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A 39-year-old female asked:

Having intermittent intense pain around stomach area, down my sides and underneath ribs almost labor like, a burning feeling to it also. i feel bloated bowel movement didn't ease pain. had an episode like this a few months ago. what could this be?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Stomach pain: Intense upper abdominal pain has various causes such as acute gastritis(inflammation of the stomach lining), pylorospasm, pancreatitis,gall stone or gall bladder inflammation, peptic ulcer or gastric ulcer. Look for triggers like fatty or spicy foods, alcohol, excessive caffeine.Medications. Get examined during an episode so that appropriate testing can be done.
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Last updated Sep 21, 2020

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