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Symptoms of disease - pain above the navel

Pain above the navel may be a signal of a serious illness.
Pain in the abdomen always were and are for us one of the most unpleasant. When a stomach ache, do we certainly cannot do anything, even walking normally.
Often the definition of the causes of pain above the navel is a very complicated. In certain situations it is impossible even to a consistent depth investigation of the causes of pain. Often for high-quality diagnostics and treatment requires a great experience of the attending physician, because sometimes the picture of the disease is unknown, obliterated.



Which diseases there is pain above the navel

The pain just above the navel, as a rule, connected with the problems in the stomach. Among the perpetrators of this pain will be a gastritis, a stomach ulcer, high acidity of the stomach. Persistent pain in this place alert about the problems of the duodenum, pancreas and gall bladder.

Stomach, located above the horizontal line passing through the navel, under a rib arch of the chest (this place is called epigastric area).

- For acute gastritis is characterized by the following symptoms: nausea, unpleasant and painful sensations "under the spoon", pain above the navel, dizziness, malaise, diarrhea, persistent vomiting. Mucous membranes, the skin are a pale shade of, in the language of the raid of a gray color, mouth dry.

- The most characteristic manifestations of the ulcer is the pain in the upper abdomen ("the floor of the pit of his stomach") and above the navel, which often occurs on an empty stomach, i.e., between meals. Pain can also occur at night, forcing the patient to wake up and take food or medicines (which are either suppress the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, or neutralize it - the so-called antacids). The pain usually subsides in the first 30 minutes after a meal or reception of the mentioned drugs.
Less specific, but occurring at a stomach ulcer symptoms are nausea, weight after a meal, a feeling of fullness stomach, rarely brings relief of vomiting, loss of appetite, body weight, heartburn.

- Cancer of the stomach. Clinical symptoms of stomach cancer in the early stages of the disease are scarce and uncertain. Not only the patients, but doctors often regard it as a manifestation of gastritis, and not pursuing full gastrological survey, are limited to the appointment of various medicines. However, having carefully examined the complaint it is possible to catch a range of symptoms, which are alarming in respect of a diagnosis of cancer. The syndrome of small signs, which includes a number of general and local symptoms, the identification of which gives grounds to suspect a patient has cancer of the stomach. These include:
1) change the health of the patient, emerging in a few weeks or even months before treatment to a doctor and expressed in the causeless general weakness, reduced work capacity, fatigue;
2) unmotivated persistent reduced appetite or complete loss of it until aversion to food;
3) the phenomenon of "gastric discomfort": the loss of physiological sense of satisfaction from the food, the feeling of repletion, even after a small amount of food, as well as a sense of gravity, bursting open, sometimes pain in the epigastric region and above the navel, occasional nausea and vomiting;
4) the irrational progressive weight loss, accompanied by the paleness of the skin, not explainable other diseases;
5) mental depression - loss of the joy of life, interest in the surroundings, to work, apathy and alienation.

Duodenum - the first section of the small intestine length of about 25 cm, which gets food from the stomach. Ulcers occur here more often than in the stomach, but the pain in the duodenum is indistinguishable from the stomach.

- For duodenitis is characterized by pain in epigastralna area and above the navel is the constant, dull nature or ulcerative-like, a sensation of fullness or burst open in the upper parts of the stomach after eating, loss of appetite, nausea, sometimes vomiting. Palpable notes pain deep in epigastralna area.

- Gastroduodenitis in the acute phase is manifested his aching cramping pain in epigastralna area and above the navel, resulting in 1-2 hours after meals and often irradiate in hypohondrium (usually the right) and the navel. Ingestion of food or antacids reduces or eliminates the pain. Pain syndrome may be accompanied by a feeling of heaviness, or expanding in the area epigastralna, nausea, hyperptyalism.

- Pancreatitis. The main manifestation of pancreatitis pain in the right upper part of the abdomen - the defeat of the head of the pancreas; in the stomach and above the navel is the predominant affection of pancreas body, in the left hypochondrium - the impact of the tail of the pancreas; herpes zoster character of the pain associated with lesions of the pancreas.
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Which doctor should I contact if there is a pain above the navel

  • Gastroenterologist


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