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Dr. Robert Cloud
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Epigastric Pain (Definition)

Epigastric pain is a clinical finding in which a person experiences pain near their stomach, which is located in the upper left ...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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Why do I have epigastric pain like exhaustion like after running?

Why do I have epigastric pain like exhaustion like after running?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...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 dont 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

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


Dr. Martin Tyson
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Upper Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Upper abdominal pain is pain felt in the belly, above the abdomen. Problems in the stomach, upper intestine, and liver may cause ...Read more