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I am taking accutane, but I have really bad abdominal pain. Why is this?

I am taking accutane, but I have really bad abdominal pain. Why is this?

Inform your doctor: Accutane is an acne medication that has been associated with several severe side effects - abdominal pain is on the long list. I recommend speaking with your prescribing doc or primary care provider. Examination, blood work and possible imaging and/or gastroenterology consultation may be ordered if liver or bowel inflamation is suspected. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


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It''s the day after my colonoscopy, about 24 hours and I'm still feeling drowsy and tired with some stomach pain. is this normal?

It''s the day after my colonoscopy, about 24 hours and I'm still feeling drowsy and tired with some stomach pain. is this normal?

Normal recovery: Drink tea, sip it all day long. Nap and rest. Avoid eating, except small amounts until you are passing gas rectally. Okay to go for walk. Call if you develop a fever or worsening abdominal pain. Be well. ...Read more

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Lower stomach pain?

Lower stomach pain?

Many things: Constipation, bladder issues, herniae? Pulled muscles? Gyne issues in women and testicular issues in men? Inflamed lymph nodes? See your primary doctor for an eval. ...Read more

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I feel extreme stomach pain?

I feel extreme stomach pain?

Where in your stomac: divide the stomach into right and left and then into upper and lower, and then tell us where the pain is, this way we can tell you better what the problem might be ...Read more

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What might cause stomach pain?

What might cause stomach pain?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. Gas, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation can cause stomach pain. Severe pin may indicate a blockage in the bowels or appendicitis. ...Read more

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What can this stomach pain be?

What can this stomach pain be?

Can be many things: There are several causes of stomach pain and we can not say what is causing your stomach pain, without knowing the site of your stomach pain, how long you have it and if associated with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever and other associated symptoms to be able to even guess what it can be you should consult your doctor and find out what is the cause of your stomach pain. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain regularly.?

I have stomach pain regularly.?

Ulcer?: Seems like you have epigastric pain. Consider GI consultation and endoscopy. Also be tested for h. Pylori. ...Read more

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What makes u have daily stomach pain?

Multiple causes: There are multiple reasons you could have daily stomach pains and you really need to see your doctor to sort out the causes and treatments. The causes include ulcers, gastritis, gallbladder disease, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation, reaction to medications, endometriosis to name a few. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my stomach pain?

What is the cause of my stomach pain?

More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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What could be causing my stomach pain?

What could be causing my stomach pain?

Where and when?: There are so many many causes of abdominal pain and so i can't really tell what you have. Upper, middle, r upper/l upper, lower/pelvic areas? When does the pain occur? During/around period time? With meal/food? Common in 20 y/o female is irritable bowel, menstrual cramps, reflux/dyspepsia, maybe gallbladder trouble, or pancreatitis(after alcohol binge) etc.. Please repost. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why i feel my stomach pain in midnight?

Insufficient info: No where near enough to even guess. It could be nothing or something. Describe your diet, consitpation, other behavior, symptoms severity, history, etc. Even then, 'why'? may not be possible to answer. ...Read more

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What to do if i always have stomach pain?

What to do if i always have stomach pain?

See someone: Everyone has occasional stomach pains that improve after time. If you have ongoing pain that never gets better or you have pain that frequently recurs you should see an md to find out why. Star with your primary md. ...Read more

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Mystery stomach pain for 8 months. What should I do?

Mystery stomach pain for 8 months. What should I do?

See your doctor: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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How come I have stomach pain while I am having a nightmare?

Multiple possible: Some nightmares may include visceral sensations. Also, stomach pain could precede a nightmare. How long after eating, did you lie down to go to sleep? This could be yet another factor. You list no medications or medical conditions in your accompaying information, so i suggest please working with your own physician who knows you, on this. Take care. ...Read more

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Stomach pain persists for 2 days long and also there s hyper tension?

Stomach pain persists for 2 days long and also there s hyper tension?

Exam: Any prologned pain can increase your BP; hoever you should make an appoint or go directly to the ER today if abdominal pain is worsening. ...Read more

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Having severe stomach pain?

Need more info: We need more information but any abdominal pain that is severe warrants an evaluation by a qualified physician. Please see your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

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


Taking Accutane (Definition)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a powerful medicine that treats acne. It is known to cause severe birth defects if a woman becomes ...Read more