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Upper abdominal pain, nausea, bloating after eating. Prilosec doesn't work. I also have lupus. Only on Plaquenil. Are GI problems common with lupus?

Upper abdominal pain, nausea, bloating after eating. Prilosec doesn't work. I also have lupus. Only on Plaquenil. Are GI problems common with lupus?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Gallbladder? Gastritis? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read more

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Upper Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Upper abdominal pain is pain felt in the belly, above the abdomen. Problems in the stomach, upper intestine, and liver may cause ...Read more


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I see a specialist in 2 weeks. Bloating after eating very little, nausea, upper abdominal pain. Happening for 4 weeks. Please say may not be cancer?

I see a specialist in 2 weeks. Bloating after eating very little, nausea, upper abdominal pain. Happening for 4 weeks. Please say may not be cancer?

Bloating after eat: At your age it would be most likely a stomach issue such as gastritis or an ulcer before it would be ca. But you really need to get it checked since all of those issues are serious. The other possibility is a development of an intolerance to wheat products. If all checks out ok you should try a gluten free diet. Keep us posted! ...Read more

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I occasionally get really bad upper abdominal pain and bloating. Sometimes so bad I have to go to the ER. They test for certain things and come back a?

Upper abdominal pain: Pain referred to the upper abdomen may come from multiple sites.
Acute MI, pericarditis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, gastro – duodenal disease, gallbladder, pancreas, aorta, internal or abdominal wall hernia, intermittent volvulus,
etc.
you require a good physical examination, and a contrast follow-up G.I. study, preferable one as control, and during an acute event to rule out some of the abov ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness after a meal, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort on right side and into back.

I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness after a meal, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort on right side and into back.

Bloating: Please see your doctor to rule out medical conditions or identify them. Consider a multi-strain probiotic and food sensitivity testing. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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Gallbladder removed, history of C-Diff + Chronic Cholcystitis, bile ducts Symptoms continue, Upper Abdominal pain, bloating. What could it be?

Gallbladder removed, history of C-Diff + Chronic Cholcystitis, bile ducts Symptoms continue, Upper Abdominal pain, bloating. What could it be?

Too complex: That situation is too complex to analyzing analyze in 400 characters. If you'd like, set up a consult on Healthtap concierge, and I will be happy to work through things for you, to see if I can help. Good luck. ...Read more

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It's been at least 5 yrs. Since I've had my gallbladder taken out and I am constantly bloating no matter what I eat and upper abdominal pain. I've had an endoscopy done a few years ago and found nothing. I've been told it could be ibs, gluten, or lactose

It's been at least 5 yrs. Since I've had my gallbladder taken out and I am constantly bloating no matter what I eat and upper abdominal pain. I've had an endoscopy done a few years ago and found nothing. I've been told it could be ibs, gluten, or lactose

IBS: Most likely it is IBS. In one hand your digestive system telling you there is food I do not like and that why I am acting this way. You jerk ignoring the message and keep going from doctor to doctor for medicine to force your body to accept what you like. Listen to your body and avoid eating the food that it does not like even if you like it. Listen to your body ...Read more

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Night sweats, upper abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, near fainting with cold sweats, extreme wind, pain in upper back, tiredness. Female 41?

Night sweats, upper abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, near fainting with cold sweats, extreme wind, pain in upper back, tiredness. Female 41?

Get evaluated: Proceed to emergency room or your primary if you can get in same day. The sweats and near fainting demand attention. You will likely need intravenous fluids, imaging and some type of intervention. Don't wait. ...Read more

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After I eat I get upper abdominal pain, bloating, bubbles in stomach, lots of air, nauseas, sometimes spew. Losing weight fast. Bloods say allergies.

After I eat I get upper abdominal pain, bloating, bubbles in stomach, lots of air, nauseas, sometimes spew. Losing weight fast. Bloods say allergies.

Celiac, gallbladder: You are female thirty years old and note difficulty after eating. Sometime you vomit (spew). You may need to be checked for celiac. There is a panel of blood tests. Also you may need to be concerned about your gallbladder. Start with a check up to your doctor. Record what make your better or worse and your doctor will help. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing alteration of bowel habits, a lot of bloating and flatulence, along with (upper) abdominal pain for 3-4 months. Is this IBS?

Can be. Consult UR: Doctor for definitive diagnosis that depends on a complete history, physical exam and syptomatology. We can't diagnose on this forum, since we are not given the full patient information. However, your PCP can help you best! ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), abdominal mass, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen and side pain. I have a round mass on left low or mid side when coughing. I cant really bend my abdomen is in the way and painful?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), abdominal mass, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen and side pain. I have a round mass on left low or mid side when coughing. I cant really bend my abdomen is in the way and painful?

Need Medical checkup: If you suspect any mass in your abdomen which is causing pain, you should have a medical check up. Go see your doctor immediately and have a medical examination. A CT scan of the abdomen is a good test to check for any suspected abdominal mass or lumps in the abdomen. If there is a lump, it will require further testing to find the cause. ...Read more

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I fear I have liver damage upper abdominal pain, sore mucles, constipation, diareah bloating have been drinking every night for over a month help!

