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What are the causes of stomach pain and nausea?

What are the causes of stomach pain and nausea?

Couple of things..: Gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer dieases, gastritis, severe reflux can cause your symptoms. Viral gastroenteritis (stomach-bug), irritable bowel can do same as well. If it is severe and rapid onset, it could be pancreatitis/gallbladder disease. If it is better better, then it is a good thing...If getting worse, consult/call doc for instructions... Good luck.. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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What could be causing my stomach pain?

What could be causing my stomach pain?

Where and when?: There are so many many causes of abdominal pain and so i can't really tell what you have. Upper, middle, r upper/l upper, lower/pelvic areas? When does the pain occur? During/around period time? With meal/food? Common in 20 y/o female is irritable bowel, menstrual cramps, reflux/dyspepsia, maybe gallbladder trouble, or pancreatitis(after alcohol binge) etc.. Please repost. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be causing my stomach pain ? For the past 6 months been getting sharp pains all over stomach that lasts for seconds and comes and goes

What could be causing my stomach pain ? For the past 6 months been getting sharp pains all over stomach that lasts for seconds and comes and goes

Possible gas pains: Sharp, jabbing abdominal pains may be due to stomach or intestinal gas entrapment. However a gastroenterologist should be consulted to rule out partial obstruction problems or other causes. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has been having stomach pain for at least 3-4 days, she is a vegetarian, what could be causing her stomach pain?

see a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause lower stomach pain?

Great ? =many things: Lower abdominal pain could be from appendicitis, hernias, urinary tract infections, inflammation of the colon, bladder infections, tumors, etc. You should consult your physician for proper diagnosis. Abdominal pain can be caused by a large number of things and diagnosis is dependent on your history and specific symptoms. ...Read more

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What would cause upper stomach pain?

What would cause upper stomach pain?

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

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What is the cause of my stomach pain?

What is the cause of my stomach pain?

More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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What can cause frequent stomach pain?

What can cause frequent stomach pain?

Stomach Pain: See your doctor. This could be any number of things including but not limited to: ulcer disease, gallbladder disease, food allergy(lactose)irritablr bowel syndrome etc. More details & work-up can be done by your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause unbearable stomach pain?

What could cause unbearable stomach pain?

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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What can cause sudden shortlasting stomach pain?

Gas: Also can be other things depending on pain location. ...Read more

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What health issue can cause stomach pain that radiates to your back?

What health issue can cause stomach pain that radiates to your back?

Multiple causes: There are many problems which can cause pain that radiates straight through to the back. The classic ones are gallbladder pain, pancreatitis , and kidney problems. There are others also. If the pain persists, see your doctor to begin sorting this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause severe stomach pain?

Perforating lesion: While abdominal pain associated with an ulcer can be severe it best responds to antacids or meds reducing acid production. The true almost intolerable pain however is associated with the distal stomach ulcer that freely perforates into the retroperitoneum or lesser sac. Here the pain persists until surgical intervention to control the leakage of gastric fluid. ...Read more

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What could cause severe stomach pain?

What could cause severe stomach pain?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. Gas, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation can cause stomach pain. Severe pain may indicate a blockage in the bowels or appendicitis, among other things. ...Read more

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What can cause left side stomach pain upper near beginning of ribs and lower under beginning of ribs?

GI spasms?: "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

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What could cause a serious stomach pain and bleeding two days after taking a d and c abortion?

What could cause a serious stomach pain and bleeding two days after taking a d and c abortion?

An abortion can lead: To varying sx's. You could pass blood clots vaginally (red, maroon, brown or black) or have intermittent or continuous spotting for up to 3 weeks. You may have no vaginal bleeding. You may have back / abdominal cramps for up to 6 weeks. Woman may feel more emotional for 2 to 3 weeks. Nipple discharge can occur. Most pregnancy sxs resolve in 1 to 7 days. Severe abdominal pain should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What might cause bad stomach pain after eating and swelling?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What can cause lower stomach pain in a 6y/o and it hurts more with movement and touching she has no fever should I be conserned and what do I do?

What can cause lower stomach pain in a 6y/o and it hurts more with movement and touching  she has no fever  should I be conserned and what do I do?

Yes, be concerned: Pain in the abdomen that hurts more with touching and movement can be a concerning sign. She could have a urinary tract infection, or a problem with her bowel. If the pain is significant, i would not wait until morning and take her in tonight to a local er for evaluation. I mild pain and no vomiting, could watch closely and bring her in first thing in the morning to doctor. ...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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more