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Gnawing Pain In Stomach
Stomach pain after eating-burning lower abdomen, urgent bowel movement, sharp pain in upper abdomen, extreme bloating, decreased appetite?
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific and could be due to lactose or gluten intolerance or sensitivity. Irritable bowel syndrome is another possibility. If symptoms are very recent and bowels are loose, an intestinal tract infection(viral, parasitic) or food poisoning may be present. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen,vomiting occurs or if your abdomen is very tender. ...Read more
See details: There are several possible causes for your symptoms and without a thorough history and exam, it is impossible to be specific. You should have the issue evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
May be GI related...: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Nausea, fever, chills, pain in upper right side of abdomen, pain in right lower back, lower stomach, bloating, gas pain, fatigue, odor ?
Fever, chills: Need to go to the hospital for evaluation. ...Read more
Get it evaluated: Possible gall bladder disease. See a doctor and get it evaluated. ...Read more
Maybe: But may also be your appendix. Worth a closer look by a qualified health care provider. ...Read more
Having sharp pains in my back bottom left. Other systems condtipation cramps diarea bloating vomiting head aches pain in left side stomach by ribs?
Gastritis or stomach ulcers stomach pains in my head it loss appetite pains in legs lower back pain hard to breeze?
Unsure: This could be a number of things and really needs to be evaluated in a doctor's office. ...Read more
Having gnawing pain in stomach around naval area .Goes into back.Abdominal ultrasound notmal today.Labs normal.Clean colonoscopy in june.Ideas?
abdominal symptom: Radiating abdominal pain to the back could be an ulcer in the stomach or duodenum, and still have normal ultrasound and labs. The colonoscopy doesn't reach the duodenum or stomach. Given your symptoms, i would suggest a GI consultation, consider an upper endoscopy to rule out ulcer, and a ct scan of the abdomen to look for problems like adhesions from prior surgeries, pancreas or kidney disease. ...Read more
Took Advil and had a day of extreme stress. That night after eating felt very full, then started getting a gnawing pain in stomach and burping.Went away then came back after eating. Better 4 days later. Is this likely acute gastritis?
Can I still get an ulcer while on a ppi past 5 years? Having gnawing pain in stomach, hoarseness, throat swelling, gas, nausea, no appetite
Gastroenterologist: evaluation is your best bet, as you might need to scoped too, PPIs alone aren't enough at times, you might need more prescription medications after evaluation and possibly something else is going on ...Read more
Mornings I'm often nauseous & gnawing pain in my stomach. It usually gets better if I throw up or force myself to eat. Could it be an ulcer?
Avoid induced emesis: Distinguish pregnancy, inflammatory (ulcer, small bowel disease, gallbladder/ biliary problem, pancreatitis, uti), structural (partial obstruction, extrinsic impression against the gut (adhesions, superior mesenteric artery syndrome), functional (gastroparesis, irritable bowel), anxiety, much more. A thorough exam and some directed imaging studies & labs should provide your answer. ...Read more
Pain/gnawing in stomach/bloating/no appetite -30lb lost/fatique/ endo cysts remvd aug 12' and jan 13'. Antacids/zantac barely working now? Ideas?
I have had gnawing stomach pain at naval last five years since beginning coumadin (warfarin). Family dr. Says it is hard on stomach & could be the cause. ?
Eval for ulcer: Coumadin (warfarin) by being a blood thinner can put you at risk for bleeding and of particular concern is the GI tract. Mild gastritis can turn into significant bleeding when u have a blood thinner on board. The symptoms u describe make that at least possible and should be looked into by your doctors. ...Read more
I have a gnawing pain in my upper stomach and nausea plus constantly fluctuate between having constipation and diarrhea. What'd be best to take?
Abdominal discomfort: This gnawing discomfort may be due to gastritis or a peptic ulcer and the fluctuating bowel pattern is consistent with an irritable bowel syndrome. It's best to be evaluated by a physician or gastroenterologist but in the meantime follow a bland diet, avoid alcohol, caffeine and nicotine and begin a medication like prilosec or zantac. Observe for black stools which occur with upper gi bleeding ...Read more
3wk after appendix out. 1 incision is infected & is being treated. Severe nausea, headache, chills, burning and gnawing pain in lower & right stomach?
Where did i get endolimax nana cyst? I was told i have it present from a stool culture. Is it the cause of my gnawing sensation and abdominal pain?
Fecal contamination: This parasite is harmless. You did not state where you live, however, somewhere you ate some food contaminated by human fecal matter that had cysts of this parasite and now you have some worms. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/nonpathprotozoa/ ...Read more
Upper left gnawing abdominal pain after taking Bactrim, on-going 12 weeks consistently. Floating stool seeping yellow/brown color that doesn’t float?
See doctor: If you have already stopped the Bactrim several weeks ago but still have abdominal pain and diarrhea, you should check with your doctor to find out if you may have developed pseudomembranous colitis (C difficile) from the antibiotic. This condition can lead to serious complications if not left untreated. In the meanwhile, start taking probiotics. ...Read more
Should I be concerned? I have moderate abdominal pain around my belly button; burning gnawing sensation, nausea, burping and bloating. Its constant.
Upper left abdominal pain intensified over months. Felt under ribs, flank. MRI, CBC, endoscopy normal (chr duodenitis). Can't sleep, burning, gnawing?
Spastic GI: you might be having irritable bowel syndrome ,they need to check the function of your gallbladder ,they probably did ultrasound, it showed no stone they ruled out GB disease. Control stress, exercise daily,even by simple walking. Eat light,avoid greasy,spicy,creamy food.Avoid raw green,eat fresh fruits and cooked vegetables,hydrate yourself well.apply heat pad and relax when you eat do not rush. ...Read more
What could cause hair loss. Up back pain. Burning feeling since may. Gnawing abdominal pain right flank elevated .Ana + spec pattern. Neg lupus?
Rheumatology: You should see a rheumatologist and get basic lab testing of the hpa axis. ...Read more
Gnawing pain below sternum and above stomach, sore Esophagus, fatigue. Worse on empty stomach and in the morning. Watery mouth occasionally?
Find the cause first: There are so many different diseases that can cause abdominal pain. Accordingly, in order to treat the pain, we first have to make a diagnosis. Your first stop should be to your primary care physician's office. They will take a detailed history and examination to help narrow down the causes. Testing will usually follow, which may include labs, ultrasound, ct, and/or endoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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