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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. Walter Husar
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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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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

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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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I'm having sharp stomach pain and feel like vomiting but ain't and it seems to be way worse at night?

I'm having sharp stomach pain and feel like vomiting but ain't and it seems to be way worse at night?

Could be Acid Reflux: You might have GERD or GastroEsophageal Reflux Disorder. Try these measures: Don't smoke. Minimize alcohol use. Lose excess abdominal pounds. Avoid tight fitting clothes/belts and spicy foods. Do not eat within 2 hours of going to sleep. Elevate the head of the bed about 30 Degrees. If no relief after a month or so, then please recontact a Physician. ...Read more

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I woke up in the middle of the night , with a sharp stomach pain and not too long after I started throwing up. ?

ER: Has it happened to you before? Where is it located. Left or right side? Upper or lower abdomen. Sharp, cramping. Have you been able to have a bowel movement? Any fever? If thisersosts for more than 2 hours. Visit your nearest emergency room. It could be appendicitis, bowel obstruction. Causing severe gas pains, a gyn prob with ruptured ovarian cysts, it could be a slew of other things. Go to ER ...Read more

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I have sharp stomach pain that sometimes go up to my chest. I also am quite breathless and chest sometimes is tight. In only , 19 ?

Anxiety possible: You should certainly see your primary care doctor first, who may then refer you to a specialist to rule out any medical problems you may have. If no medical conditions are found you should be evaluated for underlying anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorders ate very common. Besides "worrying", anxiety can make you have all kinds of somatic complaints, including chest pain, shortness of breath etc. ...Read more

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This morning I have random sharp stomach pain, kind of crampy feeling, and bloated. Ate normal healthy breakfast, nothing unusual. What could it be?

This morning I have random sharp stomach pain, kind of crampy feeling, and bloated. Ate normal healthy breakfast, nothing unusual. What could it be?

R/O IBS vs GERD: 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 The SX wax and wane. ...Read more

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I have sharp stomach pain that comes and goes also vaginal pain during sex and foul smelling discharge during these bouts of pain what could be wrong?

I have sharp stomach pain that comes and goes also vaginal pain during sex and foul smelling discharge during these bouts of pain what could be wrong?

?infection: You may have some inflammatory condition from an infection, causing painful intercourse and pain, and a foul smelling discharge, so you need to see a dr. To rule that out and evaluate your condition. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp stomach pain around the belly button area in a five year old boy? And why would orange juice send him into tears?

Meckel's diverticulu: There is a concept called referred pain. Pain felt at the belly button could be generated anywhere in his gut from just outside of his stomach to his mid-transverse colon-in other words, not very specific location. Bring him to his doc and if he is stymied to a peds GI doc. There is also possibility of Meckel's diverticulum. Good luck! ...Read more

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Had ultrasound after having sharp stomach pain. Results showed left ovary shows a 2.1 x 1.9 x 2.1 cm septated cyst. What does this mean? swelling also

Had ultrasound after having sharp stomach pain. Results showed left ovary shows a 2.1 x 1.9 x 2.1 cm septated cyst. What does this mean? swelling also

Ovarian cyst: The majority of these, if you are premenopausal, are benign "functional" cysts resulting from an enlarged ovarian follicle. They typically resolve on their own in 1-2 cycles, so usually these are followed up with US in 6 weeks or so to see if they resolved. They may or may not cause pain, but it would typically be pelvic pain. ...Read more

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Sharp stomach pain under belly button coming and going all the way to vagina tender to touch then goes away been sick to stomach 3 days have cold to?

UTI? STD/STI?: Urinary tract infections, whether bladder or kidney, are typically associated w/painful, frequent & urgent urination, often accompanied by abdominal (belly) pain below belly button and above pelvic bone. Sexually transmitted diseases/infections can also cause similar sensations. Best to go see your doc for an evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, this are the symptoms i've been having for a few days now : sharp stomach pain, nausea, heart pain and bloating .

Hi, this are the symptoms i've been having for a few days now :  sharp stomach pain, nausea, heart pain and bloating .

?what's "heart pain": Pain is a warning sign, so your symptoms signal a problem. How serious the problem and what organ(s) is(are) involved will be determined by appropriate medical evaluation--see your doctor. In the meantime, if you're taking nsaid's (aleve, advil)--discontinue them now, since you may be describing early signs of an ulcer and these drugs may be a contributant. What do you mean by "heart pain?". ...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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more