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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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Mild flu symptoms 2 days. Fever 100.8. Occ cough fits., low mucus. Aching under full left ribcage; a spasm feel if I push under ribs near stomach. Energy ok. No medical ins. What could it be?

Mild flu symptoms 2 days. Fever 100.8. Occ cough fits., low mucus. Aching under full left ribcage; a spasm feel if I push under ribs near stomach. Energy ok. No medical ins. What could it be?

Sounds like a: Viral infection. You can just treat the symptoms if you don't get much worse. Mucinexdm will loosen and help with the cough. Dayquil and nyquil help too. Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) for fever or aches. A cool mist humidifier in the room will help too. Did you get a flu shot? ...Read more

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Stomach cramps ribcage to pelvis tender spot when pressed to left side of belly button and stomach very noisy and feel the need to pass wind alot?

Stomach cramps ribcage to pelvis tender spot when pressed to left side of belly button and stomach very noisy and feel the need to pass wind alot?

Stomach cramps: You will need a medical evaluation. Unclear from your description what may be happening. More questions : are you able to eat, do you feel nausea, anything make the cramps better / worse, when did this start, any change of bowel movements, have you experienced this previously. Most likely lab tests and some form of imaging will be ordered. Take care... ...Read more

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Constant ache left side about 2" from ribcage/upper stomach area. Sometimes slight stabbing pain. What could be wrong?

Constant ache left side about 2" from ribcage/upper stomach area. Sometimes slight stabbing pain. What could be wrong?

Chest pain: It seems more like a costochondritis, but I am a little confused as to the location. This occurs usually about the 4th-6th costochondral junction about 2 inches from the sternum. Try to press and it hurts. And the treatment initially are nsaids like advil (ibuprofen) or alive. Nevertheless, see your doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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For years I wake up with an abdominal ache. When I inhale the pain becomes sharp. It is only when I wake and goes away once up and moving. Area: if I place my fist right below my ribcage in the center. I can feel it somewhat in my back as well.?

For years I wake up with an abdominal ache. When I inhale the pain becomes sharp. It is only when I wake and goes away once up and moving. Area: if I place my fist right below my ribcage in the center. I can feel it somewhat in my back as well.?

Epigastric pain: Pain in that region with radiation to the back is seen with pancreatic pathology and with a penetrating peptic ulcer. Gall bladder pain is usually in the right upper abdomen with radiation around the right side into the back. My advice is to consult a gastroenterologist for evaluation and advice. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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What is this weird soreness in my abdomen, as if I did 1000 sit-ups?

What is this weird soreness in my abdomen, as if I did 1000 sit-ups?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Why did I wake up with a sore stomach?

Why did I wake up with a sore stomach?

Need more info...: Where in your abdomen is your soreness? Are there associated symptoms, bleeding, discharge? Any defects or surgical repairs? Any known diseases like irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcers? What did you eat, drink, or do last night? Over-exercising lately? Urinary or female issues? Help us best help you by providing more information please. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach sore when I touch it?

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Why is my stomach sore when I touch it?

Need more info: Abdominal soreness is an extremely vague symptoms, and to come anywhere close to a diagnosis we need much more information about onset, setting, duration, things that make it better/worse, etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stomach is sore?

What does it mean when your stomach is sore?

It depends: This all depends on the context of what was said, and by whom. Generally, most of us interchange the word "stomach" for "abdomen or belly". The stomach is contained within the abdomen. It is most likely that someone really means their abdomen (or belly) hurts. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach sore only in the afternoon?

Why is my stomach sore only in the afternoon?

What activity do...: ...you typically perform in the afternoons or late mornings to account for abdominal wall soreness? Pardon me if instead your soreness is deeper in origin. ...Read more

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My stomach at the left side keeps going hard and sore, why?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq symptoms as described. ...Read more

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Can sneezing hard cause hemmoroids and soreness behind ribcage?

Can sneezing hard cause hemmoroids and soreness behind ribcage?

No: It might cause soreness in rib cage with chronic bad cough, but haven't seen anybody with sneezing. Also sneezing is not associated with causing hemorrhoid ...Read more

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I seem to constantly get a sore stomach and I don't know what is causing it?

I seem to constantly get a sore stomach and I don't know what is causing it?

Sore stomach: First, consider your diet. Is it balanced and nutritious? Second, are you taking any medications. And how about tobacco. Then, are you taking regular meals and avoiding unhealthy snacks and other foods known to cause gastric upset. After considering this, you may need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My stomach is sore only on the inside. What could that be? Because I'm worried

My stomach is sore only on the inside. What could that be? Because I'm worried

Exam: This sounds like gastritis, an inflammation of your stomach lining; however, can be related to liver, gallbladder or pancreas. I suggest start on PPI therapy (Pepcid) immediately and make an appointment to be seen ASAP. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of certain parts of my stomach being sore to the touch?

