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what is the definition or description of: stomach pain?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 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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What are the most common causes of stomach pain?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Many: It could be food sensitivity, allergies, lactose intolerance (dairy problem) too much food, gas, blockage of some sort, malabsorption, type of food, etc. Keep a food journal and see if you can identify if a particular type of food is the problem. Could be a gallbladder, liver, or pancreas problem as well. Best to have it evaluated by a physician.
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Need to know what could be the cause of stomach pain?

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See your doctor: These symptoms can only by appropriately worked up by your doctor in person.
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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 35 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.
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A 23-year-old male asked:

I was in quite a bit of stomach pain for 24 hours and it has happened almost exactly a week apart. It is intermittent bouts of extreme stomach pain?

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Dr. Julie Chao
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Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain can be many things. How is your bowel movements? what kind of food have you been eating? any abdominal problem in the past? surgery? hernia? blood in stools? How long does the abdominal pain last? associates with any movements? fever or other symptoms besides abdominal pain?

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