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What causes chronic abdominal pain and bloating?

Most common: Is excess fiber and inadequate fluids or excessive caffeine and alcohol intake. But if this is not the case with you , need to get a full evaluation by a gastroenterologist or a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

Dr. Aletha Tippett
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Porphyria (Definition)

A group of rare hereditary conditions involving abnormal metabolism of heme. A common form, Porphyria cutanea tarda affects the skin, with blisters, itching and rash that are worse after sun exposure. In Acute Intermittent Porphyria, abdominal pain, muscle pain, numbness or tingling, seizures, and ...Read more


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I am experiencing pelvic pain, abdominal pain (severity: moderate) , abdominal discomfort and pain with urination.

I am experiencing  pelvic pain, abdominal pain (severity: moderate) , abdominal discomfort and pain with urination.

ER or urgent care : You need immediate evaluation. Urinalysis with urine HCG just in case, urine culture. Any woman with painful burning urination needs immediate urinalysis and urine culture to determine what infection is present and antibiotics the infection is susceptible to. Empiric treatment then given. Kidney stones history? Ovarian cysts? Your MD will give you a comprehensive evaluation. Don' worry you'll b ok ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

I am experiencing  upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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Migraine headache, muscle pain, joint pain and swelling, sudden and severe abdominal bloating, extreme fatigue? Please help :(

Migraine headache,  muscle pain, joint pain and swelling, sudden and severe abdominal bloating, extreme fatigue? Please help :(

Needs Evaluation: Asap! these multi-system complaints are quite concerning. An internist or rheumatologist would be most efficient. Expect to have blood tests, possibly some imaging studies. ...Read more

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Constant right flank/back, intermittent abdominal and epigastric pain+no fever+no urine or bowel symptoms+history of bladder cancer and hysterectomy?

Constant right flank/back, intermittent abdominal and epigastric pain+no fever+no urine or bowel symptoms+history of bladder cancer and hysterectomy?

See doctor: Your have various symptoms that need to be carefully examined and needs proper history and may be few more test including radio imaging study. You better see your physician ...Read more

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Can an acute abdominal strain cause nausea, constipation, dizziness, diffuse lower right quadrant abdominal pain and referral to testes or back?

Can an acute abdominal strain cause nausea, constipation, dizziness, diffuse lower right quadrant abdominal pain and referral to testes or back?

Need more info: What is an acute abdominal strain? This is not a medical term. The symptoms you have described sound severe and there are several serious illnesses that can produce these, including kidney stones, appendicitis, and half a dozen or more other illnesses. Go and see a doctor asap and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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What causes severe abdominal pain and pain behind your testicles?

What causes severe abdominal pain and pain behind your testicles?

KIDNEY: stones can cause severe abdominal pain radiating to your testicles..in any case you need a "hands on" evaluation ASAP Suggest ER visit Good Luck! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Lower right quadrant abdominal pain, pain spreading across abdomen and into groin, nausea, vomiting and constipation? (Female)

Go see your doctor: Without more information (how long? how severe? pain w movement? related to period? fevers?), I'd say you need to be seen by a doctor right away who can examine your abdomen and gather more information. Might be as simple as gastritis, but may be much more serious, like ovarian torsion or appendicitis, both of which can be surgical emergencies. Call your doc now, or go to the ER if you're worried! ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, low back pain, constipation and cramping pelvic pain. The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. Wha...

I am experiencing  diarrhea, low back pain, constipation and cramping pelvic pain. The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. Wha...

Uncertain: He can be a gastrointestinal infection, irritable bowel, and is going to be necessary to be checked by your physician and perhaps seen by a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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What can cause lower abdominal pain and diarrhea?

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What can cause lower abdominal pain and diarrhea?

See doctor: If this problem lasts more than a few days, see your doctor. There are many potential causes. ...Read more

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What causes severe bloating with lower back pain, and sharp pains in the abdominal?

What causes severe bloating with lower back pain, and sharp pains in the abdominal?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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I'm have epigastric pain LUQ and RUQ pain. Nausea and stool change. Symptoms worsen after eating. Loss of appetite. Fatigue. Pain radiates to back?

I'm have epigastric pain LUQ and RUQ pain. Nausea and stool change. Symptoms worsen after eating. Loss of appetite. Fatigue. Pain radiates to back?

Cholecystitis: Chronic cholecystitis or gallbladder stones/sludge associated with symptoms of pain, bloating, belching and nausea is a reason to see a surgeon for a surgical consult. Okay to ask your doc to send you to as surgeon. In the majority of cases, an outpatient laprascopic gallbladder removal will be helpful to the patient. Take a friend with you. Be well. ...Read more

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Do ulcers cause chest pain nausea inability to have bowel movement nausea and extreme abdominal pain?

Do ulcers cause chest pain nausea inability to have bowel movement nausea and extreme abdominal pain?

Yes: Yes, all the above. Excess acid can reflux to the esophagus, burn a hole in the stomach, cause nausea, & slow down digestion (as the pancreas pumps harder to neutralize the acid). If u have an ulcer or the above symptoms, be sure to get checked out with an endoscopy (EGD, camera to stomach) by a certified endoscopist to check things out. Ulcers can perforate- a life-threatening prob that needs sur ...Read more

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What causes nagging shooting pain in upper abdomen with bloating?

What causes nagging shooting pain in upper abdomen with bloating?

Possible ulcer: Could be an ulcer, gastritis, ibs, gallbladder issue. See you doctor to see what tests need to be done. ...Read more

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3 days of trapped wind, then acute onset of pelvic lower abdominal pain, nausea. Now pain constant and dull and nausea. Causes?

Indigestion ? : This sounds more like constipation or a chronic GI problem, but hard to say without more history on your menstrual cycle and other historical info. Suggest you see an OB an get a good physical exam done with a recent med history for more answers ...Read more

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What would cause chest pain. Abdominal pain epigastric and urq, and in between the shoulder blades?

See your Doctor: Most likely cause is gallbladder disease and gallstones especially if the pain occurs after a fatty meal. Any chest pain that is persistent however should be evaluated immediately since other more serious conditions like blood clots in the lung, heart attacks, hepatitis etc. Can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Low abdominal pain and back pain causes in girls?

Ovarian: I would certainly look at ovarian and/or other gynecological causes first. Is there a pattern to the pain? ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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