Stomach pain?

Stomach pain? Topic: Stomach pain?
October 15, 2019 / By Talmai
Question: It started like six months ago, i got a really sharp pain in my lower abdomen that lasted for one to three minutes. Since then it occurs anywhere from once a month to twice a week, lassting between one and seven minutes. Does anyone know what could be causing this???
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Percy Percy | 5 days ago
Your pain is actually in the intestine, not the stomach (based on the location given). Gastrointestinal pain is a pretty non-specific symptom; the cause could be any of a number of things ranging from gas to appendicitis. You should see a gastroenterologist to help determine the location and cause of the pain. You want to rule out appendicitis, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, etc. Chances are you are just experiencing transient pain related to gas or constipation. Note your symptoms for a few weeks. Record what you ate in the day or two before onset of symptoms, time of day/day of week the pain started, how long it lasted, whether any position or activity makes the pain go away, etc. Take as much information as possible to the doctor appointment. This may save you a lot of expensive and unnecessary steps because certain things might be eliminated from the list of possibilities right off the bat. Good luck!
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Percy Originally Answered: Blood in stool, a little pain during bowel movement, pain in stomach. Help!?
Bright red blood is usually a hemmorhoid, which is not uncommon with constipation. You have to quit straining so much to get an improvement in that. Btw you should be going every day or 2. The pain in your middle is probably a function of your bowel problems, and it could be several things. With your past history, it is possible that you have some serious colon problems, but it is less likely at your age. Then again I got an ulcer when I was 20. Try this home treatment, check out webmd.com, and see a doctor if you need to. Don't forget the possible emotional causes of this. Stress can work a number on your bowels. Try the self help section of your library or book store to work on this. Metamucil fiber treatment is great to use. Stir it well, and drink it through a straw and it won't get as gritty and thick near the bottom. Also get some exercise every day. Walking is good enough. Stimulate your bowels with exercise. Try a little self massage. Take a look at what the bowels look like. The large intestines are your concern. Laying down, start on you lower right quadrant near the start of the bowels. Gently work up your right side from there, then around under the ribs and down the left side. Try to feel for lumps of stool, and gently push it along its course. Only rub in this direction for obvious reasons. For pain and relaxation control, breathe. Pucker your lips when taking a breath, like you are drinking through a straw. Pucker lips release endorphins and relieve pain. Something to keep in mind, is how the colon works. It is a muscle, and sometimes stress puts it into a state of spasm. Sometimes waste gets trapped in wrinkles of the spasmed colon, and erode away the lining, causing a small wound or ulcer. When a particularly firm stool comes through, it may stretch the walls of the colon out. It removes the trapped waste, and leaves an uncovered wound. That could be why it is hurting or the actually spasms may hurt too. Stay with the Metamucil long term, relax, exercise, and massage daily. Good luck and God bless.
Percy Originally Answered: Blood in stool, a little pain during bowel movement, pain in stomach. Help!?
This Site Might Help You. RE: Blood in stool, a little pain during bowel movement, pain in stomach. Help!? 21 year old female.. blood in stool, it's not dark or anything, just normal red. Its not all over stool, just like i guess the first part that comes out.. used to be constipated like only had bowel movements average once per week.. and it was very painful. Went on high fiber diet, lots...

Loyd Loyd
Sounds gastro related. You would have to go through the process of elimination. It maybe dairy products, carbonated drinks, or constipation. If none of this works see your doctor.
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Jeb Jeb
Go to your doc. #1. Or go to your health food store and buy Aloe Vera Gel. Hold your nose and swallow. Hopefully you don't have to see the doc.
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Jeb Originally Answered: stomach pain.?
Abdominal/pelvic pain that is similar to that of period cramping may indicate a problem in a reproductive organ (like the pain around your ovaries or uterus). This includes conditions such as endometriosis (when tissue from the uterus is displaced to somewhere else like the pelvic wall or ovaries), uterine fibroids (thick bands of muscular and fibrous tissue in the uterus), ovarian cysts, ovarian cancer (rare), or pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) infection of the reproductive organs, usually from a sexually transmitted disease. If you have pain in your ovary area, you might have an ovarian cyst. I have experienced that same type of pain whenever I have had an ovarian cyst. I was also diagnosed with endometriosis last year which caused me severe pelvic pain and intense and painful period cramping. If a gynaecological reason cannot be found for the pain you are experiencing, then it could be a gastroenterology problem which could be caused by excessive gas, chronic constipation, viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu), IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome), heartburn or indigestion, gastroesophageal reflux, ulcers, cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder) with or without gallstones, appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix), diverticular disease, including inflammation of small pouches that form in the large intestines (diverticulitis), bowel obstruction (in addition to pain, this causes nausea, bloating, vomiting, and inability to pass gas or stool), food allergies, food poisoning (salmonella, shigella), hernia, kidney stones, UTI’s (urinary tract infections), pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) or dissecting abdominal aortic aneurysm (bleeding into the wall of the aorta). Based on your symptoms and what you wrote, I would recommend that you should see your doctor/gynaecologist, and if nothing is found that you see a gastroenterologist just to rule out any serious GI causes. Good luck :)

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