Read more