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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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I have a lower right abdominal pain only when I press it comes and go every month and I have bit constipation prblm too. Is this due to gas.?

I have a lower right abdominal pain only when I press it comes and go every month and I have bit constipation prblm too. Is this due to gas.?

Need evaluation: Right lower abdominal pain and gas could be related to constipation or muscle strain or hernia. If after treatment of constipation, condition persists seek evaluation by your PCP ...Read more

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I have lower right abdominal pain, especially while pressing down. I get lots of gas and yellowish brown stool withmucus but normal consistency. The doctor said it ibs. Could it be?

I have lower right abdominal pain, especially while pressing down. I get lots of gas and yellowish brown stool withmucus but normal consistency. The doctor said it ibs. Could it be?

Could be IBS, or....: The symptoms could be due to irritable bowel syndrome, but this should be a diagnosis of exclusion. Meaning that other more specific intestinal problems are not present, such as colitis, colon polyps, bacterial or viral gastroenteritis. Appendicitis, diverticulitis; colon cancer would be rare at your age. How long it goes on, whether it comes and goes all important. If persistent--c pcp or GI doc. ...Read more

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Gas problem can cause lower right abdomen pain?

Potentially: Depending on where the gas is, it could cause right lower quadrant pain. Of course, when you speak of rlq pain, the concern for appendicitis appears, so if the pain doesn't resolve quickly by itself, if it is severe, or if you have fever as well, definitely go to the er. ...Read more

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What can cause upper abdominal pain with nausea, trouble sleeping and walking, vomiting, decreased appetite, and lower right abdominal pain?

What can cause upper abdominal pain with nausea, trouble sleeping and walking, vomiting, decreased appetite, and lower right abdominal pain?

Dysautonomia: This is a relatively common condition and by far the commonest cause is poor diet. The lower part of the brain controls the organs of the body in performing their functions. Lousy diet affects these control mechanisms, particularly all the sweet stuff. ...Read more

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From the past 2 days I am having dull lower right abdomen pain with excessive burping and passing of gas. Why is it happening?

Right lower quadrant: Pain can most commonly be due to inflamed appendix and intestinal issues. Any loss of appetite? Nausea? Fever? I am limited to how much more I can contribute due to supplied info. I would recommend you see your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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What causes excessive gas and upper abdominal pain on both sides. Also sharp pain on left side few times when bending?

What causes excessive gas and upper abdominal pain on both sides. Also sharp pain on left side few times when bending?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What may cause lower right abdominal pain with no other symptoms? Thank you

Many things: Many things can cause right abdominal pain - from serious problem such as appendicitis to benign process such as gas. Best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause lower right abdominal pain when bending right leg at knee up and back?

Nonspecific: Sounds like musculoskeletal problem, bit could be related to a groin hernia. You would really need a more thorough history and an exam to give a better idea if what's going on. ...Read more

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What can the cause be for lower right abdominal pain?

Appendicitis: The most common cause is appendicitis. It is not, however, the only possible cause. Get it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have lower right abdominal pain that radiates to my back and sometimes my hip, it ranges from mild to severe but is always present, it started week or so ago, what are some common causes of this kind of pain?

I have lower right abdominal pain that radiates to my back and sometimes my hip, it ranges from mild to severe but is always present, it started week or so ago, what are some common causes of this kind of pain?

Causes: Possibilities include kidney stone, right sided pelvic pathology, appendicitis and nerve discomfort due to pressure on a nerve root from a disc in the spine. If a rash appears, shingles would be likely. Since the discomfort is severe and persistent, see your Physician for evaluation. Appropriate tests will be ordered to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes lower right abdominal pain that comes and goes?

Many reasons: The pain in lower abdomen which comes ang goes need to be evaluated by your doctor. There can be gas, constipation, kidney stones, etc.
You should get evaluated and may need a consult with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What causes lower right abdominal pain and blood shot red eyes?

What causes lower right abdominal pain and blood shot red eyes?

Probably a virus: These two things may be related. .. In which case, it's probably a virus; rarely it could be an infection with a parasite. Viruses will pass and be killed by your immune system in 7-14 days, in general. If this persists either: the symptoms are not related, or there is another cause. Intestinal parasites/worms can cause allergic reactions, right lower pain, and bloodshot eyes. See your dr.! ...Read more

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For a few months I have had lower right abdominal pain when I pass a stool along with really soft pencil thin stools with flat sides? Causes? I'm 21.

For a few months I have had lower right abdominal pain when I pass a stool along with really soft pencil thin stools with flat sides? Causes? I'm 21.

Get checked: R side of the colon has liquid stool so the pencil thin areas are from the left side. It probable you have irritable bowel syndrome but you should get checked by and internist preferably gastroenterologist. A careful history and possibly office sigmoidoscopy would reveal a lot of information. At your age a malignancy is quite unlikely. However still get checked ...Read more

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Lower right abdominal pain on and off for 13 months.  Ovarian cyst found on left ovary but not believed to be cause of pain. Doctors not done anymore.

Lower right abdominal pain on and off for 13 months.  Ovarian cyst found on left ovary but not believed to be cause of pain. Doctors not done anymore.

