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What cause of chronic severe mid back pain associated with epigastric pain and ab pain getting worse when i talking?

What cause of chronic severe mid back pain associated with epigastric pain and ab pain getting worse when i talking?

Need an evaluation: Something is irritating your diaphragm. Right before you speak, you inhale. That pushes your dome shaped muscle diaphragm down and is pressing in something that is causing your discomfort. ...Read more

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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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What is a possible cause of severe epigastric pain radiating to the rear, almost like a cramp, lasting 1-2 hrs?

What is a possible cause of severe epigastric pain radiating to the rear, almost like a cramp, lasting 1-2 hrs?

Visceral pain: Epigastric pain may have many etiologies. Diagnosis requires a good history and physical exam with a surgeon, and may lead to further testing such as ultrasound, upper gi, or perhaps egd (endoscopic evaluation of the stomach). Some possibilities include disorders of the stomach (gastritis, h. Pylori, peptic ulcer), gallbladder (gallstones), or pancreas (pancreatitis). ...Read more

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What causes epigastric pain to radiate to my mid back?

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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I had epigastric pain that sometimes propagate to the back.recurrent eructation following food ingestion .few recurrent attacks of painfull swalloing ?

I had epigastric pain that sometimes propagate to the back.recurrent eructation following food ingestion .few recurrent attacks of painfull swalloing ?

Esophageal reflux: The symptoms you describe suggest you have esophageal reflux. You avoid anti-inflammatory drugs, eating for 3 hours before going to bed, and take omeprazole or ranitidine. If these changes do not help your symptoms you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Been having epigastric pain for 5 mo. Last week or so been noticing sharp pain in my mid back and also sharp pain under left shoulder blade. Related?

Been having epigastric pain for 5 mo. Last week or so been noticing sharp pain in my mid back and also sharp pain under left shoulder blade. Related?

Possibly: You may be having pain from gallstones. If the epigastric pain is on the right where the gallbladder is located, this could be related to gallstones. Occasionally, patients have referred pain to the area between the shoulder blades. It is more common to have pain under the right shoulder blade than the left. You can have your doctor check for gallstones with an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I am having painful indigestion causing epigastric pain, back pain, nausea. What can I do?

I am having painful indigestion causing epigastric pain, back pain, nausea. What can I do?

Go to your doctor: Your doctor needs to evaluate you thoroughly to see what's going on before he/she can offer you suggestions. ...Read more

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Lap chole last year.acute pancreatitis.had ercp.still have stone in cystic duct.severe epigastric pain.relieved by vomiting.wht şhould be done?

Lap chole last year.acute pancreatitis.had ercp.still have stone in cystic duct.severe epigastric pain.relieved by vomiting.wht şhould be done?

See a liver surgeon: If a therapeutic endoscopist (specialty trained gastroenterologist in endoscopy) cannot remove the cystic duct stone (this can very difficult if the stone is lodged in the duct), then you should see a specialist in liver surgery, a hepatobiliary surgeon, who may need to take the remnant part of the cystic duct out and possibly clean out the common bile duct. ...Read more

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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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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


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