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Dr. Mathew Chengot
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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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My son had pyloromyotomy at 3 weeks. Now he is 5years and complain about stomach pain during eating. Thanks for helping us.?

My son had pyloromyotomy at 3 weeks. Now he is 5years and complain about stomach pain during eating. Thanks for helping us.?

See his Dr.: There are a number of possible causes for belly pain while eating. Having a pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis when he was a baby is probably not related. Please have his Dr. Evaluate him to determine the cause. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is 25 and she never had period. She also complain about not being able to use iud. She's experiencing stomach pain. What should she do?

My girlfriend is 25 and she never had period. She also complain about not being able to use iud. She's experiencing stomach pain. What should she do?

Never?: If she really never had a period she has primary amenoerhea and she may have serious difficulty to conceive. If she had menstrual periods before but not recently is called secondary amenorrhea, first rule out pregnancy second other conditions. She needs to see a gynecologist to find why and then decide what to do to administer her fertility. ...Read more

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I've PCOS, My period was started 15 days back and still it's continuing. Heavy bleeding with clots, with out any stomach pain is my main complain help?

I've PCOS, My period was started 15 days back and still it's continuing. Heavy bleeding with clots, with out any stomach pain is my main complain help?

PCOS: One of the hallmarks of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is the irregularity of menstrual cycles. Usually they are farther apart, so if it has been a couple of months since last menses, onset of flow can be heavy to shed the uterine lining that has built up. There are ways to avoid this. See your doctor or if bleeding is heavier than a pad an hour, present yourself to the ER. ...Read more

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Why do I have stomach pains?

Why do I have stomach pains?

Abdominal pain: Has many different causes. Can't diagnose the cause of yours with available information. If you have chronic abdominal pain - please seek medical eval. Severe abdominal warrants emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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What can stomach pains mean?

What can stomach pains mean?

More info: . When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Is it related to eating? 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? If it is not too bad you can schedule an appt with your md. If severe, go to er. ...Read more

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How to deal with stomach pains?

How to deal with stomach pains?

It depends.: Stomach pains are common and often respond to simple home remedies. You can try taking some Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) (1 TBS/ two tablets. A cup of hot ginger tea with honey&/or lemon juice. Sometimes mixing 1 TBS baking soda in 8 -12 oz water may help after a big burp. If the pain persists or gets worse go to ED or doctors office. ...Read more

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What causes chronic stomach pains?

Many things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can sharp stomach pains be ignored?

Can sharp stomach pains be ignored?

No: Stomach pain, chest pain, and head pain cannot be ignored. Each can reflect an urgent problem. Stomach pain should be evaluated and examined by a medical practitioner. There are multiple organs which could be having trouble. .. The appendix, the gall bladder, the intestines, the stomach itself as a separate organ, even the liver can cause pain. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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Can I take zertin for stomach pains?

I looked this up: & it appears to be Cetirizine (Zyrtec). Would not anticipate that this would help abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Sharp stomach pains every time I eat?

See your doctor: Does this happen with all foods, or certain ones? Does pain happen right away with eating or does it take a few hours to occur? Any other symptoms such as fever or nausea? If so, how are they related to the pain onset (earlier or later...)? All these things and examination findings will help give you an answer. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat stomach pains?

Tough to say.: Abdominal pain is the number one reason why people are seen in United States emergency departments. Your question can only be answered after a lot of other questions are asked. Questions like: where is the pain? When did it start? What is it like? Does the pain seem to travel anywhere? What makes it worse/better?
Make an appointment with your doctor and discuss it in greater depth. ...Read more

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Why do stomach pains get worse at night?

Why do stomach pains get worse at night?

Abdominal pain: If the pain is in your upper abdomen, then it's possible your nighttime pain is related to acid reflux. There are many causes of abdominal pain, and require an exam by your doctor. With acid reflux, since you are lying flat in bed the acid from the stomach can flow up into the esophagus if you have a hiatal hernia or are prone to reflux. Certain foods make it worse, caffeine, chocolate, alcohol. ...Read more

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Could a pulled back cause stomach pains?

Could a pulled back cause stomach pains?

It's possible: That back pain could be referred to the abdomen, but a pulled back should not directly cause stomach / abdominal pain. ...Read more

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A pain in his stomach pains all the time?

A pain in his stomach pains all the time?

Not enough info.: This man may benefit from medical assessment. This information is too limited for us to be able to comment on it. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach pains from mixed drinks?

Why do I get stomach pains from mixed drinks?

Alcohol can be an: Irritant to your stomach. It can actually cause damage to the lining of the stomach. ...Read more

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Why might someone keep getting stomach pains?

Why might someone keep getting stomach pains?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Can a pulled back cause severe stomach pains?

Back pain: Spasm in a strained lower back could cause abdominal pain because of tightness & cramps in muscles. However, you should not have internal abdomen problems, only the belly wall muscles and tendons. Treatment would be NSAIDS, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) bengay, moist heat alt cool packs, massage, stretches, taichi, etc... ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for stomach pains?

It depends: For nausea--ginger tea with some honey.
Stomach pain can have many different causes. There is no blanket treatment, home remedy or not, for stomach pain. Please see your doctor. She/he can take a complete history, do a full physical and further testing if need be. Only then can the appropriate treatment be recommended. Feel better soon! ...Read more

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I am having random stomach pains, what do I do?

See your doctor: He/she will listen to you, perform a thorough examination, possibly run some tests, then let you know what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting stomach pains?

Check digestion: Constant pain is a sign of indigestion - undigested food can become putrid causing pain due to Lactic Acid which burns. Take bio-hpf 2 pills with bromelain 2 pills every 4 hours if no relief in 72 hours see medical doctor. ...Read more

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What can be wrong if you wake up with stomach pains?

See doctor: Waking up with stomach pain is not normal and you need to be evaluated by your doctor. There are many possible causes for this, and your doctor needs to take a fully history, especially if this problem has been ongoing. If this is new and severe, please call your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of stomach pains to last this long?

What are the causes of stomach pains to last this long?

More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. 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? Pain that is not getting better shuld be evaluated by md. ...Read more

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I'm having stomach pains and need help? What can I take?

See your doctor: Stomach / abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any treatment plans. ...Read more

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I have got dull, constant stomach pains. What should I do?

I have got dull, constant stomach pains. What should I do?

Specifics please: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have stomach pains on both sides?

What does it mean if you have stomach pains on both sides?

Mosly likely means..: ..That you have gas. When you're having focal pain, pain in one area of your abdomen, that indicates a certain part that has something going on; if there is just hurt all over but no single hurting spot, the cause is probably too much stool and gas in the entire colon. ...Read more

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My stomach pains for a child that won't go away, what to do?

My stomach pains for a child that won't go away, what to do?

Have him checked: There are a few warning signs: weight loss; associated with vomiting or diarrhea; pain localized at same spot; pain awakening child from sleep. Seek a medical attention if your child has signs or symptoms described above. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe stomach pains what could it be?

What to do if I have severe stomach pains what could it be?

More info: . When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Is it related to eating? 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? If it is not too bad you can schedule an appt with your md. If severe, go to er. ...Read more

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I have stomach pains and nothing will work. What should I do?

I have stomach pains and nothing will work. What should I do?

See a dr: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...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


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