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What causes pain in the upper abdomen and back?

What causes pain in the upper abdomen and  back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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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Aches and pain, nausea, fever, upper abdomen and back pain is that normal?Just got over unexplained pancreatitis so im worried!not same pain, same area

Aches and pain, nausea, fever, upper abdomen and back pain is that normal?Just got over unexplained pancreatitis so im worried!not same pain, same area

Abdominal pain: Your abdominal pain is concerning. It may be a relapse of pancreatitis, or it could be a gallbladder problem or a stomach problem. The risk of infection or abscess is high after an episode of pancreatitis. You need to see your doctor asap and have abdominal imaging and bloodwork done. ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in left, upper abdomen and back followed by days of fatigue and dizziness. Many tests (incl. Hemo) show only enlarged spleen. Ideas?

I get sharp pain in left, upper abdomen and back followed by days of fatigue and dizziness. Many tests (incl. Hemo) show only enlarged spleen. Ideas?

This is something: You and your doctor to take is seriously . I do not know what tests you have so far , but i will encourage to keep your doctor informed about your situation . I believe your doctor would consider evaluating your kidney, pancreas and look for any problem in your left side of the colon and many others . In general , your condition is something that you need to work closely with your doctors. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi my period is a month late i have sharp pain in my upper abdomen and back really fatigued i am not pregnant also had large loop excision what's up!

Hi my period is a month late i have sharp pain in my upper abdomen  and back really fatigued i am not pregnant also had large loop excision what's up!

Go to the Doctor: Your question is the very definition of when one makes an appointment and is seen for a thorough medical evaluation. Sign off of the internet and get to your family medical clinic. Today or Tomorrow. ...Read more

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What causes pain in upper abdomen and back?

What causes pain in upper abdomen and back?

See Your Doctor: Sorting thru the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we compile many "clues" (symptoms, examination findings, lab results, radiologic tests) to narrow down the possibilities. This requires face-to-face evaluation. That said, problems of the gallbladder, pancreas, liver, stomach, colon may all cause upper abdominal pain radiating into the back. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have right side pain in upper abdomen going into back lots of gas and my bili test for liver is1.8 I had gallbladder removed 2014&burning pain rib?

I have right side pain in upper abdomen going into back lots of gas and my bili test for liver is1.8 I had gallbladder removed 2014&burning pain rib?

Biliary stones.: Since you have had your gallbladder removed, you are less likely to have biliary disease due to gallstones, however that does not discount the possibility. Your elevated bills do point to a possible early obstruction. I would suggest that you have an ultrasound of the biliary tree or MRCP. If you have been having any fever/chills, Nausea/vomiting you should go immediately to the ER. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the upper right abdomen and back within minutes of eating sugary foods?

What could cause pain in the upper right abdomen and back within minutes of eating sugary foods?

Pancreas: Difficult to say..........further description of food/amount needed.Sugar will involve insulin production from pancreas, if icecream which has diary fat it will involve pancreas, Gall bladder. Gas because of lactose intolerance will be more common. ...Read more