Belching or passing gas clears gas from the digestive tract, but when gas is stuck it causes abdominal pain.
Irritable bowel syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome is a common condition that causes painful spasms and cramping in the large intestine.
Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining, causes stomach upset, irritation, and pain.
Constipation is having less than three bowel movements a week, causing hard stools, abdominal pain and more.
Constipation is having less than three bowel movements a week, causing hard stools, abdominal pain and more. To do: Eat fiber-rich whole foods (raw or cooked). Exercise and massage tummy with coconut oil and peppermint oil.
Insert a suppository with coconut oil for bed-ridden seniors who are taking many kinds of medications.
Gastroenteritis is inflammation of the stomach and intestine that causes diarrhea and vomiting.
Indigestion is pain and burning in the upper abdomen, an feeling of fullness after a meal, belching, and gas.
Osteoporos Osteoporosis occurs when bones become weak and can break more easily.
Gallstones A gallstone attack occurs when a stone blocks the bile duct, causes right upper abdominal pain and cramping.
Giardiasis Giardiasis is an infection of the small intestine causing diarrhea, gas, bloating, nausea and stomach cramps.
Helicobacterpylori infection Helicobacter, bacteria in the digestive tract, causes peptic ulcers and their associated pain and burning.
Polycystic kidney disease Polycystic kidney disease can cause abdominal pain, headaches, and pain in the sides and back.
Muscle strain Muscle strain occurs when muscles are stressed, overworked, or injured due to physical activity or labor.
Food poisoning Food poisoning can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, and weakness.
Panic attack When someone has a panic attack, that person feels a sudden, intense fear that can’t be controlled.
Peptic ulcer Peptic ulcers, sores in the lining of the stomach or upper intestine, cause abdominal pain, gas, and more.
Diverticulitis Diverticulitis is a condition of the colon and causes pain, cramping, infection, bleeding, and other symptoms.
Lactose intolerance Lactose intolerance, or the inability to digest lactose, leads to gas, bloating, and other symptoms.
Intestinal ischemia Symptoms of intestinal ischemia include pain, bloody bowel movements, abdominal swelling, vomiting, and more.
Intestinal obstruction Intestinal obstruction is when the intestine is blocked and causes pain, swelling, nausea, diarrhea, and more.
Intussusception Intussusception is an intestinal condition and causes severe pain, bloody stools, diarrhea, fever, and more.
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A is an inflammation of the liver. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, yellowing of the skin, and more.
Hepatitis B Hepatitis B is an inflammation of the liver that may cause fever, fatigue, dark urine, jaundice, and more.
Hepatitis C Hepatitis B is an inflammation of the liver that may cause yellowing of the skin and eyes, tiredness, and more.
Celiac disease Celiac disease, which is an intestinal reaction to gluten, can cause gas, diarrhea, bloating, and weight loss.
Colon cancer Colon cancer is often asymptomatic, but it can cause constipation, bowel obstruction, bloody stool and more.
Colon polyps Colon polyps are growths that form in the lining of the colon, and can cause constipation, diarrhea and more.
Crohn’s disease Crohn’s disease is a digestive condition that causes swelling, cramping, diarrhea, and nutritional problems.
Cystic fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that causes the body to produce abnormally thick and sticky mucus.
Dermatomyositis Dermatomyositis is a condition that causes muscle swelling and weakness, and a rash on the face and joints.
Proctitis Proctitis is pain and inflammation of the rectal lining caused by infection.
Pancreatitis Pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas, causes abdominal pain and swelling, nausea, and rapid pulse.
Ulcerative colitis Ulcerative colitis causes swelling in the large intestine and can lead to cramping, diarrhea, and more.
Gastrointestinal bleeding The symptoms of gastrointestinal bleeding include black or bloody stool or vomit, dizziness, and cramping.
Depression (Child and Adolescent) Depression is a painful sadness that interferes with a child’s schoolwork, family life, and social activities.
