Doctor insights on: I ve had a stomach ache for two days
We are traveling in Mexico. We both have stomach aches that have been present for two days now. No other symptoms. What can we do?
If no other symptoms: ...then enjoy the trip & get checked out when you return to California. In the meantime, avoid food & drink at risk, avoid risky behavior, avoid known food intolerances & be very moderate when trying new &/or spicy treats. Seek medical care locally (or cut trip short) if fever, bloody stool, intractable vomiting or diarrhea, worsening abdominal pain. ...Read more
Stomach ache feels like if it were on fire and get cramps been two days now hurts really bad no pills are working
I'm: I'm not sure what pills you are taking for your abdominal pain. Common pills for a feeling of burning would include tums, rolaids, zantac, (ranitidine) tagamet, or pepcid. If you have not had relief from your medication then you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. You could have an early ulcer or a multitude of other abdominal problems. If you have vomiting, continued pain, light-headedness, blood in the stool, or can't eat and drink then you would have to go to the er. ...Read more
Hi. The past two days I have felt really tired, stomach aches, nausea Thursday and this morning. Loss of appetite and headaches?
Infection? Pregnant?: What you describe could be the beginning of a viral syndrome that later could involve the respiratory system, An intestinal viral or bacterial infection could cause your problem as well. Pregnancy is a possibility and should be ruled out before taking any medication. You can go to the pharmacy and get a pregnancy test kit. You should go and see a physician for full diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Mix of dark and light green stool especially after eating certain fruits i.e. grapes n dull stomach ache for two months. Possible causes?
Changed stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
I've been getting at least one or two stomach aches a day for the past four months. The pain is in every different part of my abdomen. What is wrong?
Having gas and stomach aches for two weeks. A little heartburn. Never had before chronic stomach issue or heartburn?
The past week every morning I wake up with a stomach ache and have mushy stool. For about an hour or two then I'm fine, until the next morning. Why?
Check dietary issues: This sounds like a new symptom for you. Think about any change in your dietary habits recently. Are you ingesting sugar-free sucking candies which contain sorbitol. Otherwise, if the symptoms persist, have stools checked for any infection and see your physician for further workup as indicated to rule out any sort of inflammatory bowel disease. It may just be a simple virus. ...Read more
I've been having stomach aches once or twice a day for about two weeks now in my front, lower stomach. Last about an hour or two. Any clue why?
Workup needed: Are you having any symptoms like weight loss or changes in your bowel habits? If yes to either of these questions you should see your family doctor to have some testing performed. Stomach pain lasting more then if you days can be inflammatory bowel disease or it can be irritable bowel disease. The best thing is to ask for your family doctor's advice and possibly see a gastroenterologist if you're able to. ...Read more
I've been having stomach aches/tightness and frequent urination The last time I had intercourse was about two months ago, since then I've had 3 periods...last one was a day late but still fairly normal, I took 2 cvs brand hpt's last week...both negative.
Urinary infection?: The most likely cause of your symptoms is a urinary tract infection. You need to see a doctor for a urine screening test for this. If it's negative, then your doctor may want to do a gyn exam and check you for STD's. Pregnancy is VERY unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My two year old daughter often complains of stomach ache. She is not constipated. What should I do?
How does she act?: Does she act like a child in pain? Is she playful? Active? Does she eat well? Drink? When does she say she has the pain? During activity? Eating? Does she have any other symptoms? When she says it is hurting does she act, do anything different? If not sure have her seen by her pediatrician or family doc. They can take a good history and examen her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I seek medical attention? I woke up with a stomach ache yesterday and went to work while at work I passed out and then threw up. I went home and couldn't keep anything down but water. I threw up two more times yesterday and slept alot. (if I stand u
You could be dealing with a stomach flu. However the fact that you are dizzy leads me to believe you may be dehydrated. This can be dangerous. Therefore if you are still vomiting and dizzy you should see a doctor right away. If your symptoms have resolved completely then you like had a stomach flu that has passed. For the future in these situations make sure you always drink plenty of fluids.
Take care. ...Read more
My mother has acidity problem thus has stomach ache once in week or two. What are the complications, suggest some test and measures.
Acid reflux: Your mother of 48 years has stomach ache once in week or two. You attribute it to acid. She needs g. I. Consult for gastric endoscopy, ph monitoring, h. Pylori test and biopsy. In the mean time head elevation in sleep, and take Prilosec otc till she sees the gastroenterologist. Complications are gastro-esophageal erosion, ulcer, bleed, hemorrhage and aspiration. Thanks. ...Read more
Having stomach ache now for two weeks. Becomes quite bad towards end of the day. Sometimes have heartburn with it. Get relieve when lying down or heat?
Over the past week I had a swollen lip and eye and today I have hives on my stomach+back. Also had two stomach aches; 1 on sun. & 1 today in evening
I took some Tums (calcium carbonate) for stomach acid, but instead it gives me gas and stomach ache, why would it cause the two?
May not be acid:
The differential causes of abdominal pain are multiple - you are self diagnosing stomach acid -? Other causes such as heart disease, esophageal spasm, or maybe Tums (calcium carbonate) aren't adequate to control the acid if that is the cause.
Try otc Omeprazole 20mg am and pm - if this relieves the symptoms then stomach acid is a likely diagnosis.
Would recommend a visit to your primary care physician at any rate. ...Read more
I have two bad teeth that need to be exacted. Is it possible for that to give me a sore throat, a stomach ache and possibly aggravate acid reflux?
Possibly: A badly decayed or periodontally involved tooth can cause a sore throat if a posterior tooth. Swallowing infected secretions can cause GI upset. It shouldn't aggravate acid reflux but the upset stomach from infected swallowed secretions can make the symptoms of GERD seem worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer