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What kind I do about a sharp stomach pain?

What kind I do about a sharp stomach pain?

Med eval: Pain that is sharp is often acute in nature. If you have severe abdominal pain seek prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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What is the cause of awful sharp stomach pain?

What is the cause of awful sharp stomach pain?

Spasm of stom wall: Firmness, spasm, pain of any part of the gut/ gastrointestinal tract is caused by the muscular part of the gut going into spasm, either due to irritation from some food, too much acid, or obstruction of normal movement (peristalsis). If persists more than few days, or fever, vomiting, doubled over in pain occurs, see physician. May try stopping alcohol, caffeine, hot spicy foods, tomatoes 1st. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of painful sharp stomach pain?

Lots: Anything from gas, spasm, constipation/stool to ulcers, tumors, inflammation, kidney stones, and other causes. See your doc, get examined. ...Read more

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I have sharp stomach pain and nausea what's going on?

It could be any: Of 100's of causes. Without knowing more detail it is impossible to say. If it is bad pain or persistent pain, get medical evaluation to figure it out. ...Read more

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Can codeine cause stomach problems such as sickness and sharp stomach pain?

Can codeine cause stomach problems such as sickness and sharp stomach pain?

Possibly: Codeine and other opiates are well known for causing nausea. Sharp pains, not so sure. If continues (especially after stopping medication, which you should) see your md again. ...Read more

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Sharp stomach pain after eating apple, why?

Sharp stomach pain after eating apple, why?

Abdominal pain: Apples contain fructose. Large amount of fructose may cause GI upset. ...Read more

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Took Plan B 3 days ago (Sunday) and the next day (Monday) had sharp stomach pain and vomited. Tuesday felt fine. Wed. sick again + pain? What's wrong?

Took Plan B 3 days ago (Sunday) and the next day (Monday) had sharp stomach pain and vomited. Tuesday felt fine. Wed. sick again + pain? What's wrong?

Hard to say: Answering this depends on when your last period was... It's important as well to know that you aren't already pregnant. Have you missed any periods? It's possible that you may have taken the plan B too late, and so you may have ovulated and that's explaining some of your pain. If you're pregnant or the pain keeps getting worse, see a doctor asap because you could have bleeding or ectopic pregnancy ...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