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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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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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I've been having stomach problems. weird growling noise after I've eaten pains in my epigastric region, bowel problems and I'm always tired why?

I've been having stomach problems. weird growling noise after I've eaten pains in my epigastric region, bowel problems and I'm always tired why?

Irritable bowel: You may have irritable bowel syndrome. You should visit a physician for an exam and further investigation. In the meantime, remember to drink plenty of water, eat a healthy diet focused on fruits, vegetables and fiber. Try to get enough exercise and reduce stress. ...Read more

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Hurts all the way down my throat/esophagus in my epigastric region. What might it be?

Hurts all the way down my throat/esophagus in my epigastric region. What might it be?

Without other: Antecedant illnesses, not too common, but this can occur with herpes simplex or candida. This may require endoscopy and biopsy to prove. ...Read more

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I am not able to burp and instead get gurgling originating from the upper epigastric region after eating. I also get distention and bloating. Any help?

Heartburn: This sounds like heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux disease aka gerd). Try zantac twice a day or Prilosec daily. And then follow up with your doctor to make sure it's not something else like gastritis or the beginning of an ulcer. ...Read more

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I have pain in my epigastric region that passes through to the back and burning pain in my back that moves down to my legs, could it stomach ulcer?

I have pain in my epigastric region that passes through to the back and  burning pain in my back that moves down to my legs, could it stomach ulcer?

Needs Immed Eval: An ultrasound of your abdomen or x-ray should be considered. You may have an aneurysm of your aorta which would be considered a medical emergency. Rule this out by evaluation by a physician. You are pretty young for this condition, nevertheless get checked. ...Read more

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