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Last night I had horrible stomach pain between my belly button and below the ribs. I took 4 tums and went to bed. Today sharp pain on lower right side?

Last night I had horrible stomach pain between my belly button and below the ribs. I took 4 tums and went to bed. Today sharp pain on lower right side?

ER doctor can check: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. A doctor's examination is needed, unless the person is young and healthy, and pain is mild and resolves quickly. Possible causes include: stomach acid reflux or ulcer symptoms, pancreatitis, gallstone problems, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, appendicitis, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Mathew Chengot
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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


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Dark red blood in stool and abdominal pain, lower left. Bad smelling, sticky, blood. Went to bed and woke up to all around stomach pain. What could it be?

Dark red blood in stool and abdominal pain, lower left. Bad smelling, sticky, blood. Went to bed and woke up to all around stomach pain. What could it be?

Intestinal bleeding: Any bleeding form the rectum is not normal and needs emergent evaluation as you have some internal bleeding coming from somewhere...possibly a bleeding ulcer, gastritis, illeitis, colitis, diverticulitis, and or several other possible serious issues. Get eval asap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can cause lower stomach pain?

What can cause lower stomach pain?

Great? =many things: Lower abdominal pain could be from appendicitis, hernias, urinary tract infections, inflammation of the colon, bladder infections, tumors, etc. You should consult your physician for proper diagnosis. Abdominal pain can be caused by a large number of things and diagnosis is dependent on your history and specific symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in lower left side?

What causes stomach pain in lower left side?

DIVERTICULITIS: Needs ruled out, constipation, colitis among others. An examination sounds like the right thing to do at this point. ...Read more

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What causes lower left side of stomach pain?

Lots of things...: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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What causes lower stomach pain on left side?

Broad differential: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain on lower right side?

Lots to consider: Appendix (?) but "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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What leads to stomach pain on lower left side?

What leads to stomach pain on lower left side?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my lower stomach. What can I take for this stomach pain?

Depends: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Have lower stomach pain and it gos down to my leg?

Honing down: Abdominal pain associated with radiation down the leg typically is inflammation or herniation aggravating the deep muscles and nerves of the pelvis. The associated possibilities of diagnoses are vast. It is important to talk to a doctor to obtain a detailed history, a thorough exam, and tests that can confirm or rule out what we suspect you may have. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain once in a while, towards my lower left abdomen :/

I have stomach pain once in a while, towards my lower left abdomen :/

Constip/diverticular: Pain in the left lower quadrant could represent constipation or possibly diverticular disease. You should have it properly evaluated especially if you are over 40 years old. ...Read more

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Stomach pain under lower left rib that runs straight through to my back, why?

Stomach pain under lower left rib that runs straight through to my back, why?

Hard to say..: Abdominal pain like what you have described can be caused by a number of factors, including ulcers and kidney stones. Can't guess about these things over the internet. You will need to see your local physician for an exam, consultation, and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower back with stomach pain that shoot down my leg what could be?

I have pain in lower back with stomach pain that shoot down my leg what could be?

Sciatica: Pain from the back into the leg is often called sciatica. There are some chronic gastrointestinal problems that are associated with bony pelvis problems that radiate into the leg also. Bone, ligament and disc can mimic sciatica. Not everything that "travels" is from a nerve. Get a good examination from a musculoskeletal doctor. If you have not had your annual pelvic exam, schedule that too. ...Read more

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I have some lower stomach pain. Just wondering what examination the doctor may do?

Thorough Medicine: The doctor will examine you thoroughly if that is indicated. Sometimes from the story of the symptoms an examination is not as important. But, I would doubt that anyone here online would second guess what you need when you present to the doctor's office. ...Read more

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I've got lower stomach pain haven't had a period in 2 almost 3 months now...what's going on?

I've got lower stomach pain haven't had a period in 2 almost 3 months now...what's going on?

Exam/GYN: You certainly require both a GYN and medical examination with pelvic and abdominal ultrasounds and blood testing. You will need a specific HCG blood test for prgegnancy. ...Read more

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Bad stomach pain just ate a chocolate brownie I'm lactose intolerant pain is so bad I can't sit up in bed?

Bad stomach pain just ate a chocolate brownie I'm lactose intolerant pain is so bad I can't sit up in bed?

Can call the doctor: Bad stomach pains means something's wrong. It may or may not be related to a brownie (a typical brownie should not cause so much pain just due to lactose intolerance). Pain could be from gallstones in the gall bladder. It could be appendicitis or twisted intestines. One should call her doctor, but if one has no personal doctor who is available, then the thing to do is to go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I'm having upper and lower stomach pain and a stabbing pain in my vaginal area, what could be causing this?

