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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Pain In Upper Abdomen (Overview)

Pain in the upper abdomen is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains in his tummy above the level of the belly button. This part of the tummy contains the liver, gall bladder, pancreas, stomach, spleen, intestines, etc


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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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Dr. Bernard Seif
7 doctors shared insights

Pain In Upper Abdomen (Overview)

Pain in the upper abdomen is a symptom in which a person has aches and pains in his tummy above the level of the belly button. This part of the tummy contains the liver, gall bladder, pancreas, stomach, spleen, intestines, etc


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Lansoprazole makes my left upper abdomen feels less painful. Pain caused by a herbal 3 months ago.But still feeling chills almost like fever.Wht wrong?

Lansoprazole makes my left upper abdomen feels less painful. Pain caused by a herbal 3 months ago.But still feeling chills almost like fever.Wht wrong?

Multifactorial: PPIs e.g. Lansoprazole make the stomach feel better by preventive the mechanism of acid production; however, there are a variety of reasons for the symptoms. Usually, when associated with fever/chill-like feeling, it could be an infection. Therefore, it is best to get this thoroughly checked. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
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Pain in upper abdomen (Tip)

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Treatment for painful testis and upper abdomen?

Treatment for painful testis and upper abdomen?

Diagnose first...: No rx should be given before diagnosis. So, please collect the intensity, duration, ; interval of pains with their detailed sequence of event, then bring them to doc for review, analysis, more history, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce and arrive at a reasonable DX for proposing possible rx. For more healthy low-risk living, go to www.Formefirst.Com to explore how-to... ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fat around my waist, upper abdomen, back and below the nape of my neck.

How can I get rid of fat around my waist, upper abdomen, back and below the nape of my neck.

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Upper abdomen pain pulled muscle from working out? Any specific stretch to prevent it?

Upper abdomen pain pulled muscle from working out? Any specific stretch to prevent it?

Depends: Depends on what muscle pulled. If symptoms persis should check. In meantime, if not pregnat otc meds could help. ...Read more

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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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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Pain in upper abdomen (Tip)

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Can you tell me what could cause pain in upper abdomen from coughing?

Can you tell me what could cause pain in upper abdomen from coughing?

Musculoskeletal pain: Coughing can cause pain in the upper abdomen usually from usage of the chest and diaphragm muscles that are used during cough. If the area hurts when you twist your chest or abdomen, its likely to be muscular. If however, the pain is worse after eating or associated with nausea if might be due to a gastrointestinal cause. If in the right upper quadrant it could be a gallbladder or liver issue ...Read more

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When I bend over sometimes I get sharp pain in upper abdomen?

When I bend over sometimes I get sharp pain in upper abdomen?

Probably muscular: Many people have spasm in the rectus abdomenus muscles when bending over to tie shoes or put on socks. The way to avoid this is to bring the foot up to the seat and do it. Breathe deep at the same time. If he pain is more internal, see a gastroenterologist and see if you have ge reflux. The treatment is usually medical. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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Pain in upper abdomen when running for a while?

Pain in upper abdomen when running for a while?

Need to see a doctor: It could be the heart, lung, stomach, liver, gallbladder, or other causes. You need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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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