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Lower Abdominal Pain And Gurgling
Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?
Explosive diarrea: Hello ~ text book description of GIARDIASIS, intestinal infection by Giardia Lamblia. Go to GP and get request to go for stool Microscopy and culture. The G lamblia has a very characteristic appearance under microscope and is easily diagnosed and do Giardia EIA test to confirm diagnosis. Rx is FLAGYL 250mg tid x 5 days ...Read more
Sudden deep lower pelvic pain, really bad nausea, now upper and lower abdominal pain, lots of stomach gurgling, trapped wind, fever. DX?
I am experiencing back pain (side: both) and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation). The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen can be due to gallstones. Pain in the right lower abdomen can be appendicitis. Stomach flu, food poisoning, other infections, etc., can also cause pain. ...Read more
I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: sensation of tearing pain). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Upper abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Stomach upset. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...Read more
Hello, I'm 15 weeks pregnant and have had stomach ache (not lower abdominal pain) could this be my organs being pushed upwards due to my growing baby?
Hard to say: Pregnant women often experience a variety of discomforts. They also experience periodic digestive disturbances. They are also prone to bladder infections. When pregnant women experience pain it is important to have it evaluated in person with your doctor to determine if a clear cause can be identified. ...Read more
Extreme lower abdominal pain upper abdominal pain nausea frequent bowel movements chest pain, migrane and weakness. Happens every few weeks /months.
Gurgle in my lower stomach feels very deep and has been happening all day. Slight lower abdominal pain. Been on my period over a week. What could it b?
Many possibilities: There are a lot of factors to your question and in this format difficult to say for sure. The gastrointestinal system can often make a gurgling sound in the stomach, small intestines and large intestines. If gets worse or associated with pain or other symptoms then see a doctor for an examination. ...Read more
Lower abdominal pain more on right side two inches below rib cage gurgling noises can press down its tender and can feel movement of gas this is daily?
Just below the rib-: -cage is the hepatic flexure of the ascending colon. It is not unusual to feel this, especially if you are thin. It is just gas passing stool in the colon. No worry. ...Read more
Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?
If..: If symptoms have been present only for a few days this can be caused by a virus most of the time. In this case drinking plenty of fluids, rest and taking over the counter antidiarrheal meds and analgesics helps with symptoms. If this has been going on for more than a week or so then it is time to get checked. Make an appointment with your doctor if this is the case. ...Read more
Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of lower abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, hernias, etc... ...Read more
Depends on the cause:
To find relief from any pain in lower abdomen you need to know what is causing the pain. We can only know thae cause of pain by getting a detailed history and doing a physical exam. And if need be doing some tests some time, like blood, urine, stool and/or imaging like ct scan/ultrasound exam etc
so if pain is persistant get it checked by your doctor or go to er. ...Read more
UTI stone retention: Neobladders are made of bowel, thus a full neobladder may feel like abdominal pain, especially if the pain is similar to bowel gas. Many patients need to self catheterize to empty their bladders, thus bladder may not be emptying if you try to urinate normally. You shoul thus have your post void bladder residual urine measured by scan or cath. Pain may also be due to bladder stones or a uti. ...Read more
How old is he?: Undescended testes on left side, testes. Mass arising from undescended testes, enlarged lymphnodes on left from testicle infection in scrotum, conditions related to testicle going inside the pelvis like epididymitis and spermatic cord inflammation which drain into testicular lymphnodes and few to groin lymphnodes. R/o conditions like lymyphoma, others like mesenteric cysts, lymphocele- lymph vs. ...Read more
Gut, gyn, urinary: Those are the top 3 sources; neurologic less common. Among those are many, many causes. Depends on age, duration, location, quality of pain, e.g. Sharp, stabbing, dull, associated symptoms, etc. See your doc to figure out. ...Read more
Few possibilities.: Appendicitis, beginning of large intestine called cecum inflammation and ascending colon, from infections like amoebiasis, invasive bacterial infections, tb, inflammation frpm crohn's diseas&, ulcerative colitis, autoimmune diseases like behcet's disease, tumours of intestines-small, large, bleeding in the rt. Sided mascles covering pelvic bones, abscess-lymphnode &muscle, testicular tumor. ...Read more
Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. Only a dr. Can help you figure this out. Possibilities include an ulcer, irritation of the stomach/duodenum (small intestine), gallstones, pinching of nerves that exit the back, spasms of intestine, colon cancer, hernia, or if sudden, appendix. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Some things include appendicitis, diverticulitis, ovarian cyst or tumor, fallopian tube infection, urinary bladder infection, kidney stones passing into the ureter or bladder, constipation, irritable bowel, pregnancy, etc. If it is severe then need to see a doctor for an examination asap. ...Read more
Too vague: There are hundreds of possibilities. You need to be more specific...where is it, for how long, what type of pain, anything make it worse or better, what have you tried to treat it? A complaint of pain is just not enough information to do anything with. Sorry. ...Read more