How do a stomach ache and abdomen ache differ?

None. Usually patient calls abdominal pain as stomachk pain. Medically stomach pain is in upper abdoman and abdominal pain could be in any part of abdomen or all over abdomen.

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How do the signs for gallbladder disease and stomach ache differ?

Abdominal pain. Gallstones are one of many causes of abdominal pain. Gallstones can cause upper abdominal discomfort with bloating and pressure feelings, nausea and sometimes vomiting, usually gets worse after eating fatty foods. Need to have a medical evaluation with a doctor to tell why a person has abdominal pain, as there are many other possible causes. Read more...

Pooping frequently, indigestion, stomach aches at times, heavy feeling abdomen, recently had full period and protected intercourse. Weird cramps too.

Needs to be checked. You probably have a viral gastroenteritis causing your symptoms .Consilt your doctor to confirm if you have it . Meanwhile make sure you drink plenty fluids to prevent dehydration . But if also vomiting and not able to retain fluids go to ER with your parents as you are a minor. Read more...

I have had stomach aches, abdominal bloating and farthing as long as I can remember. What's the problem with me?

Constipation??? Constipation, defined not by how often you go but by your stool looking like a banana, not round, hard and no straining. Your banana should not be composed of round rock like things either. Are you eating enough fiber and drinking 64 oz water a day? If you have had this for a very long time and are otherwise healthy i usually look for constipation first, then other things if not. Read more...
Your symptoms may. Suggest hyperacidity, gastritis/ stomach irritation, gallbladder/pancreatic problems etc & drinking alcohol can definitely contribute to it. Consider cutting down on the booze.Otc ppi/omeprazole and antacids/maalox, peptobismol may help. Seek medical help for reassurance. Take care! Read more...

Lower abdominal stabbing pain, stomach aches, vomiting, nausea, painful sex, constipation, fatigue. Nothing found in ultrasound, X-ray & blood tests?

Consider stress. The good news so far is that your doctor has likely excluded a goodly number of significant illnesses. Have an honest look at your life, diet, relationships, and sleep needs. This may be the best time to talk to your doctor about the possibility of an emotional cause or causes to what you have been experiencing. Read more...

Stomach ache and a sharp immobilizing pain in left side of abdomen that comes in waves. What is this?

I do not know. Tough to say without an exam. It could be a stomach virus, ulcer, muscle strain, constipation, referred pain from gall stones or gall bladder disease, etc, etc., so best to get evaluated if it continues. Good luck. Read more...