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I Have Had Bad Pains In My Stomach When I Lay Flat On My Belly Or On My Left Side Why Is That
Doctor to evaluate: If one has some uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually lower r tummy), diverticulitis (usually l tummy), kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy on l), tumors, intestinal infections, etc... A person with more than brief, mild pain needs a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not something serious. ...Read more
I have a bad stomach ache.and just experienced diahrea. Which side should I lay on to make it feel better?
Abdominal pain: Try both sides and lie on whichever feels better. If it keeps up go and see your family doctor and find out why you are hurting. ...Read more
MD, GI:When in vertical position no acid or discomfort. Any time laying flat/sleep, I feel stomach ache/burning &upper left chest tightness. Any clue?
Esophagitis : You did mention in your history that you have acid reflux. There is a muscular valve in between the bottom of your esophagus and your stomach. If the valve is mechanically weak then stomach acid will leak into the esophagus when lying down because the effect of gravity is partially cancelled when flat (vs vertical:standing upright). Try putting 1-2" block under each headboard side of bed; may help ...Read more
Stomach ache and a sharp immobilizing pain in left side of abdomen that comes in waves. What is this?
Left sided abd. pain: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Other risk factors? ...Read more
I've never heard: That sleeping on your side makes a difference. ...Read more
I have constipation. But, everytime I constipate and the poo doesn't come out, I will have stomach ache on the lower left side.?
Abdominal cramping.: Pain in the left lower side of the abdomen when straining to pass a stool is not unusual. You're probably experiencing spasm of the colon as you are trying to evacuate the stool. If this is the case, the cramping pain should go away after you have passed the stool. Notify your doctor if the pain persists or if you pass any blood. A high fiber diet may help the constipation. Good luck. ...Read more
Stomach ache since few days. Sometimes burning and the ache occurs once left side once right side once upper n once lower. No other complications?
Hiatal hernia: Have you lost weight, or currently overweight? The esophageal hiatus (or hole in the diaphragm) stretches and does not recoil back post-stretch. This condition can permit reflux or gerd. You should have an egd, a scope to assess for hiatal hernia, gastritis with h. Pylori. ...Read more
Sharp left sided abd: May be gastritis with or without H pylori- Anatacid may help pain but if H pylori need antibiotics. Avoid motrin like products,caffeine, spicy foods; or may be constipation -drink fluids eat fiber in avocados, sweet potatoes,greens, as the splenic flexure of the colon is there. Rarely may be kidney stone, or a lung clots (worse with breathing)or even just a vaginitis. . F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Ate lots of chocolate and felt sick, later I had mild pain in left side of chest and eventually developed stomach ache, what should I do?
Too much of anything is never good.
Stay on clear liquids for half a day or so, and your symptoms should resolve ...Read more
I had a stomach ache last night. This morning I felt nauseous and have pain on my upper left side that wraps around to my back. It throbs.ribs feel br?
I have a stomach ache on the left side under the rib cage. Its more like an acute discomfort. 4th time in 2 months. Think long gaps in eating might ha?
Hi I've got pins & needles in chest some times tightness, p&n left side aswell then starts off stomach ache??
Stomach ache from left side to right alternating feels like in back too goes away and comes back and gets better with bowl movement had for about week?
Last week when I poop I found a blood with it and whenever I eat something it gives me stomach ache on the left side what is it?
I take 100mg sertraline and have eating issues. I take some laxatives sometimes. I havereally bad stomach ache and pain in my side. Is it safe to mix?
Need exam: Sertraline can cause constipation, although not a common side effect. See your pcp without delay to find cause of "stomachache" and "pain in side." Tell doctor about your 'eating issues' and laxative use. All symptoms may relate, so details will help the doc. Don't be embarrassed. Hold off on laxatives unless prescribed until you have exam. I hope this helps and you feel better soon. ...Read more
Very bad stomach ache. Belly is distended and feel very nauseas but I can barf. Hurts to the touch?
I have a stomach ache at upper abdomen , head ache, irritability, dry cough no fever and no cold. I feel really tired and my tongue taste` bad?
See a doctor: This symptom complex is too vague to be able to venture an accurate diagnosis, but is sufficiently disturbing to warrant further investigation. Please go and get seen. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
ED visit: Any time a pain is persistent or worsening, it is always a good idea to be examined. ...Read more
I've had a stomach ache and horrible pains on my side for 4 days I went to the ER on friday and they said its just gas but im still in pain?
Go back to ER: Or see your doctor, will need work up and treatment. ...Read more
Hello, I suffer from bad stomach pains and acid reflux, I am also a fairly anxious person, i have been prescribed omeprazole which seems to be working for the reflux, but i always seem to have a stomach ache on an empty stomach or in the mornings. Lots of
Doctor's visit: Any prolonged stomach ache should be seen by a health care provider. Something ore serious could be causing it. ...Read more
Diet changes: Try a suppository, if this doesn't work you may administer an enema to help pass hard stool. To prevent constipation, there are several things you can do. 1. Take a daily stool softener 2. Eat more fresh vegetables and fruits to increase fiber and bulk of stool 3. Drink a lot of water every day. 4. Titrate any of these suggestions to the point of having 1 stool daily. ...Read more
ER visit: You need to be examined by a health care provider to make sure that there are no perforations. ...Read more
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