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Can a herniated disc cause gas pains? I have 3 herniated discs and i get stomach pains and i need to blow out some gas to feel better

Can a herniated disc cause gas pains? I have 3 herniated discs and i get stomach pains and i need to blow out some gas to feel better

No unless you are : Using medication for your back pain that may be causing the GI symptoms such as nonsteroidal anti inflammatories which have about a 10% GI side effect rate. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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DDD Spondy l5-S1 severe stenosis herniated discs + abdominal injury any advice on how to correct posture & improve Severe hunching?

DDD Spondy l5-S1 severe stenosis herniated discs + abdominal injury any advice on how to correct posture & improve Severe hunching?

How about PT: Well, I know you're in pain with all that you've said..you haven't specified the nature of the abdominal injury so I don't know whether or not you are bedbound right now or able to get up and move about? Is there a plan to surgerize the back with everything there? I wouldn't necessarily unless it's your only option. But as far as posture goes, PT is usually pretty good with helping with that. ...Read more

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I have two herniated discs in my lower back which when they hurt I feel the pain run to my stomach is that normal?? Also makes my legs hurt

I have two herniated discs in my lower back which when they hurt I feel the pain run to my stomach is that normal?? Also makes my legs hurt

Herniated discs: Herniated discs cause compression of nerves. Tears in the discs (annular tears) can mimic a herniated disc. When the low back (lumbar spine) is involved, the pain radiates into the legs. Pain to the abdomen is usually a herniated disc in the thoracic spine or there is another reason for the pain. ...Read more

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Can jalapenos cause stomach pain?>

Can jalapenos cause stomach pain?>

Sometimes: Hot peppers contain a substance which can cause GI issues. ...Read more

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What would cause upper stomach pain?

What would cause upper stomach pain?

Many possibilities: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. An examination is needed, unless the person is young and healthy, and the pain is mild and resolves quickly. Possible causes may be: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, liver inflammation, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, etc. ...Read more

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What could cause unbearable stomach pain?

What could cause unbearable stomach pain?

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out what's causing these pains before you can get rid of them. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of stomach pain?

What are the most common causes of stomach pain?

Many: It could be food sensitivity, allergies, lactose intolerance (dairy problem) too much food, gas, blockage of some sort, malabsorption, type of food, etc. Keep a food journal and see if you can identify if a particular type of food is the problem. Could be a gallbladder, liver, or pancreas problem as well. Best to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What cause a stomach pain that lasts for a week?

What cause a stomach pain that lasts for a week?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Can CDIFF cause stomach pain?

Can CDIFF cause stomach pain?

C. diff: Clostridia difficile typically causes a hemorrhagic colitis which is not particularly painful. It might be associated with some crampy pain or other symptoms, but as a single symptom of this disease, pain would be a bit unusual. Predisposing factors like prior antibiotic therapy or immune supresssion should be taken into account also. If in doubt, there are readily available stool tests. ...Read more

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What can cause severe stomach pain?

Perforating lesion: While abdominal pain associated with an ulcer can be severe it best responds to antacids or meds reducing acid production. The true almost intolerable pain however is associated with the distal stomach ulcer that freely perforates into the retroperitoneum or lesser sac. Here the pain persists until surgical intervention to control the leakage of gastric fluid. ...Read more

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Can cough sirup cause stomach pain?

Can cough sirup cause stomach pain?

Yes: Cough syrups that contain dextromethorphan (dm) which is one of the most common cough suppresants can cause nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain. ...Read more

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What could cause severe stomach pain?

What could cause severe stomach pain?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. Gas, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation can cause stomach pain. Severe pain may indicate a blockage in the bowels or appendicitis, among other things. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause stomach pain?

abdominal pain: Potentially, a pinched thoracic nerve could cause pain that radiates around the flank and possibly to the abdomen. Thoracic pinched nerves are much less common than cervical or lumbar. ...Read more

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How to cure anxiety-caused stomach pain?

Anxiety & stomach: pain. If your doc has ruled out medical conditions see a mental health professional for stress management training. Are you taking any medications? Check w/doc to see if this is a side effect. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can being overweight cause stomach pain?

Probably not: Simply being overweight should not cause stomach pain. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...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