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Is stomach pain a typical symptom of alcohol withdrawal in alcoholics?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Alcohol withdrawl

Yes. Stomach and other body pains are typical.

In brief: Alcohol withdrawl

Yes. Stomach and other body pains are typical.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may occur in withdrawal, and sometimes repeated vomiting will result in stomach pain, and diarrhea may be associated with cramping.
Alcoholics, however, do have much more likelihood of gastritis, pancreatitis and alcoholic hepatitis, all of which can cause pain, and it can worsen peptic ulcer and cause bleeding as well. This should be evaluated by a physician asap.

In brief: No

Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may occur in withdrawal, and sometimes repeated vomiting will result in stomach pain, and diarrhea may be associated with cramping.
Alcoholics, however, do have much more likelihood of gastritis, pancreatitis and alcoholic hepatitis, all of which can cause pain, and it can worsen peptic ulcer and cause bleeding as well. This should be evaluated by a physician asap.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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