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What Causes Sharp Pains In The Stomach
See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
See below: Many things. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
Check on chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Maybe just GERD but get eval. ...Read more
Lots: The list is quite long from gynecological (cysts, infection, endometriosis, etc.), gastrointestinal (diverticulitis, appendicitis, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel, etc.), anatomical (hernias etc.) among others. A proper history and physical exam will be necessary to narrow the options. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Could be a whole host of things. If continues needs to be evaluation by family practitioner or Pediatrician. ...Read more
I have been having these sharp zaps or shooting pains across the stomach for like a second a few times a day for past week what can cause this?
Gas: By far the most likely cause for a fleeting pain in this area is a gas bubble that causes some part of the intestinal tract to balloon out momentarily which can be painful. As soon as it passes, the pain is gone. Try some simethicone or charco-caps and avoid all foods and sodas and gum that can cause gas. ...Read more
SEVERE PAIN = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more
No: Usually not the gallbladder is on the right side. ...Read more
Many things: Unfortunately, many problems can cause pain in that area. It could be from the abdominal wall being strained in that area. It could be from something going on with the ovary on that side. It could be from something going on with the colon or small intestine on the side. It could even be from a problem with the left kidney. If the pains are bothersome and frequent please seek help in person. ...Read more
Severe ABD pain = ER: Lower abdominal pain in women might have causes such as appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury and intestinal obstruction of the GI tract just to mention a few. ...Read more
M 19, I'm having dull abdominal pain left middle side of abdomin. No sharp pains. What could be the causes? Happened when I bent over while mopping.
Constipation: May be your bowels, especially if constipated. ...Read more
Some thoughts...: Abdominal pain has many causes. Far too many to list here. When you see your doctor, they'll ask you lots of questions: is it worse before or after you eat? Are your bowel movements normal? How long has it been going on? Any nausea? Does eating make it feel better? The "differential" for abdominal pain is so big that you really deserve a thorough history and exam to get to the bottom of it. ...Read more
What would cause sharp knife like pains? It happens in different parts of the body chest, sides, and lower abdomen.
Spasms: Likely little muscle spasms or cramps. Try core strengthening. ...Read more
Can oatmeal cause dearrhea? If so can it cause sharp pains in the upper and lower stomach and burning in the stomach.
NO It Does not:
If a child is having Abdominal pain and Diarrhea, Acute Enteritis from something he/she ate caused it. It can be usually uncooked meat, vegetables or contamination from not properly washed produce. Very rarely from A=Oat meal though.
Rx with Clear liquid diet, and BRAT diet for 2-3 days. If by any chance pain and cramps continue to get intense take r her to ER ...Read more
What causes tugging pain in navel? It sometimes feel as if something is pulling on it, and there are sharp pains shooting across my stomach.
Tough to say: Without examination and tests. It could be anything from infection to tumor, so it is best to see a doctor. ...Read more
What's causing pain in my stomach on right side of belly button. I can roll or bend and it causes sharp pains. Feels torn inside it hurts so bad.
Emergency room: Acute abdomen could be fatal and must be ruled out immediately in the er. ...Read more
Had sex last night, and it caused sharp pains on the left side of my stomach and they are not going away. What could it be? Should I be worried?
Pain: Tough to say, could be simple muscle contusion depending on the possible roughness of the sex, or body positions (you on bottom), etc. Or it could be referred pain form pelvic structures if bruised during sex, or could be an infection, etc. If it doe not improve, then see the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more
1, 000, 001 reasons: Can you give a little - any - more information what you are asking? ...Read more
Vomiting defined: Vomiting is the involuntary (or sometimes induced), forceful expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth--you're describing the stomach muscles contracting violently. Regurgitation by comparison is the return of stomach contents back up the esophagus to the mouth, without the force & displeasure associated with vomiting. ...Read more
I am approximately six weeks pregnant & been having sharp abdominal pains. What could be the cause?
Abdominal pains may be related to pregnancy or unrelated. An emergency is ectopic pregnancy-a pregnancy in your fallopian tubes that could rupture them and cause severe bleeding.
Another serious possibility is appendicitis but usually there are symptoms like fever.
A urinary tract infection is common during pregnancy.
Other things: constipation, gas, muscle/ligament strain, pelvic infection. ...Read more
What van cause constant diarrhea and sharp pains in the abdomen that can last for many years. I've had a high WBC for a while too?
What can cause sharp pains in the lower left side of the abdomen, the left side of your jaw, and your left shoulder all at the same time?
Likely unrelated: The pain in the different sites are likely unrelated. ...Read more
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