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Hi I have a bloated stomach & pain in the left side kidney area - bowels seem ok - had some scans but no answers - stomach bloats & returns normal?

Hi I have a bloated stomach & pain in the left side kidney area - bowels seem ok - had some scans but no answers - stomach bloats & returns normal?

ASK ABOUT SCANS: If you had some scans talk to the ordering doctor what they showed, if normal he / she sould continue with work up or refer to a gastroenterologist ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Thursday night I got real bloated amd started having horrible stomach pain. Friday I felt bloated all day and was just real uncomfortable. Saturday I was back to normal then saturday night around 11 I got super bloated and pain on left side. It continued

Thursday night I got real bloated amd started having horrible stomach pain. Friday I felt bloated all day and was just real uncomfortable. Saturday I was back to normal then saturday night around 11 I got super bloated and pain on left side. It continued

IBS?: One cause of bloating is the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This is a functional disorder in which delayed passage of intestinal gas can occur causing the sensation of bloating. In IBS patients can have pain due to a heightened pain sensitivity to gaseous distention of the bowel. Another cause of bloating and pain is constipation. ...Read more

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Full after food easily, bloated uncomfortable stomach. Slight aching pain on left side of stomach occassionaly...

Full after food easily, bloated uncomfortable stomach. Slight aching pain on left side of stomach occassionaly...

Possible...: Gastric delay due to inflammation or gastroparesis? Any possibility of diabetes, ulcers, excessive NSAID use, past stomach surgery, gallbladder/biliary/ or pancreatic disease? See prior healthtap answers on this topic please. ...Read more

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Was on buprion 75mg off for a week when I eat I get nasues and bloated mild stomach pain also feels like my theoat swells. Side effects of endin meds?

Was on buprion 75mg off for a week when I eat I get nasues and bloated mild stomach pain also feels like my theoat swells. Side effects of endin meds?

Stop the Bupropion: What you are experiencing sounds like an adverse medication side effect. Angioedema (throat swelling/laryngeal edema) is not a common side effect of burpropion, seen in less than 1% of individuals who take it, and you may be one of them. Stop the medication now (can be lethal) and report side effects to your doctor asap. If you added something new to your diet, that could explain it too. ...Read more

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The bottom of my stomach where my pelvic area is, is bloated. At first I thought that but it hasn't gone down since april 3rd my sides are firm, and I had a horrible lower back and stomach pain yesterday?

The bottom of my stomach where my pelvic area is, is bloated. At first I thought that but it hasn't gone down since april 3rd my sides are firm, and I had a horrible lower back and stomach pain yesterday?

Abdominal pain: Hi Lisa913
I am assuming there are no urinary symptoms, and assuming the "stomach" pain refers to the lower abdominal pelvic pain. This could be 2 things.Constipation. Please use stool softener or bulking agent (Metamucil) or pelvic congestion mid cycle (Advil (ibuprofen) helps) Chronic abdominal pain = RT doctor visit thanks ...Read more

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I have stomach pain and bloated stomach. I've had it since dinner last night.

I have stomach pain and bloated stomach. I've had it since dinner last night.

Bloated stomach: Please give it a few more hours. If it is easing up relax a bit. If it is getting worse please go to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach pain and a bloated feeling after I eat or drink anything? Healthy 42 yr old female

Bloating: Bloating can be caused by indigestion, reflux symptoms (gerd), intolerance to certain foods, or can represent constipation. Pain in the right upper quadrant can represent gallstones, but generalized pain is unlikely to represent that. Antacids such as tums, (calcium carbonate) or medicine to decrease stomach acid such as Prilosec (over the counter), may be helpful. If you had worsening or new symptoms, vomiting, fever, then it would be reasonable to consult your physician. ...Read more

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Feeling gasy and bloated everyday in the stomach, is there anyway to get rid of it? As many time I would also have a stomach pain with it too?

