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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: stomach pain?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
ABDOMINAL PAIN: Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain localised in anatomic stomach.

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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Stomach pain after meal?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Stomach pain: Stomach pain after a meal, also known as a postprandial pain, refers to pain in the mid abdomen after eating. It can have many causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder , pancreas, and intestines, among other organs. If it persists, it should be evaluated.
Last updated Dec 7, 2012

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