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Having horrible abdominal stomach pains. And very nauseous?

Having horrible abdominal stomach pains. And very nauseous?

How can we help you?: Can you rephrase your question so we understand what your needs are? Abdominal pain is hard to evaluate especially in women. Where in your belly is the pain, when did it start, what makes it better, what makes it worse? Any chance you could be pregnant? Last period? Near sick folks or recently travelled? Fevers/chills, vomiting? Diarrhea, constipated? Passing gas? Pain when peeing? Let us know. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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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Left arm pain with gas and burping and stomach feeling bloated?

Left arm pain with gas and burping and stomach feeling bloated?

This could be: angina, so you should contact your doctor immediately. Your other conditions place you at higher risk than normal. ...Read more

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Terrible stomach pains and cramping with heartburn and gurgling noise during pregnancy?

Terrible stomach pains and cramping with heartburn and gurgling noise during pregnancy?

Talk to ob/gyn: These are important symptoms to talk to your obstetrician. You are having stomach pains and heartburn during your pregnancy. This is not uncommon. Your doctor will want to know about this. Try to notice when you get it and what makes it better. Before taking any medication talk to your doctor first. ...Read more

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Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Peptic ulcer: Usually abdominal issues as you describe get a little better with food but if symptoms recur need to be checked for H pylori related stomach ulcers with breath or stool antigen testing ...Read more

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Bad stomach pains and weird gurgling noises from stomach. Diagnosis?

Can't tell yet: Are there any good stomach pains? Where are they? Where do they go (if anywhere)? What other symptoms are involved? Is there any activity that is associated with their onset or that worsens them? Suggest seeking a pcp or ed doc's opinion. ...Read more

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Suffer stomach bloating and abdomen pain. Why?

Suffer stomach bloating and abdomen pain. Why?

Lots of options: Gas pain can come from a wide variety of sources including diet, medication, menstrual cycles, previous surgery, stress and many many more. If the problem does not resolve, call your family doctor for an appointment. ...Read more

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Constant bloating and gassy stomach. Stomach pains radiates to back. What can it be?

Gb ulcers & more may: Many GI diseases as ulcers, gallbladder & others may do so. There are many GI problems radiate 2 the back . So look beyond the back 4 the cause. ...Read more

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Stomach pain and extreme diareah?

Stomach pain and extreme diareah?

Depends on how long: We're currently having gastroenteritis, or stomach flu going around. Gas, bloating, diarrhea are common but only last a few days. If you 're having ongoing symptoms, fever, blood in the stool or a significant amount of pain, you should get checked out. If there is travel in your recent past, definitely get checked. ...Read more

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Can Prevacid (lansoprazole) Cause stomach Cramps, Stomach pain, and Bloated feeling?

Can Prevacid (lansoprazole) Cause stomach Cramps, Stomach pain, and Bloated feeling?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is usually a well-tolerated medicine. However, any medicine can cause side effects in some people. If you suspect the side effects are due to Prevacid (lansoprazole), your options are either to switch medicines or to stop it temporarily, to see if the side effects go away, then restart it in a few weeks and observe if the symptoms recur. Good luck. ...Read more

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My stomach pains, bloated stomach, gas, please help?

My stomach pains, bloated stomach, gas, please help?

ABDOMINAL PAIN: Avoid carbonated and caffienated beverages.Try maalox or beano. See your doctor if symnptoms persist. ...Read more

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Having bad hunger pains with lower back pains swollen stomach and thumping in lower stomach. Help?

Having bad hunger pains with lower back pains swollen stomach and thumping in lower stomach. Help?

Define "hunger pang": Sensation of hunger is related to contractions of stomach muscles, that lead to hunger pangs once they become severe. Are triggered by hormone Ghrelin (released if blood sugar levels drop with prolonged periods without eating). Hormones Peptide YY & Leptin cause the reverse--the sensation of being full. Irregular meals make hunger pangs worse. If real pain, get evaluated please--U sound concerned. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pains and sour belches?

Many things: Many conditions can cause these symptoms, but the most common are indigestion and dietary indiscretion. Other conditions that can bring about these symptoms are reflux disease, gastric and duodenal ulcers, pancreatic disease, esophagitis, gall bladder disease, liver disease, parasitic infection, medication reaction, and the list goes on and on. If the symptoms are of a concern please see a doctor. ...Read more

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My stomach growls but i feel full, i also have stomach cramps and diarreah sometimes after i eat dairy and my stomach makes weird grumblings, and gas.

My stomach growls but i feel full, i also have stomach cramps and diarreah sometimes after i eat dairy and my stomach makes weird grumblings, and gas.

