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Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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How do you relief stomach aches?

How do you relief stomach aches?

Depends . . .: Need to find cause before we can discuss solution. There are many causes of "stomach aches". Heart burn is treated differently from gallbladder stones, pancreatitis, appendicitis, constipation, hernia, etc. Go see your doctor who can evaluate you & determine diagnosis from which s/he can offer you appropriate treatment & relief. ...Read more

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Does gingerale really help stomach aches?

Does gingerale really help stomach aches?

Yes, slightly : Flattened ginger ale can help. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea or mild stomach ache is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Can avacodos cause stomach aches or pain?

Can avacodos cause stomach aches or pain?

Yes but it's rare: Avocados are a great source of nutrition. However, if you're one of those rare folks who are allergic to avocados, then you can experience stomachaches & pain as well as swelling of lips & mucous membranes, even breathing difficulties. Your family physician can refer you to a local allergist/immunologist for testing. If you have an anaphylactic reaction, be sure to keep 2 epipens (epinephrine) on your person. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get stomach aches a lot?

Why is it that i get stomach aches a lot?

See your doctor: There are many causes for stomach aches. You should see your doctor to determine the cause and get a plan of treatment. ...Read more

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What could be causing my bad stomach aches?

What could be causing my bad stomach aches?

Not sure.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my stomach aches so badly?

What does it mean if my stomach aches so badly?

It depends: There are many causes for abdominal or stomach pain. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if I frequently have stomach aches?

What should I do if I frequently have stomach aches?

If this has become: a pattern for you, medical evaluation would be prudent. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dialysis (Definition)

Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more


Dr. Ravi Chand
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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