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What causes stomach pain while sleeping on stomach sharp pain

What causes stomach pain while sleeping on stomach sharp pain

In : In order to answer your question i need a little bit more information. Is your pain only while sleeping? Is it only while laying on your stomach? Does it go away when you change position? Does it happen at any time? Is it worse after eating? Are you nauseous or vomiting? How long has this been going on? Please resubmit with answers. Thank you. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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Stomach pain while sleeping on stomach. Will go away when i change positions to my side or back . Hurts like a cramp.

Stomach pain while sleeping on stomach. Will go away when i change positions to my side or back . Hurts like a cramp.

Stomach pain: If you only feel a cramping like stomach pain when sleeping on your stomach, but at no other time, then i doubt that what you report is significant. It might well be just some muscle cramping pain due to being in a position that your body does not like. ...Read more

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Keep waking up. Could it be stomach pain that disrupts sleep?

Keep waking up. Could it be stomach pain that disrupts sleep?

Insomnia: You describe sleep maintenance insomnia. This can occur from many causes. Any things can interrupt sleep from the neighbor's dog to your child to medical problems and yes stomach discomfort or reflux could contribute, you need to see a sleep specialist that is interested in insomnia to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What cause stomach pain when you wake up from sleep?

What cause stomach pain when you wake up from sleep?

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out what's causing these pains before you can get rid of them. ...Read more

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I couldnt sleep all night yersterday because of stomach pain and discomfort, will this affect my normal sleep cycles?

I couldnt sleep all night yersterday because of stomach pain and discomfort, will this affect my normal sleep cycles?

Yes and no: first you need to find out what is causing the abdominal pain,that kept you up all night,because if it keeps happening,then your sleep pattern will be effected. if this is one time thing,then you will exhausted today,force yourself to sleep tonight by taking benadryl, (diphenhydramine)and your sleep pattern will go back to normal. ...Read more

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Are there any sleeping positions to cope with chronic stomach pain?

Are there any sleeping positions to cope with chronic stomach pain?

Ans. : Well the first question is why do you have stomach pain? How about that etiology is found. Go to your doctor and get evaluated and then you won't have to worry about sleep positilns ...Read more

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Will chronic stomach pain prevent me from entering the deeper stages of sleep?

Will chronic stomach pain prevent me from entering the deeper stages of sleep?

Yes: if the pain is severe enough that it keeps you awake at night, or even just severely limits the time that you finally fall to sleep, there may not be enough sleep time left in the night for you to reach the deeper stages of sleep. If you have persistent chronic stomach pain, especially if it's bad enough to affect your sleep, you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will chronic stomach pain still affect your sleep even when you are able to fall asleep with the pain?

Will chronic stomach pain still affect your sleep even when you are able to fall asleep with the pain?

Diarrhea : It could be a viral infection, he should avoid fatty food & dairy products for few days, he can try BRAT diet & 8OTC imodium (loperamide) AD, if persisted he should see his doctor. Good luck ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...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