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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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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I have a swollen upper abdomen and pain on my left side with massive gas, pain and bloating on my left side.?

I have a swollen upper abdomen and pain on my left side with massive gas, pain and bloating on my left side.?

Stomach: Upper abomen pain and swelling means a stomach problem if symptoms unrelieved by otc gas & acid control meds, go for an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (side: left upper) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing) and bloating or abdominal gas can't pass gass well?

I am experiencing abdominal pain (side: left upper) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing) and bloating or abdominal gas can't pass gass well?

Would see ur doctor: Wud need more info but several common causes for left upper abd pain include ulcers, constipation, pancreas disease, etc. Hormonal changes (pregnancy, menopause, thyroid disease) can also be underlying cause, along with changes in bacteria in gut. Happy to consult re diet and workup needed or review case for second opinion re other tests that may be needed ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

Food intolerance: You should consult a gastroenterologist. You may have a lactose intolerence or possibly celiacs disease. ...Read more

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I haven't had a complete bowel movement in 14 days. I have been experiencing bloating, gas, abdominal pain upper left side, nausea, loss of appetite.?

I haven't had a complete bowel movement in 14 days. I have been experiencing bloating, gas, abdominal pain upper left side, nausea, loss of appetite.?

Try Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide): This is abnormal. You can try some stool softner and milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) but should probably see your doctor if you do not have bm soon. ...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 am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate), tender abdomen, bloating or abdominal fullness, painful menstrual bleeding, side pain, passing gas, stomach cramps and abdomin

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate), tender abdomen, bloating or abdominal fullness, painful menstrual bleeding, side pain, passing gas, stomach cramps and abdomin

Be evaluated soon...: Despite presenting with many abdomen-related symptoms, it is still hard to tell what may be the culprit for your symptoms. However, it is not that hard to deduce possible diagnosis by following suggestion described in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Thereby, you gain insight on how to work well with doctors so to reach right diagnosis for right treatment. Best wish... ...Read more

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I've had pain gas bloating in upper abdomen that stretches out to both sides of my ribs. Been going on for two days now. What could this be?

I've had pain gas bloating in upper abdomen that stretches out to both sides of my ribs. Been going on for two days now. What could this be?

Get seen now: Constant abd pain for 2 days is not normal. Also, heart disease can feel like gas pains only, especially in women. Please go to an ER to be checked now. ...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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Stomach pain, pressure in lower abdomen, gas, gas pain and bloating normal before/during period?

Very common: This is not uncommon at all. There are hormonal and inflammatory changes that cause these associated GI symptoms. ...Read more

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No gallbladder, no spleen or appendix. Abdominal pain 30 minutes after eating, gas and bloating.

Pain: Reduce the amount of fat to decrease the chances of pain and bloating when you have no gallblader or take bile products as rx by your doctor; reduce the amount of a meal. ...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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I started having severe bloating and gas around 9pm. By 11pm, it turned into severe abdominal pain that I can't pin point, but radiates to my back.

I started having severe bloating and gas around 9pm. By 11pm, it turned into severe abdominal pain that I can't pin point, but radiates to my back.

Could be gallbladder: While the symptoms are not specific, pain radiating to the back may be associated with gallstones or pancreatitis. If the pain is severe, go ahead to the nearest emergency room to be checked out. Bring your medications and medical history for the er physician to review. ...Read more

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Best foods to help with gas, bloating and abdominal pain?

Don't: Over dose self on fiber as excess fiber beyond 20-25 grams will cause your symptoms. Eat the proper foods and drink 80-100 oz caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and don't waste money on fiber supplements. Don't do carbonated or use straws both of which add gas to your system ...Read more

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Can antispasmodics help excessive gas and bloating and occasional abdominal pain? (All GI tests negative)

Can antispasmodics help excessive gas and bloating and occasional abdominal pain? (All GI tests negative)

Yes..: Yes, they can help with those symptoms, however make sure you always consult with your doctor when taking new medication. If not better or worse follow up as needed. ...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 have been extremely anxious the past few weeks, I am going to my doctors tomorrow, I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, abdominal pain (all over) (worsened by: after meal) (severity: mild) (quality: sens...

