Hello, is the pain on the left or right side?
Do you have a fever?
On a scale of 1-10 (very bad), how bad is the pain?
How long has it been a problem?
If you can give as much information as possible, that would be very useful.
Almost directly in the middle. It comes as a sharp pain and eases off
Thanks for the extra information, can you tell me when the pain occurs?
Any change to your bowel movements?
Do you take any medication?
I have IBS but have never had a pain this sharp in the middle of my stomach through to my back. Usually the pain is much lower and not as sharp. I began taking injections of Forteo about a month ago.
Pain in this area might indicate a stomach ulcer, if the pain is very severe then you need to go to urgent care. There are many possible causes of severe stomach pain in this area which might include problems with the pancreas or gall bladder so you may need an ultrasound or upper GI endoscopy to fully investigate.
If the pain is less severe then I would suggest some Gaviscon or omeprazole to help short term.