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Acute pain in stomach after drinking a glass of water?

Acute pain in stomach after drinking a glass of water?

Gastritis: Do you take any medicines like Aspirin, Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen)? Do you have Heart burn? You may try Tums, ( which is calcium) or OTC Pepcid AC or Omeprazole for a few days. If pain continues bring to your doctor's attention. Do you have trouble swallowing mainly liquid? or Cough or chock? If so you may have Dysphagia, and need to find out more about your swallowing Ability by social test. ...Read more

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High ESR (45) with acute pain in the stomach and body/ head pain for more than a week. What test should I get next?

High ESR (45) with acute pain in the stomach and body/ head pain for more than a week. What test should I get next?

Getting to the dx: The best test is not in the lab menu, but would be a carefull review of your history and a physical exam. That is the foundation of any diagnosis, and ensures that you as a patient are being treated, not just a lab result. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high ESR (45) with acute pain in the stomach and body/ head pain for more than a week. what is the next advisable test?

What to do if I have high ESR (45) with acute pain in the stomach and body/ head pain for more than a week. what is the next advisable test?

History / physical: Usually this is helpful. If you don't have a diagnosis yet, imaging. I'm totally unimpressed with your sed rate -- as a pathologist, I'd consider that okay for your age. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the test for high ESR (45) with acute pain in the stomach and body and head pain for over a week?

What is the test for high ESR (45) with acute pain in the stomach and body and head pain for over a week?

Have a medical check: If your symptoms have not settled down you should get a medical examination done. The ESR of 45 itslef is non-specific and not too relaible an indicator of anything specific. ...Read more

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I felt an acute pain in my lower stomach on the left side while i was putting away some books. Do u think it's bcause i was carrying weight? Worried!

Is the pain: Better now or still present? Probably an acute minor sprain at the costochondral lower rib cage of the chest wall after lifting the books. If pain persist or changes seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Acute stomach pain after drinking a glass of cold water?

Cold water and pain: For some people drinking cold water can cause stomach cramps because the temperature difference constricts the blood vessels in the stomach lining, as soon as the temperature reaches the stomach temperature then pain will go away, try drinking room temperature water. ...Read more

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My daughter took omnacortil 40 on dr's advice just one month back & now she is having an acute stomach pain in just above her navel area. She is 17yr ?

My daughter took omnacortil 40 on dr's advice just one month back & now she is having an acute stomach pain in just above her navel area. She is 17yr ?

Likely NOT related: Omnacortil is branded steroid called prednisolone, a commonly used medication which has powerful antiinflammatory effect. Typically it used for a short period of time, 3-7 days range. It has a relatively short half-life and thus out of the system quite quickly after last dose. As a result, i would not pin this med as cause of her abd pain. Get her evaluated as soon as feasible. Good luck. ...Read more