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Severe Abdominal Pains
Maybe common problem: We can help if we know: what symptoms she's experiencing, where they localize, for how long, with what intensity, other aggrevating factors, past evaluation, results, what has been ruled out, what medications or treatments tried, etc. You've given us little information to work with, but we are happy to hear more & attempt to help--at this point however we can't tell the origin of her discomfort. ...Read more
Im having severe abdominal pains after taking ducolax. How can I treat this? I took 1 pill at around 8:30pm and started feeling this pain about 3 hours after.
I : I am answering this question three days after you wrote in. If the pain has not resolved by now, you should contact your doctor. Dulcolax can cause significant stomach cramps. The best thing to do is to hydrate really well. The majority of the pain is likely to go away after you have had a bowel movement. ...Read more
Blood in bowels: I assume you mean blood in stool. Regardless, that's never a good thing. You need to get evaluated immediately. Don't wait until you feel faint & pass out from anemia (loss of blood). In meantime, stop taking advil (ibuprofen) as it can lead to stomach ulcers which may be your cause of severe abdominal pains & cramps. Go see your doctor now. If not available, go to hospital er. ...Read more
My daughter has very severe abdominal pains. All across her abdomen. No set pattern for when they happen. She feels like her insides are ripping apart?
Week late for period, 2 days ago up all in with severe abdominal pains, next morning went to toilet and passed a massive clot (sack looking) help?
Best to go to GYN: If you saved the "clot" take it with you to the apt. IF not, you still need to be seen, if this was an AB, you need to insure all material was expelled. Your DR will be able to tell you after an exam . ...Read more
My husband has severe abdominal pains sometimes he gets a fever along with the pain he went to see a dr nothing was detected but they want him to see a urologist what will he be looking for?
Many possibilities: Including stones in the urinary tract, infection of the kidneys, possible tumors. What did the doctors who referred him tell him they were looking for? Hope he is better soon. ...Read more
Been having severe abdominal pains for about 6 hours It hurts to walk, sit, cough, laugh. The pain keeps getting worse please help?
Had miscarriage, 1st AF was 1 week late still showing positive 2nd and 3rd periods have been 2 weeks late is this normal? Also severe abdominal pains
My best friend last had sex 3 months ago, almost 4. She got her period the 1st 2 months but shes missing it now. She also has severe abdominal pains?
Dr says could be a bladder infection & found blood in my urine but I have severe abdominal pains. What else could it be?
Stone: Your symptom complex could represent a kidney stone. If symptoms persist please see your doctor and began appropriate work up. ...Read more
Just gave birth 13 days ago. Symptoms are severe abdominal pains, diarrhea (sometimes accompanied by a small amount of blood) what is the cause?
Can be anything: If you have received antibiotics while in the hospital, you can develop pseudo-membranous colitis, which would give diarrhea, other type of colitis may also give diarrhea and bleeding, viral infection may do that also, you may need to be evaluated by a gastro-enterologist if your symptoms persist. ...Read more
I gave birth to my second child 13 days ago and 5 days ago I began to have severe abdominal pains and diarrhea. Infection?
Could be.: Please see your doctor and have an abdominal exam. If you've just been in the hospital or had antibiotics recently, you're at risk for a certain infection called c. Diff that can cause cramping and diarrhea. Severe abdominal pain should be taken seriously. Please see your doc. ...Read more
Hi doctor, how do I get to treat my treat my stretch marks naturally. Finally, I have severe abdominal pains during my menstrual cycle.
I have severe abdominal pains right side, and had 3 periods in 4 weeks, I had sex 5 weeks ago and also have a ulcer on my right ovary what's going on?
Multiple "menses" ?: Severe pain in one side with multiple bleeding episodes may be caused by pregnancy (obtain a serum HCG test) or by non-ovulatory cycles (common at age 16), or by an ovarian cyst (fluid filled area in ovary). See your healthcare provider for an exam and testing asap. ...Read more
Started tonight almost immediately after going out to dinner... severe abdominal pains- cramping, yellow foamy diarrhea, and nausea. What could it be?
Gastroenteritis: Symptoms suggest gastroenteritis, often viral. Norovirus is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the U.S. It can be spread from an infected person thru contaminated food, water, surfaces and airborne droplets. It causes watery diarrhea and in some cases vomiting. Food poisoning from a meal eaten several hours earlier is unlikely as that would usually cause severe vomiting. ...Read more
Missed periods for 3 months but didn't go for pregnancy test and ahving severe abdominal pains every morning and at night sometimes.Is it pregnancy?
We do not guess: You did not share any sexual or ovulatory history. Go get a test. There is nothing more to advise until a test has been completed. ...Read more
I have had diarrhea for the last four days. It started with severe abdominal pains and cramps. The abdominal pains subsided but the diarrhea has increased. I got hemorrhoids during pregnancy. One was an external hemorrhoid,but now I have like five inflame
Hemorrhoids are: commonly aggravated by both the straining and skin irritation from diarrhea. They will probably improve as your other symptoms improve. But, diarrhea worsening after 4 days is worthy of a doctor's visit to assess the cause and make sure you are well hydrated and have normal electrolyte balance. ...Read more