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Severe Upper Abdominal Pain Worse When Hungry
I'm having upper abdominal pain when I lay down, wake up in the morning or I'm very hungry. This has been happening for a couple of years.
Very likely you are: Experiencing gastroesophageal reflux disease. This problem will definitely cause the symptoms you describe. You should avoid alcohol, coffee and tea (including decaf), and highly seasoned foods. Lists of foods to avoid are available in the internet. Then you should be taking one off the many medicines that decrease stomach acid, ranitidine (Zantac), famotidine (Pepcid), pantoprazole (Protonix) ...Read more
Ever since last friday, I have been having upper abdominal pain on and off. It feels like that feeling you get when you're hungry and you haven't eate?
Possible gastritis: Could be gastritis - the irritation from something that you have taken, medications, alcohol, excess acid, bile reflux or virus can lead to "hunger pains" without actually being hungry. Similar symptoms can occur with patients with peptic ulcer disease. Treatment is to remove the inciting cause, e.g. Alcohol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, treating with antacids. If persistent, see md. ...Read more
Past 1 week I've upper abdominal pain&more hungry. If I eat food, pain eases. After one hour the pain comes again. I've history of ulcer before. Is it same?
What to do if I have a lerft upper abdominal pain patialy in my ribs the rest under it I'm also extremly tired and not hungry?
Possibly heartburn: These symptoms could be related to heartburn, also known as GER (gastroesophageal reflux). Usually symptoms are worse with spicy food, greasy fatty food, alcohol, coffee, and acidic foods like tomatoes. You can try an antacid for relief. If pain does not go away, please see your primary care physician. ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have a lerft upper abdominal pain patialy in my ribs the rest under it im also extremly tired and not hungry?
See a doctor: Irresponsible of me to offer a consultation on this venue. Best for you to consult with a physicina. ...Read more
I am having severe upper abdominal pain and nausea which gets worse when I eat or drink and is accompanied by dyspnea. What could be causing this?
Possible biliary colic: Pain and discomfort described may suggest gerd, peptic ulcer disease, or a gallbladder condition. You should seek evaluation by your primary care physician or possibly a gastroenterologist. They may suggest an abdominal ultrasound and possibly a esophagogastroduodenoscopies (egd). ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal pain. Began beside bellybutton & has shifted below ribcage. Worse after meal. Back pain. Chest pain. Right shoulder pain. Help?
Severe upper abdominal pain and trouble using the bathroom. Started very recently. What could it be???
Constipation?: 20 y male seems to relate symptoms of recent-onset constipation. Opiate pills, dehydration, lack of roughage & Irritable Bowel Syndrome, constipation type, might be explanatory; perhaps has recent dietary changes. Fluids, fiber, prunes & a touch of OTC laxative might resolve. If problem is persistent, see doctor. If have constant/severe abdominal pain &/or fever/vomiting obtain urgent evaluation. ...Read more
Abdominal pain: Have to determine what is pain related to first. For example is pain worse after eating? If ted maybe related to gallstones. If pain is better after eating maybe related to ulcer disease. If pain radiates to shoulders the heart related so best thing is to talk to private doctor. ...Read more
Can you give me suggestions, I am having severe upper abdominal pain every time I try to eat solid food.?
Needs workup: Try to make an appointment with your primary care doctor or GI doctor but in the meantime, write down if there are particular drinks, foods, or medications that bother your stomach. Also keep a list of every medication and supplement that you take for your visit. It sounds like you need either a scope or a scan. ...Read more
I had a LAVH a week ago and am now having severe upper abdominal pain on my right side that is radiating to my back.
Severe upper abdominal pain for 6 hours, slight numbness on upper left side. Very painful. No problems going to bathroom.?
See dr: Severe pain has many diagnosis and they need to be checked as it may avoid future problems. See the dr. ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal pain, wakes me up at night, I can't stand up or sit up straight, I need to bend forward to ease some of the pain?
What can cause a sudden onset of severe upper abdominal pain with ongoing nausea and the worst burning feeling?
Sometimes I have severe upper abdominal pain in the morning usually. I usually can make it go away by drinking a full glass of milk.
Morning pain: A peptic ulcer is suggested as the discomfort appears to occur when you've gone hours without eating and the distress is improved after drinking milk. Duodenal ulcers are a common occurrence. I recommend that you consult a physician or a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more
I am26 yrs old. Ttc. Nulliparous. Cycle length avg 34 days. LMP 19th oct. Off late I am experiencing mild to severe upper abdominal pain. Cause? Thank u
I'm having severe upper abdominal pain and severe upper abdominal pain at the same time, it feels like I have to throw up what could it be?
Gallbladder: The first that comes to kind is gallbladder, but it could also be ulcers. You should see a doctor as soon as possible. This could be easily solved bit waitron could complicate things. ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal pain that goes to my back. Nauseated, fatigue, and diarrhea. What could be causing this pain.?
I have lost 20 lbs in 2 mos. Blood work and x-rays/scans were norma. L severe upper abdominal pain. What could this be?
Please keep working with your doctor to find a cause and treat the problem.
Any list of possible diagnoses would be guesswork, however a very detailed history of when the symptoms occur and the events surrounding them may provide clues for your doctor. ...Read more
Had my period for 2 days, I now have severe upper abdominal pain and have very minimal bleeding. What could this be?
Seek Help: You will likely be best off seeking urgent medical attention, given the description of “severe” abdominal pain. This pain may or may not be related to your menstrual cycle, mentioned in your question. In other words, the differential diagnosis of the pain that you describe is quite broad. Best wishes. ...Read more
After a 15mg increase of Abilify (aripiprazole) I have severe upper abdominal pain and nausea, is this a side effect and what should I do?
I have severe upper abdominal pain with onset of cramping and slight nausea. Changing positions in bed mildly helps. Pain has become unbearable...
Last Tuesday I started having severe upper abdominal pain and back pain. Pain finally went away in back. Now minor pain w/ fullness n upper abdomen?
I have lost 20 lbs in 2 mos. Blood work, egd and x-rays/scans were normal. Severe upper abdominal pain. What could this be?
More info?: Was the weight-loss intentional? If not, have u been eating? Does food affect the pain? How long does it last? How often? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Does activity affect it? Occult hernias, dyskinetic gallbladders, etc may give u pain w normal studies. Process of elimin. ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal pain that comes and goes, gas, hot flashes when pain comes. Some nausea, some bowels sometimes loose sometimes normal.
GASTROENTERITIS?: Your symptoms suggest that you have a gastrointestinal infection called Gastroenteritis.You need to drink fluids to keep hydrated. But if the pain persists and you start vomiting or not able to drink fluids due to nausea. Then you need to consult your doctor or if can not get appt go to the ER. Most of the times these are self limiting as these are caused by viruses. But it can also be due to bacteria ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal pain day after drinking alcohol. Gone without a trace 6 hours after it started. Could this have been acute pancreatitis?
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