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What causes upper abdominal pain on the left side?

What causes upper abdominal pain on the left side?

Ulcers? Constipation: Ulcers, constipation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, splenic (rare), gallbladder. When do you get pain? 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? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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Stomach Pain After Meal (Definition)

Stomach pain after a meal, also known as a postprandial pain, refers to pain in the mid abdomen after eating. It can have many causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder, pancreas, and intestines, among other organs. If it persists, ...Read more


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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right) when I apply some pressure. The pain comes and go and has lasted for 2 days. What can this be?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right) when I apply some pressure. The pain comes and go and has lasted for 2 days. What can this be?

Many causes: Pain in the right upper quadrant (RUQ) can be caused by a wide variety of conditions. Liver disease is usually only painful if it stretches the capsule of the liver e.g. hepatitis. Gallstones. Bowel lesions eg constipation, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome. Other causes: pneumonia, kidney, skin or musculoskeletal conditions. Consult your local practitioner for assessment and advice ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain on the left side and sometimes on the right. Lipase numbers have been high for 2 mnths. Ctscan normal, any thoughts?

I am having upper abdominal pain on the left side and sometimes on the right. Lipase numbers have been high for 2 mnths. Ctscan normal, any thoughts?

Abdominal pain/ panc: This could be related to your gallbladder, pancreatitis or even gerd, irritable bowel or other GI issues.
You should start with an appointment at your pcp and then have and us to rule out pancr divisum or other causes and or see a GI physician or surgeon and have repeat labs after alcohol abstinence and low fat low chol diet. ...Read more

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I'm having upper abdominal pain that leads to my back. Also I'm having pain on the back right side of my head, that's followed by a on fire sensation?

I'm having upper abdominal pain that leads to my back. Also I'm having pain on the back right side of my head, that's followed by a on fire sensation?

Head and stomach: Upper abdominal pain could be anything including something in the gall bladder, the pancreas the GI tract. Pain in the head that is not related to headache is interesting. These symptoms require a call to your provider who knows you best especially if the symptoms continue or get worse. I would also be worried about pregnancy and urinary infection. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right). The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right). The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. What should I do?

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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What can cause right side upper abdominal pain? My appendix was removed years ago.

What can cause right side upper abdominal pain? My appendix was removed years ago.

RUQ pain: Gallbladder, liver, stomach, colon, lung and small intestine are all possible involved organs. To get a better idea of the cause I suggest you give your doctor all the details about the pain and allow them to examine and draw appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I had a LAVH a week ago and am now having severe upper abdominal pain on my right side that is radiating to my back.

I had a LAVH a week ago and am now having severe upper abdominal pain on my right side that is radiating to my back.

Severe pain: If having severe pain after having had major surgery last week, you need in person evaluation. If you can't be seen in your doctors office today, head to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Severe upper abdominal pain for 6 hours, slight numbness on upper left side. Very painful. No problems going to bathroom.?

See dr: Severe pain has many diagnosis and they need to be checked as it may avoid future problems. See the dr. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain in the middle and left side, with nausea, this has been going on for 3 months now, pain is going to flanks.?

Seek medical attn...: I would get help if I were you...Why wait if this has been going of for so long? Is this pain getting worse, or is it worse after meals, before meals or with activity or certain positions? Some things possible include gastritis, pancreatitis, reflux, kidney stones, etc...The list is long so get evaluated soon! Good luck! ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain. On right side hurts more sitting forward leaning down and turning to my right. Dull aching pain?

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain. On right side hurts more sitting forward leaning down and turning to my right. Dull aching pain?

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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Is upper abdominal pain a common side effect of Plan B? I took it 22 hours after a risk (no penetration) and 5 days later upper abddomen still hurt

Is upper abdominal pain a common side effect of Plan B? I took it 22 hours after a risk (no penetration) and 5 days later upper abddomen still hurt

Abdominal Pain can: Occur with Plan B. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For severe or on-going pain - consult with your gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Stomach ache and a sharp immobilizing pain in left side of abdomen that comes in waves. What is this?

I do not know: Tough to say without an exam. It could be a stomach virus, ulcer, muscle strain, constipation, referred pain from gall stones or gall bladder disease, etc, etc., so best to get evaluated if it continues. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain on the left side there is constant discomfort, sharp pain, & nausea. It started after a car accident & has gotten worse.?

I have upper abdominal pain on the left side there is constant discomfort, sharp pain, & nausea. It started after a car accident & has gotten worse.?

