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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Pain In Pit Of Stomach Associated With Appendicitis Last

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Appendicitis (Definition)

Acute inflammation and infection of the appendix, which is usually in the right lower abdomen. The most common cause of severe abdominal pain requiring an operation in ...Read more


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Can Ileus cause stomach growling and slight lower back pain? How long does the symptoms last?

Can Ileus cause stomach growling and slight lower back pain? How long does the symptoms last?

Ileus: implies decreased or absent bowel activity, characterized by a lack of bowel sounds. It could cause pain via constipation, bloating, or lead to obstruction. The duration depends on the cause, which includes surgery, certain medications, illnesses, and neurologic disorders. ...Read more

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How do I alleviate abdominal gas as a persistent, painful symptom in the later stages of ovarian cancer?

How do I alleviate abdominal gas as a persistent, painful symptom in the later stages of ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: When patients are terminal we will often have a tube placed in the stomach (g-tube also known as a peg tube) to act as a relief valve. Taking simethicone (gas-x) frequently can also help. ...Read more

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How long does abdominal pain associated with volvulus last?

How long does abdominal pain associated with volvulus last?

Until it Resolves: Volvulus describes 180 (+) degree twisting of the intestine, causing a bowel obstruction inevitably leading to necrosis or rupture unless it resolves, either spontaneously, by endoscopic or radiologic decompression, or surgical rx. The best method depends on the location & cause of the "twist" and the stability of the patient. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

Depends: Some patient will have edema through delivery and for a few weeks after birth. Others who have mild edema will find that in the evening with elevation of feet the swelling goes down. If you are pregnant and have swelling inform your md as it may also be seen with high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can trapped gas cause a GREAT deal of stomach discomfort? It came on suddenly. Not the typical pain associated with stomach virus.

Sure can!: I had gas pain that was worse than my later appendicitis. Gas-X (simethicone) helps a lot. But bad pain needs to be evaluated if it does not go away quickly with simethicone or an antacid. Splenda and sorbitol candies and drinks, also gave me pain worse than labor pain! Never again! ...Read more

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How long does abdominal pain associated with intussusception last?

How long does abdominal pain associated with intussusception last?

Varies: The abdominal pain with intussusception is intermittent. It comes and goes. Once the intussusception is resolved the pain will be gone instantly. Treatment may involve an air/contrast enema or surgery if reduction is unsuccessful. ...Read more

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In cases of ovarian cancer does the abdominal pain go away and come back or is it constant?

It is quite variable: Abdominal pain is not always present in patients who have ovarian cancer. There is often discomfort or some pain but not severe and not constant. Unless the tumor causes intestinal blockage, pain is not constant. So most patients do not suffer from pain unless it is far advanced cancer which has been there for many years and no longer treatable. ...Read more

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What does pancreatic cancer abdominal pain typically feel like? Can it occur primarily on the left side?

What does pancreatic cancer abdominal pain typically feel like? Can it occur primarily on the left side?

Painless: pancreatic cancer initially is painless,that why it can sneel on peopale until they becomes jauncise,and that sometime could be the first sign of cancer. pancreatic cancer could be discovered early by accident. pancreatitis could be very painful. pain on left side could be spleen,or colon,stomach,or tail of the pancreas.rarely cancer. ...Read more

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How long does a stomach virus typically last? I'm going on 3 days of not eating, high fevers, nausea, vomiting, sweating and aching all over, help!

How long does a stomach virus typically last? I'm going on 3 days of not eating, high fevers, nausea, vomiting, sweating and aching all over, help!

Usually 2-3 days: Most stomach bugs last 2-3 days, so you should either be feeling better very soon, or should be checked out. Especially if you are not keeping any fluids down, you are at risk for dehydration.Most gastroenteritis infections also have diarrhea, so if only the symptoms you describe, must also consider other infections, such as urine or lung, or something more than a bug. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

IF U HAD ECLAMPSIA: U should still be followed very closely by your doctor who took care of u because as u know now adays pre-eclampsia should not become eclampsia if u were having regular OB care, so if u are worried about swelling u need to call your doc right now to make sure everything is ok and that your blood pressure is not still elevated or going up again or go back to the hos where u delivered for evaulation. ...Read more

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How long does back pain associated with pyelonephritis last?

How long does back pain associated with pyelonephritis last?

See below: Kidney infection, pyelonephritis or kidney stones or blockage are, but, cystitis is not usually associated with back pain. It can occur if & when cystitis UTI extends up to the kidneys. You are advised to consult with your dr., intenist or urologist in case this is serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does back pain associated with HIV last?

How long does back pain associated with HIV last?

Etiology?: More info needed. Please contact your HIV doctor to discuss your symptoms. May need x-rays and some blood tests to see if related to HIV disease. Take care. ...Read more

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Can antral gastritis cause chest heaviness and pain? I mostly feel it in the center of my chest. How long until meds recovery? 1 week or more?

Antral gastritis : Antral gastritis usually presents as epigastric pain below the sternum, not inthe chest. If associated with nausea, it may represent outlet obstriction or poor gastric emptying requiring more testing than we have so far. ...Read more

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31w pregnant, stomach flu, diarrhea twice per hr for 4hrs. Belly pain comes in waves. How can I tell if the pain is labor or just from the stomach bug?

31w pregnant, stomach flu, diarrhea twice per hr for 4hrs. Belly pain comes in waves. How can I tell if the pain is labor or just from the stomach bug?

Be assessed: It is too difficult to know one way or the other without an exam. You need to be checked. All the best. ...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