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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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Severe pain in the middle of upper stomach, and lots of gas. The pain is worsened with sexual intercourse & lying flat. What could it be?

Severe pain in the middle of upper stomach, and lots of gas. The pain is worsened with sexual intercourse & lying flat. What could it be?

Treat reflux: In middle upper stomach, worse when lying flat and gassy, sounds like indigestion, try some maslow first and or generic zantac (ranitidine). That would not explain the pain with intercourse so if u are having fever, get yourself seen. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in upper left abdomen?

I have severe pain in upper left abdomen?

Please see a doctor: For a history and physical exam. Severe pain means something is wrong. It could be a simple issue like rib out of place, it could be as serious as a heart attack, or esophageal tear. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in right side of stomach please help?

I have severe pain in right side of stomach please help?

Stomach pain: Any time you are experiencing severe pain with no explination of your own, your body is trying to alert you to something. Pain of any kind in the area you describe could be a myriad of different things. A medical professional needs to do a detailed work-up often requiring a verbal medical history, physical examination, and other tests. See a doctor soon and take ownership of your health. ...Read more

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Endometriosis now with severe pain in lower left abdomen?

Endometriosis now with severe pain in lower left abdomen?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What to do for severe pain in lower right side of stomach?

See the doctor: If pain in the right lower side of the abdomen is new, severe and persistent, see the doctor right away. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in the lower right abdomen, is it my appendix, can you help me?

I have severe pain in the lower right abdomen, is it my appendix, can you help me?

If worried, see doc: The classic symptoms of appendicitis are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant (rlq) of the abdomen, some nausea and vomiting, and lack of appetite. On exam, there is rlq tenderness. If the appendix has ruptured, pain and tenderness may be throughout the abdomen. Labs generally show elevated white blood count. Abdominal ultrasound or ct scan are increasingly used for dx. ...Read more

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What to do if I got kneed in the stomach and having severe pain when somach contracts?

What to do if I got kneed in the stomach and having severe pain when somach contracts?

Torn abdominal mucsl: The area of injury could be a torn muscle fiber in the abdominal wall.

If it has not bee examined by a doctor to localize the area of injury it should.

Use of ultrasound examination of the abdominal wall at the area of injury can pin point the damage and prolotherapy can force healing of the tissue.
Visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org to fins a prolotherapist to help/. ...Read more

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I am 2o weeks and I have severe pain in my stomach right after the vibrations start is this normal?

I am 2o weeks and I have severe pain in my stomach right after the vibrations start is this normal?

No: Report it to your OB doctor, any unusual pains in your abdomen or pelvis during pregnancy need to be reported, it could be nothing serious, but you don't want to take chances, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

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I ve got a severe pain on the lower right part of my abdomen and I can barely walk anymore. What can it be?

I ve got a severe pain on the lower right part of my abdomen and I can barely walk anymore. What can it be?

Appendicitis?: Possibly appendicitis or maybe just bad gas pains arising from the colon. You need to see a doctor asap to find out. You could also be passing a kidney stone, so there are a lot of things to rule out. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a severe pain in my stomach that moves backward to my back and comes back yo my abodmin?

See your doctor: Could be anything from gastrointestinal problem to your spine as an issue. See your doctor first and then move onto a specialist if still having problems. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my abdomen area right in the middle and its real tender to the touch! What could be wrong!?

I have severe pain in my abdomen area right in the middle and its real tender to the touch! What could be wrong!?

Many possibilities: If you are acutely ill, go to the emergency room. If this has been going on for a while, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have severe pain that started in the middle of my back on both sides and has spread to the upper front left side of my stomach?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause severe pain in three stomach that radiates to the back. My wife has this problem. She can hardly function when it hits?

What would cause severe pain in three stomach that radiates to the back. My wife has this problem. She can hardly function when it hits?

Pancreas/gallbladder: There are multiple causes but I would see an doctor and ask them to check her gall bladder for gallstones. When gallstones pass, they can also irritate the pancreas so this should be checked as well. The stomach or esophagus can also give pain that refers to the back and they can be evaluated with an endoscopy if necessary. ...Read more

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Twice in the past two weeks I have woken up at 1am with a severe pain in my stomach area. It continues for around an hour, what could it be?

