Stomach Pain

Stomach or abdominal pain is the pain felt between the chest and pelvic regions. Constipation, diarrhea, gastroenteritis (stomach flu), stress, acid reflux, and vomiting are some of the causes of stomach pain. Severe stomach pain is seen in appendicitis, gallbladder stone, and kidney stones.

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What causes frequent stomach pain?

Query: Hi doctor,For the last five to six days, I am having frequent stomach pains.  I am a vegetarian and have been in the new place for the last two months.  I have been taking only fruits and salads here. This usually happens when I eat something other than fruits and vegetables and is accompanied ...  Read Full »

Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Regarding your concern, it seems to be indigestion issue. Maybe you have changed your diet style since you moved into the new place or a transitory gastric and intestinal disorder due to possible viral infection may have occurred. Anyway, that is not an issue to be that ...  Read Full »

I am having stomach pain, gas, bloating with indigestion. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from stomach pain, gas, bloating, strange sounds in stomach, burping, indigestion, watery stools, always floating stools on the toilet commode since last year. Took several medications for it and of no use. Finally, I underwent endoscopy and colonoscopy last year...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can imagine the level of your frustration for your chronic unresolving symptoms. And I really feel sorry to hear that you been back and forth around doctors for solution of your symptoms. Well, I can very well understand your problem, I will explain to you point b...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain with gas formation. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have this stomach pain 8/10 scale of pain, for about 4 days. When I push my tummy, it is painful. I am so gassy, I fart alot and whenever I poop I feel that I did not expel it properly. In the first 2 days I pooped watery but in 3rd and 4th day the texture is okay but my stomach is...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, given only 4 days long history of abdominal pain and gases suggests you probably have something in diet which has caused you this. For example, excessive of salads, milk, beans, certain cereals, rice, barley, rye, and alcohol, these all can cause increased gas ...  Read Full »

What causes stomach pain with bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother's stomach is severely paining from the last 4 days. Looks like bloating but it is continuous and painful. She is not pooping properly and the gas is not coming out from downside. It is coming in form of burps. The pain shifts from left side of stomach to right then to top a...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand that you must be very upset about your mother's health. Well, I may not be able to confirmly tell you the exact cause of her problem given limited information. But here are some possibilities: 1. Peptic ulcer disease. They are ulcers in the stomach ...  Read Full »

I get frequent severe stomach pain with chest pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 52. I am facing gastric problems. This becomes severe in every 15-20 days. Followed by severe stomach pain and further chest pain. I have consulted doctor regarding this but according to them there is no serious issue. But I feel the pain is very high. I have already remo...  Read Full »

Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh


Answer: Hi, Welcome to What exactly do you eat? Do you follow the food timings? What time exactly you get the pain? Why is that you get pain only after 15-20 days? What about other days? Have you reached your menopause? Or do you get pain during your periods time? Please get back with the det...  Read Full »

Can stress worsen heartburn and stomach ache?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had stomach issues for over 15 years. I have taken some form of Omeprazole (Esomeprazole, Pantropazole, Omeprazole) 5 times a week for all those years. My heartburn and stomach "ache" have gotten much worse recently. I have been going through immense financial stress (primarily, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well I can understand your situation and reason for you being upset. It seems that you have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). And the first line treatment for GERD is acid suppressant medications, which you are already taking. You can simply increase the dose o...  Read Full »

My right side stomach looks bigger than the left with pain near navel. What is the possible diagnosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. I am experiencing pain in my right side of the stomach, about 7 inches right of my navel (in line with my navel). When I sit or lay down I do not feel pain as long as I do not move. I feel pain whenever I take deep breathe, cough, and move my torso. My stool...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Are you diabetic? Do you feel any pain after food intake? I have seen the images that you attached with your query (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Possible causes are: 1. This is the area for gallbladder possibility of cholecystitis. 2. Right ur...  Read Full »

My stomach pain is severe and it moves to the back. What could cause this type of pain?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister is having severe stomach ache and yellow vomiting and the pain goes around her abdomen to the back. She is suffering from this pain for the past one week. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can imagine you must be very upset about your sister. And I really feel sorry that she is in pain for a week's time. Well, the pain you mention that is severe and radiating to back is suggestive of pancreatitis. However, the possibility of peptic ulcers cannot be ...  Read Full »

What are the ways to cure single gallstone?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a single gallstone. I am not facing any symptoms but about last week I felt a severe and intense pain in stomach and immediately to back which continues until I had an Decloyran injection. This pain did not spread over the abdomen. When we met the doctor he checked very carefull...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to So starting from answering your first question. The pain of twisting of veins is an strange term in itself. Why would veins twist around in a healthy young lady with no previous significant medical history. So I do not believe this. Second, the gall bladder is not r...  Read Full »

What does stomach pain with constant reflux and acid taste while burping indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I have regular pain in the stomach while not having food in 2 hours or so. I have constant reflux, air goes from both ways. While burping, I feel acid taste. Frequently, after defecation I feel itching in the sphincter. I am having a hard time if constipation occurs. I am diagnosed ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome you to I can imagine how upset you have been since the start of your symptoms. I will try to provide you the best options for your treatment. So far I understand that you have H.pylori induced gastritis. You have taken medications for it, but it turns positive every ti...  Read Full »

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