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28 Weeks Pregnant Stomach Ache
Hello I'm 28 weeks pregnant lately I been eating a lot of ice and plus everything I eat after I'm done I get a real bad stomach ache. is some wrong?
Anemic: More than likely you are anemic - and you should get this evaluated - as you might need to get more iron and might even need a transfusion of iron or even red blood cells. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I'm 10w5d pregnant. Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen. What can the cause be? What advice do u give?
Other symptoms?: Constipation is more common in pregnancy and can cause this. Any urinary symptoms? A urinary tract infection can also cause this as can a stomach bug. It can just be the stretching of the uterus. If you are also spotting this can be a threatened miscarriage. Rest and if it persists, check with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 14 wk pregnant & have had stomach ache in lumbar & lower abdomen (pelvic) regions since 1st wk. Urine test: pus cells 5-6/hpf. Have acidity. Help?
Probiotics: I would add 20 billion count probiotics to replenish your good bacterias. ...Read more
Hi. I have a stomach ache(I do'nt know which part of the stomach it is), I feel like I want to puke and poop all the time. What should I do?
Viral gastroenteriti: You could have a viral infection of the GI tract. Consider sips of clear liquids and small bits of banana for the next 24 hours. Also discuss with your doctor to determine at which point you may require anti- nausea medication or IV fluids should it persist. ...Read more
Statistics: Would answer that....If there are more adults than children in the world then it would be reasonable to assume that more adults have stomach aches than children. Children just complain more often and are more true to themselves when they feel badly whereas adults muddle through for job, family, responsibilities, etc. ...Read more
Time to see doctor: It's impossible to give advice based on your limited information--what have u tried, where does it hurt, what are the accompanying symptoms? Persistent abdominal discomfort can originate from the large ;/or small intestine, stomach, gallbladder, pancreas, liver, female organs, muscles or hernia of the abdominal wall, bladder, etc. You needs examination ; testing. Go see the doctor please. ...Read more
Gastritis: Morning nausea or stomach pain can often times be a sign of gastritis or irritation of the stomach. There is no food to buffer the acid in the stomach during the night. It could also be peptic ulcer disease so you should see your dr. As certain medications will help with the symptoms. ...Read more
See your Dr.: One should not have terrible stomach pains all the time. I would recommend seeing a dr. To get a diagnosis. There are multiple causes of stomach pain and they can vary with age so see your dr. Until then, you can take something over-the-counter like Prevacid (lansoprazole) or Omeprazole to lower stomach acid. Either way see your dr. ...Read more
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and more information is needed in order to make a diagnosis. Since your symptoms are frequent and quite uncomfortable, it is advisable that you see your Physician who will take a thorough history and examine you in order to make a diagnosis and treat you. In the meantime follow a bland diet and avoid fried foods, caffeine,alcohol and nicotine. ...Read more
Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
Managing anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia. Org & www.Aapb. Org). Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read more
White mucus w/stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies & probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more
Only if extreme: Please see your family doctor for your stomach and consult with a psychiatrist about your hallucinations. Best wishes. ...Read more