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After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?

After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. left and right sides. Abd. hurts when pressed on.Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?

Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if stomach acid seems to be most likely cause, then high dose omeprazole (Prilosec) can help determine if acid is to blame. If symptoms persist, then other causes should be investigated. Acidity usually affects only upper, central abdomen. ...Read more

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Burning Pain (Definition)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain ...Read more


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I have a sharp burning pain in the upper right side of abdomen just below my rib cage. What could be causing this?

I have a sharp burning pain in the upper right side of abdomen just below my rib cage. What could be causing this?

Burning pain: If a crusting rash is present shortly it is shingles. Otherwise have someone check the nerve on that side and your spine where the nerve originates from. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a burning pain on one side of abdomen a week after having a laproscopic hysterectomy ?

Is it normal to have a burning pain  on one side of abdomen a week after having a laproscopic hysterectomy ?

Lap hyst: I'm not sure about the burning pain. Not being there to examine you, I would recommend you contact the doctor who did your procedure and arrange for a follow up appointment if you don't have one yet. If you do have a follow up appointment, then remember to ask about this. If it is bothering you a lot, better call them up today and talk to them about it. ...Read more

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I am experiencing burning pain to my left upper abdomen radiating to left side of my back especially when I am lying down. What would be the possible cause of this?

I am experiencing burning pain to my left upper abdomen radiating to left side of my back especially when I am lying down. What would be the possible cause of this?

Needs Workup: See a dr. Most likely this is of GI origin like a duodenal ulcer. You need to get a thorough history and physical as well appropriate studies such as x-rays or ultrasound to get a handle on what is going on here. More unusual causes could be a shingles attack. ...Read more

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What causes abdomen burning pain on left side under the ribcage? Starts an hour later after eating and it lasts 1 second with a few minutes intervals

Multiple causes: The possible causes of burning of left upper quadrant of abdomen are gastroesophageal reflux, esophagitis, peptic ulcer including stomach or duodenal ulcer, gastritis which is inflammation of lining of stomach including h.Pylori infection. Other possible cause could be pancreatitis but pain is not usually burning in nature. ...Read more

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Does IBS cause a continuos aching burning pain in the left side of the abdomen?

Does IBS cause a continuos aching burning pain in the left side of the abdomen?

IBS & abdominal Pain: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs or spastic colon) is a symptom-based diagnosis characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits, so, yes, this could be a symptom or you could also suffer from diverticulitis...Talk to your doctor to help diagnosis the etiology of your pain... ...Read more

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I've a burning pain in the same place each time I eat, my middle left hand side abdomen. my bowel habits change daily, i've lost 8lbs in 2 months. hel?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and may be doing some tests. 8 lb weight loss warrants that you see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have right side pain in upper abdomen going into back lots of gas and my bili test for liver is1.8 I had gallbladder removed 2014&burning pain rib?

I have right side pain in upper abdomen going into back lots of gas and my bili test for liver is1.8 I had gallbladder removed 2014&burning pain rib?

Biliary stones.: Since you have had your gallbladder removed, you are less likely to have biliary disease due to gallstones, however that does not discount the possibility. Your elevated bills do point to a possible early obstruction. I would suggest that you have an ultrasound of the biliary tree or MRCP. If you have been having any fever/chills, Nausea/vomiting you should go immediately to the ER. ...Read more