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What is epigastric distress? And its symptoms?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Epigastric Distsress

Epigastrium is the middle part of the abdomen between the rib cages.
The upper adomen. Usually translates pain from the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas or colon or even gallbladder. Is very common to have discomfort there with gastroesophageal reflux, with gastritis or ulcers, or pancreatitis. Associated symptoms could be nausea and vomiting.

In brief: Epigastric Distsress

Epigastrium is the middle part of the abdomen between the rib cages.
The upper adomen. Usually translates pain from the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas or colon or even gallbladder. Is very common to have discomfort there with gastroesophageal reflux, with gastritis or ulcers, or pancreatitis. Associated symptoms could be nausea and vomiting.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Frederick Shieh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Pain

Pain in the mid upper part of the abdomen.
This is not a name of a specific diagnosis, more a description of what is going on.

In brief: Pain

Pain in the mid upper part of the abdomen.
This is not a name of a specific diagnosis, more a description of what is going on.
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Dr. Frederick Shieh
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