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For the past six months or so i've been having a constant stomach ache. However, its only in the early mornings. I do eat breakfast, I do get sleep.?

For the past six months or so i've been having a constant stomach ache. However, its only in the early mornings. I do eat breakfast, I do get sleep.?

?: Depending on your age, smoking status and whether you drink alcohol and coffee, you may want to see your doctor. 6 months is a bit too long to wait and see if it goes away on its own. ...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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Why do I wake up every morning with a stomach ache? 8 weeks

Why do I wake up every morning with a stomach ache? 8 weeks

Abd pain: One common cause of am stomach discomfort is nocturnal acid reflux.If this is documented appropiate therapy with medication theat reducesnocturnal re3flux such as ppi (omeprazole etc) may be helpful.Lifestyle cahanges such as aqvoiding nbedtime snacks may also be helpfull. ...Read more

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My child vomits in the morning and complain of stomach ache?

My child vomits in the morning and complain of stomach ache?

M.D. visit: If he has been vomiting in the morning, I would advise a visit with his physician. They will check his eyes and ask about any headaches. I would also advise checking his temperature and neck for any stiffness/ keeping him well hydrated. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of stomach aches in the morning?

What could be the cause of stomach aches in the morning?

Gastritis: Morning nausea or stomach pain can often times be a sign of gastritis or irritation of the stomach. There is no food to buffer the acid in the stomach during the night. It could also be peptic ulcer disease so you should see your dr. As certain medications will help with the symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause a stomach ache every day? I eat same breakfast every morning.

What can cause a stomach ache every day? I eat same breakfast every morning.

Potentially serious: Repetetive stomach pain can be a symptom of an ulcer or other significant problem. Most all are treatable. Suggest you consult a gastroenterologist if you have health coverage. If not, trial of otc Pepcid (famotidine) may be helpful, thoough not a substitute for seeing a physician. ...Read more

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I was told to take strattera (atomoxetine) in the morning & ritalin if i need it. Side effects should I expect? Told i would only have worry about stomach aches.

I was told to take strattera (atomoxetine) in the morning & ritalin if i need it. Side effects should I expect? Told i would only have worry about stomach aches.

No interactions but: I checked both www.Epocrates.Com & www.Drugs.Com & found no mention of drug-drug interaction between these two medications. However, they each have their individual side effect profiles which you need to discuss w/your prescribing doc. Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/strattera.Html & http://www.Drugs.Com/ritalin.Html so that you can be prepared to chat w/your doc. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of stomach aches every morning?

What could be the cause of stomach aches every morning?

Acid?: Lots of things can cause stomach aches but many people have acid related stomach aches after an overnight fast. Does eating in the morning relieve your symptoms? If so, a trial of some Tums (calcium carbonate) or ranitidine at bed time may help. If not that, you need to see a medical professional so they can focus the testing based on your age, sex, medical history etc. ...Read more

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Stomach aches when I eat breakfast.Am I eating the wrong morning foods or eating too fast?

Stomach aches when I eat breakfast.Am I eating the wrong morning foods or eating too fast?

Maybe. What do u eat: Can't tell here. Maybe it's food, maybe it's coffee, maybe something else. Make a diet diary for several days, with symptoms; bring it to your doc. Start with that. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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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