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Pain In Upper Left Abdomen After Eating
CT Scan benefit outweigh the risk? Im 23 with 3 CT scans already. Doctors concerned about chronic upper left abdomen pain radiating to back.
Depends: It depends on what your dr is concerned about. CT scans do provide significant radiation exposure. Some causes of left upper abdominal pain can e assessed by ultrasound or endoscopy, depending on your other symptoms and risks. If however, your doctor can provide good reason why CT scan is necessary, then it is probably worth doing. You can always seek a second opinion. ...Read more
Pain in upper left abdomen worse after eating, should I see my doctor now or can I wait a day or two? Female, 40, overweight, non drinker
Depends on severity: If its bad get attention today.Get a more detailed answer ›
I get sharp pains at the upper left abdomen after eating. Mostly when i drink too much water which shifts to the right sometimes. What could this be?
Symptoms vague: Would need far more info and an exam to even begin to speculate about what this may be. See a GI doctor and get evaluated thoroughly. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Pain in upper left abdomen for the whole day! started after eating breakfast this morning less painful after pressure is applied?
Possible gastritis: Especially if this occurs frequently, it could be a sign of gastritis, an irritation of the stomach lining, or even early ulcer disease changes. You can try taking antacids and similar over-the-counter medications, but if it persists, you should have a medical evaluation. ...Read more
Can you have a panc. tumor that is causing pain but no other symptoms for over 8 months? Burning pain in upper left abdomen, heartburn when eating.
No: Most common symptom of pancreatic cancer would be painless jaundice. Pancreatic cancer is also extremely uncommon in your age group. Taking metformin WITH food may reduce your symptoms significantly. If not, tell your doctor that you are having stomach problems with metformin and you will be prescribed an alternative medication. ...Read more
Pain and discomfort in the upper left abdomen increase on eating when press on it i can hear avery loud sound as if there is abag of water.underweight?
Stomach: The structure you're pressing is likely your stomach, maybe your colon. It sounds like it's filled with gas. This is often due to swallowing air (stomach) and is often a sign of irritation. The sound is call "borborygami" and is an intestinal sound. Something's going on! Could be infection, parasite, ulcer, colitis, gastritis and many others. You need some testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can left sided tummy pain be due to stomach ulcer ? had it on n off since 2 years,its on upper left abdomen,eating sometimes reduces pain-tests r fine
Short spasm/shooting pain in upper left abdomen below ribs. comes randomly only for a few secs. 6 weeks now, 1-5 times a day, some days nothing...
LUQ pain: your symptoms are too general. I would recommend a virtual consult to resolve the issue. I don't believe this is anything serious ...Read more
Been coughing and sneezing a lot from a cold , developed a weird pain in upper left abdomen standing up it hurts when i lay down or bend forward stops?
Mucular: Muscular from the force of coughing and sneezing. ...Read more
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