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What is epigastric distress? And its symptoms?

What is epigastric distress? And its symptoms?

Epigastric Distsress: Epigastrium is the middle part of the abdomen between the rib cages. The upper adomen. Usually translates pain from the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas or colon or even gallbladder. Is very common to have discomfort there with gastroesophageal reflux, with gastritis or ulcers, or pancreatitis. Associated symptoms could be nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Is it better for people to go untreated if they don't believe they have a mental illness? The antipsychotic have brought on more symptoms of distress

Is it better for people to go untreated if they don't believe they have a mental illness? The antipsychotic have brought on more symptoms of distress

Better treatment: It is not better to go untreated, going untreated can be extremely dangerous. Talking to a psychiatrist and/or therapist about your concerns is vital. Antipsychotics can be hard to take but they can be a lifesaver. There are different antipsychotic meds, it's important to find the right one if that is what is needed. Don't give up on treatment. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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In what ways can anxiety cause gastrointestinal distress? Other physiological symptoms of anxiety?

In what ways can anxiety cause gastrointestinal distress?  Other physiological symptoms of anxiety?

Anxiety: Anxiety or worry is a psychological & physiological state characterized by somatic, cognitive, emotional & behavioral features. It signifies fear/concern/unpleasant sensations/ dread. It causes restlessness, fatigue, muscle tension & concentration difficulties. It is considered a normal reaction to a stressor, unless it interferes with daily functioning or causes significant distress, as in panic. ...Read more

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I have an epigastric hernia. Size is an egg and not painful. The surgery is planned for 30 april 2013. Is synthetic mesh the best solution? Symptoms?

I have an epigastric hernia. Size is an egg and not painful.  The surgery is planned for 30 april 2013. Is synthetic mesh the best solution? Symptoms?

Yes: Umbilical hernia repair is surgery to repair an umbilical hernia. An umbilical hernia is a sac formed from the inner lining of your belly that pushes through a hole in the abdominal wall at the belly button. At surgery the mesh is used to cover the defect and stitched to the adjacent tissues. Eventually, the tissues heal over the mesh and it becomes an integral part of the body. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of adult respiratory distress syndrome?

What are the early symptoms of adult respiratory distress syndrome?

Trouble breathing : The one symptoms that all who get ARDS is dyspnea, which progresses to an inability to breath on their own. Cough may be present, but not always, fever may be present, as well as chest tightness. Pain is usually absent. ...Read more

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Does ibuprofen help to relieve symptoms of epigastric auras. ..rising feeling in gut prior to seizures.

Does ibuprofen help to relieve symptoms of epigastric auras. ..rising feeling in gut prior to seizures.

No: This is extremely rare Are you sure of the diagnosis Have yourself checked by a Naeurologist ...Read more