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Throbbing Upper Abdominal Pain
Depends: Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease). You should contact your pcp to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. ...Read more
Find cause 1st-C MD: Many diseases can cause abdominal pain, some mild, others serious. It is impossible to make even an educated guess without better-understanding the type, duration, and frequency of your pain; what brings it on, what relieves it; your age, sex, past history; physical examination findings; results of supportive tests which may include blood tests +/- x-rays. We can only do this in-person. ...Read more
Can't help: Unless more detail. If pain is severe go to the emergency department for work-up. If not so severe, see your pcp and in either case provide more details. How long have you had this. Is it made worse or better by anything. Is there any associated symptoms etc. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Without further information, it is nearly impossible to guess the varieties of causes of upper abdominal pain. Muscle pain or injury, gastritis, stomach ulcer, pancreatitis, gallstones, liver conditions, biliary dyskinesia, food borne illness, etc. Would need to see a doctor. ...Read more
Couple of things..:
Gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer dieases, gastritis, severe reflux can cause your symptoms. Viral gastroenteritis (stomach-bug), irritable bowel can do same as well. If it is severe and rapid onset, it could be pancreatitis/gallbladder disease. If it is better, then it is a good thing... If getting worse, consult/call doc for instructions...
Good luck. ...Read more
You might have: Lactose intolerance or gallstone disease. Either way, try eliminating dairy products for a while. If it persists, time to see a doctor for specific recommendation. ...Read more
Here are some...: Which part of abdomen, how long-lasting, what kind of tea... are some important questions to ask. Nonetheless, by your nicely described sequence of events, your personal incompatibility with what you drank is suspected. So, try, watch, and see if you can identify such suspicion. If yes, stop consuming what may be not agreeable with you. More? To article in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html ...Read more
Go to ER: A swollen testicle and pain may be from orchitis (infection involving the testicle) or more concerning, from testicular torsion, a twisting of the testicle that will lead to testicular loss if not immediately corrected. Without knowing more about your symptoms, and given the urgency for the latter problem, you should go to an er to have this evaluated asap. ...Read more
Call ur doctor: Alendronate can be irritative to the gastrointestinal tract and should call your doctor regarding continuing, or addition of stomach medications empirically. Red flags requiring urgent medical attention would include seeing any blood or change in stool color (esp blood or black tarry stool0, fever, weight loss, weakness/dizziness. Happy to consult if further questions ...Read more
Other problem?: Retained stones in the duct can cause similar pain as prior to gallbladder removal. Stomach problems such as ulcers or gastritis can also be the cause. See your doctor/surgeon. You obviously need further evaluation if you still have the pain after surgery. You may need an upper endoscopy to evaluate the stomach for ulcers. ...Read more
Rarely: For liver pain to develop, the most common problem is expansion of the capsule due to an enlarging malignancy. The most common liver disease is fibrosis or cirrhosis secondary to alcoholism, or hepatitis. Here the primary complication is portal hypertension wherein the liver produces ascites. ...Read more
Ovulation: Ovulation wouldn't be a cause of upper abdominal pain or profuse uterine or vaginal bleeding. If the upper abdominal pain is severe and persistent, get examined by a physician right away. The vaginal bleeding should be evaluated by your gynecologist at the same time in my opinion. ...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
What to do if I had right upper abdominal pain, and I ended up in the er. The tests did not show much. Why the pain?
Passing a gallstone: If you passed a stone, single gallstone or single kidney stone, it is possible the er testing was all negative. However, the process will likely recur. Monitor yourself, diary the symptoms, check in with your doc, hydrate, stay on a low fat diet. There are diagnostic tests your doc can order in the outpatient setting to achieve a diagnosis. Be well. ...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 much diagnosis and they need to be checked as it may avoid future problems. See the dr. ...Read more
I have sharp left upper abdominal pain for 2 days. Should I go to the ER or wait till tomorrow to schedule an appointment.
Depends: If any of the following are true you should go to the ER tonight: nausea, vomiting, inability to tolerate any food, fever, chills, pain so severe that you can't sleep. Here's one test you can do at home: if you hop in place and the pain is really severe when you do that, or you are limited by pain, then go to the ER as well, that could be what is known as peritonitis and may require surgery. ...Read more
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