Important: You need a good history and exam and some basic tests to determine the cause. It can be something very simple treated with dietary modification. Or it can be something much more serious like inflammation in the intestine. So please see your pcp ...Read more

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I have chest pains heartburn and nausea?

I have chest pains heartburn and nausea?

See answer: Symptoms like yours can be due to GERD, among other causes. For information on GERD see > http://bit.ly/ZquHBK For information on chest pain > http://bit.ly/1KCXC9E For a more precise diagnosis see your physician or have an online consultation at Health Tap > http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI Concierge Keycode QWCHHQ ...Read more

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I feel indigestion, stomach pain (after eating meal), burps, diarrhea and constipation?

I feel indigestion, stomach pain (after eating meal), burps, diarrhea and constipation?

Could be ulcer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis negative ct scan does not mean you do not have a problem stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) from over the counter with some anti acid make sure your bowels moving ok no constipation if your symptoms does not improve your doctor should referred you for upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Super bad pains in abdomen comes and goes also bloating and gas?

Super bad pains in abdomen comes and goes also bloating and gas?

Could be serious: These are symptoms that can be due to something serious as bowel obstruction. On the other hand, irritable bowel syndrome can manifest as you described. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pinching pain in upper abdomen, and bloated stomach?

I have pinching pain in upper abdomen, and bloated stomach?

Need more info: When does it happen? How often? Does it happen with activities or exercise? Does it happen with eating? Need to see a doctor as there are many possibilities including rib injury, muscle pain, gallbladder, gastritis or stomach ulcer, liver conditions, etc. ...Read more

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What causes constant bloating, stomach pain, and nausea?

What causes constant bloating, stomach pain, and nausea?

More info: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. 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? Need a bit more. ...Read more

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Severe stomache pains and nausea after i eat?

See you PCP: There are many disease that can give you the symptoms you are experiencing including ulcer, gallstones and pancreatitis. You need some. Basic blood work and a gallbladder ultrasound. Other tests should be based on those results m. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be gassy with stomach pains 8 days after EGD ?

Call doctor: who preformed the procedure as it should not be from the procedure 8 days later. ...Read more

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Constant bloating and gassy stomach. Stomach pains radiates to back. What can it be?

Gb ulcers & more may: Many GI diseases as ulcers, gallbladder & others may do so. There are many GI problems radiate 2 the back . So look beyond the back 4 the cause. ...Read more

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Gassy, stomach pains, bumps on nipples - pregnancy?

Gassy, stomach pains, bumps on nipples - pregnancy?

If you missed your: Period these sxs can occur with pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test to know. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

How can I alleviate headaches, stomach pain, and gassiness?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): The first thing i would try is tylenol (acetaminophen) and pepcid, mylanta, or pepto bismo. At age 50 you should have a colonoscopy, and this is especially true if you are having stomach symptoms or changes in your bowel habits. ...Read more

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Sharpest pain under front and back right ribs for three months now. Tight stomach. Gassy. Sharp pains in stomach, chest and sides sometimes.

Sharpest pain under front and back right ribs for three months now. Tight stomach. Gassy. Sharp pains in stomach, chest and sides sometimes.

Maybe SIBO: Lots of possibilites. Maybe something you are eating diagrees w/you and you can eliminate it. A more remote possibility is sibo, small intestine bacterial overgrowth. This can cause bloating, gas, etc. Your doc can test for it and natural or drug antibiotics can take care of it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Help! I get stomach pains and then I begin passing gas that smells like rotten eggs .?

Help! I get stomach pains and then I begin passing gas that smells like rotten eggs .?

Let me try to help: Flatus comming out compose of five differnt gases produce by certain bactria (nitrogen: 20–90%'hydrogen: 0–50%, carbon dioxide: 10–30%, oxygen: 0–10 , methane the more methane in it the more the smell like rotten eggs. Try to take some yogurt that help balance the bacteria in the bowel and hopefully get rid of it . Good luck. ...Read more

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It's been 47days since my last period, i regularly have 35-38days cycle.I took hpt 2 days ago but was negative.I often hav stomach pains &flatulence.

It's been 47days since my last period, i regularly have 35-38days cycle.I took hpt 2 days ago but was negative.I often hav stomach pains &flatulence.

Irregular period: Irregular periods are very common, and can be caused by several things, including pregnancy (which you ruled out), thyroid disorders, stress-rapid weight loss/gain, to name a few. Another cause is simply an anovulatory cycle (you do not release an egg for that month), so it is best to get an evaluation if your period does not come at your next cycle. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Indigestion, gassy, stomach pain more than a week now?

Indigestion, gassy, stomach pain more than a week now?

What is your intake?: does this include alcohol or too much caffeine? do you have a history of ulcer? Are you taking too much aspirin or arthritis medication? There are many causes of this ? Are you drinking too much alcohol? see your doctor for further discussion. ...Read more

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I have had severe stomach pain coming and going all day, hot flashes, nausea, and extremely gassy. What is wrong/what should I do?