Seek second opinion: Persistent abdominal pain for 13 months is abnormal and by now some type of diagnostic test should be performed or a diagnostic laparoscopy may need to be done. If you're not satisfied with your current provider, seek a second opinion ...Read more

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Unusual causes of lower right abdominal pain? Colonoscopy, CT scans, ultrasounds, blood and urine tests have all found no cause.

Unusual causes of lower right abdominal pain? Colonoscopy, CT scans, ultrasounds, blood and urine tests have all found no cause.

Don't give up!: Not all bad things that occur in the abdomen are associated with high fever (example: acute intestinal ischemia) nor does the pain have to be severe (example: cancer is often painless). Remember, the abdomen includes many organ systems (gi tract, liver/biliary/pancreas, renal/urologic, gynecologic, vascular, etc.)--any one of which can cause catastrophic illness without severe discomfort or fever. ...Read more

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Can IBS or spastic colon cause similar symptoms to appendicitis? I get severe lower right abdominal pain but no fever. Been getting worse recently

Can IBS or spastic colon cause similar symptoms to appendicitis? I get severe lower right abdominal pain but no fever. Been getting worse recently

Yes and I feel for U: Many infectious problems can cause such symptoms. Most common would be a urinary tract infection or kidney stone. Often this will come with burning during urination. Ovarian cyst rupture or pelvic inflammatory disease can also cause these symptoms. Appendicitis and diverticulitis are in the mix, as well. Yes, and ibs is plausible as well. If it worsens or persists check with your doctor! ...Read more

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I am having bloating w/o eating, lower right abdominal pain esp. Worse w/bowel movement, brief severe stpmach/rib pains and belching. Causes?

I am having bloating w/o eating, lower right abdominal pain esp. Worse w/bowel movement, brief severe stpmach/rib pains and belching. Causes?

RLQ: Right lower quadrant pain always raises the question of appendicitis. Typically, people have no appetite, some nausea, fever, and tenderness (hurts to press in) in the rlq. You don't seem to have those sx. Other causes can be irritable bowel syndrome but more serious causes like crohn's need to be excluded. ...Read more

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Can a deviated coccyx abt 1cm cause severe lower left right abdominal pain that radiates to lower back? I'm a new mom and suffering from 4 months.

Lower back pain: Very unlike;y to be the case of this pain. A mild deviation of the coccyx is unlikely to cause pain and if it does it would be in the buttocks in the perirectal region. ...Read more

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Lower to mid right abdominal pain. Not constipated no ovaries no appendix what are possible causes. Any advice on what to do?

Lower to mid right abdominal pain. Not constipated no ovaries no appendix what are possible causes. Any advice on what to do?

Can't tell here...: Lots of possibilities, which require a physical exam ; simple testing. Your symptoms may be related to the abdominal wall (superficial location) or internal (deep location); may be of gi, gynecologic, or musculoskeletal origin; may be serious or minor. At least in your case appendicitis and ovarian pathology are ruled out by past resection. Please get checked to address other etiologies. ...Read more

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35 y.O.Healthy female with abdominal bloat, frequent foul gas and foul bowel movements. Most of the time stomach ache after eating also?

35 y.O.Healthy female with abdominal bloat, frequent foul gas and foul bowel movements. Most of the time stomach ache after eating also?

GI-flatukence: Bloating, belching, foul gas can be from multiple causes: bacterial infection, amebic infection, gallbladder disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and many other diseases of the GI tract. I suggest a GI examination and evalution with blood tests and imaging as well as testing for stool parasites and h, pylori0must be worked up. ...Read more

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Severe upper abdominal pain that comes and goes, gas, hot flashes when pain comes. Some nausea, some bowels sometimes loose sometimes normal.

Severe upper abdominal pain that comes and goes, gas, hot flashes when pain comes. Some nausea, some bowels sometimes loose sometimes normal.

GASTROENTERITIS?: Your symptoms suggest that you have a gastrointestinal infection called Gastroenteritis.You need to drink fluids to keep hydrated. But if the pain persists and you start vomiting or not able to drink fluids due to nausea. Then you need to consult your doctor or if can not get appt go to the ER. Most of the times these are self limiting as these are caused by viruses. But it can also be due to bacteria ...Read more

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I have had sulfur burps, vomiting, diahhrea, gas, and severe upper abdominal pain for about 2 1/2 days now.?

Go to ER: If you have had severe pain plus the other symptoms for 2 1/2 days without relief, it may be a serious situation which requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Low grade pains in stomach for 6 days (almost upper abdominal pain) like the pain is moving from a part to another place. Too much gas in sleep. Ideas?

Low grade pains in stomach for 6 days (almost upper abdominal pain) like the pain is moving from a part to another place. Too much gas in sleep. Ideas?

You list IBS, but...: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Risk factors? Excruciating pain needs immediate eval ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain that's sudden. Woke me up at night. Nausea, vomiting, pain is getting worse, hurts to move. Trble passing gas. Help? What is this?

Well...: A specific diagnosis is impossible on-line, what I am sure is that with these symptoms you should be going to the ER now!
Do not wait. ...Read more

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