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What can cause sudden abdominal pain besides junk food?

What can cause sudden abdominal pain besides junk food?

Possibly: But no way of telling without thorough history and physical. Go see a doctor if it gets worse or persists. Could be one of dozens of things. ...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 causing my sudden abdominal pain? I had a lot of popcorn.

What is causing my sudden abdominal pain? I had a lot of popcorn.

Could be: Diverticulitis or just severe constipation. People eating popcorn in large quantities often don't drink enough fluid. That being said, if you have a fever with this problem you must assume you have diverticulitis and need lab work, an exam, possibly a ct sscan of abdomen and pelvis and 2 weeks of antibiotics. Don't delay. This could be very serious! ...Read more

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Why am i having sudden abdominal pain and nausea?

Why am i having sudden abdominal pain and nausea?

See a doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any diagnostic and/or treatment plans. ...Read more

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Im having left/right side sharp sudden abdominal pain and sometimes to pubic area also, pain is sharp and only few seconds need of worry? 11weeks preg

Pelvic pain: You should have an evaluation by your obstetrician to evaluate the fetus. The doctor may perform a sonogram to evaluate you further. ...Read more

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Sudden abdominal pain and nausea due to food poisoning?

Sudden abdominal pain and nausea due to food poisoning?

Possibly: But no way of telling without thorough history and physical. Go see a doctor if it gets worse or persists. ...Read more

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Having sudden abdominal pain after straining during a bowel movement; what could it be?

Many causes: Excessive straining may just cause pain from overstretching/overpushing of the bowels. It may also be that you stressed your abdominal muscles. Sometimes, if you are known to have a hernia (umbilical or groin), you may push it out and it may get trapped causing severe pain. This is an emergency and needs to be dealt with in er. Some patients especially elderly may end up with spine fractures. ...Read more

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74 year old woman with sudden abdominal pain after eating fried chicken. Clammy skin, no fever, possible causes?

Sudden pain: Sudden pain with greasy or fried foods can mean a gallbladder attack or pancreatitis - if the pain continues get off the computer and into a car and go to an er! ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more