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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Can caffeine trigger GERD symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor,I am an 18-year-old male 182 cm feet tall and weighs about 63 kg. I have a problem with the last five months. I have been experiencing these symptoms like a burning pain in the stomach region (a few centimeters above belly button), alleviated by eating food, to a greater extent by antacids...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, I can very well understand your concerns. It seems that you probably have one of the two potential conditions. Considering your age and chronicity of the symptoms with no apparent weight loss or bleeding or reduced appetite (I assume since you did not mention)...  Read Full »

I had sex during my periods, and I currently have PID, and I get symptoms like stomach and back pain. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex last month while I was on my period and I used Postinorr after all. I went for a scan after noticing a white discharge on my undergarment and I was told I had a PID infection. On that same day, I saw a brown discharge but the doctor told me maybe it was my period. After th...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case and I understand your concern. As per your description, if you had intercourse on your menstrual day after that there was no physical contact then there is no chance of getting pregnant. Sometimes during ovulation (around the 14th d...  Read Full »

My mother has pain in the left side of her stomach and loose stools along with a lot of burps. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has pain in the left side of her stomach and loose stools. She also gets a lot of burps and farts. Whenever she eats spicy food, she has loose stools. Can you please let me know what might be the reason? She is suffering from spondylitis, anxiety, and cholesterol issues. Curr...  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on the symptoms you have described, your mother may be experiencing gastrointestinal issues such as gastritis or gastroenteritis. Gastritis is the inflammation of the stomach lining, which can cause pain in the upper abdomen, bloating, and nausea. Gastroenterit...  Read Full »

How to treat iron deficiency anemia?

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 13 years old. She is having moderate to severe stomach pain for a year. We thought that it was related to constipation. After a few weeks, my daughter started to have a headache, feelings of dizziness, and shortness of breath. She had a habit of eating ice all the time. Her ...  Read Full »

Dr. Singh Smrita

Answer: Hi,Welcome to have gone through the attached blood test results (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your daughter's serum ferritin is low which reflects the low iron stores. Her hemoglobin is low. Her low ferritin levels support it. Her TIBC (total iron binding capacity) ...  Read Full »

My son struggles to pass stools every day, irrespective of eating healthily. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, My son struggles to pass stools every day. Irrespective of healthy eating, he keeps complaining that every time he tries to pass stool, his stomach hurts, and he has the feeling that he wants to pass stool, but he is not able to pass it. This has been going on for a couple of months now. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Constipation is common in children. These are some natural ways to relieve constipation: 1. Give radish and carrots as a salad in the diet. 2. Give adequate water. Sometimes, drinking less water can lead to constipation. Pathological cause...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the severe stabbing pain in my stomach?

Query: Hello doctor, This has happened to me twice now. This feeling usually lasts for about five to 10 minutes. It felt like a knife was pushed into my stomach and was being twisted. The pain is at the center of my upper stomach. Other than frequent heart burn, I am or at least I feel, healthy. I am not ...  Read Full »

Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you mentioned, you have a stabbing pain in the upper abdomen, that lasts for five to 10 minutes. From your description as well as a history of frequent heart burn, the probable reason could be: A gastric or a duodenal ulcer. Biliary colic. Pancreatic ...  Read Full »

What is the root cause of pancreas problem in a 17-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor,I herewith attach the medical reports of my son aged 17 years old who had a pancreas problem. He does not have any bad habits. He is taking medicine as per the doctor's advise. Mild home food is being given. But still now and then he reports mild stomach pain. Kindly clarify the followi...  Read Full »

Dr. Datta Ram. U

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand the anxiety you have regarding your son. He has pancreatitis. Is this the first time he is getting this? Does he take alcohol? Did he have any injury to the abdomen? Have you checked his serum triglycerides and calcium? Is he on any long-term me...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain and nausea that have worsened despite taking medications. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I was having a lot of stomach pain and nausea and went to urgent care they asked me to do a blood test and an H. pylori test. Both came back negative and I was told I have gastritis and to take Omzeprozole. But it seems to have gotten worse in the last few months. I feel it in my throa...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am reviewing your case history and will get back to you in 15 to 20 minutes. Thank you.  Read Full »

How to get rid of stomach worms?

Query: Hello doctor, My child is 6.5 years old. Recently, a worm came out of her mouth alive of about 2 to 3 inches long without vomit. Doctor gave her Bandy plus and told to repeat the dosage after 14 days. Please suggest whether it is a tapeworm. What are the investigations you would like to suggest for ...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagasirisha Naredla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Worms in tummy are quite common in children. Please give the medication as directed by your doctor. Most of the times it gets resolved. But, if it is persisting, then we may have to repeat the course or give alternate medicine.There are many kinds of worms and it would...  Read Full »

Can cocaine cause blood in urine?

Query: Hello doctor, My step daughter who is eight years old had belly pain, blood in anus and urine. Her organic father is a drug addict; we think he gave her Cocaine to eat. Would there be symptoms of having Cocaine? Please guide.  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concerns. Single dose of Cocaine cannot cause the side effects of blood in urine and stool. If taken for large period then it can lead to above symptoms. It can be stomach infection or blood abnormality as blood is present in both urine and stool....  Read Full »

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