Diabetic ketoacidosis Symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis include dry mouth, excessive thirst and urination, and more.
Diverticulosis Diverticulosis is a condition of the colon and causes pain, cramping, infection, bleeding, and other symptoms.
Drug overdose A drug overdose can be fatal and causes sleepiness, confusion, coma, vomiting, and other symptoms.
Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease marked by swollen painful joints, a rash, swollen lymph nodes, and more.
Thalassemia Thalassemia is a rare group of genetic blood disorders effecting red blood cells and leading to anemia.
Anemia Anemia, a lack of red blood cells, can cause fatigue, pale skin, weakness, dizziness, headache and more.
Pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer is typically asymptomatic until the cancer has advanced, making treatment difficult.
Drug allergy A drug allergy is an allergic reaction to a medication and can cause a rapid heartbeat and difficulty breathing.
Narcotic abuse Narcotic abuse can cause fatigue, shallow breathing, anxiety, euphoria, vomiting, confusion, and constipation.
Porphyria Porphyria is a condition that can affect the nerves and skin, making the skin extremely sensitive to sunlight.
Hydronephrosis Hydronephrosis is a condition of the kidneys and causes aching or pain, urinary symptoms, fever, and nausea.
Inflammatory bowel disease Inflammatory bowel disease causes swelling and symptoms such as cramping, chronic diarrhea, and bleeding.
Iron poisoning Iron poisoning causes abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, and dehydration.
Ascaris worms Ascarisis is an infection by a roundworm, and can cause visible worms in the stool and respiratory symptoms.
Kyphosis Kyphosis, a rounding or forward curve of the spine, causes a hump in the back, back pain, stiffness, and more.
Intestinal Ileus Intestinal ileus is a condition of the intestinal muscles causing cramps and bloating, vomiting, gas, and more.
Allergic reaction Allergic reaction causes sneezing, runny nose and hives and can lead to anaphylaxis, a whole body reaction.
Aortic aneurysm (abdomen) An abdominal aortic aneurysm is swelling of the main abdominal artery and can cause sudden chest pain.
Tick bite A tick-related illness may cause a rash that expands out from the site of the bite, fever, chills, and more.
Chagas disease Chagas disease is caused by a tropical parasite and can cause fever, ill feeling, and swelling around the eye.
Small intestine cancer Small intestine cancer is rare and often has no symptoms, but can cause symptoms in its advanced stages.
Appendicitis Appendicitis is an infection of the appendix causing abdominal pain that begins near the belly button.
Budd-Chiari syndrome Budd-Chiari syndrome is a rare liver condition, symptoms include pain, swelling, and vomiting blood.
Pseudohypoparathyroidism Pseudohypoparathyroidism is a rare inherited condition that can lead to cramps, muscle spasms, and more.
Ricin poisoning Ricin is a dangerous poison in castor beans, and causes trouble breathing, nausea, fever and sweating.
Lead poisoning Lead poisoning causes sudden pain on either side of the lower back, urinary issues, nausea, fever, and chills.
Radiation sickness Radiation sickness is caused by a high dose of radiation, and causes vomiting, diarrhea, hair loss, and more.
Toxic shock syndrome Toxic shock syndrome is a serious bacterial infection and causes fever, low blood pressure, a rash, and more.
Henoch-schonlein purpura Henoch-Sch�nlein purpura is a condition that causes a purple bruise-like rash on the legs and buttocks.
Typhoid fever Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness and causes fever, general aches and pains, headache, and weakness.
Aortic dissection (abdomen) An abdominal aortic dissection is a medical emergency and causes sudden abdominal or back pain.
Shingles (herpes zoster) Shingles is a painful, blistering, skin rash typically found on the back and sides of the chest.
Stomach cancer Early stomach cancer may cause commonly misdiagnosed symptoms such as indigestion, nausea, and poor appetite.
Abdominal migraine Abdominal migraine is recurring stomach pain and vomiting that typically shows up in children between the ages of 3 and 10, although it can also occur in adults.
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