Abdominal Discomfort

Abdominal discomfort can result from dull, sharp, intermittent, or cramp-like pain. Inflammation or infection of any organ present in the abdominal cavity, such as liver, spleen, stomach, gallbladder, intestines, kidneys, appendix, and pancreas, can result in abdominal discomfort. The common causes include constipation, diarrhea, stress, kidney stones, appendicitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and gastroenteritis.

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What causes constipation and white like substance in stools?

Query: I am a tad concerned about some of the things happening with my stomach as of recent. It started off with some mild constipation for a day or 2. After that i started noticing there was a bit of some discomfort on the left side of my abdomen. This peaked my curiosity and send me to internet. Which wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Albana Greca

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, I thinkyou are suffering of constipation. That is due to diet and lifestyle you follow. If you try to increase fluids intake, fiber, take fiber supplement, probiotics, and gentle laxatives at bedtime, I think you'll get improved. It happens not that often to get cancer for each symptoms...  Read Full »

Does my occasional sharp chest pain with abdominal discomfort indicate heart problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have occasional sharp upper chest pain. I also have right upper abdominal pain with a burning sensation. I have attached my MRI report. Please explain. I am currently on Albuterol, and my ALT and AST levels are also high.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is an over distended gallbladder and no obvious gallbladder stones. The common bile duct is measuring 4 to 5 mm in diameter in its course and is in the normal range. There are no ar...  Read Full »

How to save my molar tooth?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. A few days ago, I had a toothache on my molar teeth and have mobility when touched. I have a big hole in that tooth from my childhood. I guess the black circle is the vein of the tooth. I could not afford to get an implant tooth. I had pain in that tooth a year back...  Read Full »


Dr. Prerna Jain

Dentist, Orthodontist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is clear that this tooth is decayed with loss of large crown structure. The decay has also spread to the roots.  As you have mentioned, there is some mobility on touching the tooth and some...  Read Full »

Why did I not get periods on time even after taking I-pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend and had an I-pill after 11 hours. I had to get my periods today, but still I have not. Usually, I have a 28 day cycle and today is my 30th day. What shall I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After the I-pill intake periods generally start in the next 7 to 10 days. So, please be patient. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »

Please help my mother, who is suffering from severe gastric issues and constipation.

Query: My mother, age 66 years is suffering from severe gastric trouble. She has had her gall bladder removed 20 years back and since then takes a lot of precautions while eating. Since last week she is having a lot of gastric issues and constipation. She had severe pain last week and has been taking Panto...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, With the history you have mentioned, abdominal pain, vomiting and constipation, we need to check for any presence of subacute intestinal obstruction. It can also be due to potassium deficiency in the body which will slow down the intestinal movements and cause such symptoms. Or it could be j...  Read Full »

Even after taking fiber supplements, I get hard stools with abdominal discomfort and backache. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having abdominal discomfort for a while. At first, the discomfort was in the flank portion. I went to a urologist he gave me muscle relaxers and a few tablets for clearing any small stones. The discomfort went away after taking the medication. But after some days may be due t...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine your reason of concern for such ongoing on and off symptoms. Well first of all, if it were ulcerative or Crohn's disease it should have shown something abnormal on CT scan which I presume it did not. However, remember the CT scan reporting is complete...  Read Full »

Are stomach problem and knee and joint problems connected to each other?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old. I am a vegetarian. Before three years due to stomach disturbance, yellowish urine, pain and some popup and cracker sound in my legs and knee joints. I visited a doctor and he suggest me for liver function test and all reports in normal range except for sugar which ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well I have gone through your history. I would like to ask you a few more questions to confirm the probable diagnosis. Do you experience a lot of fatigue? Is the sleep pattern normal or is it disturbed? Any feelings of tiredness in the mornings after sleep also? Any...  Read Full »

Are post-nasal drip and stomach ache symptoms of an allergy?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a sore throat on and off, for the past few weeks. It is not severe, but more of an annoyance with some referred ear pain. This week, I had a family member, who is a nurse, look at my throat to see if it was red or irritated. She noted I had quite a bit of post-nasal drip, but...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be having some mild inflammation of the sinuses and nasal cavities. The same instead of causing headache or nose block is causing post-nasal drip which occasionally flares up as a sore throat. Let me suggest some medicines that I would do in my practice...  Read Full »

Is my belly swollen due to fatty liver?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a CT scan done. The report shows that I have an enlarged fatty liver measuring about 22.6 cm at the right midclavicular line. Is this considered a grossly enlarged liver? I have been a heavy drinker all my life. I have read that anything over 16 cm is enlarged. In my case, it is...  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fatty liver is a very common condition in the general population, especially who are heavy drinkers. It is due to the excessive deposition of fat in the liver. It is considered as the first stage of alcoholic liver disease. Usually, the symptoms include heav...  Read Full »

What are the signs and symptoms of colic?

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly tell me the following: 1. What is colic? 2. What are the signs and symptoms? 3. What are the causes? 4. What are the remedies? With experience, kindly tell how parents can deal with colicky babies.   Read Full »


Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Colic is abdominal discomfort or pain mostly seen in the evening in bottle-fed babies. A consolable cry which improves with particular positioning of the infant. Most of the time, the cause is not known. Mostly associated with formula feed, improper burping practices. No ...  Read Full »

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