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Is stomach pain part of opiate withdrawal?

Is stomach pain part of opiate withdrawal?

Stomach withdrawal: Yes, stomach pain can certainly be a part of withdrawal. As can cramping and diarrhea. But be positive about how great it will be when you overcome your dependence. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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 have stomach pain caused by a few time use of nsai drug. Even though I stopped taking the med 4-5 days ago, I still have pain. Any suggestions?

I have stomach pain caused by a few time use of nsai drug. Even though I stopped taking the med 4-5 days ago, I still have pain. Any suggestions?

Gastritis: NSAIDs can affect the lining of your stomach causing uncomfortable pain in the stomach. Best thing is to stop the medication. If the symptoms still occur you may try taking an antacid medication. ...Read more

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Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well. ...Read more

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I have really bad crampy stomach pain. Feels like diarrheal type cramps for 9 hours now. BUT NO diarhhea, NO vomit. Causes? It's so crampy Help :- (

I have really bad crampy stomach pain. Feels like diarrheal type cramps for 9 hours now. BUT NO diarhhea, NO vomit. Causes? It's so crampy Help :- (

Clinic visit needed: There are many causes of abdominal pain, some of which can be simply annoying, like constipation, others can be deadly. The best way to make sure it's nothing dangerous is to be examined by a health care provider. Most of the time the cause can be determined with a physical exam and a few simple tests. Less often, an imaging study or looking inside the gut with a scope (endoscopy) is needed. ...Read more

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Why does erythromycin cause severe stomach pain in some people? What did the drug do in these cases?

Why does erythromycin cause severe stomach pain in some people? What did the drug do in these cases?

Erythromycin: ... Can cause severe stomach cramping at times, since it increases the motility of the digestive tract. Although painful, the resulting spasms will not cause any long-term damage to your digestive tract. Take it as prescribed, for the full course, but if it continues to give you too much problem, they contact the doctor who prescribed it to see if there is an alternative. Good luck. ...Read more

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Types of diseases that can cause chest and stomach pain? Any ideas? Besides Crohn's and IBS and ulcerative colitis

Types of diseases that can cause chest and stomach pain? Any ideas? Besides Crohn's and IBS and ulcerative colitis

Chest/stomach pain: There are several conditions from reflux to ulcer disease to heart attack can all cause these types of symptoms. Lung conditions can also cause this. You should see your primary care physician. General if you are feeling well then it is most likely a stomach vs esophagus issue. If you are feeling bad you should be seen by a doctor immediately to rule out more serious causes. ...Read more

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Are there any other non opiate pain killers besides 'tramadol' to control abdominal and stomach pains?

Are there any other non opiate pain killers besides 'tramadol' to control abdominal and stomach pains?

Tramadol technically: Is an opiate. It is a synthetic opiate receptor binding drug and is effective for mild to moderate pain. There are many modalities for treating pain other than medication alone. If this is a chronic problem you may wish to speak with a pain specialist (in fact I strongly recommend this). NSAIDs like Ibuprofen and Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also helpful for pain, but have significant potential for adverse effect ...Read more

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What would cause me to have stomach pain for three days?

What would cause me to have stomach pain for three days?

Many causes: You don't say where the pain is, or how severe. This could be anything from a flu bug (gastroenteritis), to acid reflux, to gallbladder problems, or even a bladder or vaginal infection. You should see a doctor since it is persisting. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of painful sharp stomach pain?

Lots: Anything from gas, spasm, constipation/stool to ulcers, tumors, inflammation, kidney stones, and other causes. See your doc, get examined. ...Read more

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What health issue can cause stomach pain that radiates to your back?

What health issue can cause stomach pain that radiates to your back?

Multiple causes: There are many problems which can cause pain that radiates straight through to the back. The classic ones are gallbladder pain, pancreatitis, and kidney problems. There are others also. If the pain persists, see your doctor to begin sorting this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause lower stomach pain?

Can dehydration cause lower stomach pain?

Sometimes: You can have pain in several areas due to severe dehydration. It can also be there if you're having diarrhea or vomiting. If it doesn't go away, or you are unable to get yourself rehydrated orally, seek medical attention. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What other than appendicitis causes lower right stomach pain?

What other than appendicitis causes lower right stomach pain?

Abd pain: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a bad tooth cause stomach pain?

Can a bad tooth cause stomach pain?

Very unlikely: I do not see any direct relationship of the two. See your dentist for a dental exam and getting all your necessary dental treatment completed, and if the stomach pain persists, see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Can being obese cause stomach pain?

Stomach pain: Obesity usually doesn't cause stomach pain. However, it does predispose you to having abdominal wall hernias and also heartburn and reflux. Both of these can cause you o have some abdominal pain. You should see a gastroenterologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Will triamterene cause stomach pain?

Will triamterene cause stomach pain?

GI Sx, not pain: Anything can conceivably cause anything. However, pain not usual. Can cause upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, diarrhea, muscle cramps (if in gut could cause pain), heart rhythm disturbance, headache, allergic reactions. Drug is a diuretic (makes you pee), can raise blood levels of potassium, get you dehydrated. Got stomach pain, see your doc. ...Read more

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Can shingles cause sévère stomach pain?

Can shingles cause sévère stomach pain?

Yes: Pain on the abdominal wall in a single nerve root distribution can be quite severe and feel as if there is something inside you. It will, however, appear with skin lesions. If these are not present, herpes zoster (shingles) is unlikely, although not impossible. Get a doctor to look at these. Treatment now may save you from misery in the future. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pain from sports?

What can cause stomach pain from sports?

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

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What can cause rib cage and stomach pain?

Unanswerable here: This forum is inadequate to appropriately tackle this question. Call your doctor. ...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