Feeling gasy and bloated everyday in the stomach, is there anyway to get rid of it? As many time I would also have a stomach pain with it too?

Reason 4 gassiness?: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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Bloated stomach, pain in lower back, tired all the time infrequent periods one a year if lucky with large clotts generally feel unwell.?

Bloated stomach, pain in lower back, tired all the time infrequent periods one a year if lucky with large clotts generally feel unwell.?

Get evaluated: Your infrequent yet heavy periods, fatigue, and bloating are concerning. Get evaluated by a gynecologist. Poly cystic ovary, ovarian cyst/tumor and several other possible diagnoses need to be considered, to get you better. ...Read more

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Going through a bad constipation for over a week. Had taken laxatives once but no help. My stomach feels bloated stomach pain when pressed?

Going through a bad constipation for over a week. Had taken laxatives once but no help. My stomach feels bloated stomach pain when pressed?

See below: Are you taking opiates? If not, you may try fleets enema for short term relief. For long term, drink enough water every day so that your urine is mostly colorless. You may take fiber laxative like Metamucil and increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 ...Read more

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I occasionally get bloated and have stomach pain, with the feeling of bubbling in my stomach which causes gas/burping, what should I do?

I occasionally get bloated and have stomach pain, with the feeling of bubbling in my stomach which causes gas/burping, what should I do?

Change your diet: Just came across this, and it is excellent:
http://authoritynutrition. Com/13-foods-that-cause-bloating/
Get rid of gas and you get rid of bubbling/burping and something else.
I don't see that they mentioned cucumbers. Avoid them of course! ...Read more

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Can Prevacid (lansoprazole) Cause stomach Cramps, Stomach pain, and Bloated feeling?

Can Prevacid (lansoprazole) Cause stomach Cramps, Stomach pain, and Bloated feeling?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is usually a well-tolerated medicine. However, any medicine can cause side effects in some people. If you suspect the side effects are due to Prevacid (lansoprazole), your options are either to switch medicines or to stop it temporarily, to see if the side effects go away, then restart it in a few weeks and observe if the symptoms recur. Good luck. ...Read more

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Been having lower back pain and lower stomach pain and feeling full in my stomach (bloated sort off). What could be the problem? .

Been having lower back pain and lower stomach pain and feeling full in my stomach (bloated sort off). What could be the problem? .

Possibly 2 problems: These may be independent problems. See your internist or GI doctor first to solve that, then see a pain management doctor who will be able to help you (as I am). Problems may be related, but they can figure that out. ...Read more

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This morning I have random sharp stomach pain, kind of crampy feeling, and bloated. Ate normal healthy breakfast, nothing unusual. What could it be?

This morning I have random sharp stomach pain, kind of crampy feeling, and bloated. Ate normal healthy breakfast, nothing unusual. What could it be?

R/O IBS vs GERD: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com The SX wax and wane. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain after eating & sometimes it gets so bad I vomit the food and stomach feels hard and bloated what could be wrong?

I have stomach pain after eating & sometimes it gets so bad I vomit the food and stomach feels hard and bloated what could be wrong?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com TX:PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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Vomiting 2 times in a week now feeling bloated and with some stomach pain. I work nights so I drink loads of coffee, I feel worst when I'm working.

Vomiting 2 times in a week now feeling bloated and with some stomach pain. I work nights so I drink loads of coffee, I feel worst when I'm working.

Less coffee then: And sodas, if take pain pills like asprin or aleve/advil or drink too much alcohol or stressed out can cause ulcer, and if smoke all goes bad so never do this, relax get sleep, less coffee, moderate, try some tums/Mylanta and Prilosec or similar for 2 weeks if not better see gastroenterologist ...Read more

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The last few months I have been woken up by severe stomach pain early in the morning around 5am. My stomach feels really bloated and my kidneys sore?

The last few months I have been woken up by severe stomach pain early in the morning around 5am. My stomach feels really bloated and my kidneys sore?

