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  Gastric Pain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Clinical manifestations are usually distress or pain in the epigastrium, loss of appetite, and abdominal distention, or symptoms that resemble those of peptic ulcer.
Emotional disturbances are common in patients with peptic ulcer and the recurrences and complications are often associated with psychogenic difficulties.
Physical examination reveals localized tenderness in the epigastrium, pain in the left upper quadrant suggests gastric ulcer, in duodenal ulcer it is ordinarily to the right of the midline.
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 1881 Congress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
There is slight duskiness of the skin, especially over the face and arms; on the face are several mole-like specks; there is also very slight darkness of the mammary areolæ, and a band of dark pigmentation round the waist, corresponding to the situation of the strings of the dress.
Vomiting still recurred from time to time, but not frequently, and on January 7 she was so comfortable that she was permitted to sit up in the ward.
From this time she appeared for a few days to be improving, and on January 16 the general discolouration seemed less marked, but the mammary areolæ had become darker.
wehner.org /addison/congress/p4.htm   (539 words)

 Amoebic Liver Abscess by Dr. O.P. Kapoor
Its superior surface is closely related to the central tendinous part of the diaphragm and part of the left cusp, which separates it from the pericardium, heart, left pleural cavity and the left lung.
The lump may be palpable in the epigastrium or brought out from under the left costal margin by deep inspiration or by turning the patient to a right lateral positioned.
is palpable in the epigastrium and left hypochondrium, sometimes extending towards the umbilicus.
www.bhj.org /books/liver/s3c06.htm   (2301 words)

 Etext: bidwell gibhow
Hepar, soreness in urethra, in genitals, scrotum, in folds between scrotum and thighs, chest and in all the limbs; bruised feeling in anterior muscles of thighs.
Natrum mur., soreness left side of nose; nostrils; upper arm; epigastrium; chest; tarsal joints; liver; vulva; vagina; larynx and trachea and between the toes.
Zincum., has crampy pains in epigastrium, hepatic region, sides of abdomen and umbilical region; pit of throat, bladder, in chest to stomach, in heart and lungs; cramps in legs, calves, left foot and muscles.
www.geocities.com /karthickvel/gibhow07.htm   (1710 words)

 Homeopathic treatment and information for incurable cases free of cost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This affection is characterized by intense, agonizing pain in the epigastrium.
Colocynthis This remedy is indicated in those who suffer from paroxysmal pains that extend into the umbilical region, obliging the patient to bend double; exacerbations recur every few minutes, are not the result of indigestion, but rather, in some cases, of emotional excitement.
Bismuthum subnitricum This remedy should be remembered in cases of gastralgia when there is burning, griping, lancinating pain in the epigastrium with pressure in the stomach as from a load; burning pain in the stomach, extending to the spine, with water-brash, flatulence and extreme prostration; pains are sometimes relieved by bending backward.
www.homeocases.org /disease.asp?di=274   (1396 words)

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Dull pain in the epigastrium, which may be relieved by pressing and warming, frequency in urination and defecation, regurgitation of thin fluid, chilliness and aversion to cold, anorexia, abdominal distension, Thin and white tongue coating, deep and slow pulse.
Fullness in the epigastrium, abdominal distension after meal, wandering pain, radiating to the hypochondriac region, frequent belching, which are more severe during emotional upset, Thin and white tongue coating, taut and slippery pulse.
Feeling of obstruction during swallowing, fullness in the chest and epigastrium, dull pain, belching, hiccup together with vomiting of thin mucous sputum and food substance, severe constipation, dry mouth, progressive loss of weight, red tongue proper, and thready slippery pulse.
sun.windsorchinese.net /treatment/digestive.html   (2905 words)

