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I felt a pinching pain in my upper left abdomen a few minutes after eating. What causes this?

I felt a pinching pain in my upper left abdomen a few minutes after eating. What causes this?

I would suspect: An inflammatory process has been going on such as gastritis or esophagitis or some other digestive problems depending on your history. See a doctor for some medications such as antiacids. Proton pump inhibitors etc. ...Read more

Upper Left Abdomen (Definition)

This is the area below the ribs on the left side of the abdomen. This generally referred to as ...Read more


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Pinching pain feels close to surface upper left abdomen x 2days. Gurgling. Stool normal. Feels worse with movement or straining. Appetite normal. 27/F?

Pinching pain feels close to surface upper left abdomen x 2days. Gurgling. Stool normal. Feels worse with movement or straining. Appetite normal. 27/F?

Left upper quadrant: That area houses spleen, stomach, pancreas, small intestine, end of transverse colon & beginning of descending colon. Pain could be "referred"/unrelated to GI tract or due to abdominal wall muscle since worse w/ movement & Valsalva. There's also well-known link between HT, celiac disease & leaky gut, so consider visit to gastroenterologist for thorough work-up. ER: fever/BM w/blood/no gas passing. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a pinching pain in my upper left side of abdomen. It seems to be coming from just under the ribs. I have diverticulitis and IBS. IBS?

Hi. I have a pinching pain in my upper left side of abdomen. It seems to be coming from just under the ribs. I have diverticulitis and IBS. IBS?

Nonspecific: There is no specific diagnosis to left upper quadrant abdominal pain. Sometimes I have seen muscle spasms here, associated with intermittent pain and a "bulge". This can be confused for a hernia, but the bulge is the firm muscle that's in spasm. You'll have to see your doctor for a more complete evaluation if you need more info. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have severe pain in upper left abdomen?

I have severe pain in upper left abdomen?

Please see a doctor: For a history and physical exam. Severe pain means something is wrong. It could be a simple issue like rib out of place, it could be as serious as a heart attack, or esophageal tear. ...Read more

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I have a dull but very noticeable pain in upper left abdomen just under my ribcage. What could it be? It's much worse while sitting.

I have a dull but very noticeable pain in upper left abdomen just under my ribcage. What could it be? It's much worse while sitting.

Many organs there: Stomach, spleen, pancreas, splenic flexure of the colon. Inflammation of any of these can b the culprit. Gastric causes would b the most common. Gastritis, ulcers, even gerd can refer there as well as duodenal ulcers. Pancreatitis is not that common. Make an appointment 2 c a gastroenterologst 4 an eval. Also u can try liquid antacids while u wait 2 b cn. It may help. ...Read more

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What should I do about pain in upper left abdomen + bloating?

What should I do about pain in upper left abdomen + bloating?

Abdominal pain: A.Change in bowel habits to include left upper abdominal pain may be nothing more than constipation. However, at age 41, it should be evaluated by colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left abdomen (under ribs). Is that spleen?

Pain in upper left abdomen (under ribs). Is that spleen?

Can be: Correct. This can be the spleen. Can also be stomach. Requires work up. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left abdomen when I inhale, deep breaths, laying down, walking. What could cause this? 25, leukemia n no treatment

Please restate: I cannot quite understand your medical history. Do you have leukemia that is not being treated? If so, what kind of leukemia do you have? Pain in the left upper quadrant can be caused by problems with the lungs, the spleen, the stomach. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left abdomen when breathing (esp deep breath) and moving certain ways. Also feel really full. Emergency?

Abdominal pain: Upper left abdomen pain with breathing usually associated with muscle skeletal injury to upper rib cage if your not having shortness of breath you probably get a check with your doc other symptoms that would be cause of concern abominable pain with nause vomitn change in stools also coughing shortness of breath fever so if things are getting worse er check if not see your local doc this week ...Read more

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Pain in upper left abdomen. Upper abdomen turns blue throughout the day. Hear rattling noise in chest when take deep breath.

Pain in upper left abdomen. Upper abdomen turns blue throughout the day. Hear rattling noise in chest when take deep breath.

Mgt/follow up: You may have an infection of the lungs which sometimes can present as upper abdominal pain. If you are hearing rattling in the chest, a follow up visit is suggested with your doctor. Monitor your temperature and follow your asthma action plan.
A virtual consult may be scheduled to review your findings as well. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left abdomen for the whole day! Started after eating breakfast this morning less painful after pressure is applied?

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

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What causes pain in upper left abdomen? Its been constant for 2 days. Dull ache that intensifies with a deep breath or sudden movement.

It could be your lun: Left upper abdomen pain may be due to a bowel problem or it could be referred pain from your left lung (in case you have cough, or cold or shortness of breath.... A chest x-rays should be done). In case you have bno other symptoms like fever or cold, then it is more likely fm abdominal source. If the pain is peristent and increasing you should go see your doctor for a medical exam to find the caus. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left abdomen yellow stools Pain near left should blade burning in abdomen sometimes sharp jabs help me no insurance?

Pain in upper left abdomen yellow stools Pain near left should blade burning in abdomen sometimes sharp jabs help me no insurance?

Exam: Your symptoms require further examination and evaluation with blood and urine testing as well as an abdominal ultrasound. Continue your Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) and I suggest calling your local health department clinic for an appointment. ...Read more