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What causes a hunger kind of pain in the middle of the upper abdomen. Sometimes eating relieves the pain & other times no. Can it be my gallstones?!

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
Surgery
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In brief: PROBABLY NOT

Epigastric pain that is relieved by eating is typical of ulcer or gastritis.
Gallstones, when symptomatic, usually cause pain after eating, especially after fatty or greasy foods. Some other entities can also cause this type of pain, including pancreas issues. I recommend you seek a direct medical opinion. Good luck.

In brief: PROBABLY NOT

Epigastric pain that is relieved by eating is typical of ulcer or gastritis.
Gallstones, when symptomatic, usually cause pain after eating, especially after fatty or greasy foods. Some other entities can also cause this type of pain, including pancreas issues. I recommend you seek a direct medical opinion. Good luck.
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery

In brief: Ulcer

This could be annulcervor gastritis.
You should see a professional and probably get a scope.

In brief: Ulcer

This could be annulcervor gastritis.
You should see a professional and probably get a scope.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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