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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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Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more

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

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 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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Treating Gas & Bloating (Checklist)

Keep a food diary for triggers
once
Avoid splenda, sorbitol, prune juice, gummy or jelly candies
once
Take simethicone or Beano as needed
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82y.O. F presents upper abdominal discomfort and tightness. Also bloating. Now has a swollen lower left lip. Any ideas?

82y.O. F presents upper abdominal discomfort and tightness. Also bloating. Now has a swollen lower left lip. Any ideas?

How long: Is everything happening together? She may be reacting to something she ate or a medication she took. I would seek medical help sooner than later in view of the age bracket. Swollen lip is suggestive of an allergic reaction. ...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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Treating Gas & Bloating (Checklist)

Eliminate dairy foods
daily
Eliminate gluten
daily
Drink water
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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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Gas (Definition)

"gas" is, of course, a phase of matter - the air we breathe is a gas. In a medical context, "gas" can refer to having too much gas in the bowels, causing burping, or cramping in the belly. It also can refer to flatulence, ...Read more

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Abdominal Bloating (Definition)

Abdominal bloating is a symptom in which a person feels his tummy has a lot of water or air in it. Bloating also causes one to feel nauseas and ...Read more

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