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Sudden abdominal pain and nausea due to food poisoning?

Sudden abdominal pain and nausea due to food poisoning?

Possibly: But no way of telling without thorough history and physical. Go see a doctor if it gets worse or persists. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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How is abdominal pain treated if from food poisoning?

How is abdominal pain treated if from food poisoning?

Conservative: Most food born illness is self limiting. Use something for nausea and peptobismol for diarrhea. If symptoms more than a day or high fever or bloody diarrhea seek care. ...Read more

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Immediate pain with eating in stomach...Is this food poisoning?

Immediate pain with eating in stomach...Is this food poisoning?

Not likely: Food poisoning comes from toxins that are already in food - it usually takes hours for symptoms to start. Gi infections from contaminated food usually take longer(12-48 hours). Immediate pain after eating is more likely to be a GI disorder like an ulcer or gallbladder problem, but it could also be from a food allergy. ...Read more

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Can switching from eating lots of junk food to eating healthy foods can that cause stomach pains like bellybutton pain abdomen pain ?

Can switching from eating lots of junk food to eating healthy foods can that cause stomach pains like bellybutton pain abdomen pain ?

Potentially: Any sudden change in diet can cause your bowels to be upset; be careful that you are not eating too much lactose and too many fodmaps (google it); also try taking a probiotic daily (like align);. ...Read more

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Stomach pain and nausea after eating, is this food poisoning?

Stomach pain and nausea after eating, is this food poisoning?

How long?: Food poisoning is usually resolved in less than a 24-48 hour period. if it persists longer than that, seeing a doctor might be beneficial. Several possible causes include gastritis, stomach ulcers, abdominal cramps, etc... ...Read more

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Severe gas pain or abdominal pain and vomiting. How can you tell a large gas bubble from appendicitis?

Severe gas pain or abdominal pain and vomiting. How can you tell a large gas bubble from appendicitis?

Fever? Location?: Appendicitis starts as middle of abdomen pain (peri-umbilical), often with nausea, change in bowel habit, may get vomiting, fever, pain centering in right lower quadrant. Other things. Like diverticulitis, various gyn issues, ulcer disease, pancreatitis can present with some of the same paterns. In doubt? Call your doc now. ...Read more

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Severe stomach cramps and diarrhea from watermelon?

Severe stomach cramps and diarrhea from watermelon?

If this consistently: Occurs - then it is important to stop eating the watermellon. In the mean time, consider ginger to quell your GI track. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain nausea fever after eating undercooked beef from a sketchy resturaunt could it be ecoli?

Severe abdominal pain nausea fever after eating undercooked beef from a sketchy resturaunt could it be ecoli?

Seek MD. Yes. : Yes. The fever is a sign of an infection and can definitely be due to ecoli or another bacteria. You could have another problem but from the sound of it you should see a doctor soon. Keep hydrated as well as you can. ...Read more

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Absence of fever, how to distinguish pancreas pain from peptic ulcer pain assuming presentation luq burning pain radiating to back?

Absence of fever, how to distinguish pancreas pain from peptic ulcer pain assuming presentation luq burning pain radiating to back?

Cannot without help: Your described symptoms of a burning luq pain can have many possibilities. You have only noted 2 possibilities of many, and likely picked the 2 worst case scenarios. Abdominal pain can have many causes and reasons, and pancreatitis or peptic ulcer would also be associated with severe pain, nausea and vomiting, inability to eat, etc. You yourself cannot tell what you may have; must see a doctor. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?

Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?

IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance. Drinking hot(not too hot)water helps break down gas and bloating. If this a chronic problem, a gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you as well as advise you about dietary habits. Take simethicone after meals ...Read more

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Symptoms of stomach flu vs. Symptoms from eating bad food?

Symptoms of stomach flu vs. Symptoms from eating bad food?

Sometimes the same.: With either one, you can have nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, although fever is less often due to food poisoning. If more than one person ate a specific food at the same time and both developed symptoms at about the same time, that increases the likelihood that it's food poisoning. ...Read more

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Diarrea, feeling sick, severe abdominal pains, lack of energy, headaches all for 7 days. Food poisoning?

Diarrea, feeling sick, severe abdominal pains, lack of energy, headaches all for 7 days. Food poisoning?

Not food poisoning: Food poisoning usually doesn't last more than a day or two. This sounds more like an infection. Any unexplained abdominal pain requrires urgent medical evaluation. In addition to the question, you entered discharge as a condition and abortion as a (recent?) procedure. If vaginal discharge and/or recent abortion, you might have a serious infection. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting, dysentery, and lots of belching?

What can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting, dysentery, and lots of belching?

Many things: The most common cause would be a viral or bacterial infection of the intestinal tract. Occasionally, these can be quite severe, and can require hospitalization for IV fluids. Generally, No specific treatment. Just let it run its course. Treatment is geared at symptom relief and dehydration. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?

Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?

Explosive diarrea: hello ~ text book description of GIARDIASIS, intestinal infection by Giardia Lamblia. Go to GP and get request to go for stool Microscopy and culture. The G lamblia has a very characteristic appearance under microscope and is easily diagnosed and do Giardia EIA test to confirm diagnosis. Rx is FLAGYL 250mg tid x 5 days ...Read more

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Nausea, gas, belching, diarrhea, stomach pain, and lots of stomach grumbling. What could all of this be caused from?

Many possibilities: This symptom complex can be the result of a wide variety of conditions. Go see a GI doctor and allow them to evaluate you. This may be very simple, but potentially quite severe. Let them work this up and make you feel better. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Food Poisoning (Definition)

A condition that occurs when a person swallows food or water that contains ...Read more