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Bad Pain In Upper Stomach
When i eat raw vegetables i get bad pain in my upper stomach, the hollow area followed by diarrhea, this last for hrs, what is causing this?
UBS: There is a high probability that you have irritable bowel syndrome. With ibs you get abdominal discomfort, diarrhea with increased fiber such as leafy vegetables and fruits. You cold also have crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. I would consult with a gastroenterologist and you may need an upper and lower endoscopy to get a definitive amnswer. ...Read more
I keep getting very bad pain in my upper left stomach it starts under ribs and moves upwards the pain feels like fist size almost like pulling?
Must check the heart: Any person with chest pain (even if it starts under the chest) has to go to his doctor or the E.R. to be checked right away for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a bad heart attack. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry". It's hard to guess exactly where the pain is coming from, without an evaluation. ...Read more
Extremely bad pain in upper abdominal area.... hurts more when pressing on it.... ehole stomach sore though?
Exam needed: Your symptoms are nonspecific but because of the severity of the discomfort and the involvement of the entire abdomen along with tenderness, you must be evaluated as soon as possible in the emergency room. Possibilities include perforated peptic ulcer, acute gastritis,,pancreatitis, inflamed gall bladder or even appendicitis. ...Read more
Husband is having bad pain in upper part of abdomen on the right side under ribs. It is swollen, size of baseball. Cat scan came back fine..?!?!
Find the cause: 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
Could be many things: It is worth getting checked out and ruling out anything serious and put your mind to rest. Hopefully it is an easy fix. ...Read more
I am having extremely bad pain in my lower left stomach. Also my back is a little achy. What is wrong?
Back & abdom pain: Anytime we see pain in the abdomen we have to consider that the pain is coming from a source in the back - spinal nerve origin or a "pinched" nerve. We also have to consider a process such as peptic ulcer, cancerous tumor, etc, which can radiate as pain to the back. I recommend to discuss with a physician care physician. ...Read more
Had for 6 years very bad pain on the lower right side of my abdomen that shots down my leg. The pain comes and stays for a while then goes away. ?
Interesting: Very difficult to determine what is going on. Since it has been going on for 6 years and has not progressed is encouraging. Could it be a nerve pinching, positional. Would recommend you have your bowels checked, ct of the abdomen to look for any masses in the right lower abdomen. Look for hernias as well. ...Read more
I have this really bad pain that started in the lower right part of my back and then moved around into the lower right part of my stomach and it's not?
Back pain: Sometimes back pain from a strained muscle can cause lower abdominal cramping too. If it's muscular, it will resolve in a few days with rest (no lifting) and some ibuprofen (600 mg every 6 hrs). Try a heating pad for 20 minutes at a time. Do some gentle stretches (lie on your back and pull knees to chest). If no weakness, change in bowels or bladder, you can wait it out. If numb or weak, go to Dr. ...Read more
History is important: Past medical history can shed some light on your question. The person needs a good Physical Exam with possibly some Lab Work and even some Imaging Studies such as X-Rays. Problem could be anything from bad gas pains to inflammation of the bowel or infections process, even atypical appendicitis pain. Get them to Dr. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel pain around abdomen area not really bad pain just comes and the goes nothing serious that affects me?
Yes.: Minor pain which is fleeting is not a health problem. ...Read more
Severe pain = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more
Md visit needed: The way to find out the cause is to make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a really bad pain in my lower left side below my stomach im in a lot of pain what can this be?
LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize organ(s) involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea/vomiting, altered stooling, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination/blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Risk factors? If severe get help now. ...Read more