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Pain above belly button

I've had this pain for years. It comes on randomly and maybe a few times a month. Its very painful right above my belly button and feels like a band that stretches across my stomach. It also radiates up into my boobs and the side of my ribs sometimes. I have no idea what it is. Does anyone know what this could be?
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I also have an elevated angiotensin I-converting enzyme
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Welcome to the gastroenterology community!  How long does the pain last for when it comes on?  Does it correlate to anything you ate?  Do you have any trouble with your bowel movements along with this?
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Thank you, it lasts from 30 minuets to a few hours. I dont have any problems with bowel movements and I havent noticed it correlating with anything I ate. Its really random and a few times it has gotten so painful that I havent been able to get up.
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It might be a muscular pain/spasm.  It doesn't really sound like it is a GI issue to me.
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