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Severe Epigastric Pain Radiating To The Back
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
Epigastric pain radiating to the back, started ayear ago occures at times with continuation of about half an hour with rapid breathing.
Pain to back: Hello Jeff, whenever upper abdominal pain radiates to the back we must consider, acid reflux,esophageal spasm, duodenal ulcer, pancreatitis, abdominal aortic aneurysm. In a 20 yo the most likely is reflux. go see your doctor ...Read more
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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