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.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Is it normal to have abdominal pain and feel tired if you eat late?

Query: Hi doctor,I would like to know some guidance regarding my medical issue which troubles me for six years. Normally, I use to take lunch around 2 pm. If it gets delayed, I start to have tiredness with abdominal pain. It continues for few days. I start to have locking pain while taking deep breathing w...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your anxiety and frustration related to your recurrent abdominal pain. The abdomen is a huge compartment comprising various tightly fitting organs including the stomach, pancreas, gall bladder, spleen, liver, and many other tissues. Abdominal pain can occur...  Read Full »

What causes severe abdominal pain with raised AST and ALT levels in an 8-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My 8-year-old daughter continues to have strong abdominal pains. Couple of months before, it was really bad and was also coupled with mono and fifths disease. At that time her levels were crazy high. AST = 1312, ALT = 1692. These levels freaked out the doctors so we went back the next...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. This appears to be a case of obstructive jaundice. The main cause of obstructive jaundice is gallstones. Since GGT (gamma-glutamyl transferase) levels are raised more than 70 in the first report it suggests an obstructive cause. AST (aspa...  Read Full »

Can hemorrhoids or rectal prolapse cause the anal lining to bulge during defecation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old male with a weight of 55 kilograms and a height of five feet. I suffer from IBS. After going to the toilet, I have pain while defecating and after that, I have a burning sensation in the anus region for a day. Sometimes I have abdominal pain and I think of it as IBS....  Read Full »


Dr. Abdullah Omar Sultan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain while defecation and a feeling of bulge occur mostly due to hemorrhoids and sometimes, it occurs in association with a spot of blood on the toilet seat. It is difficult to differentiate hemorrhoid and rectal prolapse. It needs an examination to be done by a surgeon...  Read Full »

I developed abdominal pain, heartburn, and semi-solid stool after food poisoning three days ago. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old male who weighs 52 kg with a height of 5 feet 7 inches. I have sharp abdominal pain, heartburn, and semi-solid stool, and I have the urge to drink water to ease the pain. Also, I sometimes feel nauseated, and my lips are dry throughout the day. I am not under any medica...  Read Full »


Dr. Nitin Dongre

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it seems more like bacterial diarrhea or food poisoning due to viral infections. It can occur due to, 1. Consumption of infected food, consuming food on an infected plate, and people serving food with infected hands. 2. Eating food without washing your hands. So...  Read Full »

Lower abdominal pain and spotting with a positive pregnancy test. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor,Is a positive pregnancy test 11 days after the menstrual period possible? Please give your opinion.  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. May I know what the query is regarding? It seems that the person you are concerned is pregnant. Routine antenatal investigations are needed. An early scan at around seven weeks of pregnancy is also warranted. Regards.  Read Full »

What could be the reason for upper abdominal pain, progressive nausea, and vomiting despite medications?

Query: Hello doctor, Four days ago, my girlfriend developed a sore throat, which progressed to a fever. Her symptoms worsened with vomiting and diarrhea. It has been three days since she developed these symptoms and now she vomits every time she eats something. Also, she has a headache and body pain. We we...  Read Full »


Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details you provided along with the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It seems to be everything started with a fever and sore throat followed by abdominal symptoms like diarrhea and vomiting. That is goo...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from abdominal pain, acid reflux, a burning sensation in the abdomen, and blood in the stool. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from severe abdominal pain and acid reflux since yesterday. The pain was more like a burning sensation that radiated throughout the upper and lower abdomen. Also, I had nausea and felt lethargic throughout the day. I consumed a product containing antacid and aloe ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I reviewed your query, and the findings you mentioned can occur in a few conditions, such as peptic ulcers in which there are ulcers in the stomach lining. The other possibility is acute colitis, inflammation of the large intestine. I want...  Read Full »

Kindly review my reports and give your opinion on my renal calculi and dark-colored urine.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45-year-old male with no comorbidities. I have been experiencing pain in the pubic region with on and off dark-colored urine for the last three weeks. Abdominal ultrasound shows renal calculi of size 3.5 mm and 4.2 mm in the left kidney and 5.2 mm in the right kidney with the m...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Obstruction due to ureteric stone will need further evaluation with a CT KUB (computed tomography of kidney ureter bladder). It is likely to get UTI (urinary tract infection), so it is better to have urine analysis and culture. Management of the stone depends on the s...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain below my right ribs after eating or drinking post gallbladder removal surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a gastro problem. 11 months back, I started having diarrhea that lasted for two months. I had undergone numerous tests, and my doctor suggested gall bladder removal. I had the surgery for gall bladder removal six months back. Since then, I have not had nausea or diarrhea but ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. A bile duct stricture or narrowing of the bile duct is common post-surgery. Ligating the blood vessel supplying the common bile duct can damage the duct, followed by scarring. The narrowing or stricture may be confined to a small length ...  Read Full »

What is the possible diagnosis of fever for 10 days with abdominal pain while passing stools?

Query: Hello doctor, My 59-year-old husband has had a fever for about 10 days, the first two days it varied between 37.8 and 38.8 maximum and small diarrhea without any other symptoms. We thought it was the COVID at the beginning but it cannot be because he had no other symptoms and me and my children hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel very sorry to hear about your husband, and very rightly understand your concern and temptation for his unresolving symptoms. You are perfectly right that if treatment were given rightly he should have shown some improvement but unfortunately he did until now. ...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue



Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.