Visceral pain: It is obvious that pain is from any one of the abdominal organs. More info is needed to give you some advise. Aggravating factors, relieving factors, character (burning, cramping, sharp stabbing etc). Any accompanying symptoms such as blood in urine, stool etc, any nausea or vomiting, any history of prior surgery? ...Read more

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Lower left stomach pain along with leg pain. Very painful causing me to limp and hold that area of stomach?

Lower left stomach pain along with leg pain. Very painful causing me to limp and hold that area of stomach?

Need to see your phy: This suggests there may be abdomenal process that is irritating the muscles coming down the lg like the psoas muscle. You need to see your physician ...Read more

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What does it means when a female has lower stomach pain that she feels in her vagina and butt and cycle different?

Spine problems: Many people with spinal root irritation can feel pain in the stomach, vagina and buttocks. One does not this as really have to feel pain in the back. The back may feel very tight and stiff. Good idea to have yourself be examined by a gynecologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist. ...Read more

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I get lower stomach pain when eating at restaurants. Is it the oil in the food? I tend to go bm after returning home.

Could be +: Based on your sx and timing with relation to eating dinner, it is very likely related to something your ingesting. Possibilities include too much oil/fried foods, certain food sensitivity, see if you can determine what foods precipitate the problem. The most important part of the story, is eating out at restaurant. Over 95% of problems (infections, etc) related to eating occur out, not in, home. ...Read more

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I have really bad lower stomach pain it's a sharp pain and hurts to stand up straight have a bm or when it is pushed on?

I have really bad lower stomach pain it's a sharp pain and hurts to stand up straight have a bm or when it is pushed on?

Pain: Lower abdominal pain and tenderness should be evaluated by a physician to rule out appendicitis or other inflammation of the intestinal tract. Proceed to the hospital emergency room where proper evaluation and testing can be done. ...Read more

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Every night I go to bed with moderate stomach pain and slight nausea. During the day I'm fine. What could be the cause?

Every night I go to bed with moderate stomach pain and slight nausea. During the day I'm fine. What could be the cause?

Gastroparesis?: Patients with delayed stomach emptying often have worse symptoms over the course of the day as each meal piles on top of the last. After a prolonged fasting period while sleeping, this could abate. It's not a typical history, but symptoms such as fullness, upper bloating, inability to eat a full-sized meal, or vomiting undigested food several hours after eating would support this diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have bad stomach pain on the left side into my lower back should I go get it checked at urgent care or wait till Tuesday?

I have bad stomach pain on the left side into my lower back should I go get it checked at urgent care or wait till Tuesday?

Your call: It depends on how severe the symptoms are. If you can tolerate the pain, do not have fever or diarrhea, you can wait. ...Read more

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What could be causing moderate to sever lower stomach pain? I have had colonoscopies and mri's and they have all come out clean.

I: I am glad that you have had normal colonoscopies and mri's. That is re-assuring. Abdominal pain can be caused by a wide variety of problems. It sounds like your doctor has done an extensive evaluation. Sometimes irritation to the bowel or even the muscle can cause abdominal pain but this would not be evident on any commonly performed studies. Some conditions such as irritable bowel can cause chronic abdominal pain. Chronic constipation can cause discomfort. I am sorry that you are having pain. Continue your follow up with your doctor and hopefully they can find a treatment that helps you. ...Read more

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I have a cyst on my left lower side of my stomach and I want it removed. I want it gone because I have stomach pain! It may be on my ovaries?

See a doctor: A cyst on the skin of your left lower abdomen is not likely to be an ovarian cyst. however abdominal pain could be related to ovarian cyst or several other things. You need to be seen by a doctor for further evaluation of your abdominal pain ...Read more

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My almost 6 year old has been complaining of lower stomach pain and reflux symptoms. The pains come back after she has eaten. What could this be?

My almost 6 year old has been complaining of lower stomach pain and reflux symptoms. The pains come back after she has eaten. What could this be?

Stomach pain: Lower stomach pains are common in constipation while upper stomach pains are associated with acid reflux. Your child needs an evaluation by his pediatrician to make the correct diagnosis and management. It would be helpful to inquire about your child's bowel habits and start increasing fiber and fluids in his diet. ...Read more

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Vomiting 1x day at night only. Day 4 now and low grade temp now present. Normal activity level slight decrease in eating and occas stomach pain.?

Vomiting 1x day at night only. Day 4 now and low grade temp now present. Normal activity level slight decrease in eating and occas stomach pain.?

Infection: This sounds like a viral infection. If you have persisten diarrhea which is bloody or severe vomiting, see your MD. ...Read more

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I have been having lower stomach pain? I have threw up twice since this started and it stared hurting today in my stomach when I go to the bathroom

I have been having lower stomach pain? I have threw up twice since this started and it stared hurting today in my stomach when I go to the bathroom

See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber
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Bedwetting (Definition)

Children that urinate involuntarily during the nighttime have bedwetting, this is something that 15% of children >5yo can still do. By 10yo 95% of children are dry at night. Less than 1% ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

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