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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm 10w5d pregnant. Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen. What can the cause be? What advice do u give?

I'm 10w5d pregnant. Today m having a kind of stomach ache specially lower abdomen. What can the cause be? What advice do u give?

Other symptoms?: Constipation is more common in pregnancy and can cause this. Any urinary symptoms? A urinary tract infection can also cause this as can a stomach bug. It can just be the stretching of the uterus. If you are also spotting this can be a threatened miscarriage. Rest and if it persists, check with your doctor. Read more

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I'm 14 wk pregnant & have had stomach ache in lumbar & lower abdomen (pelvic) regions since 1st wk. Urine test: pus cells 5-6/hpf. Have acidity. Help?

I'm 14 wk pregnant & have had stomach ache in lumbar & lower abdomen (pelvic) regions since 1st wk. Urine test: pus cells 5-6/hpf. Have acidity. Help?

Prenatal care: Aches and pains are universally present in pregnancy. Part of your prenatal care this establishing a relationship with a doctor to help guide you through this process. Your doctor can evaluate your pain to make sure that it is normal. Read more

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Can pregnant woman take pills for stomach aches?

Can pregnant woman take pills for stomach aches?

Probably: Many medications are safe to use during pregnancy. The first question is what causes the pain. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Read more

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What can pregnant women take for stomach aches?

What can pregnant women take for stomach aches?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the pain. If it is due to acid reflux then Tums (calcium carbonate) or other medications like pepsid can be helpful. You should take to your OB about what they think the cause of your pain is. Read more

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What do my stomach aches mean? What can I take for the pain?

What do my stomach aches mean? What can I take for the pain?

Don't know: 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

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How good does activated charcoal work for stomach aches, gas pain and other stomach problems? What is a safe dosage too take daily?

How good does activated charcoal work for stomach aches, gas pain and other stomach problems? What is a safe dosage too take daily?

See doctor: If this is a persistent problem, you should talk to your doctor. Although activated charcoal has been touted for its ability to relieve bloating, I have never seen it worked on anyone. I am not unaware of any set dose for this product and thus just read the direction on the product label and follow it if you want to try it. Read more

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How to take concerta without getting bad stomach aches?

How to take concerta without getting bad stomach aches?

Food: Most of the stimulant medications do h ave stomach ache as a potential side effect. It is best t to be sure the child has eaten something before taking it as they can also decrease appetite. If the stomach aches continue despite that then I would talk to your doctor about changing the medication. Read more

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Can kids on stimulants take probiotics for stomach aches?

Can kids on stimulants take probiotics for stomach aches?

Probably: Generally, there is no problem using probiotics when taking stimulants. However, if the probiotics acidify the stomach (like citrus does) then the medication may not work as well. Read more

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I ate fish and have a stomach ache what do I take thank you.?

I ate fish and have a stomach ache what do I take thank you.?

Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate): If you are an adult, try over the counter medications such as pepto-bismol, alka-seltzer, or ginger root tea. If pain persists call you doctor.;. Read more

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Hi. I took mifepristone but felt very guilty after and didn't take the second pill hoping the foetus is still alive. Now I have a strong stomach ache.

Hi. I took mifepristone but felt very guilty after and didn't take the second pill hoping the foetus is still alive. Now I have a strong stomach ache.

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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My husbands bowel movements are liquid and he has stomach aches. What should he take?

My husbands bowel movements are liquid and he has stomach aches. What should he take?

OTC remedies...: If your husbands symptoms have been long-standing i.e. Greater than 2 weeks duration he should see a doctor. If more recent onset then he should try otc remedies like pepto-bismol or Imodium (loperamide) ad. Also, he might want to restrict milk and ice cream as well as high fiber foods such as raw fruits and vegetables till the symptoms improve. Read more

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Should I take my son to the doctor if she swallowed some pennies and now has a stomach ache?

Should I take my son to the doctor if she swallowed some pennies and now has a stomach ache?

Yes: They may take an xray and see where the pennies are. Depending on their location the doctor may want you to watch for them to pass through (they will come out in your child's poop) or may go in and take them out via an endoscopy. Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
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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


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