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Lately when I lie down I get nausea and a stomach ache only at night. I also have gained a few pounds. Pregnancy was negative. Help please!?

Lately when I lie down I get nausea and a stomach ache only at night. I also have gained a few pounds. Pregnancy was negative. Help please!?

Heartburn: Certainly this could be a type of heartburn. Adjust your diet, small meals, no chocolate or tomatoes or oil/fatty foods after 5 pm. Also, must se your doctor. ...Read more

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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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What should I do about a stomach ache in the middle of the night?

What should I do about a stomach ache in the middle of the night?

Gastric reflux: Usuallybduebto acid reflux, antacids may help , but you really should see you primary care doctor for evaluation! ...Read more

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For years I've had stomach aches almost every night w/occasional nausea, & it only happens at night. Doesn't matter what/when I eat. What could it be?

For years I've had stomach aches almost every night w/occasional nausea, & it only happens at night. Doesn't matter what/when I eat. What could it be?

Night stomach ache: Stomach ache with nausea may be a lot of things. It could be heartburn/reflux. You should eat at least four hours before going to sleep and avoid high fat, high acidic foods. It could also be your gallbladder. I suggest seeing a physician and having an examination. Best wishes ...Read more

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Bad stomach ache one night. Been feeling Nauseous for a couple of days now?

Bad stomach ache one night. Been feeling Nauseous for a couple of days now?

May be gi flu : This may be a gastrointestinal flu and should only last for a few days . However if your symptoms persist and particularly if they get worse such as fever vomiting severe pain bleeding you need to seek medical care immediately. Make sure you're not pregnant with a urine pregnancy test. Avoid fatty foods. toast rice applesauce maybe a good diet while you are not feeling well . See your MD ...Read more

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I have stomach ache every night i'm a teenager, what do I need to treat this?

I have stomach ache every night i'm a teenager, what do I need to treat this?

May be from anxiety: While teenagers can have acid reflux, anxiety can also cause a stomach ache. If you are a worrier, this is likely the cause and treati9ng the anxiety will make the stomach ache go away. You should speak with your doctor about this. ...Read more

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I've experienced stomach aches at night for the past 3 nights in a row. And ideas? I also have a rash on my leg.

I've experienced stomach aches at night for the past 3 nights in a row.  And ideas? I also have a rash on my leg.

Many possibilities: There are many types of rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Ive got a constant stomach ache since last Friday night.I feel like theres lot of gas in my stomach, but Im not sure what caused it, I checked my diet?

Ive got a constant stomach ache since last Friday night.I feel like theres lot of gas in my stomach, but Im not sure what caused it, I checked my diet?

You need Medic-check: Pain in the belly can be sign of something serious going on and must be checked by a doctor. If you have any associated symptoms like nausea, vomiting or fever then it is a more serious matter. If you have been able to eat and drink and have no vomiting then it is less serious. Unless the pain is decreasing, you must go see a doctor tomorrow(after the night is over) and get examined and tested. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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


Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Stomach Aches (Definition)

Stomach aches or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe aches ...Read more