I have had severe stomach pain coming and going all day, hot flashes, nausea, and extremely gassy. What is wrong/what should I do?

Zantac (ranitidine): Start with maslow and try some zantac (ranitidine) first, may be esophageal reflux adding to your problem. If you feel like this a lot, have alternating constipation and diarrhea, could have irritable bowel. Go for treating excessive stomach acid first. ...Read more

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I have had flatulence and stomach pain with simultaneous tonsillitis (sometimes white growth) over a month. Could it be the cause? If yes - how?

I have had flatulence and stomach pain with simultaneous tonsillitis (sometimes white growth)  over a month. Could it be the cause? If yes - how?

Doctor can evaluate: Recurrent or persistent symptoms need evaluation. Lots of things are in the "stomach" area, such as the stomach, small and large intestine, pancreas, gall bladder, etc... Possible pain causes include pancreatitis, gastritis, stomach or duodenal ulcers, gall stones, tumors in any organs in the area; stomach, intestinal, or gall bladder infections; etc... The doctor can check for strep throat too. ...Read more

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Stomach issues going on for months. Lots of common foods affect stomach. pain, gassy, long time in bathroom. ultrasound & endoscopy but nothing found ?

Stomach issues going on for months. Lots of common foods affect stomach. pain, gassy, long time in bathroom. ultrasound & endoscopy but nothing found ?

Non-ulcer dyspepsia: Non-ulcer dyspepsia is problem where a person suffer from indigestion and other symptoms suggestive of an ulcer, but no abnormality is found on investigation. Some patients obtain relief from antacids or acid suppressing drugs, and some patients with symptoms suggestive of a problem with stomach emptying may be helped by medications which increase emptying. ...Read more

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Stomach pain that eases when burping or passing gas?

Abdominal pain: You state that you have stomach pain that eases when you burp or pass gas. This very well could be due to diet, problems digesting gluten or milk. Also could be related to a lack of fiber in diet or something called Irritable Bowel Syndrome. You can easily increase your natural fiber, and watch your diet closely and seek medical attention if this continues. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain burping and passing gas? Been happening for about 3 days. Not sure what to do. stomach pain comes and goes

What causes stomach pain burping and passing gas? Been happening for about 3 days. Not sure what to do. stomach pain comes and goes

Can be many things : Pain in abdomen burping and gas can be due to many conditions and it needs to be checked .it may be due to Gall Bladder disease,Gastritis,Peptic Ulcer disease,irritable bowel syndrome or several other conditions.To find out what is causing this,we need a detailed history and comprehensive physical exam and may need blood and urine test and imaging like ultrasound and /or Cat Scan etc to diagnose ...Read more

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Is it normal to have stomach pain and not passing gas and no movement in bowels one day after colonoscopy?

Is it normal to have stomach pain and not passing gas and no movement in bowels one day after colonoscopy?

Possible: As long as your stomach pains are not escalating, it is probably ok. If these symptoms last more than 24 hours, are getting worse, or are accompanied by nausea and vomiting, or passage of blood per rectum, then you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Stomach pain feels like gas pockets but it's traveling in arms been there since 8 am it's now 1040 pm I'm passing gas still no relieve.

Lot of possibilities: Pain in the upper abdomen cAn be due to a lot of possible causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder, or even the heart. A simple test to try to sort it out is to see if antacids help the pain at all. Try taking two Tums (calcium carbonate) to see if you have any relief. If your problem persists, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does my poop become whitish a bit loose and gassy with bloating and occasionaly stomach pain when i eat 900ml yoghurt in day for two days?

Why does my poop become whitish a bit loose and gassy with bloating and occasionaly stomach pain when i eat 900ml yoghurt  in day for two days?

See your doctor: White stool is usually a sign of a problem in the head of the pancreas or a blockage of the bile duct. It is unlikely from yogurt. The only explanation for the yogurt connection would be a very rapid transit time due to lactose or food intolerance. This could be something simple or very dangerous. You should see a doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Stomach pain that comes and goes more during eating or moving quick, will go away while passing gas, am not constipated, recently started ab exercises?

Stomach pain that comes and goes more during eating or moving quick, will go away while passing gas, am not constipated, recently started ab exercises?

Wait between eating : Best to wait between eating, and exercising vigorously. You need to make sure that your food is digested, and not exercise vigorously using your muscles, because then you are directing the blood flow to go from your muscles instead of your stomach to digest your food. This can cause cramping, and gastric indigestion, and the symptoms you mention. Have your physician confirm. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Szarka
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Flatulence (Definition)

Flatulence = passing gas ...Read more