Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain or stomachache is when a person feels pain or discomfort between the chest and pelvis. The common causes of abdominal pain are gastroenteritis or stomach flu, gas, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux, vomiting, gastritis, food poisoning, peptic ulcers, and constipation.

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Is abdominal pain and foul smell from my vagina due to vaginitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have stomach and abdominal pain for the past seven to eight days. There is also a foul smell from the vagina. I had similar pain during my previous periods and had used homeopathic medicines for the same. Also, I had taken an ultrasound scan three years back. Previously, the pain wou...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for trusting us for your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Your symptoms suggest vaginitis, which is mainly due to a fungal infection. I suggest you follow the below treatment: 1. Keep the area clean and dry. 2. Drink a ...  Read Full »

Please suggest some solution for stomach flu with slight abdominal discomfort.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been battling what I think is stomach flu, but not for sure. I do not have vomiting anymore but still have abdominal issues like slight discomfort, and my poop is not normal yet. My body is paining, and I get fatigued. This all started at the beginning of this week. I am thinking o...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The symptoms seem of irritable bowel syndrome, or in other words, stomach flu. So, the transit of bowels and stomach became very fast, causing bloating, gas, and altered stools to form with plus-minus some pain. This is another wise common thing ...  Read Full »

Are constipation and early morning diarrhea with abdominal pain signs of irritable bowel syndrome?

Query: Hello doctor, For the last four to five weeks, I have been experiencing constipation alternating with diarrhea. The stool is lumpy and hard and can vary with sometimes big stools and sometimes small. Sometimes I would only have one bowel movement a day other days, three or four. My constipation feel...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, it does not seem like IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). For diagnosis of IBS, one has to have abdominal pain, altered bowel habits and change in consistency of stools, and a change in the abdominal pain severity after bowel moments. All should be present for three ...  Read Full »

Does my chest and abdominal pain on eating food and irregular heartbeats suggest a heart problem?

Query: Hello doctor, The pain first started on the top corner of my chest, and then a month ago, it moved to my left abdomen. The pain is intermittent and feels like pressure cramps. It gets worse when I eat food. I have lost around 30 pounds as I cannot eat food due to pain and an irregular heartbeat. My ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Unusual awareness of own heartbeats is called palpitations. Palpitations may occur due to the following reasons- 1. Due to fast heart rate. 2. Due to a slower heart rate. 3. Due to Irregular heart rate. 4. Due to being overcautious abo...  Read Full »

Why am I having problems with food digestion and lower abdominal pain?

Query: Hello doctor,I think I suffer from liver and a gastric problem for the past two years. Food is not digested properly. Lower abdomen left side some burning sensation, swelling, and pain were there. Sometimes, I feel the hardness in the lower left abdomen. Bilirubin total is high and bilirubin direct ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ana Karen Pulido

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your liver tests are normal. The small increase in indirect billirubin alone (as the one you have) most commonly corresponds to Gilbert syndrome, which is totally harmless. This syndrome is hereditary but has no serious consequences. Mild jaundice may appear under co...  Read Full »

Even after taking medications for irritable bowel syndrome, my abdomen is still paining. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a continuous dull pain on the right side of my abdomen since yesterday. I had this same pain episode three months ago for the first time, now I am getting it for the third time, and it is pretty severe now. The CBC, ultrasound of the stomach, and LFT were clear when taken. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The pain on the right side of the abdomen is more suggestive of colic pain due to stones rather than the pain of IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome). Sometimes, stones are easily missed on ultrasound. so I would suggest you get an X-ray KUB (Kidne...  Read Full »

I got vaginal bleeding with abdominal pain and bloating few days after completing my periods. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I got vaginal bleeding four days after my periods (I usually have periods for seven days). I also experience abdominal pain, bloating, and fever. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will need a few answers to the following questions. 1) Is it frank bleeding or just spotting? 2) Was this period a regular one or delayed? 3) Have you had any sexually transmitted infections (STI) previously? 4) Is the abdominal pain localized to any side? If the...  Read Full »

My sister has severe stomach ache and vomiting. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My 17-year-old sister is experiencing extreme stomach ache with vomiting. Every time she is in her period, this happens, but it is not her period right now. She is not taking any medication now. Used tablet Buscopan earlier for acid reflux but already vomited. What can I do for now? ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Since she is having persistent vomiting and abdominal pain, I will suggest you take her to the hospital. Reason is whatever tablet she will take, she will vomit it out and the tablet would not work. she will need intravenous injections to resolv...  Read Full »

I feel unbearable pain after having Doxycycline for abdominal pain. Please suggest what to do?

Query: Hello doctor, A few days back, I was diagnosed with minimal B/l hydrocele with the right simple epididymal cyst. The doctor gave me some medication, and the pain was gone. After a few days, I have to travel to another place for office purpose. Hence I took my medication in case required. I started ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Doxycycline is a treatment for any infection for urine. It usually does not cause abdominal pain. For the cause of abdominal pain need to be found out. You will need sonography of abdomen to see for cause if the pain is too severe then physical examination by a d...  Read Full »

Why is my husband having abdominal muscle rigidity?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband has had muscle rigidity in his abdominal muscles for days. I feel it is a side effect of tablet Seroquel. He is weaning off of tablet Seroquel in hopes that it will help. So far, it just continues to get worse. What can he do to manage the symptom? It is miserable for him an...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would like to know if he has abdominal pain or constipation. Before concluding that it is just muscle spasm, I suggest performing an abdominal ultrasound, a cervicothoracic X-ray study, and some laboratory blood tests (liver and kidn...  Read Full »

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