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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?

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

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


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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?

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

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Could prevacid (lansoprazole) cause bad pain in upper abdomen in some people?

Could prevacid (lansoprazole) cause bad pain in upper abdomen in some people?

Unlikely: Antacid meds are very unlikely to cause abdominal pain. More likely is stomach gastritis or an ulcer causing the pain. Go see your doctor and get an upper endoscopy to diagnose and then treat the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Extremely bad pain in upper abdominal area.... hurts more when pressing on it.... ehole stomach sore though?

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

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21 wks pregnant and keep getting really bad pain in upper right abdominal area near ribs and excess thirst. Is this normal ?

Right upper quadrant: gallbladder attacks can be precipitated by pregnancy, at least you are not in your 3rd trimester then even more possibilities exist for your pain, best to have an ultrasound and liver blood test performed ...Read more

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How can you stop a bad pain at the side of my stomach?

How can you stop a bad pain at the side of my stomach?

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

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I have bad pain in my side and stomach, any suggestions?

I have bad pain in my side and stomach, any suggestions?

If you are having: bad pain, it is not wise to assume anyone online can diagnose what is happening without examining you. Please go to a drop in clinic or an emergency room so they can find out what is wrong. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your stomach gets a bad pain afyer sex?

What does it mean if your stomach gets a bad pain afyer sex?

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

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I am having extremely bad pain in my lower left stomach. Also my back is a little achy. What is wrong?

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

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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. ?

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

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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

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My friend is having bad pain in lower left abdomen what could it be? How do I find out?

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

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Really bad pain in my lower abdomen what is cause?

Wide range: Those symptoms can be caused by a wide variety of reasons. Pregnancy , constipation, bladder infection, ovulation, pre- menstrual pains, appendicitis, gas etc. More information needed. ...Read more

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Bad pain in lower right abdomen but appendix out. Female, 30?

Bad pain in lower right abdomen but appendix out. Female, 30?

Multiple possibility: Multiple possibilities exist, from abdominal wall strain, to ovarian cyst, to a colitis, to adhesion [scars internally from surgery], and others. ...Read more

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I'm having really bad pain on the left side of my lower abdomen?

I'm having really bad pain on the left side of my lower abdomen?

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

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My brothers in a lot of pain, he has bad pain in his stomach. We don’t know what’s going on?

My brothers in a lot of pain, he has bad pain in his stomach. We don’t know what’s going on?

Neither do we: your brother needs immediate medical attention, so please take him to the ER or call the ambulance, good luck ...Read more

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I have a really bad pain in my lower left side below my stomach im in a lot of pain what can this be?

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