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A 74-year-old female asked:

why only after eating the main meal of the day, getting severe pain in upper eft abdomen? pain oes away completely after two hours or so.

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
See a GI doctor: Cannot diagnose over the internet, but this sounds as if it should be possible to resolve quickly with a history, physical exam and possibly endoscopy and other tests. Hope this gets better soon. Best.
Dr. Vikram Patel
Pain Management 37 years experience
Pin after meals: Most likely the culprit is the stomach itself. Either an ulcer or just hyperacidity can cause such pain which gets better once the food passes further. You should see a GI specialist who can specifically diagnose these issues. In the mean time, avoid fatty food and high calorie diet. Fruits and veggies can help.

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Last updated Apr 2, 2018

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