See a doctor: Pain early in the morning could be either a normal hunger pain or a sign if ulcer if you are experiencing unusual stress try to minimize it try t avoid spicy food and definitely see a doctor for more accurate diagnosis and proper treatment untreated peptic ulcer disease could be dangerous so please see your doctor good luck ...Read more

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I been feeling stomach pain like it feel bloated nd grumbling a lot at night and I'm not hungry I can't even sleep at night been having a little bit of Cramps pain?

I been feeling stomach pain like it feel bloated nd grumbling a lot at night and I'm not hungry I can't even sleep at night been having a little bit of Cramps pain?

Nondiagnostic: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and more information is needed. Although this could be an irritable bowel syndrome, other causes such as gastritis, gluten or lactose intolerance are possibilities. If your symptoms persist, see a gastroenterologist for evaluation and appropriate tests and treatment will be ordered. In the meantime try to see if specific foods bring on symptoms. ...Read more

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Bad stomach pain/cramp/bloated ffeeling when its starts to be empty. Sometimes so bad its hard to stand straight up due to the 'running cramp' feeling. I have history of gastritis... Wat 2 do?

Bad stomach pain/cramp/bloated ffeeling when its starts to be empty. Sometimes so bad its hard to stand straight up due to the 'running cramp' feeling. I have history of gastritis... Wat 2 do?

Check out these: Links. Hope u feel better soon! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-gastritis. http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/gastritis/ds00488. http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/367795-herbal-medicines-for-severe-gastritis/#page=1. ...Read more

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Constant bad stomach pain and bowel movement. Bloated, belching noises, similar to when one is hungry but always happens. What could be wrong with me?

Constant bad stomach pain and bowel movement. Bloated, belching noises, similar to when one is hungry but always happens. What could be wrong with me?

Many possibilities: You need a full detailed evaluation by a GI doctor. Make a detailed list of symptoms, the times they occur and their relationships with anything else or with each other and take it with you to your appointment. You should also make a list of all places you have been and foods you have eaten. Good luck, . ...Read more

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My dad had a spine surgery about three weeks ago & since then he has been vomiting, he had a stomach pain and stomach bloated and has been constipated?

This may be due to: Pain post op, less mobility post op, use of narcotic medication postop or even an ileus residual post op (bowels not fully functioning). If he had an approach thru the abdomen, this is more likely. However, a gastritis or an ulcer can also be triggered from stress of surgery & so can a gallbladder attack. He may also be dehydrating so see your surgeon. There are also several other possibilities. ...Read more

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About a week ago I had unprotected sex and I know for sure that he ejaculated in me. Now I've been feeling bloated, getting cramps, stomach pain and hot and cold temperature changes. My period should be coming up in about three four days. Could I be pregn

About a week ago I had unprotected sex and I know for sure that he ejaculated in me. Now I've been feeling bloated, getting cramps, stomach pain and hot and cold temperature changes. My period should be coming up in about three four days. Could I be pregn

Maybe: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. What remedies can I give to her? Thanks

My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. What remedies can I give to her? Thanks

Diet changes: There really are no good medicines for a 7 year old who is dealing with a bout of stomach flu. This is a virus that the body needs to deal with. Diet should be dairy free for a few days, and focus on plenty of water, very dilute juice, complex carbohydrates and easy to digest proteins such as eggs, white meats, peanut butter. It will also help to give a probiotic for about a week until better ...Read more

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I have yellow oily stool, bloated stomach, pain my lower and mid back, and gas. No fever and burning sensation when I pee, foul odor and dark pee.?

I have yellow oily stool, bloated stomach, pain my lower and mid back, and gas. No fever and burning sensation when I pee, foul odor and dark pee.?

See answer: It's unlikely that your urinary symptoms are related to your gastrointestinal symptoms. Your urinary symptoms suggest a cystitis, a bladder infection. You should consult a physician for diagnosis and treatment.
An online consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. ...Read more

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


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