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Nausea-ulq pain-upper back pain/burning after eating-appetite loss/20 lb wt. Loss in 6 mos-bowel changes. Ct/eus/ca19-9 normal early pancreatic cancer?

Nausea-ulq pain-upper back pain/burning after eating-appetite loss/20 lb wt. Loss in 6 mos-bowel changes. Ct/eus/ca19-9 normal early pancreatic cancer?

Seek a Good doctor: You need monitoring and advice from a good internist who can investigate you for all possible reasons for weight loss. There are many such reasons besides cancer. He/she will know what to do and try to treat your symptoms until an obvious cause can be discovered. The only way to resolve this problem is through close follow up with your doctor...This may require repeat ct scan of the abdomen to. ...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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I'm only 19 and I have severe back pain after eating and after bowel movements. What could this be? I also feel burning on anus after excreting.

I'm only 19 and I have severe back pain after eating and after bowel movements. What could this be? I also feel burning on anus after excreting.

See doctor: Regardless of your age, you need to consult your doctor to find out why especially if the symptoms have been present for more than 72 hours or are getting worse. ...Read more

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I have upperleft chest and back pain shortly after eating. It comes and goes. Sort of a burning sensation. No other symptoms. What could this be?

I have upperleft chest and back pain shortly after eating. It comes and goes. Sort of a burning sensation. No other symptoms. What could this be?

Pain: Upper chest and back pain intermittently recurring after eating suggests gastronesophageal reflux. Gastritis or stomach ulcer are considerations. This could be triggered by long term use of NSAID (ibuprofen). Other more serious conditions may present this way. It would be wise to see a physician to have a proper history and perform an examination to determine what testing might be necessary. ...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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I have upper right back pain after eating why?

I have upper right back pain after eating why?

Gall bladder: You may have an inflammed gall bladder. This generally causes pain in the right abdomen after eating, but can radiate through to the back as well. An ultrasound can tell for sure. ...Read more

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23 year old with sharp upper left back pain after eating....?

See your doctor: There are many possibilities here, although left upper quadrant pain is unusual. Only the pancreas, spleen, large and small bowel are in that vicinity. Might the pain be muscular or due to rib injury? Are there other times that you experience the pain. Have you had any major trauma on left side? ...Read more

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I have back pain after eating. Mainly upper left side and middle back. Sometimes pain on right side too. Am I eating wrong? Or is it my body?

Back pain: Certain foods are known to aggravate pain in certain gastrointestinal conditions like gastritis, ulcers, pancreas problem or gallbladder dysfunction. In order to make adequate diagnosis and get adequate treatment you need to see a physician who will obtain adequate history and perform a physical examination. Your physician will select what tests and treatments are needed. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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I have Lower back pain after eating first time this happend what can it be I'm 24 years old.

Many things: Many things can present as stomach and back discomfort. Things commonly associated with eating are inflammation of your stomach, pancreas and gallbladder. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Can multilevel, severe thoracic disc desiccation result in upper left back pain after eating? Thanks.

Can multilevel, severe thoracic disc desiccation result in upper left back pain after eating? Thanks.

Look at GI tract: If this connection between eating and pain continues to hold true, look for a source within the gastrointestinal tract. Esophagitis and gallbladder disease are two possibilities. ...Read more

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Stomach and back pain after eating too much. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Stomach and back pain after eating too much. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Eat less: While this could be due to a number of causes, the obvious solution is not to eat so much as to cause pain. If this happens regularly (or with modest amounts of food), see your doctor or a GI specialist for a specific diagnosis and treatment. Meanwhile, maybe try an antacid. ...Read more

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Mild back pain after eating right between shoulder blades. Pancreas, galbladder already ruled out. What else could it be? Thank you for your time and care

Mild back pain after eating right between shoulder blades. Pancreas, galbladder already ruled out. What else could it be? Thank you for your time and care

Other possibles: Could be an esophageal disorder like spasm, achalsia, hypertonic sphincter, zenkers diverticulum, etc. A GI doc or surgeon could help you figure this out. Hope this helps and you get better soon. ...Read more

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I have been getting mid back pain after eating and sometimes on my right side on the side. Is this life threatening? Gb removed 6 MS ago. Scared.

I have been getting mid back pain after eating and sometimes on my right side on the side. Is this life threatening? Gb removed 6 MS ago. Scared.

