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After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?

After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?

Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if stomach acid seems to be most likely cause, then high dose omeprazole (Prilosec) can help determine if acid is to blame. If symptoms persist, then other causes should be investigated. Acidity usually affects only upper, central abdomen. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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


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I have a stomach pain below my belly button. It feels like muscles but i haven't done anything to pull them. It hurts to move and during intercourse.

I have a stomach pain below my belly button. It feels like muscles but i haven't done anything to pull them. It hurts to move and during intercourse.

Could be 3 problems: Most common reason could be constipation and collection oif feces in lower colon. So take 4 tablets of dulcolax at night (all 4 as one dose), next morning you will have a good bm and it will clean your system. 2. Give rest to your muscles. 3. It may be urine infection. Take one tablet of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg twice daily for one week. 4. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

What can cause stomach pain right below my belly button?

Many things: There is not sufficient information to provide an informed answer. It may be as simple as flatulence to a malignancy. How old are your? When do you get the pain? Relation to meals or bowel movement? Change in bowel habits? Palpable mass in abdomen? Relation to periods? If pain persists beyond two weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Daughter has severe stomach pain below belly button, runs from side to side. Some spasms. Temp taken every 30 min, 97.3, no lower or higher. Gas?

Daughter has severe stomach pain below belly button, runs from side to side. Some spasms. Temp taken every 30 min,  97.3, no lower or higher. Gas?

Abd pain: How long has the pain been there? Could try maalox and see if it helps. Does tylenol (acetaminophen) help can she eat or drink or is she vomiting and lying curled in bed. Diarrhea? suggests gastroenteritis. One has to consider appendicitis. in appendicitis the pain would move to right lower side. If unrelenting pain persists for 2-3 hours go to ER ...Read more

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Lower stomach pain below belly button using the bathroom after meals not diarrhea! Bowl movements about 4 times a day change in color as well no blood?

Lower stomach pain below belly button using the bathroom after meals not diarrhea! Bowl movements about 4 times a day change in color as well no blood?

Must've been some: Thing you ate that's not sitting well. If you are still not feeling well, call your PCP for appointment to be seen, and prescribed something if warranted. Your body knows best. Must be other underlying factors. ...Read more

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Stomach pain 4 inches below belly button and to the left; pregnant?

The pain described: Is not a diagnostic indicator for pregnancy. Do take a pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Do obtain medical evaluation if your pain becomes severe. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness ; mild cramping. ...Read more

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Stomach pain above the belly button up ton senter of chest?

Stomach pain above the belly button up ton senter of chest?

Many possibilities!: A person with tummy pain between the belly button and the bottom of the rib cage can have a variety of problems. A doctor's examination is needed, unless the person is young & healthy, and the pain is mild & resolves quickly. Possible causes include: stomach acid problems, reflux symptoms, pancreatitis, gall stone related problems, abdominal muscle strains, some sort of hernia, shingles rash, etc. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

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


Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more