Twice in the past two weeks I have woken up at 1am with a severe pain in my stomach area. It continues for around an hour, what could it be?

Consider gallstones: At 31, most common problems may be gall baldder- get an ultrasound. Gastritis or ulcer disease should be considered. See your physician or gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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A23M has severe pain attach at level of T5 n case of cold pain radiat to abdomen DIA was done as neuritis no drug helped or decreased pain! Plz help?

A23M has severe pain attach at level of T5 n case of cold pain radiat to abdomen DIA was done as neuritis no drug helped or decreased pain! Plz help?

Too complex for here: Many details will influence the diagnostic pursuit. T5 thoracic a little high to produce abdominal pain, but due to some anatomical features might be possible. "Severe pain attack" sounds like single episode. Were there more? If actual neuralgia ("neuritis") then pain pills won't work. But, best to get diagnosis. Chasing symptoms will probably not work well. Need MR of thoracic spine. ...Read more

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I've already had one ovary removed due to a history of cysts and pain. Now I'm experiencing severe pain directly in the center of my abdomen. I'm gues?

I've already had one ovary removed due to a history of cysts and pain. Now I'm experiencing severe pain directly in the center of my abdomen. I'm gues?

Abdominal pain: Your current abdominal discomfort may or may not be due to pelvic pathology. Other possibilities include adhesions, umbilical hernia, irritable bowel syndrome or intestinal inflammatory disease. In view of your history of ovarian disorders I would start with an evaluation by your gynecologist and a pelvic ultrasound. If these are unrevealing an evaluation by a gastroenterologist or general surgeon ...Read more

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I have severe pain in lower left side of abdomen?

Need evaluation: Persistant severe pain should always be evaluated to determine the cause. I recommend an evaluation by dr. ...Read more

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Sudden severe pain in my lower right abdomen, what could it be?

See below: Could be many things but appendicitis would be high on my list. See your pcp if it persists. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my lower right abdomen, side and back. What can it be?

Many things: The differential diagnoses are broad but of concern because of its urgent nature is appendicitis. ...Read more

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I've been having severe pain in the lower right area of my abdominal and the pain just stopped. Is this normal?

Abdominal pain: At your age, it is likely gas. If it persists or increases in frequency, duration, or severity then you need to have it checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have random severe pain in my lower left abdomen? It's been going on for 3 months now.

Seek help: Since your symptoms have been present for several months now, it is unlikely to be a simple thing such as an infection/gastroenteritis etc. The causes of lower abdominal pain are too many. You need to have further workup, especially if also having any of the following: diarrhea, vomiting, weight loss, fevers, blood in stools. Please see your primary care doctor or a GI specialist. ...Read more

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I didn't recognize I'm preg and did cycling for 20 min which caused severe pain in abdomen, later I took a preg test and now I'm 8 weeks. Is it ok?

I didn't recognize I'm preg and did cycling for 20 min which caused severe pain in abdomen, later I took a preg test and now I'm 8 weeks. Is it ok?

Biking is safe: As a general rule, most exercises that don't involve weight lifting or extreme movements are ok in pregnancy. Walking, biking, running are great excercised during pregnancy while kick-boxing, and bench-pressing are discouraged. Its unlikely that your cycling did any harm to the baby. Severe abd pain is not normal. If it persists, you need to be seen. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What can cause severe pain in the lower abdomen?

What can cause severe pain in the lower abdomen?

Many-see below: Appendicitis, any cause of diarrhea and cramps, any cause of colitis, bladder infection, pelvic inflammatory disease, meckels diverticulitis, sigmoid colon diverticulitis, colonic perforation, prostatitis, abdominal aneurysm, etc. ...Read more

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Severe pain in lower left abdomen pain does not ease?

Severe pain in lower left abdomen pain does not ease?

There are several: Possible explanations for your symptoms but these cannot be determined over the internet. You need to be seen by a health care professional and examined as soon as possible. Don't delay. ...Read more

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Please help me with severe pain in left lower abdomen?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more