Any advice on dealing with upper abdominal pain?

See your doctor. This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.

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I went to the ER twice 4 days ago for an ear infection I still have and I have developed upper abdominal pain in the last 3 days. Advice please?

Family Doctor. it is incredibly inappropriate and expensive to go to the ER for a simple or complicated ear infection. These are managed at the family clinic not at the ER. Please go see your family doctor. Read more...

What leads to upper abdominal pain?

Many things. Could ne ulcer or gastritis which is inflamed stomach could be reflux or gallbladder problem diet and anti acid different test including upper endoscopy could clear the confusion. Read more...

Upper abdominal pain, what is there?

Lots! Upper abdominal organs include the liver, spleen, stomach, gallbladder, portions of the colon and small intestine, and pancreas. Pain may also originate from the abdominal wall, ie epigastric hernia. Read more...
Lots. Literally-- esophagus, stomach, colon, pancreas, gallbladder, spleen, diaphragm. Occasionally even lung/ cardiac issues can masquerade as abdominal pain. Need more specifics i'm afraid. Read more...
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...

What to do for upper abdominal pain!?

Abdominal pain. There are numerous causes of abdominal pain. Best bet is to see your doctor to help sort it out. Read more...

What are causes of upper abdominal pain?

Many possibilities.. Possible causes of upper abdominal pain include gallbladder disease, ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, intestinal cancer, etc. I advise you to see your doctor for further evaluation including a thorough medical history, physical examination, blood tests, and possible ultrasound, ct scan, or even upper endoscopy, depending on the above information. Read more...
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...

What could be causing upper abdominal pain?

Many. Need more history and information. Possibilities would be heartburn from reflux, stomach inflammation (gastritis), stomach ulcer, gallbladder, pancreatitis, and other possibilities. Would need to see a doctor for an examination. Read more...

What should I take for upper abdominal pain?

Find cause 1st-C MD. Many different diseases can cause abdominal pain, some mild, others serious. It is impossible to make even an educated guess without better-understanding the type, duration, and frequency of your pain; what brings it on, what relieves it; your age, sex, past history; physical examination findings; results of supportive tests which may include blood tests +/- x-rays. We can only do this in-person. Read more...
A trip to doctor. Upper abdominal pain can be a serious issue and until properly diagnosed, self treatment is probably not a good idea, especially if it has been going on for some time. Single isolated episodes, you can try antacid or Zantac (ranitidine) type med but if it persists or recurs frequently take a trip to your doctor. Read more...