 Sweet Adelines International Singers
The muscles involved in breathing are the intercostal muscles, including the epigastrium and the abdominal muscles, including the diaphragm.
The lungs are where the fuel is stored, but the lungs are organs, not muscles; they are elastic, but not capable of independent movement unless the movement is initiated elsewhere.
It is important to note that the resistance muscles we use in singing (the intercostals, epigastrium, etc.) are not utilized for the same functions in normal breathing situations, so they are weak.
www.sweetadelineintl.org /oct04pp2.cfm   (1498 words)

 epigastrium - OneLook Dictionary Search
We found 17 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word epigastrium:
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epigastrium : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
www.onelook.com /?w=epigastrium   (157 words)

 Giovanni Maciocia is a world-renowned expert and practitioner of Chinese Medicine
Thus, a distending pain in the lower abdomen usually indicates Liver- or Spleen-Qi stagnation, in the hypochondrium Liver-Qi stagnation, in the epigastrium Stomach-Qi stagnation, and in the chest Lung-Qi stagnation (although this last one may also be due to the Liver).
This indicates a pain or ache, usually in the epigastrium or chest, accompanied by a restless, undefined, anxious feeling and perhaps palpitations.
This is usually a dull ache accompanied by a feeling of "stuffiness": it usually occurs in the epigastrium or chest.
www.giovanni-maciocia.com /articles/pain.html   (2837 words)

Burning in epigastrium and left hypochondrium, and across the dorsal region, early in the morning (second day),
Severe, cutting, cramping pain in epigastrium, with a faint feeling as if diarrhœa would come on, very distressing, extending to near the umbilicus, occasionally in the forenoon, and quite frequent in the afternoon (fortieth day),
Dreadful sinking, cramping, cutting sensation at the epigastrium and upper portion of the bowels, relieved by standing erect, or by pressure, almost arresting walking or breathing, very frequently during the day (forty-second day),
www.homeoint.org /allen/d/dios-3.htm   (1983 words)

 SymptomControl.info: Abdominal pain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
At palpation the same pain is experienced and often the enlarged liver can be felt under the ribs and in the epigastrium.
Is often situated in the middle of the epigastrium spreading to the back and up between the shoulder blades and somtimes to the front and up into the chest.
If the pain is primarily present after a meal it may be due to distention of the pancreatic duct due to obstruction in the head of the pancreas.
www.symptomcontrol.com /90.0.html   (1109 words)

 Acupuncture.Com - Stomach Ache - Traditional Chinese Medicine
Stomach ache refers to a pain over the epigastrium, which is usually accompanied by epigastric upset, poor appetite, eructation and nausea.
Abdominal pain may complicate with stomach ache, and the two disorders can be distinguished from each other by the analysis of their causes and the accompanying symptoms.
Manifestations: Dull pain over the epigastrium (relievable by warmth, pressure and food intake and aggravated by hunger), fluid eructation, mental fatigue, poor appetite, cold limbs, loose stool, pale, corpulent tongue with white, greasy coating and feeble or slow and deep pulse.
www.acupuncture.com /conditions/stomacheache.htm   (1345 words)

 MEDSTUDENTS-CLINICALCASE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
After about 30 minutes, the pain intensified, now including the entire abdomen, but mainly in the epigastrium, irradiating to the back and testicles.
He innitialy atributted his symptoms to a huge amount of shrimp that he had for dinner earlier that evening and took acetaminophen, which was not helpfull.
Abdominal examination was diffusely painfull, mainly in the epigastrium, with some peritoneal irritation.
www.medstudents.com.br /caso/caso2.htm   (418 words)

 Answers to questions in the manual - week 6
The stomach is mainly in the left hypochondrium, a small part (pyloric portion) is in the epigastrium.
The left end of the liver is variable, but usually is in the epigastrium.
Yes, it should do so through the epigastrium, but it is quite variable and often drops down to the umbilical region.
www.lab.anhb.uwa.edu.au /hsd212/02weekpages/WK06/week06_4labans.htm   (1363 words)

