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Abdominal Pain On Empty Stomach (Overview)

Abdominal pain on an empty stomach is a symptom in which a person has tummy pains in between meals. This usually means that the ill condition is present even when the person has not eaten. Some conditions usually happen AFTER a person has eaten, such as gall stone disease.


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What causes nausea/vomiting after spicy foods-heartburn-over-fullness even on empty stomach-gas-bloating and abdominal pain? Poo yellow and solid.

What causes nausea/vomiting after spicy foods-heartburn-over-fullness even on empty stomach-gas-bloating and abdominal pain? Poo yellow and solid.

See your DR and: Get examined for stomach irritation and galbladder problem. Take care! http://healthyeating. Sfgate. Com/dietary-tips-gastritis-5953. Html#page1. ...Read more

Abdominal Pain On Empty Stomach (Overview)

Abdominal pain on an empty stomach is a symptom in which a person has tummy pains in between meals. This usually means that the ill condition is present even when the person has not eaten. Some conditions usually happen AFTER a person has eaten, such as gall stone disease.


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3 weeks w/ sharp upper left abdominal pain that comes & goes, wakes me up at night, worse on empty stomach, periodically relieved if I eat. Help?

3 weeks w/ sharp upper left abdominal pain that comes & goes, wakes me up at night, worse on empty stomach, periodically relieved if I eat. Help?

Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist may give you a definitive diagnosis. In your age, especially if at school and stressed out, it could be developing ulcers of the stomach or just some reflux.
Make sure you see a doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Abdominal pain on empty stomach (Tip)

Losing a little weight and strengthening your abdominal and back muscles can cure you! ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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For a week now I have this weird upper stomach ache that's worse when I have an empty stomach. What could be the cause?

For a week now I have this weird upper stomach ache that's worse when I have an empty stomach. What could be the cause?

Upper abd.ache: Gastrititis(inflamed stomach lining), peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, or even gall bladder pathology are possibilities. If a bland, low fat diet, avoidance of caffeine, alcohol and tobacco, and taking antacids like maalox as well as daily prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole) don't relieve your symptoms, consult your physician or a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I cure a stomach ache caused by taking zinc on an empty stomach?

How can I cure a stomach ache caused by taking zinc on an empty stomach?

Too easy...: One — drink water, then eat something. If necessary after that, take a general antacid, such as riopan or mylanta.

Two — don't do that again.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on empty stomach (Tip)

Strengthen your core muscles and lose weight, especially on your belly! ...See more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Right upper abdominal pain for weeks?

Right upper abdominal pain for weeks?

Depends: Without knowing more, it is difficult to say what the cause is, however it can be related to your gallbladder (gallstones) or stomach (ulcer disease). You should contact your pcp to gather more information and possibly run some tests like an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on empty stomach (Tip)

Build up your core muscles with abdominal crunches to help prevent back strains! ...See more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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What to do for upper abdominal pain!?

What to do for upper abdominal pain!?

Abdominal pain: There are numerous causes of abdominal pain. Best bet is to see your doctor to help sort it out. ...Read more

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What could be causing upper abdominal pain?

What could be causing upper abdominal pain?

Many: Need more history and information. Possibilities would be heartburn from reflux, stomach inflammation (gastritis), stomach ulcer, gallbladder, pancreatitis, and other possibilities. Would need to see a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on empty stomach (Tip)

Lose all the weight you can! a protruding abdomen increases lordosis and facet arthritis pain. ...See more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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What should I take for upper abdominal pain?

Find cause 1st-C MD: Many diseases can cause abdominal pain, some mild, others serious. It is impossible to make even an educated guess without better-understanding the type, duration, and frequency of your pain; what brings it on, what relieves it; your age, sex, past history; physical examination findings; results of supportive tests which may include blood tests +/- x-rays. We can only do this in-person. ...Read more

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I'm having upper abdominal pain. Need help, 911?

Can't help: Unless more detail. If pain is severe go to the emergency department for work-up. If not so severe, see your pcp and in either case provide more details. How long have you had this. Is it made worse or better by anything. Is there any associated symptoms etc. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on empty stomach (Tip)

Nsaids still work but NSAID creams are safer. Your heart and stomach will thank you. ...See more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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Can I die from upper abdominal pain if I ignore it?

Yes: Depends on cause. Some things like perforated ulcer and pancreatitis can present this way. Other things like gallbladder attacks or heartburn are common. Can also be unusual sign of heart ischemia -angina- if worse with activity. Need full story and exam to narrow down. ...Read more

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What are the causes of severe upper abdominal pain?

It could be: 100 different things, such as ulcer, gastritis, pancreatitis, gallstones, cancer, hernia, zoster, muscle strain. Get your doctor to help you figure it out. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on empty stomach (Tip)

Key will involve strengthening your stomach and back muscles safely. ...See more

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What could be a reason for upper abdominal pain?

Many possibilities: Without further information, it is nearly impossible to guess the varieties of causes of upper abdominal pain. Muscle pain or injury, gastritis, stomach ulcer, pancreatitis, gallstones, liver conditions, biliary dyskinesia, food borne illness, etc. Would need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on empty stomach (Tip)

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...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