Twisting pain in upper and lower abdomen - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : hi
Doctor : how can i help you
User : hi. my friend has sudden onset stomach pain. fever, says he feels like his stomach is "twisting" pain in upper and lower abdomen, shooting pain into his shoulders.
User : he is serving overseas...cant get to a hospital. hes worried its very serious and we cant get in touch with any doctors we know well.
Doctor : what is his age
User : hes had a cold...so hes been taking a lot of advil, vitamin c
User : 31
User : great physical health...previous chest surgery...i was thinking it could be gas getting caught in his scar tissue. but hes in a lot of pain
Doctor : does have gastitis problem
User : hes been fatigued for the last few days
User : no stomach problems to speak of
User : he was uncomfortable and just very suddenly he was in a ton of pain
Doctor : what surgery he has undergone
User : he was shot last year, almost exactly last year. so he had surgery to remove the bullets in his chest and shoulder
User : but hes saying it feels like his kidneys or his appendix....
User : hes been taking a lot of advil. so i dont know if it could be an ulcer. but im not sure that comes on so quickly.
Doctor : are you there
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