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Heavy stomach,pains between breast bone,uncomfy breathing,achy body. Acid reflux?

Heavy stomach,pains between breast bone,uncomfy breathing,achy body. Acid reflux?

Might be: acid reflux but body aches are not typically a symptom of acid reflux disease. The body aches, stomach pain, uncomfortable breathing may also be related to a viral infection. see your doctor if it doesn't go away soon. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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Could birth control cause stomach pains and breathing problems?

Could birth control cause stomach pains and breathing problems?

Talk with your doc: Any medicine can upset your stomach and cause stomach pains -- including birth control pills. I'm worried because you mentioned breathing problems. Please talk with your doctor right away. Stomach pain and trouble breathing could be acid reflux. But it could also be more serious. Chest pain, shortness of breath, and severe leg pain can be signs of blood clots. Please get help! ...Read more

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Will birth control pills cause stomach pains and breathing problems?

Will birth control pills cause stomach pains and breathing problems?

Generally no: The pill doesn't generally cause stomach pains or breathing issues unless someone might be sensitive to an ingredient in the pill or they are experiencing a lung clot. The latter is an emergency but is not that common. ...Read more

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I have been having a problem with constant bleeding and stomach pain. they put me on birth control it lessened it until recently. my doc did a pelvic exam and an ulrasound but nothing came up. What is Endometriosis and could it be a cause? my aunt had it.

I have been having a problem with constant bleeding and stomach pain. they put me on birth control it lessened it until recently. my doc did a pelvic exam and an ulrasound but nothing came up. What is Endometriosis and could it be a cause? my aunt had it.

Maybe pain: Endometriosis is a pelvic peritoneal disease in women; often associated with pelvic pain and sometimes with infertility. It is definitely not a cause of dysfunctional bleeding though, so you "may" have more than one condition going on. You need to work with your doctor to take the diagnosis another step. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux causes you ear pain, sensitive to noise, balance problems, heartburn, difficulty breathing&upper middle stomach pain? What to do?

Can acid reflux causes you ear pain, sensitive to noise, balance problems, heartburn, difficulty breathing&upper middle stomach pain? What to do?

Acid reflux : The balance and noise issues are not related to acid reflux but all the other symptoms are. See your local ENT and they can check your hearing and sort out all of your problems with the reflux. Good luck! feel better! ...Read more

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I started birth control pills almost 2 weeks ago. 3 days ago I began to bleed, then began having bad stomach pains. My bleeding has gotten worse aswel?

I started birth control pills almost 2 weeks ago. 3 days ago I began to bleed, then began having bad stomach pains. My bleeding has gotten worse aswel?

Stomach issue: The fact that you have started to bleed 2 weeks into your pack tells me that not enough hormone is absorbed by the stomach into your blood stream and whatever made you get the stomach aches has made the problem worse. I don't think the pills are the primary problem, but if you cannot find another reason, then I would not completely exclude the possibility that bcp don't work for you. ...Read more

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I been having dirrehia , and stomach pains, i really don't know what's going on, and I am also on birth control shots ! i need help !

Serious: It is important to make an appt with your family physician asap to get an exam and receive treatment. Avoid sexual relations until a diagnosis is made and treatment is begun. ...Read more

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What to do if birth control: fainting, dizzy, stomach pains - what to do?

What to do if birth control: fainting, dizzy, stomach pains - what to do?

Change your BCP: It could be the combination of hormones in the BCP but could be other things too. An option would be to change the BCP, either combo pill or the mini pill which doesn't have estrogen. ...Read more

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Started birth control pills 2 weeks ago. For 4 days now I have been bleeding and it has gotten worse each day. Also having stomach pains. Help!!

Started birth control pills 2 weeks ago. For 4 days now I have been bleeding and it has gotten worse each day. Also having stomach pains. Help!!

Need Evaluation: You may need an adjustment in the type of cirth control pill that you take. Make an appointment to see your PCP or Gyn. This is breakthrough bleeding and also perhaps the extra hormones irritated an ovarian cyst. If pain is severe, please go to urgent care or er. ...Read more

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I'm having really bad stomach pains every morning when I wake up. I am 16 and the only medication I take is birth control. I'm scared to fall sleep ?

I'm having really bad stomach pains every morning when I wake up. I am 16 and the only medication I take is birth control. I'm scared to fall sleep ?

Stomach pains: This could be something easy to care of such as constipation or reflux so I would go to your health care worker to be examined and not have you continue to worry. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


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