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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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I'am having green stool for past 4 days without me eating anything green or change in diet habits, but i'm not having stomach ache or dysentery.

I'am having green stool for past 4 days without me eating anything green or change in diet habits, but i'm not having stomach ache or dysentery.

Stool Color: Stool color is not important unless there is no color at all or it is bloody. Melena which is black sticky foul smelly stool signifies blood as well and is important. Otherwise green, brown, orange or shades thereof don't mean anything. ...Read more

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6 weeks old girl, stomach ache, gassy, changed formula to soy(dr adviced) moves arms&legs wildly when hurt, will she get better soon? What can I do?

6 weeks old girl, stomach ache, gassy, changed formula to soy(dr adviced) moves arms&legs wildly when hurt, will she get better soon? What can I do?

See below: Your child may have colic which is defined as unexplained crying for more than 4 hours a day. It is most often worse in the evening. It is a developmental process related to the immaturity of the gut and development of the nerve plexus in the gut that controls movement and it will resolve 95% of the time by 3 mo. Historically, it is worst between 1-2 mo and then improves. Patience is best med. ...Read more

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I have stomach ache and constipation have not changed my eating habits but recently have done ab roller excercise anything i can take over counter?

I have stomach ache and constipation have not changed my eating habits but recently have done ab roller excercise anything i can take over counter?

Chronic constipation: And abdominal pain - you need to change/ modify your eating habits. Whatever you are doing now is not working. You can certainly try dulcolax tablets, benefibers, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) , metamucil , acai berry cleanse or resveratrol cleanse, increase water intake 6-8 glasses of water a day , which is = to 3-4 16 ozs bottled water, increase fruits ; vegetables. If severe enough, you need to see GI specialist ...Read more

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Why do I feel like i always have stomach ache and always hungry?

Why do I feel like i always have stomach ache and always hungry?

Maybe an ulcer: You may have an ulcer or gastritis. You may not be eating as much as you need to because your stomach hurts. You should see your health care professional. ...Read more

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Does SAM-e cause stomach aches? Does it work for anxiety? Would like to try a more natural approach to anxiety.

Does SAM-e cause stomach aches?  Does it work for anxiety? Would like to try a more natural approach to anxiety.

Not for anxiety: SAM-e is indicated for mild depression but not anxiety. There are no effective /safe herbals for anxiety. Kava kava used to be on the market but it can cause liver damage so it is NOT safe. The best natural methods for anxiety include meditation, yoga, journaling, and just plain exercise. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I remedy a stomach ache caused by the aftermath of e.Coli?

How can I remedy a stomach ache caused by the aftermath of e.Coli?

Probiotics: I would add 20 billion count probiotics to replenish your good bacterias. ...Read more

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What to do if I get really bad stomach aches?

What to do if I get really bad stomach aches?

See your doctor.: Stomach aches can have many different causes. Some of them are indigestion, and some of them are medical conditions requiring surgery. It is important to see your physician about it, especially if they are 'bad'. ...Read more

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Do children or adults have more stomach aches?

Do children or adults have more stomach aches?

Statistics: Would answer that....If there are more adults than children in the world then it would be reasonable to assume that more adults have stomach aches than children. Children just complain more often and are more true to themselves when they feel badly whereas adults muddle through for job, family, responsibilities, etc. ...Read more

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What causes stomach aches that won't go away for days?

What causes stomach aches that won't go away for days?

Time to see doctor: It's impossible to give advice based on your limited information--what have u tried, where does it hurt, what are the accompanying symptoms? Persistent abdominal discomfort can originate from the large ;/or small intestine, stomach, gallbladder, pancreas, liver, female organs, muscles or hernia of the abdominal wall, bladder, etc. You needs examination ; testing. Go see the doctor please. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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


Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Stomach Aches (Definition)

Stomach aches or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe aches ...Read more