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Intermittent Sharp Abdominal Pain
Past 1-2 months, intermittent sharp abdominal pain (all over), even to touch abdominen and bending-over hurts. Comes and goes, but painful.
Get examined: Do you have nausea, problems with meals, fullness or mass in the abdomen? The fact that your pain has persisted, your abdomen is tender and worse when bending over means you need to be evaluated. Hope that helps ...Read more
Been having acute and intermittent sharp upper left abdominal pain, under ribs. No other symptoms. Almost daily for 4wks. Pain can be mild to intense?
I have had chronic intermittent upper abdominal pain, hidradenitis supporativa, for eight years. The only thing to ever come of many tests was
Please complete ur Q: For correct answer. Past the Question again by competing the test name. Tx ...Read more
More info: You need to have full history, occurrence, timing, description and a physical exam and some testing to sort that out. ...Read more
Hi intermittent right upper abdominal pain -diffuse-begin suddenly and go with nothing what is the possibility? ?
Maybe an ulcer: Your symptoms suggest a number of conditions, but an ulcer of either the stomach or duodenum is of greatest concern. Ulcers can be caused by h.Pylori bacteria, but may also result from using too many nsaid's like aleve, (naproxen) advil, motrin, ibuprofen. Smoking and alcohol intake may hasten ulcer development and worsen symptoms. Untreated ulcers can bleed, obstruct, and perforate. Seek medical care. ...Read more
I have sharp left upper abdominal pain for 2 days. Should I go to the ER or wait till tomorrow to schedule a appointment.
Depends: If any of the following are true you should go to the ER tonight: nausea, vomiting, inability to tolerate any food, fever, chills, pain so severe that you can't sleep. Here's one test you can do at home: if you hop in place and the pain is really severe when you do that, or you are limited by pain, then go to the ER as well, that could be what is known as peritonitis and may require surgery. ...Read more
Sudden, sharp middle upper abdominal pain. Came out of nowhere as I was trying to sleep. Lasted few minutes, still aches & I feel weird. Causes?
Many causes: Acute onset of pain in middle upper abdomen can be caused by Peptic Ulcer Disease. Pancreatitis, Gall stones, Gastrtis, Esopagitis and ulcer. Stomach and Pancreatic Cancer. The only way you can find out is by consulting your doctor. Detailed History, Physical Exam and if indicated Endoscopy, Ultrasoung/Cat Scan etc. ...Read more
Consider ER: Any pain that is sudden and sharp should be properly worked up. It doesn't necessarily mean anything horrible but common medical sense dictates a prompt work up to rule out any of the more urgent issues like gallbladder or ulcer. ...Read more
I have upper abdominal pain on the left side there is constant discomfort, sharp pain, & nausea. It started after a car accident & has gotten worse.?
See below: If you were not evaluated at a trauma center after the accident. It would be best to seek medical advice from an individual skilled in the assessment of the injured patient population. There are certain entities associated with blunt abdominal trauma that should be ruled out. ...Read more
Diagnose my symptoms for possible pregnancy? Recurring, sharp, upper abdominal pain. Hurts after and a little bit after I defecate. Headache.
Can constipation cause upper abdominal pain? I'm constipated and have dull-sharp pains up near my ribs around the stomach, I also haven't eaten well
Vomited about a tablespoon of blood, intermittent upper abdominal pain, nausea x 1wk, 10 days post op shoulder athroscopy. Should I worry?
My absolute eosinophils is 800. What should I do now? I have sharp upper abdominal pain. I had my gallbladder removed pain feels like gallstones
I have recently been feeling sharp rib pains, abdominal pain&generic stomach ache. Why is this? (Could it be abortion related as I had one in December)
Upper abdominal pain sharp stabbg pain under right rib cage when I sit up no appetite for 5 days extreme nausea no appendix gallbladder what can I do?
RUQ pain: It sounds from your history that your gallbladder has been removed. It could be adhesions from the previous surgery that is causing a partial bowel obstruction, it seems less likely but possible to be an inflammation of the small bowel. A CT scan of the abdomen with oral and IV contrast may help to make the diagnosis. ...Read more
I ate a lot of candy and I feel a sharp pain in my abdomen when I suck in! How do I get rid of this stomach ache?
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
I have a light stomach ache, with dull sharp pains hitting around my mid abdomen. Are these the first signs of norovirus?
See below: 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
I'm having upper abdominal pain (sharp & cramping) w/ black stools & nausea (past 2 days). What could this be?
Bleeding: This could be an ulcer in your stomach or duodenum which is bleeding. You should see your doctor and check your blood hemoglobin as soon as possible. ...Read more
My daughter had a stomach bug. Now I have diarrhea with intense chills and sharp upper abdominal pain. No fever. Virus or something else?
I am having upper abdominal pain below ribs but above navel, painful gas after eating, intermittent pale stools, occasional nausea but no weight loss?
Abdominal pain: It's time to see a gastroenterologist to make sure all is OK. Have your doctor refer you. ...Read more
What causes excessive gas and upper abdominal pain on both sides. Also sharp pain on left side few times when bending?
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Stomach ache and a sharp immobilizing pain in left side of abdomen that comes in waves. What is this?
Right upper abdominal pain with nausea. Came on suddenly and very sharp. Comes and goes. Gallbladder removed nov 2013. Cholangitis? Er?
Could be related: This could be a "retained stone" and when you have one of these you should get it checked out. Tell your doc about it, and he/she can schedule some tests to determine if this is the case. Hope this helps. If this is the case, a simple procedure called ERCP can usually fix the problem. ...Read more
Causes of sharp left quad upper abdominal pain. Radiates to the back, but passes. Location is about a handwidth above the belly button and to the left?
Stomach: The most likely source in the left upper abdomen is your stomach especially with the transient nature of the pain. Your colon is a possibility as well. If you are consistently having these symptoms talk to your physician about testing and treatments. Over the counter heartburn medications like omeprazole may be a good place to start with a trial of therapy. Good luck. ...Read more
2nd opinion. 8yr boy intermittent stomach ache. Abdominal u/s showed all fine. Urine test clear. Vomitting-dr gave injection. What to look for?
If your son has no: Fever, diarrhea, constipation or weight loss, but vomiting & pain continue, record the timing & frequency of the events. If they continue intermittently, look for signs of stress at home & school. His doctor may refer to a pediatric gastroenterologist & child psychologist to assist with diagnosis & treatment. See "cyclic vomiting syndrome" at http://digestive. Niddk. Nih. Gov/ddiseases/pubs/cvs/. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain, worse sitting/standing. Like lactose intolerance but for two days. Comes and goes, pain is sharp. Diarrhea. Not tender to touch.
Hard to say:
Sorry but this is tough to answer "online"
do you have fever? is there blood in the diarrhea? Have you had any stomach/intestinal issues in the past? Does anyone else @home have same symptoms?
if the answers to above are No....Try eating "lightly"over next 24hrs. I. no dairy spicy foods etc...be sure to drink water/teas etc so you don't get dehydrated....if no improvement, see your Dr.
Good luc ...Read more
Sharp throbbing pain in lower right abdomen. Started last night has a sharp general stomach ache and continued through the day. Sharp pulsating pain.
To have this checked out ASAP!
Generalized abdominal pain which "settles" in the right lower abdomen is pretty "classical"for acute APPENDICITIS. Not to alarm you but you need to go to an ER for evaluation if your PCP (Primary Care Provider) is unavailable now!
Hope this helps! Good Luck!
Dr Z ...Read more
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