 The Three Treasures and Women's Treasure - Giovanni Maciocia Chinese Medicine UK
Cough with easy expectoration of profuse, sticky-white sputum, a feeling of oppression of the chest and epigastrium, breathlessness, rattling sound in the throat, dark eye sockets, sallow-greyish complexion, a feeling of heaviness, tendency to obesity, swollen hands and feet, poor appetite, nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, oily skin, Swollen tongue with sticky coating, Slippery pulse.
Sputum in the chest that is difficult to expectorate, bouts of dry cough followed by expectoration of sticky sputum, breathlessness, dull-white complexion, dark eye sockets, dry throat, dry nose and lips, dry mouth but no desire to drink, Swollen tongue with sticky-dry coating, Slippery pulse.
Cough with abundant sputum, nausea, vomiting, sour regurgitation, belching, a feeling of fullness in the epigastrium, a feeling of oppression of the chest and epigastrium, epigastric pain after eating that is better after bowel movement, Swollen tongue with thick-sticky tongue coating, Slippery pulse.
www.three-treasures.com /newsletters/summer02.html   (1612 words)

 PakMediNet - View Abstract
This is a case report of a 5-year-old girl, who presented with abdominal pain and a mass in the epigastrium.
The ultrasound revealed a cystic mass in the epigastrium anterior to left lobe of liver and stomach.
On exploration a large cyst was found in the left lobe of liver containing bilious fluid.
www.pakmedinet.com /view.php?id=1302   (399 words)

 Common Chronic Disease Patterns in Arabian Gulf, Saudi Arabia & Yemen - Abdominal Symptoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This symptom is the exact counterpart of Indian Muslim women complaining of "Kaleja mein Takleef"—which literally means discomfort in the liver—but the patients use this phrase for discomfort in the anatomical area of "epigastrium" especially high epigastrium.
Though most of the Arabs associate this symptom with "heart" ("Gulb"), in my experience, interestingly the most common cause of this symptom is "epigastric pulsations of Abdomina/ Aorta", which is equivalent to "palpitations" when one becomes conscious of heart beating.
epigastrium, right hypochondrium, left iliac fossa etc. This is mainly because diseases like parasites (round worms) or Koch's abdomen are not so common in this population.
www.bhj.org /books/arabs/chap4.htm   (3700 words)

 Panel Interview
Relation to Meals of pain from upper G I T. Pain from stomach,duedenum,oesophagus,pancreas,liver and biliary tract is most of the times related to food.So this aspect in the history should not be given much weight.It shall only be interpreted in the light of general impression.
Diagnosis can be difficult in between these two conditions.Patient with Ac pancreatitis is usually sitting up in the bed,doubling on his epigastrium with the fist pressed against epigastrium.Response to drugs and progress over next 24-48 hours usually decide the diagnosis.Serum amylase and Serum Lipase help in the diagnosis.
But Actually all severe and mild, vague and well defined symptoms in epigastrium must have liver and Gall bladder in the list of D/D.Ultrasound examination is obviously main investigation.
www.pakjfm.com /archives/aug2001/index.htm   (2654 words)

 Herbasin Chinese herb database - Radix Aucklandiae (Mu Xiang)
Distending pain in the chest epigastrium; tenesmus in dysentery; indigestion with anorexia.
This drug can be used to treat distention and pain of the epigastrium and abdomen, diarrhea, dysentery, tenesmus, etc. due to stagnation of Qi in the stomach and intestine.
In treating indigestion, poor appetite, vomitting, chronic diarrhea, etc. the drug is often used in combination with Fructus Amomi, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Poria, Rhizoma Pinelliae, Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae, etc. In recent years the drug is used to treat cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, pancreatitis, appendicitis, intestinal obstruction, and other acute abdomen.
www.herbasin.com /database/muxiang.htm   (293 words)

 Chapter Ephippium <i>to</i> Epigastrium of E by Webster's Dictionary (1913 Edition)
Chapter Ephippium to Epigastrium of E by Webster's Dictionary (1913 Edition)
A depression in the sphenoid bone; the pituitary fossa.
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www.bibliomania.com /2/3/257/1196/22556/1.html   (373 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Apply both your palms along infracostal region and note the symmetrical downward displacement of hands with deep inspiration.
There is symmetrical outward movement of epigastrium with inspiration.
This results in see-saw movement of epigastrium during respiration.
www.meddean.luc.edu /lumen/MedEd/Medicine/PULMONAR/APD/DIA.HTM   (122 words)

