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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My family and I have an upset stomach for over a week. What medications can we take?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a healthy 45-year-old, non-smoking female. My current medications include Wellbutrin (150 mg), Dexilant (60 mg), Bisoprolol (5 mg) for PVCs, and Marvelon. We have had a stomach virus throughout our family, and I have had it for seven days (my husband had it for about five days and...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You can take tablet Zofran (Ondansetron) and tablet Pepto-Bismol together. No need to keep a gap between these two. You can continue taking tablet Pepto-Bismol. You can take a painkiller for aches. But not together, after one hour. Start wi...  Read Full »

I am suffering from respiratory, throat and stomach problems. Is it a sign of stress and depression?

Query: Hi doctor, I am experiencing respiratory complications, loss of appetite, and throat drying. Are these problems occurring due to issues with the stomach, or is it just from stress and depression? Is it a usual situation?  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Aamir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Most likely, it is a stomach problem like gastritis or reflux disease. Do you have any pain? If yes, where precisely does it radiate? For example, does it radiate to the back of the jaw? Do you have an acidity problem? What are your age and sex? Do you eat many frie...  Read Full »

My 8-year-old son is suffering from stomach pain. Kindly suggest a treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, My 8-year-old son is suffering from stomach pain. The doctor said he had acidity and prescribed the tablet Drotin and Rantac syrup. Kindly suggest a treatment.  Read Full »

Dr. Sumera Abbas Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kids may suffer from dyspepsia depending on their dietary habits, especially if they eat a lot of junk food. The medicines as prescribed by the doctor are a good choice. Start with these medications. Take care of the following : 1) Cut short his junk food, soft drin...  Read Full »

I have bad pain at the end of my esophagus and the beginning of my stomach. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have bad pain at the end of my esophagus at the beginning of my stomach, and I feel like there is a knot there, and I have got this pain right after eating dinner last night. I only ate four bites of dinner and stopped because the upper part of my stomach started hurting. I felt like I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You have gastric reflux due to abnormal relaxation of the lower part of the esophagus. It is a very common condition that requires some medications and lifestyle modifications to be controlled. My advice: 1. Maalox sachet after heavy meals...  Read Full »

When will my stomach ache and diarrhea be cured?

Query: Hello doctor, A week back, I woke up and rushed to the bathroom with a terrible stomach ache to throw up. Minutes later, I had mild diarrhea throughout the day after that. Next day morning, on my way to school, I had to open my car door and throw up outside. Yesterday, I did not throw up but had dia...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Get physically examined and investigated to rule out the medical problem and treat accordingly. You need diet modification. For details on diet please follow up. Drink plenty of fluid. Keep well hydrated, and have ORS (oral rehydration solution). I suggest the follow...  Read Full »

I am a 19-year-old with a family history of celiac disease. Do my symptoms of stomach aches and diarrhea indicate I have it too?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old suffering from stomach aches daily and diarrhea. I also have other symptoms, such as anemia, fatigue, anxiety, brain fog, depression, abdominal pain, heartburn, bloating, weight gain, and osteopenia. Also, my mother and uncle have celiac disease. I tested my blood and g...  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. From the reports attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), your reports are negative for celiac disease. However, what you are suffering from needs to be identified and treated. Since you have anemia and diarrhea, you...  Read Full »

I have had stomach pain for three days, and it increases after eating. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had pain in my stomach close to my navel for three days. The pain increases after eating food. I had an appendix operation a few years back.Kindly help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The stomach pain is most probably due to acidity and gastritis. When it becomes long-standing, then may get converted into a peptic ulcer. You should avoid eating fat-rich, oily, and spicy food. Have some walks after ha...  Read Full »

I am undergoing ayurvedic treatment for fissures and recently developed stomach and back pain. Is it due to constipation?

Query: Hi doctor,I have fissures, and I am undergoing ayurvedic treatment for the same. But now I sometimes experience belly pain and back pain, especially at night. I cannot eat food properly, and I have the urge to vomit. The Ayurveda doctor told me it was due to constipation. So please suggest me a good...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. In my opinion, get a proctoscopy anal examination in which a rectal examination will also be done. So the doctor will also confirm the fissure and assess the severity. You might need to undergo surgery for fissu...  Read Full »

I have diverticulitis, and my stomach hurts every day despite taking medicines. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with diverticulitis, but the symptoms are not gone. My stomach hurts every day. All they have given me is an anti-inflammatory. That helped after ten days. Recent ER visit as my blood pressure reached 60/40 mm Hg, but no diverticulitis problems showed up. My PCP and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Diverticulitis is a large bowel disease, and it has nothing to do with your stomach pain. I will answer your issues one by one. 1) For diverticulitis, we suggest antibiotics, not anti-inflammatory drugs. 2) Which anti-inflammatory drugs ...  Read Full »

Is my son's stomach pain due to excess Anardana tablets?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4.5 years old son has taken 25 to 30 digestive Anardana tablets without our knowledge. From then, he complains about severe stomach pain after 1 to 2 hours. We have consulted the doctor and he gave an antibiotic course of four days which was completed. Problem is still there. We ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your question in detail and I know that you are very concerned about your child but do not worry. Since, it has been four days when your child has eaten Anardana tablets and the ultrasound and blood reports are normal, the child probably has developed acidit...  Read Full »

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