Abdominal pain Causes, symptoms and treatment of abdominal pain

Anatomy of the Abdomen 0

What is Crohn’s disease and IBD?

Crohn’s Disease is a form of recurring inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, found in roughly 500,000 people in the United States. Identified in 1932 when Dr. Burrill Crohn and two colleagues, Dr. Leon Ginzburg...

Surgery for Hernias 0

Surgery for Hernias

It is important to understand that if your hernia needs repairing surgery you should not delay this procedure because the effects of this delay will be more uncomfortable than the surgery itself. Recent studies...

Sports hernias and abdominal pain 0

Sports hernias and abdominal pain

Sports people are used to hearing often about hernia problems. The most common types of hernia that occur when practicing sports are inguinal hernia and sports hernia, referred to by some doctors as ‘Gilmore’s...

Can gas cause abdominal pain? 0

Can gas cause abdominal pain?

Yes, trapped wind / gas is a common cause of abdominal pain (especially cramping abdominal pain) and can be very uncomfortable. Whenever you swallow (food, drink, saliva etc.) small amounts of air are also...

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Can stress cause abdominal pain?

Short answer…yes! Stress is a common cause of abdominal pain, both acute (short term) and chronic (long term).  The science behind stress causing abdominal pain and other stomach symptoms is quite complicated. However, put simply,...

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Can bananas cause abdominal pain?

Bananas are a popular healthy snack for many people. For some people however eating bananas can result in uncomfortable abdominal pain (‘stomach ache/tummy ache’). So what exactly causes abdominal pain after eating bananas? Normally...