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What causes abdomen burning pain on left side under the ribcage? Starts an hour later after eating and it lasts 1 second with a few minutes intervals

What causes abdomen burning pain on left side under the ribcage? Starts an hour later after eating and it lasts 1 second with a few minutes intervals

Multiple causes: The possible causes of burning of left upper quadrant of abdomen are gastroesophageal reflux, esophagitis, peptic ulcer including stomach or duodenal ulcer, gastritis which is inflammation of lining of stomach including h.Pylori infection. Other possible cause could be pancreatitis but pain is not usually burning in nature. ...Read more

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What does an abdomen scan show?

What does an abdomen scan show?

Depends on scan: It really depends on the specific test. A ct scan of the abdomen can demonstrate goo anatomical detail and look for many possible things like tumors, perforations in the bowel, gall bladder disease, kidney stones, abscess formation ( collections of pus) and inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) to name just a few things. Other scans exist , that may be less sensitive and more limited. ...Read more

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What would cause abdomen swelling in a healthy male?

What would cause abdomen swelling in a healthy male?

Many things: Sudden abdominal swelling should not be ignored. It could possibly be a hernia with extravasation of intestinal or other anatomy. It is a serious condition that warrants a medical differential diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is tender abdomen?

What is tender abdomen?

Abdominal tenderness: A tender abdomen means that ones belly is sore. It might hurt when you lightly or deeply touch it, when you're exercising or simply then something comes in contact with it...Such as a belt. ...Read more

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What is this abdomen pain underneath my rib cage?

What is this abdomen pain underneath my rib cage?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain on the left?

What causes lower abdomen pain on the left?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain on left side?

What causes lower abdomen pain on left side?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain and back pain?

What causes lower abdomen pain and back pain?

Pancreatitis: Many other causes, but that's typical scenario for abdominal pain that radiates to back. Can also be kidney related, such as kidney stones, infection. ...Read more

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What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

What causes lower abdomen pain and lower back pain?

An ulcer, gastritis,: There are several possibilities including disorders of the GI system, kidney or renal system, cardiovascular system & the reproductive system - ulcers, pancreatitis, infections, aneurysms, endometriosis , ovarian cysts, diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, infarcted intestines, volvulus, intussusception, tumors & adhesions are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes severe abdomen pain mostly right side/middle with a normal ultrasound?the pain is dull and lasted all day/no fever/no vomit.nausea

What causes severe abdomen pain mostly right side/middle with a normal ultrasound?the pain is dull and lasted all day/no fever/no vomit.nausea

Need physician help: The ultrasound just tells you that you don't have gall stones. There are other causes of pain in that area. You will need your physician to do a thorough history and physical exam and, probably, some Xrays and blood tests to find the right answer. ...Read more

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