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How do I get rid of stomach pain? I have pain in my lower left stomach. I also get stomach aches very often and i don't know what causes this

How do I get rid of stomach pain? I have pain in my lower left stomach. I also get stomach aches very often and i don't know what causes this

There : There are multiple causes of stomach pain. Lower left quadrant pain can be from diverticulitis (infection in intestines), ovarian cysts (if you are female) and even urinary tract infection (uti). You should start with a visit to your primary care provider for a complete work up of your abdominal pain. In the meantime consider possible food allergies and even a condition called lactose intolerance(inability to digest dairy). You can try a one week trial of no dairy and monitor for effect. All the best. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Im a male about 20 after pooping lower left stomach ache and feels like if i'm done but i know i'm not.

Im a male about 20 after pooping lower left stomach ache and feels like if i'm done but i know i'm not.

Constipation: You may have constipation if over time you have taken in more than pooped out. It is not that uncommon for someone to have constipation even though they move their bowels regularly. Sometimes a suppository or enema can help. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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I recently found out I have a hypo gastric. My lower left stomach aches. Is alright to workout? And what's the best treatment?

I recently found out I have a hypo gastric. My lower left stomach aches. Is alright to workout? And what's the best treatment?

Hypogastrium: is an area below your stomach in the lower portion of your abdomen. What EXACTLYY are you referring to?- please have a translator resubmit your question. ...Read more

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What is the cause for light bleeding then period like bleeding 12 days before due period? Stomach aches increase hunger lower back pains

What is the cause for light bleeding then period like bleeding 12 days before due period? Stomach aches increase hunger lower back pains

Possible ovulation : Some women during ovulation rupture the ovarian cyst and this can cause small bleeding in the middle of the cycle - day 12-16 from day one of your last period. ...Read more

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Stomach ache since few days. Sometimes burning and the ache occurs once left side once right side once upper n once lower. No other complications?

Stomach ache since few days. Sometimes burning and the ache occurs once left side once right side once upper n once lower. No other complications?

From the intestine?: Since you are feeling different places in the abdomen maybe coming for intestine. It could be something like gas but also could be some type of irritation of the intestine. We need to discuss with your physician and consider seeing a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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Stomach ache since few days. once left once right once lower once middle. sometimes burning sensation. burning n itching near anus. No other complcatn?

Stomach ache since few days. once left once right once lower once middle. sometimes burning sensation. burning n itching near anus. No other complcatn?

Stomach pain: As the pain sound like fleeting pain may be from irritable bowel syndrome, if there is structural abnormality, pain is expected to correspond to the are of abnormality, See a gastroenterologist for proper exam and tests if at all required to make the diagnosis ...Read more

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What might cause severe lower back pain and stomach ache after taking dayquil?

Vasoconstriction: Dayquil have dextromethorphan which cause stomack upset and phenylephrine which constrict blood vessels and cause high blood pressure--stop using the medicine till this side effects resolve--if persistent get yourself checked. ...Read more

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Im 10w5d pregnant.Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen.What can the cause be?What advice do u give?

Im 10w5d pregnant.Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen.What can the cause be?What advice do u give?

Other symptoms?: Constipation is more common in pregnancy and can cause this. Any urinary symptoms? A urinary tract infection can also cause this as can a stomach bug. It can just be the stretching of the uterus. If you are also spotting this can be a threatened miscarriage. Rest and if it persists, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have constipation. But, everytime I constipate and the poo doesnt come out, I will have stomach ache on the lower left side. ?

I have constipation. But, everytime I constipate and the poo doesnt come out, I will have stomach ache on the lower left side. ?

Abdominal cramping.: pain in the left lower side of the abdomen when straining to pass a stool is not unusual. You're probably experiencing spasm of the colon as you are trying to evacuate the stool. If this is the case, the cramping pain should go away after you have passed the stool. Notify your doctor if the pain persists or if you pass any blood. A high fiber diet may help the constipation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does SAM-e cause stomach aches? Does it work for anxiety? Would like to try a more natural approach to anxiety.

Does SAM-e cause stomach aches?  Does it work for anxiety? Would like to try a more natural approach to anxiety.

Not for anxiety: SAM-e is indicated for mild depression but not anxiety. There are no effective /safe herbals for anxiety. Kava kava used to be on the market but it can cause liver damage so it is NOT safe. The best natural methods for anxiety include meditation, yoga, journaling, and just plain exercise. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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


Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Stomach Aches (Definition)

Stomach aches or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe aches ...Read more