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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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 pneumonia. My only symptom was sharp abdominal pain. I read it could be caused by fungus. Could I have gotten it from my rabbit's ringworm?

I have pneumonia. My only symptom was sharp abdominal pain. I read it could be caused by fungus. Could I have gotten it from my rabbit's ringworm?

Unlikely: Abdominal pain can be a presenting symptom of pneumonia, as the process can prevent normal intestinal motility just beneath the breathing muscle (large intestine).Pneumonia is generally viral or bacterial. Fungal pneumonias are rare and usually only affect people with compromised immune systems. The rabbits ringworm would not be the type of fungus that causes pneumonia. ...Read more

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What might cause stomach pain?

What might cause 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 pin may indicate a blockage in the bowels or appendicitis. ...Read more

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What causes lower stomach pain?

What causes lower stomach pain?

Cystitis: Bladder infection, colitis, proctitis, in women could be uterine or ovarian causes. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my stomach pain?

What is the cause of my stomach pain?

More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...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?

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

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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 is the cause of our severe stomach pain?

What is the cause of our severe stomach pain?

More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. How soon after eating? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Do certain foods affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a md for exam and studies. If severe --> er. ...Read more

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What cause stomach pain when you wake up from sleep?

What cause stomach pain when you wake up from sleep?

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 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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What could cause stomach pain in the lower right side (not appendix)?

What could cause stomach pain in the lower right side (not appendix)?

Several things: One of common causes is inflammation in distal small bowel and right colon, enteritis. In female ovaries with cysts that rupture are not uncommon to cause similar pain. Sometimes abnormalities, infection or stone, of urinary system, kidney, ureter and bladder ...Read more

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Stomach pain radiating into back between shoulder blades. What's cause?

Stomach pain radiating into back between shoulder blades. What's cause?

See a GI: Could be anything from gallbladder/pancreas or even stomach issues. You should see a gastroenterologist for blood work and possibly a abd sono. ...Read more

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What are the causes of me to have stomach pain after nearly every meal?

Food intolerance: Food intolerance or allergy might be reason. Keep a diary of the food ingested and correlate the food with pain and found what is the culprit and avoid it.
If you cannot do it see a doc. ...Read more

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Can constpitation cause you to have upper stomach pain and be nauseated?

Definitely!: Be sure you don't have any other health issues causing the above symptoms. You can start drinking plenty of fluids, increase your fibers and fruits and you may need to take stool softeners, laxatives to help you out. Discuss with your physician if this is not helping. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain and burning in top part of my stomach what could be the cause?

I have stomach pain and burning in top part of my stomach what could be the cause?

Stomach pain: Likely gastrits. Can be from acid or bacteria H pylori for which you need antibiotics. May also be Barretts esophagus/ esophagitis. need gastroenterologist to scope at your age to rule out cancer ...Read more

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Stomach pain while coughing, is it normall? Cause I had oso just done a naffa test and the 2.4 run

Stomach pain while coughing, is it normall? Cause I had oso just done a naffa test and the 2.4 run

Cough: Yes. Coughing forcefully is the equivalent of a workout for the respiratory and abdominal muscles and can leave them sore. Your running probably compounded that. Not sure what a naffa test is. ...Read more

Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

A superficial fungal infection (dermatophytosis) of the arms and legs. The same appearances of ringworm may also occur on the scalp (tinea capitis), beard area (tinea ...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