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What usually causes gastrointestinal pain?

What usually causes gastrointestinal pain?

Acid or spasticity: In the upper tract, hyperacid states or gastroesophageal refulx where acid goes back up into the esophagus, may cause pain. Blockage of a duct, like the gall bladder or the pancreas, from a stone or tumor can cause severe pain. In the rest of the small intestine (jejunum, ileum) or large intestine (colon), spasm of the intestinal wall muscle will cause pain. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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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Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding?

Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding?

Common, serious...: The most likely cause of GI pain and GI bleeding are medications that irritate stomach lining causing gastritis, ulcer disease, severe reflux, esophagitis. Most common are aspirin, meds related (nsaid's--ibuprofen, naproxen)--anti-inflammatory drugs. If note reddish stool, or stools turns dark or black, or GI pain occurs, call your physician, who will tell you if you should come to office or er. ...Read more

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Milk shake for gastrointestinal pain?

Not really: Milk helping stomach pain, ulcers, gastritis--it's a lot of bologna-:). Iced could make it worse. Perhaps if your stomach is programmed since very young to get relief from it, then in your case, it may reduce pain. The brain and gut are closely connected. The 'solar plexus' is complex of nerves in mid-gut; it is possible that the stomach nerve supply may be evolutionarily the original brain! ...Read more

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Does flaxseed cause gastrointestinal pain ?

Does flaxseed  cause gastrointestinal pain ?

It can...: Flaxseed oil, like fiber, may inc gas production; depending on location of gas bubble, may experience pain (common areas are under the diaphragm on the right upper abd--hepatic flexure, and left upper--splenic flexure of colon). As noted in prior answer, drinking a lot fluids each day (6-8 glasses), physical exercise, such as a 30 minute walk daily, eating slowly, chew food fully, helps GI functio. ...Read more

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Adding fiber in the diet; now massive bms, gastrointestinal pain?

Adding fiber in the diet; now massive bms, gastrointestinal pain?

Not enough water?: Having an adequate amount of fiber in your diet (30 gms of soluble fiber) is important part of optimal health (helps cholesterol, regularity, etc). The large bm's is not really a problem. The pain of more concern. Most important cause is not drinking enough water, seltzer, or fruit juice with the fiber. Fiber increases gas in GI tract, could also cause pain. Exercise daily also. ...Read more

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Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding, prior colon cancer. Who do I see?

Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding, prior colon cancer. Who do I see?

See Doctor Soon: I recommend that you return to see your cancer surgeon, medical oncologist, or gastroenterologist as soon as possible. Any of these doctors can order the appropriate tests to get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Has anyone seen a case of pancreatitis (or other ongoing gastrointestinal pain) caused by steroid injection in sub acromial bursa?

Has anyone seen a case of pancreatitis (or other ongoing gastrointestinal pain) caused by steroid injection in sub acromial bursa?

It has been reported: I personally have not seen but it has been reported to cause disturbance in digestive system, blood in the stool and pancreatitis. ...Read more

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I've had 12 weeks of gastrointestinal pain. Have had ultra-sound, endoscopy, stool test, 3 x blood tests, Nexium (esomeprazole) hp7, tinidazole. Can you have pancreatitis with normal blood amylase levels?

Unusual: But anything is possible. If you are being thoroughly evaluated by a gastroenterologist they are the best person to explain all this to you. Sit down and have a long conversation to find out what they are looking for. ...Read more

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Any quick remedy or tablet for stomach pain?

Any quick remedy or tablet for stomach pain?

Try OTC ranitidine : Or Omeprazole plus peptobismol or mylanta. Cut down on coffee, soda, spicy foods, oranges/citrus fruits, energy drinks, smoking, chocolates , tomatoes etc. See your dr for reassurance. Take care ! ...Read more

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Dr. John Feola
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Gastrointestinal Pain (Definition)

Gastrointestinal pain is a clinical finding in which there is chest or abdominal pain due to issues in the ...Read more


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Gastrointestinal (Definition)

Definition: anything pertaining to ...Read more