The upper part of your abdomen just below your rib cage is called the epigastrium. Your pancreas and part of your small intestine called the duodenum are located in the epigastrium. Part of your stomach and liver are also in this area.

Other causes of epigastric pain may include:

In some cases epigastric pain can be a result of cardiac problems so it is important to get a quick and accurate diagnosis.

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