Stomach Pain

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Stress May Increase Risk For Ulcers

Your body’s natural response to stress can increase the amount of acid in your stomach and stress can also affect an area of your brain.


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Don’t Ignore Stomach Issues

An intestinal obstruction can be deadly. See a doctor if you are having trouble passing gas, having a bowel movement or have other symptoms.


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Severe Stomach Pain May Be Intestinal Obstruction

One of the most common reasons people go to the emergency room is severe stomach pain and about 15% of the time, intestinal obstruction is the cause.


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When Your Child’s ‘Belly’ Hurts

When a child complains ‘my belly hurts’, it could be the result of anything from too much candy to a serious infection.



Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a condition that affects as many as half-a-million Americans.