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Pain in the upper middle part of stomach for a 21 yr old girl. What does it mean? This has been going on for 3 days now to a point where I can't sleep.

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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Could be gastritis

Pain in the upper mid portion of the abdomen in an otherwise healthy young person could be esophagitis, gastritis or gastric ulcer.
One may try taking antacids, such as mylanta, acid blockers, such as zantac, (ranitidine) or acid reducers, such as omeprazole. If not better, or pain worsens, then one needs to be evaluated by one's doctor. However, go to er if pain is unbearable or if one has a fever.

In brief: Could be gastritis

Pain in the upper mid portion of the abdomen in an otherwise healthy young person could be esophagitis, gastritis or gastric ulcer.
One may try taking antacids, such as mylanta, acid blockers, such as zantac, (ranitidine) or acid reducers, such as omeprazole. If not better, or pain worsens, then one needs to be evaluated by one's doctor. However, go to er if pain is unbearable or if one has a fever.
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Many things

It could be several different things but if it has persisted for several days and you can't sleep then you should see a doctor to be evaluated.

In brief: Many things

It could be several different things but if it has persisted for several days and you can't sleep then you should see a doctor to be evaluated.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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