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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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Why does my stomach organ always swell after eating or drinking?

Why does my stomach organ always swell after eating or drinking?

It is full: After you eat or drink, the food goes to your stomach for processing to begin the process of digestion. It will stay in your stomach for an hour or two. ...Read more

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Why does my belly swell after consuming alcohol?

Why does my belly swell after consuming alcohol?

See below: Likely the alcohol interferes with the muscle functions of the intestines allowing gas and other contents to sit. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt so bad after i drink alcohol?

Alcoholic gastritis: Alcohol is quite an irritant to the stomach lining. It also increases acid production in the stomach. Try to refrain from any alcohol and give your stomach a rest. ...Read more

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Why does my wrist hurt the morning after drinking alcohol?

Why does my wrist hurt the morning after drinking alcohol?

Interesting question: with tons of possible answers. If somethings affecting your wrist and u drink it could be a fluid issue from swelling or other foods it could be that when you drink pay less attention and aggravate it it hurts more the next day Who could be muscular and electrolyte based. The main issue is wrist pain and it sounds like that should be evaluated. Drinking alcohol may just highlight something. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt after drinking?

Why does my stomach hurt after drinking?

Lots of causes: Assuming you mean drinking alcohol, can be reflux into esophagus, inflammation of esophagus, inflammation of stomach, ulcers, less likely pancreatic issues. If you are eating pizza with your beer, could be gallbladder issues as well. Could even be celiac sprue (gluten/wheat/rye/barley intolerance)other causes as well. See your doc, find out. ...Read more

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Why does my ovarian area hurt the day after drinking liquor.

Why does my ovarian area hurt the day after drinking liquor.

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Since this seems to be related to drinking alcohol it sounds like a digestive issue. Consider seeing a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Why does my torso feel bruised after drinking alcohol?

Why does my torso feel bruised after drinking alcohol?

See prior answer: I imagine you are talking about feeling "sore" - bruised refers to hematomas under the skin (black and blue marks) and aren't something you would feel - you are talking about feeling pain. Alcohol can cause gastritis, but this is usually an abdominal pain and not a pain in the "torso." am not sure what you mean by torso since it is more of a term in the art world than a medical one. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my head hurt after drinking soda?

What does it mean if my head hurt after drinking soda?

Maybe it was due to: caffeine? Some people have adverse reactions to artificial sweeteners in sodas? I a m not sure. Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, caries, mineral depletion & dehydration. Increased caffeine ...Read more

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Why does the upper spleen hurt after drinking alcohol?

Why does the upper spleen hurt after drinking alcohol?

Not spleen: It is not the spleen. It could be the pancreas or the stomach. Too much alcohol can cause inflammation of the stomach or the pancreas. ...Read more

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Whenever I drink alcohol my stomach feels warm. It does not hurt. Is this normal or do I have gastritis?

Whenever I drink alcohol my stomach feels warm. It does not hurt. Is this normal or do I have gastritis?

That's a message!: If you pour alcohol over a cut on your skin, it burns, right? No surprise that if your stomach is inflamed, then pouring alcohol into it will make it burn too.This may be a wonderful time to curtail consumption. Sounds like an appropriate time as well to get medically evaluated. ...Read more

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When I drink alcohol, one drink, my stomach starts hurting. What could that be ?

When I drink alcohol, one drink, my stomach starts hurting. What could that be ?

Gastritis: This sounds like gastritis, a general term for stomach irritation. Gastritis may occur without a more definitive diagnosis, or may represent underlying issues e.g. Ulcers, which can be dangerous. The general rule "if it hurts, don't do it" applies here- people with gastritis should avoid alcohol and other identified triggers, and seek help if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Why does alcohol burn when it goes down my throt. And why does my stomach hurt after a little wine.

Why does alcohol burn when it goes down my throt. And why does my stomach hurt after a little wine.

Toxic: Alcohol can damage cells. In your stomach it tends to promote ulcer formation. Listen to your body. If it hurts when you drink alcohol, then it would be best not to drink alcohol. If you hit your fonger with a hammer, would you smash it again? ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt when i drink milk? It's not an allergy. I also get really gassy.

Why does my stomach hurt when i drink milk? It's not an allergy. I also get really gassy.

Probable intolerance: It sounds like you may have lactose intolerance, which is an inability to digest the sugar in milk (lactose). The best way to rule out milk protein allergy is to see an allergist and get skin tested, but the symptoms you describe are more consistent with intolerance than allergy. ...Read more

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Whenever I drink alcohol my stomach feels warm but does not hurt. Could I have gastritis or is that normal.

Whenever I drink alcohol my stomach feels warm but does not hurt. Could I have gastritis or is that normal.

Unsure what you mean: by "feeling warm." The lining of the stomach has pain receptors but not receptors for temperature, Gastritis generally causes pain and heartburn, as well as nausea and vomiting. You list yourself as a social drinker, averaging 1 or less per day, but if you are drinking all 7 drinks at one time, it certainly could cause some irritation in your stomach. Cut back to 2-3 at one time. Try antacids. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt so bad after drinking Diet Pepsi?

Why does my stomach hurt so bad after drinking Diet Pepsi?

Why drink it then?: I can think of lots of reasons why you may be experiencing an adverse reaction to a carbonated beverage that contains multiple chemicals (artificial flavors, coloring, and sweeteners). May I suggest you try drinking water, and assessing your response. My answer then becomes quite different if your stomach pain is limited to Diet Pepsi or is generalized to all liquids and ingestants. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt after eating cheetos?

Why does my stomach hurt after eating cheetos?

Why eat them then?: Specific food intolerances are common, but I can also think of lots of reasons why you may be experiencing an adverse reaction to a particular food or food group. My answer however becomes quite different if your stomach pain is limited to Cheetos or is generalized to other ingestants. ...Read more

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My shoulder hurt when I drink alcohol does this mean anything ?

Probably : But right off the bat, I can't think of what. If a cold beverage is introduced into the stomach it could irritate the diaphragm which can then irritate the shoulder through the nerves. How much volume of alcohol causes this pain. Is it pop or back of the shoulder. There are no known connections between alcohol and shoulder pain. ...Read more