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For about the last few months I have been having upper abdominal pain that radiates to the back. I have excessive gas. It hurts on both sides and middle of the abdomen. It usually starts late afternoon. I am not able to eat anything after 5 pm. or I can't even sleep at night. I have had about 5 really bad episodes that felt like a balloon was being inflated and was going to burst in my abdomen. I am afraid it could be pancreatic cancer.

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replied January 13th, 2011
Abdominal Pain Answer A18412

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Upper abdominal pain radiating to back could be due to various reasons as gastritis,stomach ulcer,indigestion,galls stones,pancreatitis(inflammation of pancreas),heartburn etc.
Avoid having spicy,oily,high fibre food.Go for a walk after meals and have small frequent meals.Drink lots of water.
Since I am not examining you it is very difficult to comment on net.It has been months that you are experiencing this pain so kindly visit a Physician for proper examination and you may require investigations like USG scan for correct diagnosis.

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