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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Although: Rare, cocoa or other ingredients present in other sweets (soy, peanut, milk) can give you a reaction, including GI upset. Talk to an allergist to try ... Read More

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can check: A person with diarrhea can consider seeing a doctor if her symptoms are not mild and temporary. Usually, one can expect 2-3 days of watery diarrhea, a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Ulcers/gallstones: Abdominal pain associated with food is concerning for gastric/duodenal ulcers and/or gallstone trouble. Panreatitis is also a possibility. If u have n ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Ulcers, gallstones: Abdominal pain associated with food is concerning for gastric/duodenal ulcers and/or gallstone trouble. Panreatitis is also a possibility. If u have n ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
17 years experience in Gastroenterology
Abdominal pain: Abd pain radiating to back may be sign of pancreatic pathology or gallbladder problem. I would start with ultrasound and blood work for liver and panc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience in General Surgery
Lots of things...: Our brain can't tell the difference in pain signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, liver, or gallbladder. So i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Get checked: Maybe stomach but "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
It may suggest: Stomach irritation or ulcer. Get tested for h pylori antibody. Consider taking otc Prilosec and avoid irritating foods including spicy foods, caffeina ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Stomach pain: Stomach pain after eating can be from various causes. Gallbladder usually will be campy and pain will radiate to back or scapula. Gastric or duodena ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience in Family Medicine
Irritation: Alcohol is an irritant to the liver and pancreas as well as the stomach itself. If these organs are irritated enough they will cause pain in the abdom ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Evaluation: See a doctor for detailed evaluation.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Digestion: You likely lack enzymes necessary to digest the food. I have no vested interest in this product but do recommend "digest extra" sold at the vitamin sh ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Black stools: Truly black, tarry stools (melena) are a worrying sign of bleeding in the upper GI tract. It sounds as if you might have an ulcer or esophagitis. You ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Headache: you should be evaluated for a tension or migraine headache
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yaw Adjei-poku
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Reflux: You may have gastroesophageal reflux disease. Have you noticed it gets worse after eating especially spicy foods or drinking coffee? What about laying ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Vomiting: I was going to suggest you may be having a strong reaction to gluten, dairy, or dome other food, but that would not explain the vomiting before you ea ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Gastroenteritis: A viral gastroenteritis is likely. Treatment consists of resting, drinking adequate amounts of room temperature fluids including flat ginger ale to se ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience in Family Medicine
How long?: Food poisoning is usually resolved in less than a 24-48 hour period. if it persists longer than that, seeing a doctor might be beneficial. Several p ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Stomach flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, (naprox ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Gallbladder vs ulcer: Right upper quadrant pain makes us think of gallbladder issues, whether due to stones or infection. However, gastritis ; ulcers can also manifest as R ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
All these symptoms: could be from IBS. Seek a professional evaluation by a gastroenterologist and expect some testing to rule out other potentially more serious disorders ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Mathur
18 years experience in Sports Medicine
Gallbladder : When associated with eating two common causes can be gallstones and the other would be inflammation or ulcer of the stomach. If there is pain going to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
NORMAL: It's kind of like having a "charlie horse" after doing an exercise you are not used to.... Hope this helps! Dr z
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Diet?: You may be intolerant of certain foods. With these symptoms, its best to see your doctor. He/she can listen to you and do an examination to find out ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if ... Read More
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