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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I have small lumps on my stomach and it is itching and paining. Is it because of the three small lumps on my stomach?

Query: Hello doctor, I have three small lumps on my stomach. One on top of my stomach (above my belly button), one on the left side of my belly button, and another below. It's been more than three months. I am not sure if my stomach is hurting or itching because of the lumps. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. If you can feel the lumps, that means the nodes are under the skin superficially and not in the stomach as stomach lumps can not be palpated. Secondly, these lumps under the skin are lipomas and are benign. They do not pose any thre...  Read Full »

I am having severe pain and abdominal bloating after eating out. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having severe pain and bloating in the abdomen for the last two days. I started to have it after taking dinner at a restaurant. I have taken Omoperazole, Ofloxacin and Ornidazole.   Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query. Sorry for the discomfort you are having. Please mention whether you have any nausea or vomiting tendency, any loose motion so far, and fever. Pain and bloating can occur due to gas formation. If your symptoms remain associated with a diarrhea epis...  Read Full »

What causes severe stomach pain with vomiting in a 6-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6 year old boy is suffering from stomach ache. He vomited 2 to 3 times already. He had mangoes yesterday, and today he is having yellow vomiting. I gave him Ondansetron syrup and Cyclopam. The vomiting has stopped now, but he still has the stomach pain. The stomach pain is so seve...  Read Full »


Dr. M.l. Kothari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your child is suffering from gastroenteritis. I suggest you try giving him the following: Continue Ondansetron syrup, one teaspoonful thrice a day. Cyclopam (Paracetamol and Dicyclomine) syrup, one teaspoonful thrice a day. Syrup Zenflox OZ (Ofloxacin and Ornidazole), ...  Read Full »

I tested positive for COVID 15 days back, and I am unable to hold down food for five days. Kindly help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35-year-old female with Hashimoto’s thyroid, GERD with esophageal, vitamin D deficiency, PTSD, depression, and anxiety. It has been 15 days since I have been tested positive for COVID. I am barely able to hold down food or liquid. I have to fight the urge to vomit to keep fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many feel these symptoms post COVID. Do not worry. You can take Pantoprazole 40 mg twice a day one hour before food instead of Nexium (Esomeprazole Sodium) for ten days. Also, I suggest you take Ondansetron tablets 4 mg three times a day one hour before food. It wil...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain, cramping, vomiting, indigestion, and I cannot defecate freely. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have stomach pain, cramping, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, vomiting undigested food. I checked my stool and found some worm-like objects. But I guess it could be undigested food, fiber, or mucosa. I consulted a doctor, and he said that it could be a stomach worm. And ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your history and the picture provided (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It seems that your intestinal movements are abnormal. I suggest you start the following treatment; 1) Ispaghula Husk (Psyllium) one sachet in on...  Read Full »

My 5-year-old daughter suffers from on and off stomach pain. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 5 years old. Her weight is 10 kg. She had on and off pain in her stomach and a terrible smell when she farts. Please help me out in this problem. I gave her Cyclopam but was not so effective. She is currently on Colicaid.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first striking point I have noted in your history is the weight of the child. 10 kg for a 5 year old is very less. This history coupled with the history of abdominal pain and indigestion may be indicative of a metabolic disorder or disorder associated with digestion o...  Read Full »

Even though my wife is three weeks pregnant, she does not have any signs of pregnancy. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife had a severe cough, for which she took antibiotics for a week. She missed her periods the following month, and the home pregnancy test was positive. So, we did a urine pregnancy test in the doctor's office, which was also positive. But, it has been three weeks, still, she is n...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not see any reason for you to be worried about the cough, fever and the antibiotics. Most of the antibiotics and medicines for respiratory infection are safe in pregnancy.Why are you not getting an ultrasound scan done? Why are you stressing yourself waiting for t...  Read Full »

Will recurrent UTI occur due to holding urine for a prolonged time?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I did a urine test today, there is no UTI or any infection, but the RBC count was 0 to 1. I did a test six weeks back, which showed the RBC count to be 4 to 6. I still feel there is a block to the urine flow, and I have to go every 15 minutes or every one hou...  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history suggests that you have very frequent urination and poor flow with recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection). I would like to know the following. Do you have constipation or numbness of the sole? How frequently do you get up at night? Has any catheter been put ...  Read Full »

Will IBS worsen stomach pain and discomfort on sitting down?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old male. I have been having abdominal pains and discomfort for the last six months. The pain has been mostly on the left side and middle of my abdomen. It feels like I have a knot in my stomach. The discomfort is worse when I am sitting down. I have recently had an ultras...  Read Full »


Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may also be having IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Also possible that you are only having dyspepsia and indigestion. What are your dietary habits? Please try to have small quantities of food at regular intervals. You should not be eating more quantities, frequently,...  Read Full »

My 4-year-old son suffers from pain above the belly button. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 4 years old. He has had pain above his belly button for two days. He only wants to sleep. He is vomiting and not eating anything. Why? What is he suffering from?  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is he passing stools? This is a very important question because if he is not then, it may point to obstruction. Another possibility is that there may be some mild gastritis. You can manage the pain by giving syrup Colicaid (Simethicone) 5 mL only when there is the pain. F...  Read Full »

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