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I'm having radiating back pain. It's upper back sometimes mid back and right below bra strap line. The pit of my stomach is sore and lots of belching?

I'm having radiating back pain. It's upper back sometimes mid back and right below bra strap line. The pit of my stomach is sore and lots of belching?

Few possibilities: With frequent belching, and pain radiating to back in additon to pain in the pit of stomach possibilities are peptic clucer disease which includes gastric ulcer disease, duodenitis(1st part of small intestine's inflammation) or duodenal ulcer, gall stone disease including infection of GB, pancreas inflammation and spine disease of thoracic spine with pain starting in back and raditing to front ...Read more

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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


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Under extreme stress. A gastritis attack has begun. Belching, bloat, mid back pain, rumbling stomach. Omeprazole causes me diarreah. Ideas?

Under extreme stress. A gastritis attack has begun. Belching, bloat, mid back pain, rumbling stomach. Omeprazole causes me diarreah. Ideas?

IBS: You might have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome and not gastritis. It is a benign condition associated with anxiety or stress. Usually high fiber and medication will help to alleviate most of the symptoms. Medications like Bentyl, Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) or Levsin are commonly used to treat this condition. ...Read more

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I quit drinking. Recently started again. Slowing down in hopes of quitting. When I drink my upper stomach and mid back hurt. Thought indigestion.

I quit drinking. Recently started again. Slowing down in hopes of quitting. When I drink my upper stomach and mid back hurt. Thought indigestion.

Danger: Often times when abdominal pain in a drinker moves into their back that means the pancreas is inflamed. Pancreatitis is a deadly complication of drinking too much. Please get to your physician or medical care urgently if you are feeling this pain is worsening. You may want to consider checking into an alcohol detox center urgently to help you manage getting sober while this is checked out. ...Read more

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Is something is wrong with your spleen can it cause left upper stomach swelling and mid back swelling and around ribs?

Is something is wrong with your spleen can it cause left upper stomach swelling and mid back swelling and around ribs?

Spleen. : The spleen is located in the region you have described. When the spleen grows, pathologically of course, it tends to grow down towards the belly button, though. If concern exists, you'd need a CT scan of the abdomen. ...Read more

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I woke up this past Sat a.m. with what I thought was a pulled muscle on the left side of my mid back;now has radiated to upper abdomen.

I woke up this past Sat a.m. with what I thought was a pulled muscle on the left side of my mid back;now has radiated to upper abdomen.

This sounds like-: -it follows a thoracic nerve root. If extremely painful & you have not had a shingles's vaccination, this could be the cause. Intercostal nerves are higher in the back, & follow the ribs, so it would be in a lower location in the abdomen. If a painful rash follows, its shingles. ...Read more

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What causes pain in my lower and mid back and in my abdomen in the front and it's really bad pain? Can it be kidney stones or something else?

What causes pain in my lower and mid back and in my abdomen in the front and it's really bad pain? Can it be kidney stones or something else?

Pain syndrome: Your pain pattern is not typical of kidney stones. Kidney stone pain is typically flank and not mid back nor mid abdomen. This appears to be something else — like intestinal pain, intestinal colic, and/or muscle spasms in your back. What triggers pain? What relieves pain? When does pain appear? What work up have you had? ...Read more

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Intense pain in upper right abdomen, feels deep, but radiates to upper right/mid back, had my gallbladder removed in1995.

RUQ pain: There are many potential causes of right upper quadrant pain after gallbladder removal. It is possible that it could be related to a retained stone in the bile duct, but also the pancreas, small intestine, stomach, and kidneys can all cause pain in that area, in addition to other organs more rarely. This needs to be checked out by labs and probably ultrasound initially. See your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Age 62. Have inflammatory Spondolitis. Is a quick double over sharp pain in upper mid back then into stomach normal? Happened a couple times. Or??

Age 62. Have inflammatory Spondolitis. Is a quick double over sharp pain in upper mid back then into stomach normal? Happened a couple times. Or??

Back pain: Brief episodes of back pain can occur with spondylitis. How brief were they? Pain attacks that last for hours may be relatively serious, but those that last for seconds, probably not so much. ...Read more

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Mid back pain that's achy that comes around to stomach and feels like its in knots with nausea?

Mid back pain that's achy that comes around to stomach and feels like its in knots with nausea?

Many differences : There are many possibilities for this pain. At this point I will assume the back and the abdominal problems are the same. This could be infection, inflammation within your abdomen, or something in the back area. You need to see your physician. This could be related to your pregnancy, but you need to get it evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of mid-back pain that radiates either through right ribs or into upper abdomen in a 39 yr old man?

What are the possible causes of mid-back pain that radiates either through right ribs or into upper abdomen in a 39 yr old man?

Many: Could be gall bladder disease but could also be musculo-skeletal such as a depressed or elevated rib or another rib injury(intercostal muscles). Have to think of emergent things such as heart attack, abd aortic aneurysm that is leaking or intestinal issue. Need more info. ...Read more

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I slept on my stomach and woke with severe back pain. I could barely turn over. Swelling in mid back and in abdomen. Mostly on the left

I slept on my stomach and woke with severe back pain.  I could barely turn over. Swelling in mid back and in abdomen. Mostly on the left

See Your Doctor: Swelling in the abdomen is never normal, so I would make an appointment with a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Discomfort in stomach below sternum & sometimes radiate to mid back. Queasy, no appetite. Started 2 days after over eating. Feeling out of it.

Discomfort in stomach below sternum & sometimes radiate to mid back. Queasy, no appetite. Started 2 days after over eating. Feeling out of it.