I have been extremely anxious the past few weeks, I am going to my doctors tomorrow, I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, abdominal pain (all over) (worsened by: after meal) (severity: mild) (quality: sens...

Gallbladder: There are a variety of causes for your complaints and often simple gallbladder disease or stones cause such symptoms I'm sure a song will be done to see the gallbladder. If it is the problem surgical removal most times is quite simple. It also can be irritable bowel which often is diet control. Best of luck at the office ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (period-like), low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps?

I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (period-like), low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, passing gas, burping, stomach cramps?

Seen a physician lat: You have multiple symptoms which are difficult to sort out without a complete examination. If these symptoms are lasting/persisting for more than one week, go visit your primary care doctor for a complete check up. If you have abdominal distention, you need to be sure there is nothing serious (? ovarian cancer) causing you these symptoms. It could also be Urinary tract infection which may need antib ...Read more

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Abdominal pain in middle of stomach & a little towards the right butt mostly in middle, bloating, nausea, gas, fatigue, hurt couple of times when I moved.

Duration?: How long have you had these symptoms? Many of the cases are due to lactose intolerance (milk) and others from eating grains or vegetables which trigger gas. You should discuss this issue with your doctor if eliminating dairy for a couple of weeks failed to improve your symptoms since disease conditions such as acid reflux may cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Weekly cycle of constipation, foul gas, bloating, abdominal pain. Prescribed 2 sachets laxido daily. Healthy diet, water and exercise. Ideas?

Weekly cycle of constipation, foul gas, bloating, abdominal pain. Prescribed 2 sachets laxido daily. Healthy diet, water and exercise. Ideas?

IBS: Time to be evaluated for IBS as well as gallbladder disease. You will need blood testing and an abdomianl ultrasound. Please make an appointment for a medical examination. ...Read more

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I've had this problem for 5 days with abdominal pain, diarrhea some, gas, and bloating. Do I go to ER or wait to see my family doctor?

Symptoms are not ER: -worthy, unless your diarrhea is resulting in dehydration. Are your mouth and lips dry? Are you peeing less? Do you feel your heart racing? If not, you're less likely to be dehydrated. 5 days of diarrhea, pain, gas, and bloating sounds like a problem your family doctor should be able to take care of. ...Read more

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Severe bloating, abdominal pain when excessive gas in belly, headache, frequent loose motion and fatigued. Please let me know the possible causes.

Severe bloating, abdominal pain when excessive gas in belly, headache, frequent loose motion and fatigued. Please let me know the possible causes.

Go to PCP first.: There are too many differential diagnosis some of which are : gallbladder stones causing cholecystitis, food allergies, irritable bowel syndrome, specific foods that cause bloating like beans, cabbage types of vegetables, other types of colitis. The fatigue maybe caused by the chronic electrolyte imbalance cause by the diarrhea especially potassium. Your pcp can refer to gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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For the past couple of days I've had major headaches, gas, bloating, and slight lower abdominal pain. (i recently had my gardasil vaccine too) thanks!

For the past couple of days I've had major headaches, gas, bloating, and slight lower abdominal pain. (i recently had my gardasil vaccine too) thanks!

Call pediatrician: Since you recently had your Gardasil vaccine, it's best to contact your pediatrician, who gave you the vaccine, so that s/he can document your effects from it. It's good to also ask if you can be seen for follow-up, so that they can advise you what you can do to feel better. Always start with your doctor first. ...Read more

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Foul smelling gas, lower abdominal pain and cramps during bowel movement, bloating, rectal bleeding. Approx 3 months with symptoms. 27 yr old female?

Foul smelling gas, lower abdominal pain and cramps during bowel movement, bloating, rectal bleeding. Approx 3 months with symptoms. 27 yr old female?

Please get help...: Gi bleeding is never normal, but when prolonged for months associated with lower abdominal distress as you describe, then colitis (colon inflammation) must be ruled out. Possibilities at your age most likely include: 1) inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or crohn's); 2) infection, maybe chronic or recurrent. Don't delay further--get evaluated by your doctor or GI specialist. ...Read more

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