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Why am i constipated and i feeling a lot of pain in my abdomen?

Why am i constipated and i feeling a lot of pain in my abdomen?

Retained feces: Constipation (& obstipation) can lead to a build up of feces in colon. They can lead to abdominal pain. Ensure that you are drinking at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Try to get in at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Avoid junk carbs and stay physically active. If this doesn't do the trick you may need to purchase an over the counter laxative. Take care. ...Read more

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I all of a sudden had bloating in my stomach before my period and I am still very bloated i look pregnant but I am not what could this be?

I all of a sudden had bloating in my stomach before my period and I am still very bloated i look pregnant but I am not what could this be?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Go for the easy thing, try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) for retained stool. This may help; if not you may heed to see your doc, you may have an ovarian cyst. I'll bet you get good relief with miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more

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Why am i having so much pain in my lower stomach? I am hurting in my lower stomach like its in my ovaries. I have had problems in the past. I also have discharge after I use the restroom. I am having a lot of discomfort and I am only 21

Why am i having so much pain in my lower stomach? I am hurting in my lower stomach like its in my ovaries. I have had problems in the past. I also have discharge after I use the restroom. I am having a lot of discomfort and I am only 21

Your : Your symptoms are concerning and you need to have a medical evaluation. Things to notice to tell your doctor: are you having pain with urination, or urinating more frequently; what color is the discharge; when was your last period and have you taken a pregnancy test; are you nauseated; and are your bowel movements normal. If you develop increased pain, vomiting, or fever, then you must be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Why am i feeling pains in the stomach after missing my period?

Why am i feeling pains in the stomach after missing my period?

Cyst or pregnancy: You missed your period and are experiencing pain. You must take a pregnancy test first. If this is negative, then you might have a persistent ovarian cyst. This should be discussed with your ob/gyn and evaluated with an exam and likely an ultrasound as well! ...Read more

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Why am i constipated and feeling a lot of pain in my abdomen?

Why am i constipated and feeling a lot of pain in my abdomen?

Fiber: Start taking dried prune daily and plenty of fruits, veges and hydrate yourself.Worse case- dulcolax suppository. If fhx- ibs tobe considered. ...Read more

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After I eat/sometimes before I am even finished eating I get sharp pains in my stomach and am running to the bathroom with diarrhea. What is this?

After I eat/sometimes before I am even finished eating I get sharp pains in my stomach and am running to the bathroom with diarrhea. What is this?

Few things: This could be any of a few different things including trouble with acid in your stomach, gallbladder, or irritable bowel. It could also be a food intolerance if it happens with the same types of foods. If this just started it could also be an infection in your bowels. If it does not improve this should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach feel upset? In the middle of my stomach I get this weird feeling and I start feeling nauseous.

Why is my stomach feel upset? In the middle of my stomach I get this weird feeling and I start feeling nauseous.

Upset stomach: This can be a lot of different things from the beginning of a virus, a bad food you ate or something you ate that just didnt agree with you. If the discomfort persists, it is important to get an evaluation on exactly what is causing the symptoms. ...Read more

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Why can I feel a heartbeat in my stomach to the left of my belly button? I am not thin though.

Why can I feel a heartbeat in my stomach to the left of my belly button? I am not thin though.

Pulse in aorta: You can palpate (feel with your finger) your heart beat in multiple spots on your body. We call this your pulse. Most likely your are feeling your pulse in your abdominal aorta. A large artery. ...Read more

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If im not pregnant why am I feeling movement in my stomach?

If im not pregnant why am I feeling movement in my stomach?

Bowel motility ??: If you notice the movement while you are at rest, it is probably your intestines. Your intestines are constantly in motion, and sometimes you can feel the sensation of movement inside your abdomen just because of the normal bowel activity. If you are feeling the movement only when you change position, it could indicate a mass in your abdomen or pelvis - in that case you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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My stomach is bloating a lot lately when i eat and i get nausea. What could this be?

My stomach is bloating a lot lately when i eat and i get nausea. What could this be?

Gastritis: Gastritis can do this and it is very common. The symptoms can be controlled with nonprescription antacids, acid reducers such as ranitidine and omeprazole GERD can do it but the same meds I mentioned can help. Gallbladder problems, like gallstones, and constipation can also be the cause. A high fiber diet or extra fiber is useful. if not better after these, see a doctor for deeper testing. ...Read more

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I am having burning sensations in my stomach, chest and areas of my back..I am fatigued and I am vomiting,,any idea what this may be?

I am having burning sensations in my stomach, chest and areas of my back..I am fatigued and I am vomiting,,any idea what this may be?

Abdominal pain: Most likely gastritis If the pain is going to back you may need to be checked for pancreatitis also. Gastroesophageal reflux is also another common cause ...Read more

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I feel a pulse in my stomach, i have also been feeling pain that travels across my stomach does that mean I am pregnant?

I feel a pulse in my stomach, i have also been feeling pain that travels across my stomach does that mean I am pregnant?

Atypical abdominal p: How old are you and when was your last period? Thin people can feel their aortic pulsation. Pain may be co-incidental from some thing else. Positive pregnancy is made from other means like the positive pregnancy test in the appropriate setting. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt lately after every meal I have? It hurts in the upper and lower abdomen and I am also gassy, it makes me not want to eat.

Why does my stomach hurt lately after every meal I have? It hurts in the upper and lower abdomen and I am also gassy, it makes me not want to eat.

See doctor : Could be a variety of things . Please see your doctor . You may need an abdominal ultrasound to check for gallbladder disease . You might consider some general bloodwork to look at your liver enzymes and pancreatic enzymes as well as for a bacteria called h pylori . Have an evaluation with your doctor to see which tests are appropriate based on your physical exam. Good luck ...Read more

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