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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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Extremely sore burning left groin left testicle left armpit left shoulder stomach and painful burning lumps on left side of my neck please help?

Extremely sore burning left groin left testicle left armpit left shoulder stomach and painful burning lumps on left side of my neck please help?

Have it checked out: It sounds like you have a series of "lumps" or lymph nodes that are painful particularly on your left side. You should have it checked out to make sure there isn't an infection going on. Don't forget that the lymph nodes act as a drainage and filtration system to try to stop infection. They will swell and be painful. You also want to be sure the lymph nodes are not swollen because of cancer. ...Read more

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What causes lower left side of stomach pain?

Lots of things...: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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Left arm pain, right hand numbness/tingly (morning). Left side neck sore when turning to left side. Right side temporal headache. Cbc was normal ?

Neck pain: Left neck/arm pain suggest a cervical disc or arthritis but at your age would need a prior history of neck injury. If not, check for systemic arthritis with RA,C-reative Protein and sed rate. The hand problem could be a carpal tunnel problem or alar entrapment. You symptoms should not be ignored. Check with a real doc. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under ribs left side actual stomach area diagnosed with gastroenteritis but no vomit or direah and my abdomen swollen on left side ?

Sharp pain under ribs left side actual stomach area diagnosed with gastroenteritis but no vomit or direah and my abdomen swollen on left side ?

Left Rib pain: The area under your left ribs consists of your spleen, left kidney, diaphragm and left lower lung. The splenic part of your large colon is there too. All of those could be causing symptoms.. ...Read more

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Left side pain throbbing. Stomach ache?

Left sided abd. pain: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Other risk factors? ...Read more

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Right side of stomach looks swollen, I've been having minor discomfort on right side of stomach.

Right side of stomach looks swollen, I've been having minor discomfort on right side of stomach.

Probiotic: Try adding a probiotic daily. Also getting rid of inflammatory foods in your diet can also be helpful. Those are nightshades such as eggplant, peppers and tomatoes. Red meat, dairy and shellfish can also cause an inflammatory response. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side of abdomen, back pain, cramps and swollen abdomen?

What causes pain on left side of abdomen, back pain, cramps and swollen abdomen?

Constipation: Constipation can present with these symptoms but so can several other medical conditions. Would recommend you see your physician for evaluation. Diverticulitis, a potentially serious common colon infection, and colon cancer should be ruled out. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower left side stomach?

Diverticular Dz?: There are a number of possible causes of left lower quadrant pain. If this is persistent please see your doctor to determine if you have diverticular disease. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side lower stomach?

What causes pain in left side lower stomach?

LLQ abdominal pain: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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Left side of face is swollen headache all teeth on left side hurting and left ear extremely painful what's causing this?

Left side of face is swollen headache all teeth on left side hurting and left ear extremely painful what's causing this?

A tooth abscess: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See a dentist for a treatment. ...Read more

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What causes lower stomach pain on left side?

Broad differential: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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I have nausea vomiting diarrhea fatigue body aches sore spot on left side of stomach below ribs?

I have nausea vomiting diarrhea fatigue body aches sore spot on left side of stomach below ribs?

GASTROENTERITIS: You probably have viral gastroenteritis.You need to replace fluids lost through GI tract to prevent dehydration, and get it checked by your family doctor to get something to stop nausea/vomiting and pain.If the nausea/vomiting persists you may need IV fluids. ...Read more

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What could cause throat pain inside left side of my throat?

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What could cause throat pain inside left side of my throat?

Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no fever. ...Read more

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Pain left side of stomach near ribs with nausea. Feels bruised like dull pain and shoots down left side. Have it for two days now?

Left sided pain: Any urinary symptoms or fever? Left sided flank pain may be a sign of a kidney stone (depends on your age) or possibly a kidney infection. Have you noticed any issues with your urine - darker or blood? If so - could be the infection or stone. Initially i would push fluids. If no improvement - probably best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause pain on lower left side of stomach?

What could cause pain on lower left side of stomach?

Broad differential: "LLQ pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left lower side of stomach?

What causes pain on left lower side of stomach?

Depends: Hello. Am assuming that you are referring to lower left abdominal pain (vice stomach pain). There are many possible causes but it is important to be assessed for diverticular disease. Chronic pain or change in bowel habitus should be medically evaluated. Severe abdominal pain is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Lower left side of stomach hurts stabbing pain ?

Need more info?: When did it begin? With or without food? Does it hurt more after eating or during? Do you have heartburn? Do you drink enough water, or do you drink coffee? What are the triggers: caffeine, chocolate, spicy foods? We need more info to help you sort this out better. Please complete meds, past med/soc/sex/surg histories too. More info we have, the better the info we give back to you to help u.Thanks ...Read more