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Leftside upper stomach pain. Lower stomach tenderness. Some constipation. ?

Leftside upper stomach pain. Lower stomach tenderness.  Some constipation. ?

May be GI related...: 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 pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Gastroenterology (Definition)

Gastroenterology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the function and disorders of the entire digestive tract, which begins at the lips and ends at the anus. Included organs are the pancreas, ...Read more


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Deep gnawing pain in upper stomach?

Deep gnawing pain in upper stomach?

Hiatal: Or esophageal hernia, or ulcer in those locations, heart issues, you need evaluation asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would mesenteric adenitis cause upper abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Would mesenteric adenitis cause upper abdomen pain and lower back pain?

It may: What makes you ask this question? Mesenteric lymph nodes do not get inflamed on their own. There is usually some disorder like intestinal disease, TB, systemic viral infection that causes mesenteric adenitis. It would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain with nausea?

Upper abdominal pain with nausea?

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 better, then it is a good thing...If getting worse, consult/call doc for instructions... Good luck.. ...Read more

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Waves of upper abdominal pain radiating to right lower abdomen?

Waves of upper abdominal  pain radiating to right lower abdomen?

Consultation advised: If this is a new problem you should you need to see a physician as soon as possible to examen you and diagnose and treat you. If this is a chronic problem see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment; you can also have a consultation here at Health Tap which may be helpful. A video, voice only or INBOX text consultation is best. A text chat is not advised for this problem. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause discomfort in upper right abdomen?

Can gastritis cause discomfort in upper right abdomen?

Yes: the stomach can refer pain to the upper right abdomen but also you need to consider the gallbladder and the liver. If increase pain see provider You can try OTC medications to see if it helps But see provider if increased pain nausea or other symptoms ...Read more

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Vomiting green bile, severe upper left quadrant stomach pain, diarrhea?

Go to ER: This could be something as simple as a gastroenteritis, but the severity of symptoms suggest that you need to get an urgent evaluation. You are at high risk of getting dehydrated due to fluid loss (from both ends!), which could be a critical problem. ...Read more

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Pain in right upper abdomen? Liver?

Pain in right upper abdomen? Liver?

Right sided pain: Gallbladder would be more likely - particularly if the pain begins after eating. Unless there is underlying liver disease or injury, liver as a source is less likely. See your physician. Ultrasound may determine if gallstones are present. ...Read more

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Stomach pains in upper abdomen?

Stomach pains in upper abdomen?

See GI DOC: If your having persistent stomach pain then i recommend seeking the opinion of your GI doctor. ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal pain bowel spasm?

Lower left abdominal pain bowel spasm?

Could be: Could also be diverticulitis. Seek evaluation for persistent or worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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Experiencing dull upper chest and upper back pain with orthopnea.?

Experiencing dull upper chest and upper back pain with orthopnea.?

See a Doc: If you are having such symptoms, you could be having symptoms of congestive heart failure. You should see your doctor asap or go to an er if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain and discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, burping, jaw/ear pain, nausea, diarrhea, grumbling stomach. What could symptoms be?

Upper abdominal pain and discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, burping, jaw/ear pain, nausea, diarrhea, grumbling stomach. What could symptoms be?

Any number of: conditions can cause these symptoms. Most worrisome is chest pain and jaw/ear pain, which can mean angina or heart attack. More likely is gastroenteritis, but you need to make sure. Get to a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Pain in upper right abdomen and back.sticky stool,nausea.no pain the epigastric or left side,no diarrhea.is it pancreatitis ?

Pain in upper right abdomen and back.sticky stool,nausea.no pain the epigastric or left side,no diarrhea.is it pancreatitis ?

Possibly: It is possible for this to be pancreatitis, but there are many other possible diagnoses also. Regardless, you need an urgent evaluation to evaluate the symptoms. If pancreatitis is present, it will be easy to tell with simple blood tests and possibly x-rays or scans of the abdomen. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes nagging shooting pain in upper abdomen with bloating?

What causes nagging shooting pain in upper abdomen with bloating?

Possible ulcer: Could be an ulcer, gastritis, ibs, gallbladder issue. See you doctor to see what tests need to be done. ...Read more

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Gnawing pain in left rib and lower abdomen, kidney infection??

Possible : That is possible. Do you have any urinary symptoms? Frequency, burning, urgency? Get evaluated. Could also be a colon issue. ...Read more

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Upper right pain high in stomach?

Pain: Pain on the right side of your stomach may represent gall bladder disease. An ultrasound may be helpful ...Read more

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Nausea gagging bile pain in upper and lower right abdomen upper left hurts to. Yellow stool for 2 days hiccups pain unbearable?

Nausea gagging bile pain in upper and lower right abdomen upper left hurts to. Yellow stool for 2 days hiccups pain unbearable?

Gallbladder?: Your symptoms make me think of the gallbladder as a source of the problem. You need to get this looked at, emergently if pain severe. Call your doctor. You will likely need to get lab, meds for symptoms, and either a CT of the abdomen or ultrasound, maybe both. Any family history of gallstones or surgery for them? ...Read more