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Doctor insights on: What Helps A Stomach Ache

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Does SAM-e cause stomach aches? Does it work for anxiety? Would like to try a more natural approach to anxiety.

Does SAM-e cause stomach aches?  Does it work for anxiety? Would like to try a more natural approach to anxiety.

Not for anxiety: SAM-e is indicated for mild depression but not anxiety. There are no effective /safe herbals for anxiety. Kava kava used to be on the market but it can cause liver damage so it is NOT safe. The best natural methods for anxiety include meditation, yoga, journaling, and just plain exercise. Good luck! ...Read more

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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What is a stomach ache?

What is a stomach ache?

Many things: "stomach ache" means different things to different people, so a doctor will ask a patient to describe in his or her own words what it means. It can be dull pain, crampy pain, sharp pain, burning pain, bloating (distention), or just some discomfort; located in the stomach area (upper abdomen) or anywhere in the abdomen. Some people refer to the entire abdomen as the "stomach". ...Read more

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How i cure a stomach ache?

How i cure a stomach ache?

Must Diagnose First: I'm afraid that we are unable to treat what we haven't diagnosed. There are many different causes of abdominal pain, each with different ways to treat. If your pain is persistent, severe, associated w/high fever+/-vomiting, you should seek hands-on medical attention. We can then sort out the cause and get you well. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do for stomach ache?

Depends on cause: Many stomach aches will get better on their own with time. Gas pain, gallstone pain, reflux etc may last for 20 min to a couple hours and then resolve. Acid diseases (gastritis, gerd, ) may be temporarily relieved by Tums (calcium carbonate) etc. Any stomach ache that lasts longer than 3-4 hours or doesn't resolve with over the counter meds should be evaluated by your md. ...Read more

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Solutions to a stomach ache?

Solutions to a stomach ache?

Depends on cause: without an exam, I can only give general information, and the general ones associated with viral infection or mild indigestion are not associated with very much discomfort nor much fever/chills/sweats and tend to be UPPER abd not lower. Often with URI sx's. pepto is good. bland diet, keep up with fluids. ...Read more

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Rosy cheeks and stomach ache?

Flu: Sounds like a flu bug, but always consider pregnancy and get a checkup if pain is severe or you aren't getting better. ...Read more

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What to do for a stomach ache?

What to do for a stomach ache?

Must Diagnose First: I'm afraid that we are unable to treat what we haven't diagnosed. There are many different causes of abdominal pain, each with different ways to treat. If your pain is persistent, severe, associated w/high fever+/-vomiting, you should seek hands-on medical attention. We can then sort out the cause and get you well. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is causing my stomach ache?

What is causing my stomach ache?

Your question...: ....Is vague. There are literally thousands of things that cause stomach aches, from gas after a meal of beans to surgical emergencies like a ruptured appendix. If you're concerned and it really hurts, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a stomach ache?

What could cause a stomach ache?

Multiple: Many things can cause a stomach ache. Infections, nerves, pregnancy, uti, excess sibstances- alcohol, coffee, tea. Undelying gastritis or ulcer. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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