Colicky Abdominal Pain

Colicky abdominal pain are sharp, abrupt, and localized. The three types of colic are biliary, renal, and intestinal. Gall stones block the ducts from the gall bladder to the pancreas and liver, causing biliary colic. Pain occurs under the breastbone region or central abdomen. Renal stones in the kidney, urethra, bladder, or ureter cause renal colic. Pain is on the side of the abdomen. Impacted feces, intestinal polyps, inflamed diverticula, cancer, and Crohn's disease causes intestinal colic. It causes cramp-like pain.

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How to make raw and unpasteurized A2 milk safe before giving it to a one-year-old baby?

Query: Hello doctor, Our baby girl is about 1 year and one month old. We just started giving cow milk two days back. A packet of A2 unpasteurized milk was bought, boiled and cooled down. We gave about 300 ml per day once. Her motion looks affected a little. It is not solid. At night, she suddenly started c...  Read Full »


Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unpasteurized milk is not advisable to be given, as pasteurization is required to kill all the bacteria or germs in the milk. I think the baby does have some issues with cow milk and is crying due to colic (abdominal pain). Formula milk (any stage 3) is alwa...  Read Full »

Does my lower back pain indicate a kidney problem?

Query: Hello, I am a 31 year old male. I have a left lower back pain for a few days. It hurts when I move, and it feels like my kidneys hurt when I walk. I do not know if this is a muscle pull or something related to my kidneys. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lower back pain is mostly due to a muscular or spinal problem, and kidney pain is unlikely. Kidney pain is a colicky type. The pain comes and goes, or it will be associated with other complaints like burning during urination, blood in urine, and fever. Local site wil...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some medicine to relieve stomach pain and diarrhea.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. My height is 5'8" and weight is approximately 140 lbs. The only medication I am on right now is birth control pill. I woke up three days ago with diarrhea and terrible stomach pains. I felt nauseous, but I have never thrown up. The diarrhea has been persistent,...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Deshwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Though Lomotil (Diphenoxylate and Atropine) is not a drug, which needs to be recommended for routine use in diarrheal settings as this drug decreases the motility of gut, which can sometimes allow toxins to be absorbed in the gut. Since you have got an important exam, thi...  Read Full »

What should I do for my right lower back pain radiating to right abdomen and groin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my right lower back for about a week now. The pain radiates to the right side of my abdomen and groin area. It is not a constant pain but can be extremely uncomfortable at times. What is this in your opinion, and what course of action should be taken?  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Right loin to groin pain is a classic presenting pain of ureteric colic, which can be due to stone in the right ureter blocking your kidney cause renal capsule stretch and pain. The pain can be severe, and patients keep searching for a comfortable position to reduce t...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for colic pain in a baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 26 days old and suffering from colic pain. She is unable to sleep properly due to this and she will wake up in between sleep and struggle a lot to release gas. She used to sleep peacefully for 5 to 6 hours at a stretch, but now could not sleep even for 1 hour properly. Our ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammad Aamir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, you must understand that babies change their sleeping pattern so quickly. There are lots of reasons for babies not to sleep at night. They usually sleep for one or two hours at a stretch. Colic pain can be one of the reasons. You should either give him Ne...  Read Full »

Why is my newborn crying a lot?

Query: Hello doctor, My newborn baby boy, who is just 22 days old, is crying a lot and has not got any stool for 18 hours. The child was also given a colic syrup due to suspected stomach reflux and inserted a pain reliever. My son was also massaged by his mother six hours ago and suspected he might have m...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note that the most common reason for children to cry is hunger. Whenever the child cries, put the baby to the breast and give breastfeeding. If you feel there is pain while touching the shoulder, an examination and x-ray of the shoulder would be required to...  Read Full »

I get recurrent stomach pain and it eases only with vomiting or farts. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from severe stomach pain once in two months. This pain is usually continuous for four to five hours, and either after vomiting or after a fart pain, it will end. Is this any serious problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, the seriousness of it totally depends upon the how severe the pain is and the underlying reason for the pain. Given the span of four to five hours and continuous pain occurring only in episodes, suggests pain secondary to gall bladder and pancreas related. The o...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for lower abdominal pain with intestinal discomfort and gas formation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not feeling well in my large intestine for the past three days. I have abdominal pain in my lower part and it is effecting my bladder too. I feel a bunch of gas in my colon but I am unable to expel it. Please advise. I just used Entamizole tablet yesterday night and today morning...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, it seems that you have intestinal colic (spasm of intestine). The Entamizole (Diloxanide Furoate and Metronidazole) can work well if you have an infection otherwise not. It may be because of you had something unusual with food that probably has caused increased...  Read Full »

What causes shaky abdominal pain with dizziness and breathing difficulty?

Query: Hello doctor, I experienced a sudden and severe pain in my stomach (lower part) and anus, which caused me to shake, become dizzy, and really pale, and I have difficulty breathing. I did not faint, but if I were standing up then, I probably would have. It happened to me once before and I was on my p...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, most of our patients initially complain to us about very vague symptoms at onset, just like yours. But we explore the possibility based on some more information and yes, of course, investigating them thoroughly. The pain you mention which made you still and s...  Read Full »

I am uncomfortable due to excessive gas, burping, bloating and acidity. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I am suffering from stomach problems like gas (excess condition every time), burping, bloating and pain in the chest (sometimes due to acidity). I always feel uncomfortable because of gas problem. I feel like my stomach is full every time. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. Most probably, you have irritable bowel syndrome, which is a syndrome of nervous bowels characterized by colicky bowels that may cause constipation or diarrhea. It does not wake you up in the middle of the night. Also, it worsens in times ...  Read Full »

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