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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

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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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.
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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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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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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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During intercourse I have sharp, nauseating pain that radiates from my cervix to my abdominal and epigastric region. What could this be?

During intercourse I have sharp, nauseating pain that radiates from my cervix to my abdominal and epigastric region. What could this be?

Pelvic pain: If you are experiencing pelvic pain while having sex on of the first things to think about is a pelvic infection. Other possibility as well is endometriosis. These and other possibilities would require a pelvic exam with your gyn provider in order to get an accurate diagnosis. Hope you get better. ...Read more

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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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Gargling sensation? In middle area of chest, towards bottom. Epigastric region. Not painful very uncomfortable. Bubbly feeling like water bubbling

Gargling sensation? In middle area of chest, towards bottom. Epigastric region. Not painful very uncomfortable. Bubbly feeling like water bubbling

Gurgling in chest: Likely from GERD (reflux) or gastritis with or without H pylori (a bacteria that needs antibiotics to eradicate). May also be due to food intolerances like gluten soy or esosinophilic gastritis. Follow up with doc ...Read more

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I feel like I have a water balloon in my epigastric region. You can see it pulse/swell clearly and if I lay on my stomach it feels like it will pop.

I feel like I have a water balloon in my epigastric region. You can see it pulse/swell clearly and if I lay on my stomach it feels like it will pop.

Epigastric mass: You don't provide enough information and detail for me to help answer the question. But, given that it is pulsatile, you should be seen by a doctor soon or in the emergency room if it is painful. A quick ultrasound exam will delineate if it is a vascular mass. It is common for skinny individuals to visualize pulsations in a scaphoid abdomen when laying flat. Best to be evaluated in person. ...Read more

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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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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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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 (ranitidine) 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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Pain in epigastric region, pain in the back between shoulder blades, dizziness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, jaw pain, all intermittent for months?

Pain in epigastric region, pain in the back between shoulder blades, dizziness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, jaw pain, all intermittent for months?

Jaw pain unrelated: I doubt jaw pain is part of the overall situation. See a dentist to rule out dental problems. If teeth negative, see oral surgeon ...Read more

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Occured a sudden epigastric pain causing pain in region of the upper abdomen immediately below the ribs, Also I suffered immediate loose motion with foul smell and vomitting. It also caused me nausea?

Occured a sudden epigastric pain causing pain in region of the upper abdomen immediately below the ribs, Also I suffered immediate loose motion with foul smell and vomitting. It also caused me nausea?

Food poisoning: It could have been food poisoning. The symptoms are compatible staphylococcal toxin. However that is only one of many possibilities. Staphylococcal toxic poisoning is usually over in 24 hours. If the symptoms persist more than a day, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...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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I'm having sharp pains in my upper abdomen through my rib cage and I mostly feel it at the region of my lungs and the middle section of my rib cage (i.

I'm having sharp pains in my upper abdomen through my rib cage and I mostly feel it at the region of my lungs and the middle section of my rib cage (i.

Need further eval: Hi
I recommend that you seek further eval as soon as possible in person with a local physician if your symptoms are severe or book a quick inbox consult with a HealthTap physician. With the limited information we get on the public forum of HealthTap, it is hard for us to provide a proper solution to your problems. Hope you can get treated soon, best wishes ...Read more

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I have pain in my right upper abdomen even the pain radiates to mid back region. Before pasing stole or going to urine it wil pain to much after tat it wil be relived

Need further workup: Abdominal pain when straining may have multiple etiologies. A physician's physical exam and detailed history is required here. Additional information could lead to ultrasound examination of your abdomen, or even colonoscopy. Sometimes, simply constipation can cause these symptoms, but they should not be ignored, and a doctor visit is warranted for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Had a CT scan with IV contrast of thorax and upper abdomen. What can be seen on this scan? Which organs is now checked out?

Had a CT scan with IV contrast of thorax and upper abdomen. What can be seen on this scan? Which organs is now checked out?

Lots of things!: Your scan included the base of neck, chest, including lymph nodes, blood vessels, the heart, and lungs, and upper abdomen. There is much to see but hopefully it will be ok. ...Read more

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I just had a jolt of pain in my upper abdomen and my body feels really achy I've also experienced headaches and urinating a lot could it be my pms?

I just had a jolt of pain in my upper abdomen and my body feels really achy I've also experienced headaches and urinating a lot could it be my pms?

Possibly: Pms is a real possibility. You want to find out that it is not something else like a kidney infection or urinary tract infection first. Is there blood in your urine?
Have you had this before prior to your menstrual cycle?
If you do not have a fever, wait and see if it passes once your cycle starts. If it gets worse or you do have a fever, go to your primary care doctor. ...Read more