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Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Overview)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort anywhere in the abdomen.


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Can kegal exerciss cause stomach discomfort?

Can kegal exerciss cause stomach discomfort?

Not really: Sometimes women contract their abdomen instead of their pelvic muscles so this could be an issue if you are not performing the kegel exercise correctly. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
647 Doctors shared insights

Stomach Discomfort (Overview)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort anywhere in the abdomen.


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X ray says less than 1cm actelectasis or early infiltrare, what does means n what could it be? Sym: bloating, stomach discomfort, flatulence 24yrs old

X ray says less than 1cm actelectasis or early infiltrare, what does means n what could it be? Sym: bloating, stomach discomfort, flatulence 24yrs old

Breathe deeply: Actelectasis basically means that your lung tissue was not maximally inflated when they shot the x-ray. An infiltrate is a descriptive term that can be used to describe a pneumonia. The symptoms you describe do not sound like they are related. ...Read more

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I have Hep "C" & cirrhosis. Now have chronic stomach pain. How can I treat stomach pain, throat & vocal cord discomfort. ENT has prescribed me. Famotidine?

I have Hep "C" & cirrhosis. Now have chronic stomach pain. How can I treat stomach pain, throat & vocal cord discomfort. ENT has prescribed me. Famotidine?

You need: To see a gastroenterologist. Liver cirrhosis may lead varices and portal hypertension and liver congestion may lead to stomach pain. Treatment may include medications to reduce portal hypertension and treatment of hepatitis C ...Read more

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When I get hungry, it feels like I need to satisfy it a lot more than before and I have upper middle stomach discomfort. What could be the cause?

When I get hungry, it feels like I need to satisfy it a lot more than before and I have upper middle stomach discomfort. What could be the cause?

? From too much acid: When you consider that much of the food you eat buffers acid in your stomach, anticipate that symptoms improved by meals may be due to peptic disease. In fact, patients with increased stomach acid may gain weight when they satisfy their "hunger" repeatedly. Alternatively, you may now have an excessively fast GI transit, have a faster metabolism from disorders, vigorous exercise, stress reaction. ...Read more

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Is Prilosec an effective treatment for stomach discomfort or heartburn?

Is Prilosec an effective treatment for stomach discomfort or heartburn?

A good medicine: Prilosec=original purple pill. It belongs to the proton-pump inhibitor class, such as nexium, prevacid, protonix, aciphex, (rabeprazole) dexilant--there are minor differences but efficacy is about same. The best one of these is the one that works for you without significant side effect and affordable to you. If it is not working, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain attacks. How can I prevent this?

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Severe stomach pain attacks. How can I prevent this?

Stomach?: Have your family doctor do exam to determine origin of pain & provide proper tx. ...Read more

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I've had stomach discomfort right underneath my breastbone for the past 3 weeks I got a catscan nothing found and wanna avoid an endoscopy any option?

I've had stomach discomfort right underneath my breastbone for the past 3 weeks I got a catscan nothing found and wanna avoid an endoscopy any option?

Lab test: Get a lab for hpylori antibody. You can try emperic Protonix (pantoprazole) or other therapy to see if it helps. An upper GI with barium may help find your problem.Endoscopy would be be best aproach. Don't let fear get in the way of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Stomach discomfort in upper stomach just under breast very bad cramping too when eating it gets worst bowels movement ok no extra wind either?

Stomach discomfort in upper stomach just under breast very bad cramping too when eating it gets worst bowels movement ok no extra wind either?

Slow emptying: You might be experiencing gastroparesis, which is slow emptying of food by the stomach after meals (see: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001342/). You might try smaller meals and eating slower. ...Read more

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Stomach discomfort and chills, gilberts syndrome?

Stomach discomfort and chills, gilberts syndrome?

Hyperbilirubinemia: Gilbert–Meulengracht syndrome, is a genetic liver disorder; the most common hereditary cause of increased bilirubin and found in up to 5% of the population. The major characteristic is jaundice, caused by elevated levels of unconjugated bilirubin in the bloodstream. There may be an elevated incidence of gallstones, but no other symptoms. Your stomach discomfort and chills are due to something else ...Read more

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Gentle stomach discomfort. Happened almost everyday?

Gentle stomach discomfort. Happened almost everyday?

If recurrent: abdominal pain has been chronic - you may benefit from medical assessment at this point. ...Read more

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Upper stomach discomfort when standing, what could cause it?

Upper stomach discomfort when standing, what could cause it?

Gas: Gas can get trapped in the upper right and left parts of the colon (aka hepatic flexure and splenic flexure). Gently massaging your stomach in a clockwise fashion and/or taking probiotics regularly may help improve the pain. The GI tract needs acid to work; reducing stomach acid may promote the growth of more gas forming bacteria in the gut. Raw apple cider vinegar helps some people. ...Read more

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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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more