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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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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 am having a lot of acidity problem due to which my upper abdomen pain a lot. Its so bad that i just can't miss my food evn by mistake.

I am having a lot of acidity problem due to which my upper abdomen pain a lot. Its so bad that i just can't miss my food evn by mistake.

Be seen: You should see your physician. It is probably too much acid, and could benefit from an acid reducer like zantac (ranitidine) or prilosec, but should see your physician about it. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain since last 15 days what could be possible problem?

Upper abdomen pain since last 15 days what could be possible problem?

It Depends: It depends on where the pain is. There are a lot of structures in the upper abdomen. It could mean dyspepsia (upset or acid stomach), heart burn, gall bladder problems, ulcer disease or other causes. If it doesn't go away, you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Am male of 22 years.I have problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months.My lead level in blood is 43.11.Is it the reason?Help me?

Am male of 22 years.I have problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months.My lead level in blood is 43.11.Is it the reason?Help me?

May be: Whatever else, your blood lead level is high and needs to be treated. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003360.htm ...Read more

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Akash(22,M).Problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months.Lead level in blood is 43.11.Is it the reason?Please give some tips to cure it?

Akash(22,M).Problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months.Lead level in blood is 43.11.Is it the reason?Please give some tips to cure it?

Lead Level: High blood lead levels can cause abdominal pain, but usually associated with constipation rather than loose stools. Check with your PCP as to other causes of abdominal pain since 6 months is too long to go with these symptoms without getting them checked out. ...Read more

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What is the first symptom of liver disease or liver problems? Is it right upper abdominal pain?

What is the first symptom of liver disease or liver problems? Is it right upper abdominal pain?

Rarely: For liver pain to develop, the most common problem is expansion of the capsule due to an enlarging malignancy. The most common liver disease is fibrosis or cirrhosis secondary to alcoholism, or hepatitis. Here the primary complication is portal hypertension wherein the liver produces ascites. ...Read more

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I have had stomach aches , abdominal bloating and farthing as long as i can remember . What's the problem with me?

I have had stomach aches , abdominal bloating  and farthing as  long as i can remember . What's  the problem  with me?

Your symptoms may: Suggest hyperacidity, gastritis/ stomach irritation, gallbladder/pancreatic problems etc & drinking alcohol can definitely contribute to it. Consider cutting down on the booze.Otc ppi/omeprazole and antacids/maalox, peptobismol may help. Seek medical help for reassurance. Take care! ...Read more

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I have one problem every time my mother calling then I get a stomach ache and abdominal pain when I meet her how I solve this?

I have one problem every time my mother calling then I get a stomach ache and abdominal pain when I meet her how I solve this?

Situational abd pain: It's normal to be concerned about your health, & to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease & even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious & should consult your family doc who can direct you appropriately ...Read more

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Is it true that upper abdominal pain indicative of stomach ulcer or gallbladder problems in pregnancy?

Is it true that upper abdominal pain indicative of stomach ulcer or gallbladder problems in pregnancy?

Many things: Can cause abdominal pains. Gas, constipation, gastritis, stomach ulcer, pancreatitis, gallbladder, kidney, etc. Just because someone has discomfort does not mean that there is always a physical description as to why the discomfort is there. Sometimes pain occurs with no medical reason. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain, nausea,bloating after eating. Prilosec doesn't work.I also have lupus. Only on Plaquenil.Are GI problems common with lupus?

Upper abdominal pain, nausea,bloating after eating. Prilosec doesn't work.I also have lupus. Only on Plaquenil.Are GI problems common with lupus?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Gallbladder? Gastritis? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read more

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Is this a problem with my pancreas?Upper abdominal pain,upper back pain,nausea,vomiting,worse after eating,fatty stools,no fever. Help?

Is this a problem with my pancreas?Upper abdominal pain,upper back pain,nausea,vomiting,worse after eating,fatty stools,no fever. Help?

It sounds: more like your gall bladder than your pancreas. Either way, you need to see your doctor to get an exam and testing in order to pin down the right diagnosis so you can get proper treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What to do if I have abdominal pain, and could the pancreas cause pain in upper abdomen, and the lower right quadrant of the abdomen?

What to do if I have abdominal pain, and could the pancreas cause pain in upper abdomen, and the lower right quadrant of the abdomen?

Abdominal pain: I doubt the pancreas is not involved but one can't be sure. Please call your doctor and set up an early visit. If you can't be seen for a few days or weeks please go to the nearest Emergency room. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have abdominal pain, and could the pancreas cause pain in upper abdomen, and the lower right quadrant of the abdomen?

What do you suggest if I have abdominal pain, and could the pancreas cause pain in upper abdomen, and the lower right quadrant of the abdomen?

See your doctor.: There are many potential causes of this type of pain (yes, the pancreas is one of them), and the only way to sort them out is to do a physical exam and a history and whatever tests are appropriate. You should see your doctor, who will be able to sort through that for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder disease cause loss of appetite for weeks? I don't have much abdominal pain, but more of a full feeling in upper abdomen.

Can gallbladder disease cause loss of appetite for weeks?  I don't have much abdominal pain, but more of a full feeling in upper abdomen.

Yes it can!: Symptomatic cholelithiasis (gallstone disease) can manifest in a number of ways, including fullness, burping, indigestion, and pain. If you believe you have gallbladder disorder, visiting a board certified surgeon would be worthwhile. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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Belly Pain (Definition)

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