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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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What is abdominal epigastric pain radiating for?

What is abdominal epigastric pain radiating for?

Peptic disease: Pyloprospasm (spasm of valve between stomach and duodenum), peptic ulcer disease or pancreatic issues. Try mylanta or Prilosec and if not better, then see your physician. ...Read more

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Occured a sudden epigastric pain causing pain in region of the upper abdomen immediately below the ribs, Also i suffered immediate loose motion with foul smell and vomitting . It also caused me nausea?

Occured a sudden epigastric pain causing pain in  region of the upper abdomen immediately below the ribs, Also i suffered immediate loose motion with foul smell and vomitting .
It also caused me nausea?

Food poisoning: It could have been food poisoning. The symptoms are compatible staphylococcal toxin. However that is only one of many possibilities. Staphylococcal toxic poisoning is usually over in 24 hours. If the symptoms persist more than a day, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain in upper abdomen on both sidea nausea vomiting no energy no appetite... Spasams take my breath away. Nothing I'm doing is helpin?

Severe abdominal pain in upper abdomen on both sidea nausea vomiting no energy no appetite... Spasams take my breath away. Nothing I'm doing is helpin?

Fever? Passing gas?: Any recent travel or sick contacts? Are you feverish? Does your vomit look like coffee grounds or have fresh blood in it? Any yes = ER. Are you passing gas or having bowel movements? Can you keep fluids down? No = ER to get hydrated and monitor electrolytes. If you aren't passing gas, the docs will want to x-ray or CT your belly for structural issues. Stop Ultram = constipating. Report use Bismuth ...Read more

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I had ultrasound of gallbladder and it was fine. Had it due to right upper abdomen pain. Now having the same severe pain radiating to back. Cause?

I had ultrasound of gallbladder and it was fine. Had it due to right upper abdomen pain.  Now having the same severe pain radiating to back. Cause?

Possibility the GB: Although you have a neg ultrasound , you only ruled out you have no stones. You can have dysfunction of the gall bladder and the US normal. . You can biliary dyskinesia and have much the same symptoms. You should at very least be on a low fat diet. You may want to ask your doctor about this. If does not resolve, may want to see gastroenterologist. One other consideration is kidney stone so ask. ...Read more

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I got severe upper abdomen pain, been admites and ultrasound neg, xray negatve , been tking nsaids for a year for my uper bckpain is this dangerous?

I got severe upper abdomen pain, been admites and ultrasound neg, xray negatve , been tking nsaids for a year for my uper bckpain is this dangerous?

Can be: It is well known that NSAIDs can irritate your stomach. And if that's not enough, bleeding ulcers are not out of the question also. So be very careful with those and talk to your doctor about alternatives. ...Read more

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Moderate to severe Shortness of breath. Severe Chest pain. Severe Upper abdomen pain. What could this mean? Should I be concerned?

Moderate to severe Shortness of breath. Severe Chest pain. Severe Upper abdomen pain. What could this mean? Should I be concerned?

Anxiety: symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include nausea, sob, insomnia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more