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Stomach Pain After Tonsillectomy
Was on diflucan (fluconazole) for 2 weeks as well as broad spectrum post tonsillectomy. Now have water diarrhea appetite loss abdominal pain. Cdiff?
Horrible stomach pain at night it awakens me feels like its ripping above and behind my navel. Constipated. Was on5 antibiotics prior to tonsillectomy?
See a doctor: And do this asap. You don't say whether you have other symptoms, but this sounds quite severe and in need of a specific diagnosis which could not be forthcoming over the internet. Please go and see somebody as soon as you can, and sincerely hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
It''s the day after my colonoscopy, about 24 hours and I'm still feeling drowsy and tired with some stomach pain. Is this normal?
Many possibilities: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. An examination is needed, unless the person is young and healthy, and the pain is mild and resolves quickly. Possible causes may be: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, liver inflammation, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, etc. ...Read more
Needs to be evaluate: We can not tell you what is causing your frequent stomach pains, without more detailed history and physical exam. You may need some lab tests on blood/urine if indicated and may need imaging like ultrasound/cat scan and/or endoscopy. Upper abdomen pain may be due to stomach ulcer, gall bladder conditions. Pain on rhe sides may be from kidney conditions and lower abdominal pain can be due to GI conditi. ...Read more
Call your physician: There are many causes of acute bad stomach pain. The most common one is acid reflux or acute regurgitation. The other cuases are peptic ulcer disease, stomach bleeding, gastroenteritis or even bowel obstruction. Based on pain characteristics and associated other symptoms a physician will able to identiy the cause of bad stomach pain. ...Read more
Need evaluation: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more
Lots of reasons: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Exquisite tenderness is quite concerning. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Lots of things...: Our brain can't tell the difference in pain signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, liver, or gallbladder. So illnesses of any of those organs causes upper abdominal pain; gallbladder is most common. A good doctor will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr. ; get proper diagnosis; good luck. ...Read more
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