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What would cause my 12 year old daughter to have constant stomach aches and nausea, she has been on some medication but the symptoms continue.

What would cause my 12 year old daughter to have constant stomach aches and nausea, she has been on some medication but the symptoms continue.

Gastritis: Very common in teenagers. Anxiety, meds ( motrin), wrong food choices-- spicy foods, chocolates, orange juice, greasy foods ------ can cause this. Treatment includes --- looking for cause like h pylori or above mentioned triggers. ...Read more

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Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Are there any symptoms that are indicative of vomiting? Besides a stomach ache and nausea?

Are there any symptoms that are indicative of vomiting?  Besides a stomach ache and nausea?

Yes, there are: Other symptoms and signs of pending emesis (vomiting) are hyper salivation , sweating, heartburn, and/or a general feeling of ill being. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i already had flu? I had stomach ache/nausea for a few days & threw up 5x.Had chills & weakness/sick feeling but no other symptoms.

How can I tell if i already had flu? I had stomach ache/nausea for a few days & threw up 5x.Had chills & weakness/sick feeling but no other symptoms.

You Cant: The influenza virus typically causes fever, sore throat, cough and myalgias. It certainly could have caused your symptoms. The prevalance of the flu is increasing in the United States right now and if you were exposed to someone who had the flu, i would assume that you also had the flu. However, if you didn't have a fever, the likelihood that you had the flu is lower. ...Read more

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My boyfriend, M, 40, has nausea, stomach ache, muscle cramps, malaise x 2 days now. Says folks at work have same symptoms & sent home. what is this?

My boyfriend, M, 40, has nausea, stomach ache, muscle cramps, malaise x 2 days now. Says folks at work have same symptoms &  sent home. what is this?

Gastroenteritis.: Sounds like gastroenteritis, which could be viral or food borne. If your symptoms persist beyond seven days, see a doctor. Drink plenty of fluids while sick, preferably an electrolyte drink or juice. Did he and his coworkers all eat something together? ...Read more

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What to do for stomach aches and gas?

What to do for stomach aches and gas?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

Possibly: Excess fiber and not enough fluids. Remember, anything with caffeine or alcohol dehydrates and therefore creates an imbalance of fiber and fluids. Drink 80-100 ounces caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and eat a high fiber diet. If you are eating properly you do not need fiber supplements as this may cause an excess fiber and can lead to gas pains, cramping and constipation. ...Read more

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Everytime i eat spicy food i get a stomach ache and gas. Why does this happen?

Everytime i eat spicy food i get a stomach ache and gas. Why does this happen?

GALLBLADDER?: Common is common. Usually, "spicy" foods are also greasy. Upper abdominal pain and flatulence are two classic symptoms of gallbladder dysfunction, and are made more severe with fatty food intake. Discuss this with your doctor. In the meantime, i suggest a lower fat diet to see if your symptoms lessen. Good luck. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between stomach aches from holding in gas and period cramps?

I want to know what is the difference between stomach aches from holding in gas and period cramps?

Both hurt: But the cramps from menstruation are from your uterus. And the ones from gas are in your entire abdomen and pelvis and change with the passage of gas. The cramps from your mestruation don't change with passing of gas. They change with the passage of time and are related to your menses. ...Read more

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I get recurrent stomach aches which I can always alleviate by burping (and releasing gas from my anus) and the ache always goes away. Problem?

I get recurrent stomach aches which I can always alleviate by burping (and releasing gas from my anus) and the  ache always goes away. Problem?

Stomach aches: You need to find out the cause. Your doc will help you determine that. You MAY have a food sensitivity or allergy. Consider lab testing for that through your doc or www.greatplainslaboratory.com Wheat and dairy are the top culprits if this is the case. Peace and good health. Probiotics may help. Doctor Ohira is a good brand. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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


Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Stomach Aches (Definition)

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