Epigastric pain

What is Epigastric pain?

Abdominal pain (or stomach pain) is a common symptom associated with both temporary, non-serious disorders and more serious conditions.

Common causes include: gastroenteritis and irritable bowel syndrome. In a third of cases the exact cause is unclear. About 10% of people have a more serious underlying condition such as: appendicitis or diverticulitis. Determining the cause can be difficult, because many diseases can cause this symptom.

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for about a year I have been experiencing frequent epigastric pain. I've had blood work, upper gi, endoscopy, and a test to show how well my...

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Kindly make life style modifications and diet modifications

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Background: 24 y/o underweight male, referred to GI physician for constant, but varying in intensity, epigastric pain / discomfort x 8...

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Antral gastritis/Barrett's esophagus

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I have had a heaviness in my chest, in what feels like my lungs, for a couple of weeks now. It has not gotten worse, and rarely causes me to cough...

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Yes, you should definitely consult doctor.

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