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Dr. Mark Pack
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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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I get stomach aches due to lack of sleep. The only cure I've found is sleep. Is this abnormal? If so, what is the cause? Thank you.

I get stomach aches due to lack of sleep. The only cure I've found is sleep. Is this abnormal? If so, what is the cause? Thank you.

Not uncommon: Many people report nausea or stomach pains if kept up or stay up way too late. Can be an indicator of fatigue or stress (or both). Not a problem, just means you need to take a nap and get some rest.

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For the past six months or so I've been having a constant stomach ache. However, its only in the early mornings. I do eat breakfast, I do get sleep.?

For the past six months or so I've been having a constant stomach ache. However, its only in the early mornings. I do eat breakfast, I do get sleep.?

?: Depending on your age, smoking status and whether you drink alcohol and coffee, you may want to see your doctor. 6 months is a bit too long to wait and see if it goes away on its own.

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Can lack of sleep lead to stomach ache?

Can lack of sleep lead to stomach ache?

Absolutely: It is one of the primary symptoms of jet lag as well.

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I'm 19 years old. Only & every night I always have severe back spasms with a stomach ache which keeps me from sleeping. Please help!

I'm 19 years old. Only & every night I always have severe back spasms with a stomach ache which keeps me from sleeping. Please help!

Questions....: This is going to require multiple questions from a doctor to get down to your problem. Unfortunately these are pretty vague complaints and could be a multitude of issues. I recommend getting a live consult here on Healthtap or seeing a your doctor so they can ask you some more questions.

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Loseing weight unintetinally never feel hungry trouble sleeping and im getting scared stomach aches and nasuea im 6'2 m 23 and down to 106 from 125?

See a Doctor soon: You have lost significant weight, no appetite, abdominal pain and nausea. I think you need a good and complete evaluation. Blood tests, may be some x rays. Many possibilities, anxiety, thyroid disease or a tumor. Don't wait. See a doctor.

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How come I get stomach aches when I lay down at night to sleep?

How come I get stomach aches when I lay down at night to sleep?

GERD: You can modify the diet, sleep on two + pillows, thicken feeds, avoid those foods that make you burp, take antacids even ppis or h2 blockers and/or see a GI specialist to r/o gastro-esophageal reflux disease (gerd) p.S. How's your weight, post pregnancy?

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I've been cramping from my lower back and getting lower stomach aches been feeling very tired and just want to sleep and dizziness what can it be?

I've been cramping from my lower back and getting lower stomach aches been feeling very tired and just want to sleep and dizziness what can it be?

Pregnancy: There are many reasons for low abdominal pain: infection, constipation, ovarian cyst. The prominent fatigue suggests a pregnancy event. Ectopic tubal pregancy can cause worse pain and dizziness. You don't have to miss your-period. Run a pregnancy test. See a doctor.

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Why I sleep 2 much? On my off days. I stay sleep, up 10 mins, back to sleep. Only out the bed to lightly urinate. No appetite, 168/100bp, stomach ache.

Why I sleep 2 much? On my off days. I stay sleep, up 10 mins, back to sleep. Only out the bed to lightly urinate. No appetite, 168/100bp, stomach ache.

Need to see doctor: Even without the stomachache and appetite issue, your blood pressure is dangerously high and you need to contact your doctor now. You are also on several medications which can cause you to feel tired.

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My son complained about stomach ache, vomited (once) and went to sleep. No fever. Can it be something he ate? Should I wake him up?

Check on him but ok: It could be something he ate or a viral infection. Check on him and make sure hi belly is soft and offer him small amounts of clear fluid. Make sure he is urinating too. If he is lethargic or in severe pain have him checked.

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I feel like I have trouble breathing and my stomach aches a lot and I have trouble falling asleep and I have trouble keeping food down?

I feel like I have trouble breathing and my stomach aches a lot and I have trouble falling asleep and I have trouble keeping food down?

Review symptoms: It is difficult to tie all your symptoms together. See your doctor for further investigation. 2 things that come to mind may be gastroesophageal reflux disease or a hiatal hernia. All the best.

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My DC complained of stomach ache and then threw up after swimming. She only threw up once, now she is sleeping fine- should I be worried?

My DC complained of stomach ache and then threw up after swimming. She only threw up once, now she is sleeping fine- should I be worried?

Watch: As long as she has been well since with no further vomiting or breathing difficulties she should be fine. Any idea what was vomited? All the best.

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My 3 year old daughter has had a fever of over 104 for 8 days and moans of stomach ache and legs hurting she is sleeping a lot too?

My 3 year old daughter has had a fever of over 104 for 8 days and moans of stomach ache and legs hurting she is sleeping a lot too?

Needs eval: If this kid has been this hot for this long she needs to be evaluated today & hospitalized if no easy solution is evident.

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My 3 year old daughter has had a fever of over 104 for 8 days and moans of stomach ache and legs hurting she is sleeping a lot too?

My 3 year old daughter has had a fever of over 104 for 8 days and moans of stomach ache and legs hurting she is sleeping a lot too?

Seek help ASAP: For any child a week of fever, pain (of any type) and lethargy are concerning. Please seek medical help as soon as possible. I am worried about the health of your child!

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