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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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What does pain in the abdomen and above the belly button be?

Query: Hello doctor, My 66-year-old mother has been suffering from diabetes for the last 30 years. Her gallbladder has been removed. Angioplasty was done two years back. She had an infection on her scalp and took higher antibiotics for a few months. She is taking Basugine 20 at night, Actrapid 12 in the mo...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems that your mother has acid reflux and pain due to stress. Stress could be mental, or it could be related to the removal of the gallbladder as well as taking so many medications. At this point, I recommend starting her on capsule Colospa Retard (...  Read Full »

I have low platelet count and Hb with morning stiffness. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from low platelet count, low hemoglobin, burning back pain, shoulder pain, arm pain, forearm pain, breathing problems, abdominal pain, morning stiffness, foot, and hand pain. I feel tired, eyes pain and burning, headache, pallor, and frequent urination. My burning pain ...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The shoulder pain, arm pain like symptoms could be because of low vitamin B12 levels. So you can complete the course of B12 injection. For breathing issue, however, you need to investigate with spirometry and chest x-ray. Additionally, I have observed that your hemo...  Read Full »

I have an ongoing pain in my upper stomach and back. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain in my upper stomach and back. It is an ongoing pain, and pain medications do not work. What is it? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It could be acidity and gastritis. Do you also have nausea, bloating, burping, increased pain from food, acidic feeling in the throat, or chest burning? These are the other symptoms that may be associated. Avoiding painkillers would help a...  Read Full »

What does symptoms like excessive gas, belching, bad taste and hairy tongue indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42-year-old male. My height is 5' 11" and I weigh about 264.55 lb. I do not do any exercise. Just a month ago, I experienced painful stomach cramps, diarrhea, excessive gas, sweating, and belching with bad taste which lasted for one night. I rested up for two days and felt much ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, thank you for the detailed history of your symptoms and photos which you have attached. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Before I discuss further about possible diagnosis let me assure you that your symptoms or the photos you have sent do no...  Read Full »

Why does my irritable bowel syndrome show no improvement despite medications?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) for 3 years with chronic, recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain most of the time. I always avoid gluten, lactose, coffee, chocolate, seafood, red meat, and dairy products. Previously I have taken Rifaximin antibiotic, Lomotil, and Folcovi...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. In irritable bowel syndrome, the inner mucosa of the intestine is inflamed. Inflammation of the mucosa leads to tenderness, nausea, and spasmodic pain. Toxins released by bacteria during the flu destroy the gastrointest...  Read Full »

I am having stomach pain despite having medications. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I started having stomach pain after some time of consuming a particular company's product. I slept somehow, but after two hours, I woke up and puked. I am having stomach pain just below where the upper and lower ribs meet at the center in the upper belly. I had Avil (anti-allergy) 0.25 ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand you are worried about your health. I know you got digestive system problems based on the possible food poisoning after you ate what looks like a contaminated food from a local food chain. It is a widespread issue, and many people whole eat from outside...  Read Full »

I am three weeks pregnant and have abdominal pain and cramps. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I found out that I am about three weeks pregnant. This is my first pregnancy, so I have no idea what is normal? I have lower abdominal pain, sort of like period cramps, but they more localized to the right side. Is this normal? ER stated they could not see anything on an ultrasound bec...  Read Full »

Dr. Sonal Prasad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are right to be concerned. It can either be a normal pregnancy, or the pregnancy can be ectopic (in fallopian tubes) and thus should be further evaluated. Get a serum beta hCG levels done. It is a blood test that has to be done twice 48 hours apart. If the value ...  Read Full »

Are itchy skin rashes, abdominal cramps and nausea symptoms of an allergic reaction?

Query: Hello doctor,I am very itchy. One time my finger itched in the same spot for like two or three days intermittently, then it was my foot. I have also developed skin rashes that come and go. Doctors say it is either eczema or some kind of skin condition or bug bite. These rashes come and go, one docto...  Read Full »

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and reviewed the attached photograph. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems to be an eczematous rash. Also, the rest of the symptoms could be a side effect of the IUD (intrauterine device). You can consider removing it...  Read Full »

I am bleeding after taking Unwanted 72. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I took Unwanted 72 within 24 hours, and after eight days, bleeding started. Today is the fourth day, and it is continuing. How many days does it continue? Any problem in my body? Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. How are you doing? Unwanted 72 is a high dose of Progesterone hormone, the same hormone produced in your body in the second half of the period after ovulation. This pill will suddenly increase the thickness of t...  Read Full »

I am worried about the repeated stomach pain even during urination for a month. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in my early twenties and I am having frequent stomach ache for a month. The pain is either on the upper right side of my belly or the top center of my belly just below the chest. It occurs frequently during the day and even at night. It causes chills when I have the sensation of goin...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Pain in this specific part of the abdomen is related to either liver or stomach. It can be seen in a liver abscess (due to eating unwashed or unhygienic food). It can also be due to fatty liver. Apart from the liver, it can also arise due to acid peptic disease. Howe...  Read Full »

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