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Stomach Ache Relief
Any more info 4 us?: What is your question, and... Where in the abdomen is the location of your symptoms? What is the quality, intensity, duration, and timing of your pain? What prompts the onset of symptoms and what maneuvers/ meals/ position makes it better? These are the questions a doctor needs answered before we can provide you a meaningful response. Thanks for helping us help you. ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain and discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, burping, jaw/ear pain, nausea, diarrhea, grumbling stomach. What could symptoms be?
High acidity: Sounds like Gastritis, reflux. Avoid alcohol, spicy food, hot temperature foods, citrus, vinegar, caffeine, tomato-based products, chocolate, spearmint or peppermints, steaks. Start using over-the-counter Nexium, (esomeprazole) or Prilosec in the morning and over-the-counter Zantac or Pepcid at night. You can use TUMS in between the day. The diets adherence is key. If you have no relief with guidance 2 to 4 weeks you definitely need to see a doctor ...Read more
Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is usually a well-tolerated medicine. However, any medicine can cause side effects in some people. If you suspect the side effects are due to Prevacid (lansoprazole), your options are either to switch medicines or to stop it temporarily, to see if the side effects go away, then restart it in a few weeks and observe if the symptoms recur. Good luck. ...Read more
May be GI related...: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Depends on how long: We're currently having gastroenteritis, or stomach flu going around. Gas, bloating, diarrhea are common but only last a few days. If you 're having ongoing symptoms, fever, blood in the stool or a significant amount of pain, you should get checked out. If there is travel in your recent past, definitely get checked. ...Read more
Nausea, chest pains, stomach pain, rumbling in stomach, difficulty breathing, headache, bubbling feeling in stomach, back pain, side pain, what is it?
Anxiety: I understand your concern. Stresses of hip osteotomy, gall bladder surgery most likely have caused anxiety. Other stresses-relationships, concern about pregnancy and finances can cause various physical symptoms. It is not what you eat it is what is eating you! please see a psychiatrist for diagnosis and treatment of your condition, . ...Read more
My symptoms are fever, severe chills, aches, pains, headache, diherrea, clear water diherrea, constant stomach rumbling, gas?
Bad stomach flu: This sounds like you could have a severe gastroenteritis. Because of the fever AND the diarrhea, you should get it checked. You should be seen by a doctor who can make sure that you don't have a bacterial infection AND can make sure your salt levels and hydration status are OK. With a bad stomach flu like this, you should try to find the cause - it makes the treatment that much better. ...Read more
Many possible causes: Depending on how long after eating it happens (right away or several hours later), it could be stomach inflammation or ulcers, reflux (gerd), problems with your pancreas or gall bladder or even some type of blockage to normal emptying of the stomach (a growth within or on the outside of the stomach). If you are losing weight, have no appetite, or the pain is severe, see your doc asap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I take for heavy gas symtoms, blouted stomach, upset stomach pain? I have gas, pain in upper part of stomach from blouting, upset stomach
You : You can try gas-x or beano for your gas and bloating. As far as upset stomach is concerned, try an acid blocker like pepcid, (famotidine) or Prilosec otc is good or even pepto. Also i recommend you schedule a visit with your primary care doctor to make sure you are not dealing with an ulcer, gastritis, etc. You will need a complete evaluation/work up. Best of luck. ...Read more
Maybe related or not: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of nausea/stomach pain raises that of gastritis & ulcers due to headache drugs. Stop non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, motrin, etc.) & consider acid reducer Rx (Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium, (esomeprazole) etc.). Seek care especially if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. ...Read more
A ton: Many causes but most common are overrating , too much soda,too much alcohol or bad food habits,eating at odd times,stomach ulcer/inflammation are a few.food poisoning is a big one too. Try to avoid fast food, frozen food, restaurant food, junk food for a week and drink lot of water . ...Read more
Everyday I have vertigo, nausea, dizziness, loss of appetitite, heartburn, stomach cramps, slight pain relief from vomitting? Feel very tense.
Anxiety: It seems like anxiety. The other possibility is somatization disoder. Anxiety can present with all the above symptoms of vertigo, nausea, dizziness , anorexia, heartburn and vomiting. The key symptom is feeling tense. Ruling out meinyer's disease, benign positional vertigo, etc. Please consult your pcp. ...Read more
Stomache pain, Blood (alot) after wiping bowel movement. Dull stomache ache, a few upper left stomach sharp pain, feeling little weak/dizzy, anxiety?
Gastritis, Ulcer: I understand your discomfort. “stomach ache, feeling little weak/dizzy” can be due to anxiety. “upper left stomach sharp pain” could be due to Gastritis or Ulcer. Alcohol can aggravate Gastritis. See Gastroenterologist for Diagnosis of Gastritis, Ulcer, or other medical condition; and blood after wiping bowel movement; and Treatment. See Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress, Breathing Relaxation ...Read more