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Question: Sudden sharp abdominal pains


 yukiabisu - Sun Oct 14, 2007 7:38 pm

I'm 18
female
I have gerd and ulsers, also asthma and some minor heart problem
I'm taking nexium I got from my friend who is a pharmacist. and an inhaler.
I am sexually active, my partner always uses a condom and he never finishes during sex.

about three weeks ago this monday I started having these random pains. they occur where it seems my intestines would be. the pain feels like an ulcer pain with out the burn and sting. its sharp and roughly lasts for 30 seconds. then I feel like I am going to throw up for a few minuets. and some times but rarely but still some times I am light headed.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sun Oct 14, 2007 11:13 pm

User avatar Hi Yukiabisu,

There are a few possibilities. This may be due to a stomach virus. It may also be do to gallstones or inflammation of the gallbladder. This pain is typically made worse by eating.

Ulcers could do this. They may be made worse or better with eating depending where the ulcer is located.

If your pain continues I'd recommend you see your doctor for a full examination.

Best wishes.

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