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Is there a reason for upper ab pain besides gallbladder or liver?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Lots

May just be gas, but.
..Can be due inflammation of stomach, duodenum, ulcers of either, tumors, pancreas issues, colon problems, esophagus issues, spleen, blood vessel (aorta), even cardiac or gyn related depends on location, type of pain, duration, other symptoms, individual's age, sex, meds, etc. See your doc.

In brief: Lots

May just be gas, but.
..Can be due inflammation of stomach, duodenum, ulcers of either, tumors, pancreas issues, colon problems, esophagus issues, spleen, blood vessel (aorta), even cardiac or gyn related depends on location, type of pain, duration, other symptoms, individual's age, sex, meds, etc. See your doc.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Many reasons

There are several reasons for upper abd.
Pain besides gallbladder or liver.It can come from stomach, duodenum , spleen and frequently from pancreas.

In brief: Many reasons

There are several reasons for upper abd.
Pain besides gallbladder or liver.It can come from stomach, duodenum , spleen and frequently from pancreas.
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes ....

Other things can include gastritis (inflammation of the stomach) or ulcers.
Both of these things tend to cause upper abdominal pain or to the right upper abdomen.

In brief: Yes ....

Other things can include gastritis (inflammation of the stomach) or ulcers.
Both of these things tend to cause upper abdominal pain or to the right upper abdomen.
Dr. Steven Hill
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
2 doctors agree

In brief: GAS!

Even a gas bubble can cause significant pain in the area where the liver and gallbladder are.
The large intestine curves right under the liver and gas bubbles often "get stuck" there because of our normal anatomy and gravity. The most important thing is to get checked if the pain worsens or won't go away. We'd rather tell you it's gas than have you sit home with something more serious.

In brief: GAS!

Even a gas bubble can cause significant pain in the area where the liver and gallbladder are.
The large intestine curves right under the liver and gas bubbles often "get stuck" there because of our normal anatomy and gravity. The most important thing is to get checked if the pain worsens or won't go away. We'd rather tell you it's gas than have you sit home with something more serious.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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