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Relieving Stomach Pain
How can you relieve stomach pain that prevents you from sleeping at night? Please answer quickly because im very tired and sleepy right now!
Go to sleep!: If you're very tired & sleepy right now, go to sleep rather than wait for an answer! Before relieving stomach pain, we need to figure out cause. Possibilities range from indigestion to acid reflux to ulcers to other internal organs eg pancreatitis. No spicy foods. Avoid (over)eating before laying down. Stop smoking. Perhaps elevate head of bed slightly. Many over-the-counter options available. ...Read more
I have acid reflux symptoms, burp a lot to relieve stomach pain, have an endoscopy scheduled next week. What sort of diagnosis should I expect?
Sounds like GERD: You should specifically inquire whether or not there is damage to your esophagus, and what the biopsy results showed if one was done. ...Read more
Hello, can the nexium (esomeprazole) 40mg long term take? Since I take nexium (esomeprazole) can relieve my suffer stomach pain (around 2 yr the pain). Can h.pylori recurred?
Safe to use.: Nexium (esomeprazole) is considered safe to use in the long-term. For symptoms and for prevention of complications, many people to require this medication in the long term. ...Read more
I went a little over 24 hours without eating a meal, and now have a major stomach pain. Even after finally eating. What can I do to relieve the pain?
See you PCP: You should be fully investigated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Get it evaluated: See a doctor or go to the er and have the problem properly evaluated. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on what is causing the stomach pain. If they have a stomach virus with vomiting or diarrhea, the best thing to do is give small frequent amounts of clear fluids, such as pedialyte, with light foods (such as the brat diet- bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) for a few days to let the stomach virus run its course. If pain is severe or persists, see a doctor. ...Read more
Why not?: You should full investigation and thorough history. ...Read more
Stomach pain that gets worse by the hour. The only relief is if I move around. The pain comes & goes through the years. Usually after I eat. Any ideas?
Review w ur doctor: Especially if more frequent or severe, would seek specialty care such as gastroenterologist who can rule out common cases such as food allergies (esp. Milk, gluten, nuts) and be sure that you don't have commonly gallstones, ulcers, or pancreas problems. Your symptoms warrant review (e.g., diet and pesent medications) and workup by a doctor before labeling as irritable bowel or functional dyspepsia ...Read more
21 male. Lower left stomach pain and diarrhoea twice in last 24hrs. Wind and going to toilet relieves pain some what. Could it be diverculitis disease?
I've had constant nausea & stomach pain for years with not much relief, and nothing has shown up on ultrasounds or xrays. What could be causing this?
Too Complex to say: Abdominal pain and nausea can be caused by many different diseases. If you had x-rays and ultrasound, you have seen a doctor or an assistant (nurse practitioner or physican's assistant). In either case, a complete history and physical should have been done. Without that information, I cannot make even the start of a diagnosis. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
Stomach pain, brings me down all day during sedentary times. Activity I'm fine, eating I'm fine, but not getting relaxed breathes. GasX no relief. Y?
See your doctor: For this complaint you need to see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
Stomach pain accompanies every meal and throughout the day. Probiotics don't help. Healthy diet doesn't relieve symptoms, though worse when unhealthy.
Stomach pain feels like gas pockets but it's traveling in arms been there since 8 am it's now 1040 pm I'm passing gas still no relieve.
Lot of possibilities: Pain in the upper abdomen cAn be due to a lot of possible causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder, or even the heart. A simple test to try to sort it out is to see if antacids help the pain at all. Try taking two Tums (calcium carbonate) to see if you have any relief. If your problem persists, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Stomach pain increasing towards end of day. For one week now. Only relieve lying down with heat on or taking Panadol (acetaminophen). Sometimes heartburn as well.
Stomach pain/nausea? Pain after eating x 1.5 wk, NI with PPI, mixed stools, consulted gastro, EGD next week. How to relieve discomfort before then?
See your PCP: You need full investigations.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stomach pain 4 weeks. Up high at the top of my stomach in between breast. Only relief is pepto was it wears off the pain is back?
I have intense stomach pain for last 2 decades. Nothing helps. Pepto, gasex, immodium, laxatives nothing. It feels like I need to use the toilet very badly, but nothing usually happens or there is no relief afterwards neway. I even try fiber, and prob
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more
Dull upper stomach pain direct center below ribcage with mild nausea. Ppi's provide minimal relief. Any ideas?
NSAIDS: Up to 25% of nsaids users develop peptic ulcer disease, many even a symptomatic, 2-4% develop bleeding and perforation. Pain may get better with food but if advance may get worse. Another possibility is gallbladder disease with biliary colic type of presentation. See your physician for a better assessment. Abdominal ultrasound good first study to start. ...Read more