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Stomach pain after eating?

Stomach pain after eating?

Inflammation/gerd: There are many causes,maybe GERD or inflammation of the stomach lining or h.pylori infection ...Read more

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Stomach Pain After Meal (Definition)

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, ...Read more


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Severe abdominal cramping belching after eating?

Severe abdominal cramping belching after eating?

More Info: How much? How fast? What were you eating. How long afterwards, any other symptoms like heartburn, diarrhea, are also important. Anything modify the symptoms? Does it occur with all types of food or just certain types? These questions all need to be investigated by a doctor to get your answer. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain after eating?

Severe stomach pain after eating?

Many possible causes: Depending on how long after eating it happens (right away or several hours later), it could be stomach inflammation or ulcers, reflux (gerd), problems with your pancreas or gall bladder or even some type of blockage to normal emptying of the stomach (a growth within or on the outside of the stomach). If you are losing weight, have no appetite, or the pain is severe, see your doc asap! ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Celiac, gluten intol: Approximately 6 percent of patients are gluten sensitive. One percent of patients have celiac. Gluten found in flour which makes bread can cause bloating and cramping in patients with celiac or gluten sensitvity. Your doctor can do tests like blood work and endoscopy to check for this. ...Read more

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Stomach and back pain after eating?

Stomach and back pain after eating?

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 pancreas. You may also need endoscopy as this may be sign of duodenal ulcer. ...Read more

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Why abdominal pain and nausea after bowel movement?

Why abdominal pain and nausea after bowel movement?

Stretch "nerves": There are few true pain nerves to the intestines..... the intestines react to stretching or distension. You would perceive that as nausea and pain after the act of a BM post stretching of the tissue. ...Read more

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Very bad abdominal pain and left shoulder pain after eating. Can last hours.

Very bad abdominal pain and left shoulder pain after eating. Can last hours.

Need more info: Have you seen a Dr for this ? Sounds like ulcer vs gall bladder, but without examination, impossible to tell.. Does it change, depending on the type of foods you eat ? Does anything you do help relieve the pain ? Any shortness of breath or chest pains or cardiac changes ? ...Read more

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Immediately after eating severe stomach pain and diarrhea/nausea. Why?

Immediately after eating severe stomach pain and diarrhea/nausea. Why?

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 illnesses of any of those organs causes upper abdominal pain; gallbladder is most common. A good doctor will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr. ; get proper diagnosis; good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp stomach pain after eating apple, why?

Sharp stomach pain after eating apple, why?

Abdominal pain: Apples contain fructose. Large amount of fructose may cause GI upset. ...Read more

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No gallbladder, no spleen or appendix. Abdominal pain 30 minutes after eating, gas and bloating.

No gallbladder, no spleen or appendix. Abdominal pain 30 minutes after eating, gas and bloating.

Pain: Reduce the amount of fat to decrease the chances of pain and bloating when you have no gallblader or take bile products as rx by your doctor; reduce the amount of a meal. ...Read more

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Stomach growls after eating? No pain.

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Stomach growls after eating? No pain.

Stomach growling: It's normal to hear some growling in the stomach after eating. It's due to a digestive process called peristalsis. ...Read more

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No appetite. Nausea after eating and before bowel movement. Gurgling in upper and lower abdominal. Not pregnant. 1 week before period starts.

No appetite. Nausea after eating and before bowel movement.  Gurgling in upper and lower abdominal. Not pregnant. 1 week before period starts.

Hmmm: You should be evaluated for possible gastric ulcer. Progesterone increases in the second half of your cycle. This can cause relaxation of your muscles in the gi system. ...Read more

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Severe pain and bloating in stomach. More after eating. Previous issues with gallbladder.

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Be evaluated soon...: Your symptoms point to possible disorders of gastrointestinal (GI) tract, i.e., foods indigestion or/& its stability or passage. To unveil the myth behind symptoms (Sx), follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you surely can work closer & better with doc so to reach best possible diagnosis for most reasonable treatment, care, & counseling. Best wish .... ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness after a meal, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort on right side and into back.

I am experiencing  bloating or abdominal fullness after a meal, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort on right side and into back.

Bloating: Please see your doctor to rule out medical conditions or identify them. Consider a multi-strain probiotic and food sensitivity testing. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have upper abdominal pain after eating chocolate and im not sure why this is?

I have upper abdominal pain after eating chocolate and im not sure why this is?

Abdominal Pain: is the pain only with eating chocolate or with other types of food like spicy, fatty? does increase with lying flat? if yes then most probably you have a problem with your gastroesophageal junction and/or increase stomach acid secretion. try over the counter antacids they might help. ...Read more

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Dull uncomfortable upper abdominal pain after eating followed by vomiting and diarrhoea?