I fear I have liver damage upper abdominal pain, sore mucles, constipation, diareah bloating have been drinking every night for over a month help!

Bingeing: With all the drinking you' ve been doing you certainly are on the way to damaging your liver, if you haven't already. Talk to your doctor about talking to someone about your problems. You may even need to join aa. ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain with bloating. Increased diarrhea, fatigue and hair loss. Can this all be related?

I am having upper abdominal pain with bloating. Increased diarrhea, fatigue and hair loss. Can this all be related?

Related: Very simply YES!
You should make an appointment to see a Gynecologist - she will take your history, examine you, order some laboratory data, and begin to help control your problems.
Please let me know how things are going. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal discomfort, upper abdominal pain (side: right), bloating or abdominal fullness and enlarged liver doctor said mild and spleen 14cm. Blood tests came back normal, no mono or Hep. 33 y/o, male 6'4" 250lb.?

I am experiencing abdominal discomfort, upper abdominal pain (side: right), bloating or abdominal fullness and enlarged liver doctor said mild and spleen 14cm. Blood tests came back normal, no mono or Hep. 33 y/o, male 6'4" 250lb.?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Gallbladder? Gastritis? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read more

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Bleeding gums, fatigue, upper abdominal pain, blood in urine, headaches, bloating, nausea. All ultrasounds were normal so what's wrong with me?

Bleeding gums, fatigue, upper abdominal pain, blood in urine, headaches, bloating, nausea. All ultrasounds were normal so what's wrong with me?

Ultrasounds: Are not the only medical tests and have their own specific applications. I would expect a total panel of labs and a comprehensive exam first by your md and then one by your dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Celiac, gluten intol: Approximately 6 percent of patients are gluten sensitive. One percent of patients have celiac. Gluten found in flour which makes bread can cause bloating and cramping in patients with celiac or gluten sensitvity. Your doctor can do tests like blood work and endoscopy to check for this. ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain and feel sick made worse by eating?

I am having upper abdominal pain and feel sick made worse by eating?

Many possibilities: If you have fever, vomiting or symptoms lasting over 4 hours, get to your doctor. If not, watch your diet. If you feel better with a low fat diet, it could be gallstones. Also hydrate and get your bowels moving. If your symptoms persist, an ultrasound, ekg and/or a scope of your upper GI tract should be considered. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain after eating chocolate and im not sure why this is?

I have upper abdominal pain after eating chocolate and im not sure why this is?

Abdominal Pain: Is the pain only with eating chocolate or with other types of food like spicy, fatty? Does increase with lying flat? If yes then most probably you have a problem with your gastroesophageal junction and/or increase stomach acid secretion. Try over the counter antacids they might help. ...Read more

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I'm having left upper abdominal pain I have been vomiting almost every time I eat I have diahrrea 90% in the middle of eating or right after?

I'm having left upper abdominal pain I have been vomiting almost every time I eat I have diahrrea 90% in the middle of eating or right after?

Gastroenteritis: Also known as a stomach bug. If you are getting dehydrated or see blood in your stool or when you vomit you should go to the emergency room or your doctors office. You may need to get fluids through an IV or possibly antibiotics. If symptoms seem to be getting better you may be able to wait it out if fluids stay down. ...Read more

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Over past 6 months I have lost 20lbs. The weight loss was kind of sudden-lost 1-5lbs a week for a while. Upper abdominal pain from feeling full from eating small amount of food. Nauseated. Friends think it's an eating disorder. How do I prove otherwise?

See your doctor.: Abdominal pain, unintentional weight loss, and early satiety are not normal, so if you truly feel that there is a change and that there is something wrong, you should see your doctor. He may or may not want to do tests at this point. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dull uncomfortable upper abdominal pain after eating followed by vomiting and diarrhoea?

Dull uncomfortable upper abdominal pain after eating followed by vomiting and diarrhoea?

Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but if they are recent, viral gastrointestinal tract infection or some type of food poisoning could cause them. Treatment consists of drinking adequate room temperature fluids including flat ginger ale which relieves nausea, avoiding harsh roughage and spicy, greasy foods, taking of peptobismol or kaopectate for diarrhea. If symptoms are more chronic see your MD. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain in center, worsens with breathing, laying, eating, and pressure on it. Nausea, vomiting, lost of appetite. Help?

Upper abd pain: Please see a physician for a physical exam. You may be suffering from peptic ulcer disease. You may try prevacid (lansoprazole) or an antacid to see if you obtain some relief while making your appointment. ...Read more

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Is this serious? Do I need to seek medical attention? Central upper abdominal pain appearing about an hour after eating. Between rib cage and belly button...Waves of pain has been lasting several hours...Sometimes severe. Cramplike. Male 54 years old

Other: Other things to consider if this happens routinely after you eat are gallstones and inadequate blood supply to the bowel. Gallstone pain is classically brought on by eating fatty foods and is most easily tested for with ultrasound. The problem of inadequate blood supply to the bowel (called mesenteric ischemia) is much less common than gallstones. It can also be tested for with ultrasound, though the tech needs to know that he or she should be looking at blood vessels. ...Read more

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