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After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?

After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?

Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if stomach acid seems to be most likely cause, then high dose omeprazole (Prilosec) can help determine if acid is to blame. If symptoms persist, then other causes should be investigated. Acidity usually affects only upper, central abdomen. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Starts with severe pain left side of head/face and progresses to high bp140/90 shakes vomit ft numb stomach pain nausea double vision. No history. Why?

Starts with severe pain left side of head/face and progresses to high bp140/90 shakes vomit ft numb stomach pain nausea double vision. No history. Why?

Sounds like: possible variant MIGRAINE.. cluster headches are one variety. TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA another The double vision/Gi symptoms are a bit "troublesome" At any rate ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for a referral to a Neurologist who specializes in HEADACHES....There are multiple medications which deserve a trial however your co-existing medical issues eg Depression MUST be TAKEN into consideration! Z ...Read more

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What causes pain left side of lower abdomen?

What causes pain left side of lower abdomen?

Many things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Why am i having sharp pain left side of stomach near belly button?

Why am i having sharp pain left side of stomach near belly button?

Need more info!: Abdominal pain can be an emergency to a mild problem. Let's begin by seeing your primary care doctor. I can't even recommend otc meds because: i don't know enough about your symptoms; i don't know if you have tried anything. The shortcut. See your doc. If you have none- a walk in clinic! but one thing. Pain near the belly button suggests a small intestinal cause! ...Read more

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Last night i woke up in agony unbearable sudden pain left side of my stomach & under the rib cage i had a short vaginal bleed also what could this be?

Last night i woke up in agony unbearable sudden pain left side of my stomach & under the rib cage i had a short vaginal bleed also what could this be?

Abdominal pain: Severe abdominal pains should not be taken lightly. Left upper quadrant of the abdomen has the pancreas, one kidney, part of the stomach part of the lung, part of the small and large intestines and the spleen. In addition, there's the rib, muscles and even sometimes the heart. This is no place to make such decision. Please visit your doctor and be evaluated for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Woken most mornings with severe pain left side stomach, eased with getting up walking going to the loo. What is the cause? Food or drink related?

Woken most mornings with severe pain left side stomach, eased with getting up walking going to the loo.  What is the cause?  Food or drink related?

Gas: Likely to be trapped gas inside the large bowel. Could be caused by high protein or high carbohydrate diet. However, consider a physician visit for proper history and exam. ...Read more

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Im in pain, left side of my abdomen could this be my diverticulitis acting up again and what shhould I do?

Im in pain, left side of my abdomen could this be my diverticulitis acting up again and what shhould I do?

Diverticulitis: If you have had diverticulitis before, then it is possible, you need to contact your doctor for antibiotics, and to be evaluated. Go on a liquid diet to minimize bowel irritation and do not use an enema if you have constipation, use miralax (polyethylene glycol). You definitely need to be checked to see if it is something else, like a kidney stone, or females can have ovarian cysts or pelvic inflammatory disease too. ...Read more

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After having intercourse next day why do I get poking sharp pain left side of my abdomen it's my 6th day of cycle?

Needs to be checked: The pain can be due to 1pelvic inflammatory disease 2endometriosis 3ovarian cysts 4interstitial cystitis 5some sexually transmitted disease 6vulvodynia 7vaginismus 68urinary infection 7 physical injury consult your doctor and ask questions if you have any and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have unexplained pelvic pain left side When stomach is gasy/ bobbly I feel bobbles rise and travel and go over pubis & hip lying down only left side

Take some tylenol (acetaminophen): take some tylenol (acetaminophen) / ibuprofen for pain relief. If it persists for days, talk to your doctor for further evaluation. Best wishes Dr M ...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


Dr. John Feola
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Gastrointestinal Pain (Definition)

Gastrointestinal pain is a clinical finding in which there is chest or abdominal pain due to issues in the ...Read more