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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I am experiencing pain in my lower left abdomen while slouching. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. I have a pain in my left lower abdomen region, above the waist and below the lung, for a long time now. I can feel this pain when I slouch, and this pain is like someone pinching my abdomen. When I sit straight, I do not feel this pain. But if my back is slightly...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post and the ultrasonogram report (attachment removed to protect patient identity).  There are three structures which can give pain in the left lower abdomen: Urinary tract, kidney, and ureter.  Any pathology, especially in these organs, can give...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for tightness in the head, chest, and abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had sensations of tightening in my head, face, chest, and abdomen on and off several times a day. I had them last week and it lasted a couple of days and went away for a week until now. Today, I have them more. It is like a light contraction feeling that lasts for a few minutes.  Read Full »


Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A tightening sensation requires a little more description. It is difficult to comment upon without more information. Are you going through any stress. There cannot be a single neurological cause for your symptoms. Most likely it is benign. So do not worry. But, if y...  Read Full »

I have symptoms of stomach pain, anxiety, red face, pressure in the chest, and zoning out most of the time. Can these symptoms be of a severe condition?

Query: Hello doctor,My face is always turning red and getting hot. It starts gradually, but then it feels like a burst, and my face turns into a deep red color. I then get very hot and start to sweat. Also, why am I always tired? I fall asleep at around 7.30 PM every night, and I do not have the capacity t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. You appear to have multiple issues, but none of them are serious. Regarding your face, tiredness, etc., does this redness increase on exposure to some dust or other exposures? Are there any associated allergic symptoms ...  Read Full »

I am 40 years old, have abdominal discomfort, and investigations exhibit fatty liver. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 40 years old, weighing 76 kg and measuring 5.9 feet. I am feeling a discomfort in the abdomen for past one year. I did a blood test, and the result showed a high bilirubin total of 44.5 (normal range 0 - 21), ALT (alanine aminotransferase) or SGPT (serum glutamic pyruvic transamin...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and I think you have a slight rise in total bilirubin and predominant indirect bilirubin, which is a common finding. We see such a condition in Gilbert syndrome, a genetically determine...  Read Full »

Why is my 66-year-old mother having fever and discomfort in the upper abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, My 66-year-old mother has been having discomfort in the upper abdomen and has been experiencing gas and tightness since yesterday. Her stools are fine. She is now having a fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit. She is diabetic and hypertensive and is currently using tablet Glycomet GP3/850, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Tablet Medomol 500 (Paracetamol) has been prescribed for fever, whereas capsule Rebez DSR (Domperidone and Rabeprazole) is given for abdominal pain. I also suggest the patient to maintain hydration by taking plenty of oral fluids. However, ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for soft teeth that chip off easily in a baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My baby is one year old. She has soft teeth in the front and she is not able to bite anything with the upper teeth. If she bites, the teeth start chipping. What am I to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Rachna

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the enamel matrix formation is deficient, it will result in soft teeth that chips and/or decays easily. It may also result in an atypical or abnormal tooth shape. This is called enamel hypoplasia. Treatment for this dental condition includes removal of the very soft...  Read Full »

I have a right adnexal cyst. How can I cure this?

Query: Hello doctor, I have attached a copy of the abdominal CT scan with contrast that was taken a few days ago. Three days before I took the CT scan, I had been experiencing abdominal cramping with diarrhea and bloody stools with mucus; however, my stools now look normal with no blood, and the cramping h...  Read Full »


Dr. Varun Chaudhry

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the CT (computed tomography) report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), the adnexal cyst, size-wise, is not very big, but TVS (transvaginal ultrasound) ultrasound is the right next step as CT does not always give complete information. I woul...  Read Full »

I have a pain in my lower abdomen during every other period. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I have had pressure or weight on my lower right abdomen for around a year. That side of my body hurts during every other period like it is alternating with my ovaries. There was no pain in the beginning but, more recently, my menstrual cramps have become wor...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Mild discomfort during menstruation is normal because you are shedding the inner layer of the uterus with blood. So, that is not an abnormality, and every female gets it. If your CT (computed tomography) is...  Read Full »

Will losing weight help in reducing pain caused by gallstone and fatty liver?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 27-year-old male. Seven months ago, I woke up suddenly in the middle of the night as I had difficulty breathing and felt like I could not move. It lasted for around five seconds; then, I went back to sleep. Since then, I have been having pain and discomfort in my abdomen's middle...  Read Full »


Dr. Radha Peruvemba Hariharan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your abdomen pain does not have any relation with your chest discomfort and gallstones. The pain you have is most probably because of gastritis. I suggest you take a blank diet for a week snd avoid fatty and spicy foods. Kindly see if you are not tolerating m...  Read Full »

What causes my left abdominal discomfort leading to my left testicles?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having left middle abdominal discomfort leading to my left testicles. I also have a burning sensation from the middle part of the left abdomen to my testicles.   Read Full »


Dr. Radha Peruvemba Hariharan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Good evening. From the description, your symptoms sound as if the pain is starting from your left kidney and radiating down to your testicles or urethral opening. Most likely it could be a small stone stuck in your ureter connecting your kidney and your urinary blad...  Read Full »

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