Be seen: There are many possibilities, from a viral gastroenteritis, to an ulcer, to a problem with your gall bladder, among many other possibilities. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated for it. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right upper abdomen even the pain radiates to mid back region. Before pasing stole or going to urine it wil pain too much after tat it wil be relived

I have pain in my right upper abdomen even the pain radiates to mid back region. Before pasing stole or going to urine it wil pain too much after tat it wil be relived

Need further workup: Abdominal pain when straining may have multiple etiologies. A physician's physical exam and detailed history is required here. Additional information could lead to ultrasound examination of your abdomen, or even colonoscopy. Sometimes, simply constipation can cause these symptoms, but they should not be ignored, and a doctor visit is warranted for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Mid back pain that radiates to stomach pain!?

Mid back pain that radiates to stomach pain!?

? Ulcer: Pain that connects the stomach and back may be due to an ulcer or irritation in the stomach lining. Pl get it checked out! Taking Motrin can really irritate the stomach lining. If your stomach bothers you then for the moment you should avoid tomato-based products and citrus fruits and juices especially oranges. Avoiding alcohol as well as caffeinated drinks can also help. ...Read more

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What can cause pain radiating from:mid back to abdomen?

A few things: Pancreas, gall bladder, stomach or duodenal ulcer, disk herniation and nerve compression in the spine or nerve compression by slipped rib which can happen after violent coughing or unskilled golf swings. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left lower abdomen which spreads to my left and mid back. Can this be caused by liver problems?

I have pain in my left lower abdomen which spreads to my left and mid back. Can this be caused by liver problems?

Not likely: Liver is in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. Organs in the left lower quadrant are colon, ureter, ovary. ...Read more

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Pain in mid back, left side....causing pain in abdomen, left side. Sharp and bruised feeling. Ibuprofen no help. Dr?

Pain in mid back, left side....causing pain in abdomen, left side. Sharp and bruised feeling. Ibuprofen no help. Dr?

Exam needed: At this point you will need a physician evaluation. Many things can cause back + abdominal pain. Please see a doctor ASAP. Good luck, and I do hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Mid back is killing me. Feels like thousands of pins shooting thru pain. Upper abdominal pain. Hurts when I breathe. Don't know what to do?

Mid back is killing me. Feels like thousands of pins shooting thru pain. Upper abdominal pain. Hurts when I breathe. Don't know what to do?

Doctor today: This could be many things including pneumonia or a gallbladder attack. Either way, based on the description, you should be seen by a doctor today. Could be a primary care, urgent care, or emergency department, but today is in our best interest. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can endometriosis or painful, but normal ovarian cysts cause radiating pain to lower to mid back? Or make stomach area feel full? Cyst usually 3-2cm

Abdominal pain: ReneeT210~ a 2-3cm ovarian cyst are usually coincidental on US and usually causes no problem. Endometriosis, CAN cause that pain and if you are exeriencing pain you should go and see your OB GYN thanks ...Read more

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What causes bloating and gas that is hard to pass, and hangs around for hours after meals, in the lower left abdominal area, but also mid-back area?

What causes bloating and gas that is hard to pass, and hangs around for hours after meals, in the lower left abdominal area, but also mid-back area?

Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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I had abdominal bloating/fatigue/feeling full quickly about a week ago. Next began pain in my mid back, that has gotten worse. No urinary symptoms.?

ER NOW: Your symptoms are suggestive of either gllbladder disease or pancreatic/stomch illnbess and requires immediate evaluation, ultrasound, blood testing and possibly a CT scan. Pleae go directly to the ER. ...Read more

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Toke1 hydrocodone/apap 5/325 pill bout 25mins ago n sudden got severe mid back pain I ate some and toke stomach pill and it helped very lil what wrong?

Toke1 hydrocodone/apap 5/325 pill bout 25mins ago n sudden got severe mid back pain I ate some and toke stomach pill and it helped very lil what wrong?

Surgery Pain: It is difficult to tell what is happening. Your history indicates you had bladder surgery and removal of your gall bladder and you are nineteen. Your history is complex and you need to provide more detailed information in order to be helped. That means you need to be examined. Please see a doctor right away. He may want to check for pregnancy too. ...Read more

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What can cause facial tingling on both sides and tingling in shoulders and mid back? Can it be caused by stomach virus?

What can cause facial tingling on both sides and tingling in shoulders and mid back? Can it be caused by stomach virus?

Well: This is a neurological manifestation of some peripheral nerves irritation called peripheral neuropathy. The reasons can be multiple: heavy metals you may come in contact with, thyroid/parathyroid hormonal problems, diabetes, collagen diseases including le (lupus) and scleroderma. But it also can be just simple anxiety or as a preliminary symptom of possible shingles to come.
See ur md! ...Read more

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I've also had nauseating lower/mid back pain from eating bananas. My stomach cramps up. I can eat dried bananas no problem though...

Avoid bananas: If eating bananas gives you problems, avoid those. Nature has provided us with many other fruits.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I just had large ovarian cysts. But there is sharp pain through my lower abdomen to my mid back. Its sharp then dull. Should I ignore it?

I just had large ovarian cysts. But there is sharp pain through my lower abdomen to my mid back. Its sharp then dull.  Should I ignore it?

no: If you were diagnosed with "large ovarian cysts" you need ongoing treatment with your gynecologist. The pain you describe may or may not be associated with the cysts. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in mid back on the left side, cramping in abdomen, pain coming and going in waves over the last week or so. No fever. Thoughts?

Burning sensation in mid back on the left side, cramping in abdomen, pain coming and going in waves over the last week or so. No fever. Thoughts?

Stomach or pancreas: Most likely esophagus irritation but may be pancreatitis or less likely gall bladder trouble. Please consider seeing your health care provider. ...Read more

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