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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


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Upper left side abdominal pain and feel like bloating. Is it because of gas or swollen spleen?

Upper left side abdominal pain and feel like bloating. Is it because of gas or swollen spleen?

Could be or else: Yes it could be a splenic condition (most commonly seen with mono) or gas or a stomach or pancreatic or colon or intestinal problem. Further clarification of your symptoms is useful in helping to determine a cause but radiologic studies may be necessary. ...Read more

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What could cause bloating, nausea, dizziness, lower left abdominal pain?

What could cause bloating, nausea, dizziness, lower left abdominal pain?

Could be: Simple constipation, diverticular disease, or tumor or inflammatory bowel disease, left ureteral/kidney stone or if female ovarian pathology. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Upper right and left abdominal pain (during one year)with reflux and bloating, im taking omeprazole and ranitidine but im still in pain. Wat could it be

Upper right and left abdominal pain (during one year)with reflux and bloating, im taking omeprazole and ranitidine but im still in pain. Wat could it be

Consider EGD: This could be from an ulcer or uncontrolled acid reflux and having an egd done would help to confirm the diagnosis and evaluate for other concerns. Other possiblitie would include gallbladder and further testing may be necessary if the egd were unremarkable. Lab tests, if not done already, would be helpful as well. ...Read more

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I am having left testicular pain, lower left abdominal pain, left lower back pain (assuming kidney?), and what feels like bloating in the entire lower front abdomen. Tried doxy and 2 weeks of cipro so far with no results.

I am having left testicular pain, lower left abdominal pain, left lower back pain (assuming kidney?), and what feels like bloating in the entire lower front abdomen. Tried doxy and 2 weeks of cipro so far with no results.

Doctor visit asap: Self treating with leftover antibiotics for undiagnosed medical problem can make a bigger problem.
See a doctor soon, testicular torsion without surgery could result in loss of testicle. 2 weeks with these problems is already a long time to wait. Please go to ER today. ...Read more

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I have had lower left abdomen pain and gas and bloating.?

I have had lower left abdomen pain and gas and bloating.?

See your doctor: This is not specific enough to hazard an answer. An clinical exam by your doctor will be importnat ...Read more

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I'm have low left abdomen pain radiates to low back w/ bloating 2 days now appendix removed 2 mo ago, hurts to cough, no fever, have mctd & IBS 24yr old?

I'm have low left abdomen pain radiates to low back w/ bloating 2 days now appendix removed 2 mo ago, hurts to cough, no fever, have mctd & IBS 24yr old?

Abdominal pain: Left lower pain is not on the same side as your appendix. It could be a host of reasons. You should see your primary care doctor for an exam and possible cat scan. ...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 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 have had stomach aches, abdominal bloating and farthing as long as I can remember. What's the problem with me?

I have had stomach aches, abdominal bloating and farthing as long as I can remember. What's the problem with me?

Your symptoms may: Suggest hyperacidity, gastritis/ stomach irritation, gallbladder/pancreatic problems etc & drinking alcohol can definitely contribute to it. Consider cutting down on the booze. Otc ppi/omeprazole and antacids/maalox, peptobismol may help. Seek medical help for reassurance. Take care! ...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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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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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 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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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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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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Severely calcified abdominal aorta & common iliac arteries, a 60% ostial stenosis of the coeliac trunk, stomach ache, abd pain and bloating. Treatment?

Severely calcified abdominal aorta & common iliac arteries, a 60% ostial stenosis of the coeliac trunk, stomach ache, abd pain and bloating. Treatment?

Impossible to say: It is impossible to know over the internet whether the vascular and GI issues are related. Speak with a gastroenterologist. ...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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Complex left pelvic cyst 5x4.6x4.6cm on scar of previous hysterectomy. Is aspiration via us possible or is surgery better? Abdominal pain and bloating

Complex left pelvic cyst 5x4.6x4.6cm on scar of previous hysterectomy. Is aspiration via us possible or is surgery better? Abdominal pain and bloating

Surgery vs. Observe: Any post-menopausal woman with a complex pelvic cyst has to be careful for ovarian cancer; aspiration would be the last treatment option i'd consider unless you have morbidities that prevent you from having a safe surgery, i.e. Morbid obesity, cardiac failure, etc. I would either f/u w/ imaging in 3 mo's for growth of this cyst (unlikley) or accept surgical excision. Family history? Ca-125? ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Belly Pain (Definition)

Pain between the ...Read more