 Acupuncture and TCM Forums :: Questions, Answers, Comments :: Case Studies :: Heartburn and pain in epigastrium
Medical History: In the last five years, the patient had very stressful life when she studied in college and tried to find a job.
Her eating was not in a regular base and she did not do any exersise.
Questioning exam: She always felt fullnese and dull pain in the epigastrium especily if she got upset or angery, the situation got worse.
gancao.net /iB_html/static/topic-3-20-753-0.html   (243 words)

 After coition amel. - ABC Homeopathy Forum
Yeah thought solar plexus was epigastrium, but that's not in repertory....
Because i was looking for it before with the tension in solar plexus symptom but didn't know where solar plexus was in the repertory...
Still don't know, because there is no rubric "epigastrium"...
www.abchomeopathy.com /forum2.php/59385/3   (723 words)

 eMedicine - Cholecystitis and Biliary Colic : Article by Rahul Sharma, MD, MBA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Typical gallbladder colic is 1-5 hours of constant pain, most commonly in the epigastrium or right upper quadrant.
Symptoms of cholecystitis are steady pain in the right hypochondrium or epigastrium, nausea, vomiting, and fever.
Acute attack often is precipitated by a large or fatty meal.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic98.htm   (5931 words)

 Laparoscopy 101: Module 7 - Organ Exposure
Epigastrium — gastrohepatic space and left gastric artery
Caudate lobe at liver; lessor curve of stomach; gastrohepatic space; left gastric artery and lymph nodes
Epigastrium CT scan — tumor of celiac axis
www.mc.uky.edu /mis/MIS_Page/lap101/media/m7/m7_ch01_oe_24.html   (345 words)

 Epigastrium definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Epigastrium definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Epigastrium: The part of the abdominal wall above the umbilicus (belly button).
MedicineNet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3283   (99 words)

 Morpho Logica Homeopathica: Guide to the Complete Repertory
In the STOMACH chapter the Indigestion and Disordered rubrics have been reorganised so that now the Indigestion rubric contains all the modalities around Indigestion and Disordered and the Disordered rubric contains all specific foods that cause Indigestion or Disordered stomach.
In the ABDOMEN chapter all epigastrium locations have been moved to the STOMACH chapter and have been put in the general Stomach rubrics there.
In the STOOL chapter all colours have been put under the main rubric Colour, similar to the URINE chapter.
www.morphologica.com /morphologica/english/reference/cr_intro_nw.htm   (3049 words)

 Multiple Choice ACLS Test
B. Bilaterally equal breath sounds, no sounds over the epigastrium on inspiration.
Gurgles over the epigastrium, absence of breath sounds, no chest rise.
The maximum amount of time a patient should be suctioned is:
www.randylarson.com /acls/multiple/test.html   (308 words)

 Dysfunction of the sphincter Oddi
Based on the Rome II criteria (1)all of the following criteria must be met:
Episodes of severe steady pain located in the epigastrium and right upper quadrant and all of the following:
Based on the Rome II criteria (1) all of the following criteria must be met:
www.ikp.unibe.ch /lab2/SOD.htm   (769 words)

 Flashcards about Organ Patterns
No appetite, heavy head, no thirst, stuffy chest, feeling cold i the epigastrium, sweet or no taste, loose stools, white vaginal discharge  
loose stools with offensive oder, low grade fever, stuffiness in epigastrium, no appetite, thirst with desire to drink, nausea, vomiting, buring sensation, dark scanty urine, headache  
Stuffy and fullness of the epigastrium, heaviness, nausea, thirst with desire to drink small amounts, no appetite, loose stools, sallow complexion, hypochondriac pain, jandice, bitter taste  
www.studystack.com /flashcard-9187   (1573 words)

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