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Dr. Arthur Heller
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What human body organs are located in the epigastric region?

What human body organs are located in the epigastric region?

Lots: Lower esophagus, stomach, duodenum, gallbladder (just to the right), liver (left lobe), colon comes across, lymph nodes, occasionally pancreas symptoms, spleen (to the left; epigastrium if enlarged), aorta. Heart symptoms can present there too. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Dr. George Klauber
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I was wondering what are some complicated diseases that are caused by organisms in the human body?

I was wondering what are some complicated diseases that are caused by organisms in the human body?

There are many: Tuberculosis from tubercle bacillus: Syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease from the spirochete bacillus called treponema pallidum, tertiary syphilis can be very complex affecting all parts of the body. Schistosomiasis or bilharzia caused by parasitic worms: Malaria caused by the parasitic Plasmodium falciparum & spread by mosquitos. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Charles Breaux
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Where is the epigastric region and what organs associated with digestion are located in that area?

Where is the epigastric region and what organs associated with digestion are located in that area?

The epigastric ...: Region is the upper abdomen between the bottom of the chest/ribcage and the bellybutton. The main gastrointestinal organs associated with digestion there are the stomach and first part of the small bowel (duodenum). The transverse colon also runs across the epigastric region. The liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas are also located there and assist in digestion. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Breaux
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What are the organs in the epigastric region?

What are the organs in the epigastric region?

The epigastric ...: Region is the upper half of the abdomen from the bellybutton to the ribcage. Organs in that area include the liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, stomach, duodenum, proximal jejunum, transverse colon, upper parts of the kidneys, and adrenal glands. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Does a visible pulsation at the epigastric region normal? I have medium built body. Abdominal circumferrence of 29.5 in. Help

Does a visible pulsation at the epigastric region normal? I have medium built body. Abdominal circumferrence of 29.5 in. Help

Abdominal pulsation: it is not unusual for a young person to have a visible and/or palpable pulsation in the upper abdomen. In someone who is young and has this without any other symptoms, it is usually of no consequence. I would not worry about it unless other symptoms develop. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Whenever i sneeze and cough i got this pain around the epigastric region. It hurts even when i touched. Why?

Whenever i sneeze and cough i got this pain around the epigastric region. It hurts even when i touched. Why?

Possible hernia: It is possible you could have a small hernia in the area. Hard to know without an exam. See your doctor and have it checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Dr. Douglas Lawson
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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
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Lump in epigastric region- I examine my self regularly after I got thyroid cancer (completly removed). Now I felt what might be a lump in the region.

Lump in epigastric region- I examine my self regularly after I got thyroid cancer (completly removed). Now I felt what might be a lump in the region.

Unrelated to Thyroid: "Lump" in Epigastric region most commonly would be Xyphoid Process. If you recently lost some weight , it may become more prominent. If it is soft and superficial could be fatty tumor( Lipoma) If tender ( Sebaceous cyst and Abscess) Best thing is to Get examined by your Doctor ...Read more

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