Impossible to answer: This question is too broad and has no specifics. It is impossible to answer on this limited simple app. Like: where specifically do you hurt? What activities have your recently participated in? What medical conditions do you have? Are you sexually active? How are your periods? Do you have a fever? Rash? Sores? ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nibbles r sore and you have slight pain in the stomach?

What does it mean when your nibbles r sore and you have slight pain in the stomach?

Clarify question: I don't really understand your question. "nibbles" clarify this. ...Read more

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Hello. For a few days now I have been waking up to a sore stomach. What does it mean?

Hello. For a few days now I have been waking up to a sore stomach. What does it mean?

Could be...: Usually when having a sore or burning stomach in the morning it is related to acid reflux or heartburn. First of all try to decrease fat in your diet along with irritants like caffeine, sauces, spicy food, bread, refined sugars, all of which can cause these type of symptoms. You can also try antacid medication. However if symptoms are severe or not better with these measures see your doctor ...Read more

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Hi IV been awake all night with a pain in my left side that's sore from my stomach round to my back.

Get Evaluated!: If the pain is bad enough to keep you awake you need to have it evaluated ASAP by your provider, a walk in center or emergency room to determine the cause and treat appropriately. ...Read more

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Pain feels like it is being pulled into my abdomen and that is causing my testicle to be sore, help?

Pain feels like it is being pulled into my abdomen and that is causing my testicle to be sore, help?

? testis tiorson: Contraction of the cremaster muscle lifts the testicle so that it is pulled up. Needs to be seen asap if there is pain, otherwise suggest you see a urologist. Occasionally a small procedure to divide cremaster muscle (which you don't need) is indicated for such problems. Trial injection of local anesthesthetic into spermatic cord to relieve symptom should help to confirm need for such a procedure. ...Read more

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I have a sore stomach on and off for over 6 weeks now with lots of diarehoe. What could be the problom?

I have a sore stomach on and off for over 6 weeks now with lots of diarehoe. What could be the problom?

Colitis: Continual diarrhea suggests an irritability, inflammation or infection of the colon. The abdominal discomfort in these conditions occurs in the lower abdomen. I recommend a checkup including cultures of your stools. In the meantime follow a diet low in harsh roughage and try some koapectate or peptobismol (which can make your stools black). ...Read more

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Sharp pains in my stomach, can only eat a little or stomach gets sore. Happening for weeks now. What's wrong?

Pain after eating: Suggests the possibility of an ulcer in a particular location, and if it is causing you to eat less than normal or to lose weight it could be dangerous. You could take acid blockers and antacids, but if it keeps up you should really be seen. See checklist on dealing with ulcer and by all means do not drink anything that makes you hurt, which especially means any form of alcohol. ...Read more

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My left side of the bottom of my stomach has a sore feeling. When I press on it it feels extremely sore. What is this? What can I do?

My left side of the bottom of my stomach has a sore feeling. When I press on it it feels extremely sore. What is this? What can I do?

More info: What makes it better or worse?
Are you constipated, how much water do you drink in a day.
Do you throw up?
How are your periods?
If it persists needs to be checked out ...Read more

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My abdomen is sore on the left side. Right next to my belly button. What could cause this. The pain intensifies when I press on it.

Diverticulitis: It is possible you have diverticulitis which can be a nasty problem if the area ruptures. Its inflamed that's the pain and pain with pressure. Don't eat go to the ER they can do simple tests and if it is start you on antibiotic but go now. ...Read more

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I have been having a lot of sex lately. More than 3 times a day. For 5 weeks or so. It is normal for your lower stomach to feel sore?

I have been having a lot of sex lately. More than 3 times a day. For 5 weeks or so. It is normal for your lower stomach to feel sore?

Not. ..really: A lot of local stimulation will do that and not necessarily have many consequences. But so can an STD or even pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have sore abdomen. Started a day ago, middle of my abdomen from stern to lower ab. Sore to push on ab, and sore to stand up straight.?

I have sore abdomen. Started a day ago, middle of my abdomen from stern to lower ab. Sore to push on ab, and sore to stand up straight.?

Not enough info...: I'm sorry but I don't think there is quite enough information to give you a good recommendation. Do you have any headaches, fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, fatigue or loss of appetite? Does it radiate to the back or groin? Did you have any trauma? Or heavy exercise? On a scale from 1-10, 10 being the worst pain you've ever had, what is this pain? ...Read more

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I was constipated for months, changed my diet have now have 4 to 8 bms a day. My left abdomen is now sore and I am wondering if I should be worried.

I was constipated for months, changed my diet have now have 4 to 8 bms a day. My left abdomen is now sore and I am wondering if I should be worried.

Bowel habits: Going from constipation to frequent bms per day may be the cause of your new discomfort. It will likely resolve as you become accustomed to your new diet. If there is increase in pain, blood or mucous in stools, seek medical attention. ...Read more