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I am getting upper abdomen pain most of the day and after eating food it is reducing.should i concern about this?

I am getting upper abdomen pain most of the day and after eating food it is reducing.should i concern about this?

Ulcer pain??: The best thing would be that you have an ulcer. It is, and has been for a number of years, a treatable medical condition- with 2 antibiotics and an antacid for about 3 weeks. If that doesn't work see your doc to look for nastier things-I.e. Stomach cancer, et. al. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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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.

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. ...Read more

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What could upper abdomen pain after eating and unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?

What could upper abdomen pain after eating and  unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?

Ulcer and reflux: You may well have a peptic ulcer and reflux disease. I recommend proceeding with an endoscopy and at the same time exclude an h pylori infection. ...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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Would like some advice please? I've been having abdominal pain and extreme hunger pain that worsens after eating?

Would like some advice please? I've been having abdominal pain and extreme hunger pain that worsens after eating?

Maybe stomach ulcer?: Ulcers may not hurt if they are due to ongoing use of nsaid's that patients take for their "pain killer" property. Sometimes ulcers in older adults are without any warning symptoms until they bleed, obstruct, perforate. If you think you have an ulcer, don't wait for it to become overtly painful before you seek medical evaluation. See my other HealthTap answers regarding alternative possibilities ...Read more

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I get abdominal pain when a hungry.. When i finished eating the pain is gone, is it part of a pregnancy symptoms?

I get abdominal pain when a hungry.. When i finished eating the pain is gone, is it part of a pregnancy symptoms?

Pregnant: Most likely. When your pregnant your Progesterone level rises and that causes derease in lower esophageal sphincter tone and that causes reflux symptoms. Should improve or resolve with antacid. If persistent or no relief with over the counter measures get checked. ...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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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more