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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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I'm feeling a very sharp pain in my upper abdomen on the left side. It started yesterday. It comes and goes but right now it isnt going anywhere help?

I'm feeling a very sharp pain in my upper abdomen on the left side. It started yesterday. It comes and goes but right now it isnt going anywhere help?

See doctor: The location of abdominal pain may help in identifying the problem; however, it is the onset, associated symptoms like nausea, vomiting, character of the pain, and what relieves it, along with the physical exam that all help with making the diagnosis. If pain persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my upper abdomen when I cough?

I have a sharp pain in my upper abdomen when I cough?

Muscle strain: of the upper abdominal musculature is the most common reason; however, lung infection or pleuritis ( an inflammation of the protective sac around the lungs) can cause pain on deep inspiration. ...Read more

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Feeling a sharp pain in my upper abdomen. I've been getting it a few times a day and every night. Ideas?

Feeling a sharp pain in my upper abdomen. I've been getting it a few times a day and every night. Ideas?

Need to be checked: Multiple possible reasons. Better to check with your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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When I bend over sometimes I get sharp pain in upper abdomen?

When I bend over sometimes I get sharp pain in upper abdomen?

Probably muscular: Many people have spasm in the rectus abdomenus muscles when bending over to tie shoes or put on socks. The way to avoid this is to bring the foot up to the seat and do it. Breathe deep at the same time. If he pain is more internal, see a gastroenterologist and see if you have ge reflux. The treatment is usually medical. ...Read more

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Im having sharp pain in my right upper abdomen. What could be there?

RUQ ABD PAIN: First of all, it is important to distinguish pain that is emanating from the abdominal wall/muscles versus the intra-abdominal organs. If it is the latter, the gallbladder, liver, and colon are probably the top 3 organs responsible for pain in that area. Bottom line: as much as we would like to help, nothing can replace a face-to-face examination from a doctor to get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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What to do if I am having sharp pain in my right upper abdomen. What could this be?

Could be your: Gall bladder, your liver, your kidney, your colon. If the pain gets worse with eating fatty food, or fried food, likely your gall bladder. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a sharp pain my in upper abdomen. Still there. Should I go to ER now?

Maybe not ER: What you describe could be one of dozens of illnesses. This is a complicated issue and you should see a doctor. ...Read more