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Dr. John Feola
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Gastrointestinal Pain (Overview)

Gastrointestinal pain = abdominal discomfort.


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What usually causes gastrointestinal pain?

What usually causes gastrointestinal pain?

Acid or spasticity: In the upper tract, hyperacid states or gastroesophageal refulx where acid goes back up into the esophagus, may cause pain. Blockage of a duct, like the gall bladder or the pancreas, from a stone or tumor can cause severe pain. In the rest of the small intestine (jejunum, ileum) or large intestine (colon), spasm of the intestinal wall muscle will cause pain. ...Read more

Dr. John Feola
1,147 doctors shared insights

Gastrointestinal Pain (Overview)

Gastrointestinal pain = abdominal discomfort.


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I think i might have gastritis I have chronic upper stomach pain, what's some treatment for it ?

I think i might have gastritis I have chronic upper stomach pain, what's some treatment for it ?

Gastritis: I wouldn't necessarily blame gastritis for your chronic pain. You can try an antacid medication such as zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid and see if it helps. There can be other causes of upper abdominal pain such as acid reflux, ulcers, gallbladder, pancreas. Ibs. ...Read more

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Gastrointestinal pain (Tip)

Avoidance of caffeine, alcohol, smoking, non-steroidal pain pills will help prevent/treat ulcers. ...See more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

See a doctor if you are vomiting/stooling uncontrollably
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Hydrate yourself to keep up with your losses. Water is best.
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Practice good hand washing to help prevent spread of stomach viruses
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How can I cope or get rid of on and off stomach pain?

How can I cope or get rid of on and off stomach pain?

Could be ulcer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) from over the counter with some anti acid make sure your bowels moving ok no constipation if your symptoms does not improve your doctor should referred you for upper endoscopy it could be your gallbladder as well your doctor could determined that. ...Read more

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What usually causes gastrointestinal pain?

Acid or spasticity: In the upper tract, hyperacid states or gastroesophageal refulx where acid goes back up into the esophagus, may cause pain. Blockage of a duct, like the gall bladder or the pancreas, from a stone or tumor can cause severe pain. In the rest of the small intestine (jejunum, ileum) or large intestine (colon), spasm of the intestinal wall muscle will cause pain. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding?

Common, serious...: The most likely cause of GI pain and GI bleeding are medications that irritate stomach lining causing gastritis, ulcer disease, severe reflux, esophagitis. Most common are aspirin, meds related (nsaid's--ibuprofen, naproxen)--anti-inflammatory drugs. If note reddish stool, or stools turns dark or black, or GI pain occurs, call your physician, who will tell you if you should come to office or er. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Gastrointestinal (Definition)

Definition: anything pertaining to ...Read more