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What Are Abdominal Pains
Lots of things!: Abdominal pain can be caused by a long list of conditions, ranging from constipation to appendicitis. Any part of the belly can have a problem that causes pain; stress can cause belly pain in kids as well as adults. The best way to sort it out is to have your child seen by his/her doctor, who will do a thorough exam and see if any other tests are needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"Laundry List": The list of different diseases that can cause upper abdominal pain is quite extensive, including gerd, ulcer dz, gallbladder dz, liver dz, cancer, irritable bowel, pancreatitis, to name a few. When trying to sort out this type of pain, a "face-to-face" evaluation is necessary, supplemented by lab+/-radiology tests. Best bet: c ur primary care dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach flu : Is a viral gastrointestinal infection. There is no effective treatment for this condition. Have a good rest and drink a lot of water. Wash your hands after handling food (the condition is contagious). ...Read more
I have a friend that needs some help with what to ask a dr about or what to look for abdominal pains, lower bk pain, slight buldge in abdominal area, shooting pains up rectum, diarrehia, low immunity, colon cancer runs in family, currently has IBS and has
Many things: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Yesterday and today I've had really sharp abdominal pains coming and going. They can go from sharp pains to a subtle pain, what is This?
Could be many things: ranging from as simple as gas pains, to as worrisome as appendicitis. It also depends on where the pain is (lower, upper, etc). If you have fever, bloody diarrhea, severe vomiting, vaginal discharge or heavy bleeding, burning with urination, or severe pain, you should get seen right away. Otherwise, try simethicone for gas, or ranitidine for acid reflux for a few days. ...Read more
Sure, but...: ...We're going to need a little more help from you. We can have your answer if you tell us the location of your pain, its intensity, duration, timing (with meals, urination, stooling) ; accompanying issues like fever, tenderness, vomiting, bleeding, etc, ; circumstances (exposures, pregnant, stressed). Also, what tests have been done to exclude some possibilities? ...Read more
Trapped gas: If you don't move much in your sleep, you may have some gas that is not travelling through your GI tract and resulting in abd discomfort. That being said, there may be more to it if it is not intermittent and not relieved by passage of gas. Depending on severity, duration, associated symptoms, and other factors, this could warrant an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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