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Stomach pain 2 inches below right rib cage and 2 inches to the right of my belly button. I also have bloating and gas. There are two hard lumps underneath the skin which are painful.

Gallbladder or ulcer: Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease) especially if you are taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids like Motrin or ibuprofen). You should contact your pcp to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. If you have fever/severe pain, go to er. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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I'm 19,female.Have had bloating,back to where I can't move,weakness,stomach pain espec in pelvic & rib cage,rash,dry mouth. What can be wrong?

I'm 19,female.Have had bloating,back to where I can't move,weakness,stomach pain espec in pelvic & rib cage,rash,dry mouth. What can be wrong?

Check with dr: It is possible that you have gas pains however your symptoms sound more severe so I would check with doctor to make sure there is nothing else serious going on. ...Read more

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Lupus abdominal bloating?

Not likely!: Sle rarely involves the abdomen, except liver. More likely medication issues or unrelated problem. ...Read more

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How long should it take to get rid of c diff o was in the hospital for 15 days and was treated with vancomycin and a week later I am back in the hospital in sever stomach pain again back on the vancomycin is this normal I do also have lupus.

How long should it take to get rid of c diff o was in the hospital for 15 days and was treated with vancomycin and a week later I am back in the hospital in sever stomach pain again back on the vancomycin is this normal I do also have lupus.

Cl diff: Are you on any medications for your lupus ? What the trigger for your first episode of cl diff? Was that related to a course of abx? Have you been tested with flagyl also ? Most cl diff will respond to vancomycin but there are other options. Request a consult with an Infectoius disease doc. In some cases a new agent that may be more effective than either of the abx may be needed. ...Read more

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What causes constant bloating, stomach pain, and nausea?

What causes constant bloating, stomach pain, and nausea?

More info: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has hep c and bloating and stomach pain.

My boyfriend has hep c and bloating and stomach pain.

This is from liver: Inflammation from his hepatitis c. You need protection too from hepatitis c too. Your history indicates you've drank alcohol heavily. At this time both of you need to refrain from that, as it will increase the inflammation. Also, hydrate and make sure your boyfriend is receiving follow up care for his liver condition. He needs to stay away from any deep fried, or processed foods, as possible. ...Read more

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Bloating, constipation, stomach pain every where, naseau?

Bloating, constipation, stomach pain every where, naseau?

See Dr: Tough to DX you over a computer. You may have irritable bowll syndrome with constipation (ibs-c), but that is generally a DX of exclusion, ...So get checked out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is causing me to have severe stomach pain bad bloating and constipation?

What is causing me to have severe stomach pain bad bloating and constipation?

IBS?: Your symptoms are common and unfortunately not specific for any one problem. Statistically the most common diagnosis would be irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) - constipation predominant. Try a low-fodmap diet and/or probiotics for relief. More info about diet at ibsfree.Net. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can prostatitis cause bloating and constipation, lower middle stomach pain or what else can it be?

Can prostatitis cause bloating and constipation, lower middle stomach pain or what else can it be?

Here are some ...: Prostatitis alone should not cause bloating & constipation, which are related with GI functional disorders, although it may cause some perineal discomfort if the diagnosis is correct. Of note, prostatitis has been overused and even misused for men with vague mild symptoms related with urination. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling so to avoid unnecessary confusion & anxiety. ...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


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