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Doctor insights on: Pathophysiology Of Epigastric Pain

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What does epigastric pain feel like?

What does epigastric pain feel like?

Location: Epigastrium refers to an anatomic area - the epigastric region of the abdominal region that is the upper part and central in location, above the umbilical (belly button) region and between the two edges of the rib cage. The type of pain there can be varied, e.g. Constant, cramps, sharp, radiating, burning, dull, etc. The nature of the disease will present with varying descriptions. Read more

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I have a gnawing epigastric pain when im stress please help?

Epigastric pain: You need to see a physician to rule out ulcers of stomach or duodenum. Read more

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I don't gave gallblader and I suffer from epigastric pain, why?

Many possibilities: Common causes of epigastric pain include: gastritis, ulcer disease, gerd, and pancreatitis. You need to see your physician for evaluation. Read more

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Causes of epigastric pain?

Causes of epigastric pain?

Many: Stomach, gb, esophagus, cardiac, musculoskeletal for starters. Read more

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What causes epigastric pain?

What causes epigastric pain?

Dyspepsia.: We may generally term this "dyspepsia". Some possibilities for you specifically may include reflux, gastritis, stomach ulcer, duodenitis, duodenal ulcer or an issue with your gallbladder or pancreas. Read more

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Epigastric pain, can I take pan 40??

Epigastric pain, can I take pan 40??

U mean Pantoprazole?: Pantoprazole (generic protonix) is a member of the class of agents known as "proton pump inhibitors" (ppi's). Others in the class include: Prilosec (omeprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole), aciphex, nexium, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) zegerid. All will block acid production in the stomach. Protonix works if your gastritis is peptic (e.g. Acid-mediated) and not related to bile injury, caustic ingestion, infection. Read more

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What herbs can I take for epigastric pain?

What herbs can I take for epigastric pain?

First find out: What is causing your epigastric pain, before taking any herbs, may be due to simple reason, or serious problem by seeing your doctor. Read more

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Home remedy for epigastric pain?

Depends on cause: Of pain. Commonly, it can be caused by esophagitis, gastritis, ulcer, gallstones, gastroesophageal reflux, or pancreatitis. Try otc Omeprazole or equivalent. If it doesn't work, you need to see a doctor. Read more

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Can cysts on kidney cause epigastric pain?

Can cysts on kidney cause epigastric pain?

Not likely: So you should look for another cause for your symptoms. Many things can cause epigastric pain, so discuss with your doctor which tests you would need. Read more

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What causes epigastric pain to radiate to my mid back?

Maybe...: Gallbladder condition, gastritis, pancreatitis. Would need to see a doctor for evaluation & maybe blood tests & ultrasound of the gallbladder. Read more

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Is it advisable to use heating pad for epigastric pain?

Possibly: A heating pad may be used provided its not too hot, that the user is not under the influence, and that the pad actually helps. If symptoms worsen, call your doctor. Read more

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What's the difference between epigastric pain and chest pain?

What's the difference between epigastric pain and chest pain?

Anatomical sites: There is no real difference except for the anatomical site- chest pain can be due to several causes including heart/ lungs, but epigastric pain usually implies pain coming from stomach or esophagus. Read more

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I had epigastric pain for a week day and night even when I breathed in and out but it just went away. Should I be concerned?

Epigastric pain: Hello ~ no I don't think so Tammy. If it returns cut out all spicy food, alcohol, cigarette smoking, and take antacid (Mylanta) 20ml 3 - 4 x a days in between meals and if that does not help then see your doc. But I think you're gonna make it! :-)) Read more

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My mom is suffering from epigastric pain from time to time clinically diagnosed to have hametemus I need advises and right medications.

Endoscopy: Sounds like she needs an upper endoscopy to secure the most likely diagnosis to guide the most appropriate treatment. A GI doctor usually does these. Hope this helps! Read more

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Can you tell me in a poor pt with epigastric pain of 4 days, if you had to order just one test, which would you choose- amylase or lipase?

Can you tell me in a poor pt with epigastric pain of 4 days, if you had to order just one test, which would you choose- amylase or lipase?

Depends: If the suspicion was for pancreatitis, I would choose lipase. But the choice would depend on your history, physical findings and any other data that may be available. Read more

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