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I have episodes of severe pain in upper abdomen that radiates to back and ears. Ruled out heart and gall bladder. What could it be?

I have episodes of severe pain in upper abdomen that radiates to back and ears. Ruled out heart and gall bladder. What could it be?

Need more info: How long the symptoms are there? How frequently the pain is coming? Can you elaborate the precise site of pain, any radiation to any other place & if so, where? Is there any aggravating or relieving factor or any relation to food? How are stool character & urine? Is there any area of tenderness? Are there other related symptoms? Was any test taken? Is there any significant past illness? ...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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Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates to my back, what could it be?

Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates to my back, what could it be?

Consider these...: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates exactly opposite to my back. What could it be?

Pain in upper right abdomen, radiates exactly opposite to my back. What could it be?

See doctor: This could be gall stones, inflamed gall bladder, inflammation of pancreas, gastric reflux. I would suggest consulting a doctor as some of these if ignored can be life threatening. ...Read more

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My mother is feeling pain in upper right side abdomen and it radiate towards back... she also feel body aches especially back n back side of knee left?

My mother is feeling pain in upper right side abdomen and it radiate towards back... she also feel body aches especially back n back side of knee left?

Gallbladder: For the first pain it sounf like digestive and gallbladder is a primary suspect if course there is the possibility of ulce, pancreas, etc...
as far as the knee concern she might have a baker cyst
either way she would not get any better unless she see a doctor that evaluate and treat ...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 burning and stabbing pain in upper abdomen going through to my back. What could this be?

I have burning and stabbing pain in upper abdomen going through to my back. What could this be?

Many reasons: Could inflammation of the pancreas or gallbladder... Also could be stomach ulcer or gallbladder stones. See your doctor for exam and appropriate testing. ...Read more

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Pain in upper abdomen just above and right of belly button and back after consuming 1 beer?

Pain in upper abdomen just above and right of belly button and back after consuming 1 beer?

Possible gallstones: Get lab tests for liver function and imaging for your gallbladder to see what is causing the pain. ...Read more

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Have pain in upper abdomen, pain when touched, had xray showed nothing. Blood test on pancreas came back normal. Any thing you could tell? E? Lease

Abdominal pain: Pain in this location could include liver pathology, gall bladder disease gastritis, ulcer a few common things, need to see physician and take required steps to make diagnosis. ...Read more

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Bloated, pain in upper abdomen that goes through to my back, pain can be servere. Loss of appetite feel bloated and sick when eat. Fever and chills?

Bloated, pain in upper abdomen that goes through to my back, pain can be servere. Loss of appetite feel bloated and sick when eat. Fever and chills?

See a physician: You seem to have symptoms of gastroenteritis at the very least. If you are having fevers and chills, it could be something else. You probably should be seen by a physician. ...Read more

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Pain in upper abdomen and up to chest/middle back area. Took antacid and worked for 15 min then made myself throw up yellowish liquid is it acid?

Pain in upper abdomen and up to chest/middle back area. Took antacid and worked for 15 min then made myself throw up yellowish liquid is it acid?

It's your bile fluid: It's seems like you're dealing with acid reflux. You have to consult with you doctor about the treatment. The yellow fluid that you mentioned is your bile fluid and it basically means that your stomach is empty and now you are just left with bile secreted by the liver. ...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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I have achy type pain in my left flank middle of my back area and it sometimes radiates around to my upper abdomen.

I have achy type pain in my left flank middle of my back area and it sometimes radiates around to my upper abdomen.

Thoughts...: It could be a variety of things... Gas, stomach ulcer, gastritis, kidney stones. Your doctor will probably do a urine test looking for blood (from a kidney stone), do a thorough back and abdominal exam. Make sure you get it checked out if it's persisting, especially if you're having fevers or bowel changes. Best of luck! ...Read more

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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