Dull uncomfortable upper abdominal pain after eating followed by vomiting and diarrhoea?

Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but if they are recent, viral gastrointestinal tract infection or some type of food poisoning could cause them. Treatment consists of drinking adequate room temperature fluids including flat ginger ale which relieves nausea, avoiding harsh roughage and spicy,greasy foods, taking of peptobismol or kaopectate for diarrhea. If symptoms are more chronic see your MD. ...Read more

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F 29 watery diarrhea all day for 10 days now everything I eat runs thru me upper abdominal pain after eating comes and goes all day no vomit ?

F 29 watery diarrhea all day for 10 days now everything I eat runs thru me upper abdominal pain after eating comes and goes all day no vomit 
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Watery diarrhea: Would go to ER or urgent care you are likely dehydrated and need IV fluid. lots. They will also collect stool for studies . You likely need antibiotics coverage for camphylobacter which is common as well as cryptosporidia,, giardia, microsporidia, cyclospora(2015 Wisconsin). less common H pylori, c difficile if on antibiotics, food intolerances . Avoid dairy f/u /w/ urgent care/ ER today ...Read more

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Cant sleep at night, upper abdominal pain after eating chinese food, sour gummies, and cookies. Got dizzy, fast heart and head tingling, whats wrong?

Cant sleep at night, upper abdominal pain after eating chinese food, sour gummies, and cookies. Got dizzy, fast heart and head tingling, whats wrong?

Nonspecific : Nonspecific diagnosis points to your symptoms. Gallbladder pain is usually in the upper abdomen, and goes to the right side and back, and is classically comes on about 30-60' after eating a meal, particularly a fatty meal. In your symptoms are severe, go to an urgent care center or ER. If not severe, see your primary care next week for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Abdominal pain after eating? Lasts several days. Sometimes feels like something is stuck and won't move in abdominal area.

Abdominal pain after eating? Lasts several days. Sometimes feels like something is stuck and won't move in abdominal area.

Not clear: This is most likely related to stomach problem like ulcer but could be due to gallblabber issue like a stone .. Less likely to be esophagus problem.. You need to be seen by gastroenterologist and get ultrasound for your gallbladder and if negative then upper endoscopy .. ...Read more

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Extreme abdominal pain after eating and sharp sudden rectal pain lasting. How can i relieve the pain ?

Many things: Many things can cause the symptoms you are describing. If you are constipated it is a good idea to increase the amount of fluids in your diet. If you have heartburn an over the counter medication such as Tums (calcium carbonate) may provide relief. Otherwise, see your doctor for a proper exam. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat back pain and abdominal pain after eating following a car accident?

What is the best way to treat back pain and abdominal pain after eating following a car accident?

See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I have been having severe abdominal pain after eating its gotten so bad that I'm afraid to eat. I also have been having frequent diarrhea. ?

I have been having severe abdominal pain after eating its gotten so bad that I'm afraid to eat. I also have been having frequent diarrhea. ?

Many possibilities: You really should see a gastroenterologist and do this soon. You may have irritable bowel syndrome or other causes of severe GI disturbance. Many of these are quite treatable. You might, in the interim, try eating a container of cultured yogurt 2 or 3 times a day. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm a 22 yr old female - moderately healthy and not overweight. I have recently been suffering from abdominal pain after eating, excessive bloatin?

Hi, I'm a 22 yr old female - moderately healthy and not overweight. I have recently been suffering from abdominal pain after eating, excessive bloatin?

This sounds like a: food intolerance, possibly lactose. I would recommend that you keep a written log of what you are eating and see if the pain/bloating is different with different foods. You can also try eliminating a type of food, such as dairy, and see if that helps. Also, please discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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For the last week or so I've been having abdominal pain after eating. The pain is located in the center of my abdominal area then generates to the right upper and lower quadrants and into my back. I had a lap chole several years ago. The pain gets better

For the last week or so I've been having abdominal pain after eating. The pain is located in the center of my abdominal area then generates to the right upper and lower quadrants and into my back. I had a lap chole several years ago. The pain gets better

If the symptoms are-: -the same as B4, best call your surgeon and ask for advice. U can also form a stone in the common bile duct, & it can impede the bile flow @ the ampule of Vatter, where it enters the intestines. ...Read more

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I've had bad watery diarrhea and lower abdominal pain after eating or drinking anything. Literally, everytime I eat or drink?

I've had bad watery diarrhea and lower abdominal pain after eating or drinking anything.  Literally, everytime I eat or drink?

GI reflex: Hi YLawrence, Sorry to hear your have been struggling from poor health. What you are describing is known as a GI or gastric reflex. Basically, every time we eat, our body releases hormones that stimulate the entire GI tract to begin contract at regular intervals (not just the stomach, but lower GI tract also). Contraction can be vigorous enough to cause bowel movements. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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