Don't be afraid.: Pain after meals can be frightening, but having your gall bladder removed eliminates that as a cause of your pain. I would recommend seeing a gastroenterologist for an upper endoscopy and evaluation for reflux/ulcer disease. In the mean time you should take a daily over the counter acid reducer such as Pepcid, Nexium (esomeprazole) or Prilosec. ...Read more

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What causes back pain and shortness of breathe after eating?

What causes back pain and shortness of breathe after eating?

Multiple: This could be many things, however a common cause of pain in the back after eating, particularly under the scapula, is the galbladder. See your doc, as a good history and exam will point them in the right direction. ...Read more

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Why do I get severe back pain below shoulder after eating?

Gallbladder: The gallbladder often refers pain to the shoulder. See your doctor to get your gallbladder evaluated. In the mean time stick to a very low fat diet (lots of fresh fruits and vegetables - no pizza/burgers/fries). ...Read more

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Upper back pain while and after eating. What could be the cause?

Upper back pain while and after eating. What could be the cause?

Hiatal hernia.: It is possble that you have esophagitis, hiatal hernia and poor digestion. Unlikely could be esophageal pocket or diverticulum. ...Read more

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I am suffering with back pain. Usually I have this after eating food. Just after eating I feel pain in left side of my back n left side of chest.

I am suffering with back pain. Usually I have this after eating food. Just after eating I feel pain in left side of my back n left side of chest.

Stomach problem: You may have stomach problem called gastritis. Prilosec over the counter may help, if not better please see your physician ...Read more

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After eating a waffle, I had LUQ pain (worse when breathing), back pain & felt nauseous. Could this be connected to my borderline high lipase?

Abdominal Pain RUQ: Pain in the Right Upper Quadrant of the abdomen are often from gall bladder issues, which are related to pancreas and liver issues. Sometimes peptic ulcer disease, appendicitis, colon issues, and even heart conditions may cause RUQ discomfort. A physician needs to see and examine the patient and consider the possible sources of pain to determine the best course of action. ...Read more

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Why am I getting severe back pain right after eating a crunchy peanut butter and apple sandwich? How can I fix it? Sharp pain that comes and goes.

Why am I getting severe back pain right after eating a crunchy peanut butter and apple sandwich? How can I fix it? Sharp pain that comes and goes.

Chew your food: B"sd
my wife had similar sx's. Endoscopy showed a superficial tear in the distal esophagus. If severe or doesn't resolve you may also need an endoscopy. Also a retained peanut fragment could be involved. Provider may suggest antacid or other med. ...Read more

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What would cause back and shoulder pain while eating, not after eating. Have had shoulder, arm and back pain for a week. Told it is cerv radiculopathy?

Unusual: Cervical radiculopathy typically is not related to eating. Consider gastrointestinal conditions that may be causing these symptoms. Gallbladder problems, for example, can produce not only abdominal pain but pain that moves to your back or right shoulder blade. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Having some sharp abd pains, lower back pain, fullness and bloated after eating. No N/v/d., was drinking etoh daily. Week sober. Any ideas? Gastritis?

Having some sharp abd pains, lower back pain, fullness and bloated after eating. No N/v/d., was drinking etoh daily. Week sober. Any ideas? Gastritis?

Ac gastritis: Drinking, non sober----- falls injury is possible
age plus other history can help in it
again e -it seems ac gastritis.

rest, antacid, can help ...Read more

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Couple of years Of extreme tiredness esp after eating, blocked earS I don't smoke or drink much but wen I do have a drink I get back pain. Memory bad 2?

Couple of years Of extreme tiredness esp after eating, blocked earS I don't smoke or drink much but wen I do have a drink I get back pain. Memory bad 2?

Blood sugar or: Thyroid or other hormonal issue? Please see your doc. He/she may test for these and see. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have mid radiating back pain infrequently after eating. What tests do I need to see for gall bladder or ulcer?

I have mid radiating back pain infrequently after eating. What tests do I need to see for gall bladder or ulcer?

Gallbladder disease: Gallbladder disease or passing a gallstone can feel like stabbing pain into your back. Fatty foods make it worse. Some positions can make it better. Your doc, will order ultrasound of abdomen/ruq, and get you referred to surgeon. Occasionally a tech hida scan is needed to make the diagnosis. Gastric/duodenal ulcers are diagnosed by egd. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am mildly nauseous after eating, I also have dull mid back pain, headache and feel fatigued. What is wrong with me?

Somatic symptoms: Those symptoms are usually associated with anxiety. Lots of people develop physical complaints when they do not know how to cope with stress or do not make good choices I their life. That is the pain at the pit ofyour stomach. You need counseling on how to adjust to what life deals you, how to make good decisions, and act on them. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more