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I am new hear and have a couple of questions. Anyone have this happen to them? I have been taking norco 7.5/325 for a couple years. I take 2.5 pills at night time before I go to bed. I never take more then this. I have had my liver checked through blood work and it always comes out fine. I had an ultra sound for my liver kidneys pancreas and spleen and they said that was fine. But why do I have pain in the right upper quadrant and left upper quadrant of my abdomen with some chest pain around 4th and 5th rib mid clavicular line ( chest pain is a sharp kind of pain that is their at rest but does not increase upon exehertion)and pain in my right flank and sometimes left flank especially a couple 3 hours after I take it and the next day? This continues on and off. It is a very dull pain, not severe. Also I notice reddening on my neck and down into my chest almost like someone who has pancreatitis, some days not as bad as others? Any help would be appreciate


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replied March 26th, 2009
Abdominal Pain Answer A6148



The pain you experience might be originating from chronic gastric inflammation and lower esophageal inflammation. The acid reflux might have caused it. One of the causes for gastric reflux is hiatal hernia. If this is the case, then the stomach might partially push into the thoracic cavity, thus putting some pressure on the heart and causing the chest pain. The upper left and right abdominal pain might be caused by the chronic inflammation of the stomach itself. The upper barium X-ray is good enough for ulcers, but gastroscopy is preffered in this case.


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