Abdomen Pain

Pain between the chest and pelvic regions is called abdomen or abdominal pain. The common causes of abdominal pain are constipation, diarrhea, stomach infection, acid reflux, stress, and vomiting. Appendicitis, gallbladder stone, and kidney stones result in severe abdominal pain.

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Is there a home remedy to relieve severe upper abdominal pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have severe pain in my upper abdomen due to acid reflux and I am unable to sleep. After eating, I have sudden pain in my upper abdomen or more specifically in my epigastric region. Even though I do not have any problems in digesting milk or dairy products, I developed lactose intoleran...  Read Full »


Dr. Nancy Wespetal

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is helpful to the doctor to give you a diagnosis if you provide a detailed history regarding your initial starting of symptoms, duration of your symptoms, location, and severity. Please mention whether you have any other symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, and fever. P...  Read Full »

What can cause vertigo, abdominal pain, headache, and nausea?

Query: Hi doctor, I have constant lightheadedness for the past 20 hours. Today, I started to have a feeling of nausea during day time. I also have abdominal pain, headache, and neck stiffness for a week. It comes and goes on for a week. I have pain and soreness in my neck and shoulders. I am taking Dexa...  Read Full »


Dr. K Shanmuganandan

Rheumatologist, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your temporal profile suggests that you have mild ongoing inflammation. These symptoms can occur due to sub-clinical inflammation or stomach bug or drug intolerance. In addition, a phenomenon of fibromyalgia (FM) or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) can be superimposed wit...  Read Full »

Why am I not getting my period after stopping birth control pills?

Query: Hi doctor, I stopped taking birth control pills four weeks ago. Last week I had abdominal pain for about three days and was associated with constipation and gas. This week I should have got my periods, but not yet. I have cramps that tend to remain the same. My nipples have also seemed more erect o...  Read Full »


Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. The symptoms you are having might or might not be associated with stopping birth control pills. There are very few chances that you are pregnant. You can take a pregnancy test after waiting for a week if you do not get periods. If the pregn...  Read Full »

Is bleeding after taking I-pill the regular menstrual bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old female. I had my periods on the 2nd of this month, then had unprotected sex on the 10th of this month, and took an I-pill on the same day. Since the 18th of this month (2 days), I have been bleeding but not so much as I do in my periods and had abdominal cramps too....  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mild bleeding or spotting after intake of I-pill is a side effect. This may be accompanied by abdominal cramps, bloating, and nausea, similar to symptoms seen during the menstrual cycle. Do not worry, and this will only occur during this cycle. Your regular periods w...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my left abdominal area?

Query: Hello doctor, My primary issue was blood in the stool. The stools used to be dark or red in color. It was difficult to pass unless I pushed extremely hard due to very dense or heavy stool. I had constipation almost daily for a few months leading up to seeing blood in the stool. Since I was very ...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am very sorry to hear about your condition and your experience in ER (emergency room). There are certain conditions that can explain your symptoms. I sincerely feel that you have not been evaluated thoroughly. You might be having an infection of the gut (colitis), infla...  Read Full »

Is my lower abdominal pain pointing towards Crohn's disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I had severe abdominal pain with diarrhea a month back. The next day pain subsided, but slight discomfort was there for two weeks. Then, I went to see the doctor who prescribed Flagyl and Rifamixin. The lower abdominal discomfort did not disappear and the stool has not formed yet. Then r...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and post, the thing which is favoring Crohn's disease is normal biopsy colonoscopy. You need to do ASCA (anti-saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies) and a CT enterography. Your CRP (C-reactive ...  Read Full »

What is your opinion about my symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, I used to have mild abdominal pain in the lower right part of the stomach. I was diagnosed with PPD six months ago and continued my regular medicine (no ATD). Since then, I occasionally get severe pain at the very same location and it lasts for around 4 to 6 hours. This pain was not regul...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please explain if you have any other symptoms, bowel habits (constipation or diarrhea), consistency of stool, blood or mucus in stool, appetite and fever? If you have increased frequency of stool, loose stool and mucus in stool, then there might be possible Crohn's dis...  Read Full »

My CT abdomen is suggestive of colitis. Would you explain the symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54 year old male. My weight is 84 kg, and weight is 175 cm. I have done a CT scan before three months, and it showed mild thickening of the sigmoid colon suggestive colitis. I do not have any symptoms of colitis, diarrhea or blood in the stool. I have done stool occult blood test...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The word colitis means an inflammatory reaction in the colon, often autoimmune or infectious. Most of the patients present with the pain in abdomen, diarrhea, and vomiting. The first issue is to try to determine whether you had ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. Mild ...  Read Full »

Kindly help me get relief from abdominal pain.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been in the ER twice in the last two weeks for abdominal pain. The pain is just below my rib cage in the middle of the stomach. It only happens about 2 hours after I eat and lasts for about 6 hours or until the pain medicines they give me. The pain has come like labor pain for hour...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. This kind of pain is mostly due to acid reflux or gall bladder issues like stones in the gall bladder called as cholelithiasis. It can also be due to hiatus hernia associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). So, for the evaluation of g...  Read Full »

How to treat back pain present due to continuous sitting?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having back pain near the spine on the right side, especially when I go downstairs or go for a walk. My back gets locked when I am standing still. There is too much pain on the right side while sitting on a hard surface. There is also nerve pain after having food sitting on the gr...  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Solanki

General Surgeon, Neuro Surgeon, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity). I would like to know a few more details regarding the characteristics of pain and previous history: What is the type of pain that you are having? Is it an electric shock like pain or drag...  Read Full »

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