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Stomach Aneurysm Causes
Clarify: If you're talking about an abdominal aneurysm, it usually refers to a dilation of a portion of the abdominal aorta that results from weakness and degeneration of the aortic wall. This is associated with hypertension, cholesterol, and smoking. This is not a GI condition and should be managed by a vascular surgeon. "stomach" aneurysm is unclear... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could an injured/strained rectus abdominal include symptoms related to upset stomach, stomach pressure & hernia?
Possibly.: Gastritis is inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Gastritis can be caused by irritation due to excessive alcohol use, chronic vomiting, stress, or the use of certain medications, such as aspirin. Gastritis may also be caused by helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that can live in the stomach. Without treatment, this infection can lead to ulcers and, in some people, stomach cancers. ...Read more
No: Trauma such as falling does not cause aaas. They typically form slowly over time due to inflammation in the wall of the aorta. Risk factors are age >65, smoking, male gender and a family history. Interestingly high speed motor vehicle accidents can cause a tear in the thoracic aorta. These are called dissections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends : Stomach spasm and " spastic colon" are outdated names for irritable bowel syndrome. This is characterized by cramps episodic belly pain that is associated with diarrhea and/or constipation. Frequently, pain will lessen after a BM. A safe and effective means if managing this without prescription medication is to use a fiber supplement (psyllium) twice a day with plenty of fluid. ...Read more
Diverticulosis, no.: Diverticulosis should not cause any symptoms you'd notice day to day. Diverticulitis, an infection of the diverticuli, could cause bad stomach cramps along with fever and diarrhea. If your symptoms are in between these two extremes, then maybe something else is causing them. ...Read more
Food poisoning: You may have eaten something that has caused food poisoning. Under cooked chicken, lettuce from a salad bar, or poorly prepaed green beans. Often it is caused by a virus that causes an infection in your stomach. If you are vomiting alot and /or have diarrhea, you may need to see a doctor to be evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several risk factors: Stomach cancer happens when a mutation in one of the stomach's normal cells leads to cancerous transformation. Although no one knows exactly why this mutation happens, there are several risk factors for stomach cancer including asian ethnicity, smoking, a family history of stomach cancer, and infection with the bacteria h.Pylori. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretched diaphragm : There is normally a hole in the diaphragm through which passes the esophagus. The diaphragm separates the abdominal and chest cavities, and the chest cavity is like a vacuum. When the normal opening stretches out and becomes large enough, the stomach gets "sucked" into the chest slowly. Why some get this and others don't is largely a mystery. ...Read more
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