See below: If you were not evaluated at a trauma center after the accident. It would be best to seek medical advice from an individual skilled in the assessment of the injured patient population. There are certain entities associated with blunt abdominal trauma that should be ruled out. ...Read more

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What causes excessive gas and upper abdominal pain on both sides. Also sharp pain on left side few times when bending?

What causes excessive gas and upper abdominal pain on both sides. Also sharp pain on left side few times when bending?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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After a 15mg increase of Abilify (aripiprazole) I have severe upper abdominal pain and nausea, is this a side effect and what should I do?

After a 15mg increase of Abilify (aripiprazole) I have severe upper abdominal pain and nausea, is this a side effect and what should I do?

See Your Doctor: Nausea is a common side effect of Abilify (aripiprazole). Severe abdominal pain is not. If the pain is more than just momentary, you should definitely see your doctor or go to the Emergency Department if unable to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can gallstones cause left sided upper abdominal pain? Pain comes and oes and does not seem to be food related but ultrasound dies show that I have one

Yes: Its not the classic presentation but gallstones can cause pain in several locations. I would make sure you don't have pain from other causes before removing your gallbladder so that you are not subject to an unnecessary operation, but if the workup of your pain reveals no other source than the stones, you would be a candidate for gallbladder removal. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burning sensation, back pain (side: both) and abdominal discomfort. The following also describes me: Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing burning sensation, back pain (side: both) and abdominal discomfort. The following also describes me: Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?

Need more info...: The reported info is not enough to deduce right diagnosis. To verify what may cause your symptoms, it is not that hard by following suggestion described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby you gain much insight on how to work well with doc so to reach right Dx for right care. Clinically, the issues concerning back or GI-disorders or unknown inside abdomen has to be considered. ...Read more

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I'm 32 weeks pregnant and I have a strong upper abdominal pain on my right side it's constant and won't go away?

Call your doctor: There are many causes of right upper abdominal pain in pregnancy. Your doctor may need to check your blood pressure to rule out preeclampsia or evaluate your gall bladder. But you should call your doctor today! ...Read more

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Female vomiting bile with upper abdominal pain and back pain on the left side?

Female vomiting bile with upper abdominal pain and back pain on the left side?

R/o ulcer disease!: See a gastroenterologist, who will do tests on you including endoscopy to r/o problems in your upper abdomen: stomach. Duodenum, gall bladder, pancreas!

do not delay! ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), painful menstrual bleeding and abnormal vaginal discharge.

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), painful menstrual bleeding and abnormal vaginal discharge.

See your Doctor: Abdominal pain can have many complex causes. You need a physical exam to try and figure this out. Please see your doctor. If you are in severe pain go to an emergency center as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My husband is having right side upper abdominal pain. No fever, no nausea just pain. Could it be appendicitis w just pain alone? He never complains

Nonspecific: Hi, and sorry to hear your husband's not feeling well!
Right upper abdominal pain can be caused by many different things (in the ER, this is often due to liver and gallbladder problems or kidney stones), and although appendicitis USUALLY causes lower pain, or pain around the belly button, there are exceptions. A primary care doctor (on HealthTap or in clinic) or an ER can evaluate this. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), shoulder pain (quality: under the right shoulder) and fatigue. The following also describe...

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain (side: right), shoulder pain (quality: under the right shoulder) and fatigue. The following also describe...

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, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder problems. ...Read more

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My Son is experiencing back pain (severity: moderate (side: both) and upper abdominal pain. The following also describes him: Nausea pain when taking deep breath pain with jumping What should. ..

My Son is experiencing back pain (severity: moderate (side: both) and upper abdominal pain. The following also describes him: Nausea pain when taking deep breath pain with jumping What should. ..

See a doctor: Abdominal pain with nausea that worsens with movement is concerning for inflammation of the inside of the abdomen (peritonitis) that could be from appendicitis, gallbladder disease, bowel perforation, internal bleeding, or other internal infection. Best to seek immediate medical 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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Episodes of upper back and upper abdominal pain right side. Crying from pain. Go to er? Or is it just my ibs? Nausea also

Episodes of upper back and upper abdominal pain right side. Crying from pain. Go to er? Or is it just my ibs? Nausea also

Go to ER if so painf: If you have severe pain which is persistent, then you must hurry and go to the er for medical evaluation. You can not assume that it is due to ibs. ...Read more

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