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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Are the hitting of my stomach and diarrhea interrelated? What medicine can be taken?

Query: Hello doctor,I hit my stomach with a doorknob pretty bad, and it hurts. I now have diarrhea too. I have to fly for 15 hours in some time. Should I be worried?  Read Full »

Dr. M. A. Toyeb, Nazma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I do not think being hit by a doorknob has anything to do with diarrhea. Do you have any associated pain or bruising in the affected area? If you do not have recurrent loose stools, then nothing has to be done. But i...  Read Full »

I have had stomach pain after I took the tablet Colchicine. What medication should I take to prevent it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have stomach pain that started after I took the tablet Colchicine for pericarditis, but I cannot stop taking my medication. I tried taking the tablet Ranitidine 150 mg twice daily, but it did not help. Now I am taking the tablet Rabeprazole 20 mg daily, but my stomach still hurts. Wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I completely understand your concern and will try to help you out. Gastrointestinal disorders are usually the most common adverse reactions from the tablet Colchicine. They are often the first signs of toxicity and may indicate that the Colchicine dose needs to be redu...  Read Full »

My 4-year-old daughter has a stomach ache, constipation, and weight loss with bowel wall inflammation in ultrasound. Is it IBD?

Query: Hello doctor,My 4-year-old daughter has complained of stomach aches and constipation for past four days. She has been gradually loosing weight for the past many months. We did a ultra sound and stool test. Her ultra sound showed inflammation on her bowel wall and the stool test showed calprotectin l...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest the following: Give the child Muout powder (Polyethylene Glycol) - 4 scoops in 1 glass of water early in the morning on an empty stomach for three days, followed by two scoops in 1 glass of water early in the morning on an empty stomach for two weeks. Reduce...  Read Full »

A stent is placed on my 8-year-old nephew's penis to aid urination. He has stomach pain. What are the reasons?

Query: Hi doctor,A stent is placed on my nephew's penis to aid urination. He has stomach pain. He did a CT scan and took a tablet Dexona. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From the reports attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), your nephew's condition indicates tuberculosis of the intestine. I suggest to take a colonoscopy and biopsy for confirmatory diagnosis and treatment.  Read Full »

What medications should I take for the severe stomachache and diarrhea I have been having since morning?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had severe stomach aches and diarrhea since morning. I think it is due to food poisoning. Please suggest some medicines to get relief from stomach pain and diarrhea. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Rajja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you take the tablet Ornidazole 500 mg, Pantoprazole 40 mg, and Drotaverine 80 mg for five days (consult a specialist doctor, talk with him or her, and take medications with their consent).  Read Full »

Why do I get pain while passing stools for the past six months?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from a disease of the stomach for six months now. I feel a pain in my stomach when I pass stools. My stool is like mud or liquid, but not like water. I have consulted many doctors but I do not have relief yet. Please tell me what I should do. I am very worried.  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your problems are not too worrisome. It can happen normally as well. I suggest you take the following medicines: Albendazole tablet 400 mg (for worms). Lactobacillus granules (Vizylac or Darolac) daily once for a week. Increase the intake of leafy vegetables, peas, bea...  Read Full »

I have developed a metallic taste in my mouth and pain in my stomach. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I developed pain in the right side of my stomach over three weeks ago. A few days later, I developed nausea and a metallic taste in my mouth. I have had blood and urine tests which were normal. I have also had an ultrasound which was also normal. My symptoms have not improved. I was pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Bansari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your comments, and it is suggestive of gastritis and reflux disease. Please follow the following steps, and it will help you get out of this. 1) Take small bites of food and chew food properly. 2) Increase intake of fluids. 3) Do not overeat; leave...  Read Full »

My son who is three year old is having fever, stomach ache and loose stools for two days. Can you prescribe some medicines for the same?

Query: Hello doctor, My son, around 3 years, has had a fever and stomach ache for the last two days. Also, he has had loose stools for the previous day, and there is no fever from last night. I had given him Tablet Paracetamol and Enterogermina oral suspension. Could you prescribe some medicines to stop hi...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I would suggest Syrup Zithromax (Azithromycin dihydrate) quarter teaspoon daily for seven to ten days. Syrup Tiemonium Methyl Sulphate half teaspoon three times a day following the meal. This will help to...  Read Full »

What is the reason for biloma, stomach pain and hard stools post gallbladder removal?

Query: Hello doctor, Before two months, I had my gallbladder removed. Two months after, I had a 9 mm stone lodged. However, this did not resolve the issue. One week ago, they found a biloma however, my surgeon does not think it is a issue though I am experiencing stomach pain and lake stools. His conclusi...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, your surgeon seems to be doing the right things. There are several other reasons to think the alternative diagnosis like peptic ulcer disease, biliary reflux, post cholecystectomy pain, or functional abdominal pain. The factors which predispose you to develop a...  Read Full »

My 5-year-old son complained of tummy ache two weeks before. Is it a tummy bug or something else?

Query: Hello doctor, My 5-year-old son recently had a tummy bug. He was complaining of tummy ache and fatigue two weeks before. He was fine the next day but woke up several times that night due to tummy pain. The next day, he got really tired after school and was nauseous. He fell sick around five times th...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I can understand your concern. It can be food poisoning or infection of the intestine, due to which dull pain and discomfort are seen. So, I suggest you get a stool sample culture test and complete blood count (CBC) done to rule out infecti...  Read Full »

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