Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Recurring Abdominal Pain
Your improvement after eating strongly suggests that you have an injury or irritation of your stomach or small intestine lining. After you eat, your stomach and small intestine coat themselves with soothing mucus and can temporarily relieve pain.
For the time being, we will narrow our thinking to problems that occur in the stomach or small intestine. As we consider possible diagnoses, it is important to identify symptoms that could be a sign of a dangerous condition in one of these areas.
Have you experienced any of the following worrisome symptoms:
vomiting with blood
black stools with a tar-like or paste-like texture (caused by deteriorated blood)
unexplained weight loss?
- Abdomen and Pelvis
- See also
- Acid Reflux Treatment
- Blood in the Urine in Men
- Causes of Impotence
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Constipation in Adults
- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Men
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Painful or Frequent Urination in Men
- Penis Pain, Sores, Discharge or Lumps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Sexual Problems in Men
- Treatment of Impotence
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Understanding PSA
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