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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

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Stomach pain. Wake up in the middle of the night from pain. Stabbing burning sensation. No matter how much I eat my stomach feels completely empty?

Stomach pain. Wake up in the middle of the night from pain. Stabbing burning sensation. No matter how much I eat my stomach feels completely empty?

Ulcer - Gastritis: The nocturnal pain and the hunger sensation could be secondary to a peptic ulcer. This occurs when there is excessive secretion of gastric acid, or intake of medications like Motrin, Aspirin, Advil (ibuprofen) etc etc., or bacteria in the lining of the stomach (H.pylori). If persist an upper endoscopy (EGD) could help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing chest pain at night, stomach pain, skin burning all over, headache and feeling real shaky. What could cause this?

I'm experiencing chest pain at night, stomach pain, skin burning all over, headache and feeling real shaky. What could cause this?

Not sure: Since all those problems may be independent from each other and don't really fit any one diagnosis. You could have a psychological condition like severe generalized anxiety, but a healthcare provider needs to rule out other diseases before making that conclusion. You should see a healthcare provider for proper workup and treatment. ...Read more

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For the past two days, I have had burning stomach pain and loose to watery stools. I get a low grade temperature at night. There is no intestinal cramping. Could it be an ulcer, IBS or virus?

For the past two days, I have had burning stomach pain and loose to watery stools. I get a low grade temperature at night. There is no intestinal cramping. Could it be an ulcer, IBS or virus?

Hard to say: It's not really possible to make a diagnosis without an exam, as with most abdominal symptoms, it's best to be seen by a doctor if they last more than a few days. Could be a virus or food poisoning, if so it should resolve quickly. ...Read more

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How can I ease burning stomach pain?

How can I ease burning stomach pain?

If severe or: Chronic it should be medically evaluated. Consider ginger. Ginger tea, flattened ginger ale or chrystalized ginger. Take care. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain and burning in top part of my stomach what could be the cause?

I have stomach pain and burning in top part of my stomach what could be the cause?

Stomach pain: Likely gastrits. Can be from acid or bacteria H pylori for which you need antibiotics. May also be Barretts esophagus/ esophagitis. need gastroenterologist to scope at your age to rule out cancer ...Read more

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My tongue burning and stomach pain?

My tongue burning and stomach pain?

Gerd: Do you have stomach acidity, indigestion, sore throat at early mornings? This could be secondary to acid reflux. Please consult your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Constant stomach pain and burning sensation. What should I try for it?

Constant stomach pain and burning sensation. What should I try for it?

Many options, but. .: Gastritis/esophagitis, peptic ulcer diseases are some possoibilities and you can try: pepcid, tums, zantac, (ranitidine) zegerid, priolosec, or Prevacid etc...If your symptoms are new and go away in a few days with or without treatment, I would not worry much. However, if symptoms have been bothering for long time now, you still can use the above meds, but should consult doc for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have hpilory, always I have burning, sometime stomach pain. I have male digestive, ?

I have hpilory, always I have burning, sometime stomach pain. I have male digestive, ?

Mastic Gum: Matic gum has been used for hundreds of years to treat gastrointestinal diseases. It has been shown in clinical studies to be very effective in eradicating h. Pilori. H. Pilori is the spirochete responsible for gastric ulcers and stomach cancer. Mastic gum is available without a prescription, and is less expensive and more effecticatious than most medications used to treat h. Pilori. ...Read more

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Burning chest an upper stomach pain lasting for days. What's it. Is it dangerous.

Burning chest an upper stomach pain lasting for days. What's it. Is it dangerous.

Chest pain eval: Several different conditions can cause chest and upper abdominal pain. Most likely cause of burning chest and upper abdominal pain in a 19 y old guy like you would be gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. Get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a gastroscopy in two weeks. But my stomach pain/burning is so painful and getting worse. Its constant. Is it ok to wait?

Abdominal pain: If there are any dramatic changes in your pain quality, severity or development of new associated symptoms (i.e. Nausea, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, painful swallowing, blood in stools, black stools, etc) then you should have your exam sooner. Otherwise its probably ok to wait assuming you were evaluated by a health professional already. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation at the top of the stomach. Pain occurs in early hours of morning. Pain also moves into midsection. Unbearable! HELP?

Upper abdominal pain: Anatomically, upper abdomen includes: spleen, pancreas, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic ; hepatic flexures of the colon, associated vessels, liver, gallbladder, biliary tree. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, ; lower chest/lungs are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, ; skin can all contribute as well to localizing pain. Get help asap if in as much pain as you describe. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor can treat my burning stomach pain?

What kind of doctor can treat my burning stomach pain?

See your personal: Physician. That doctor can determine if you need specialty referral (ie. Gastroenterologist). ...Read more

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Stomach pain and burning after food intake?

Stomach pain and burning after food intake?

Reflux: You may have gastroesophageal reflux disease. Have you noticed it gets worse after eating especially spicy foods or drinking coffee? What about laying down after eating. You can take over the counter medications for reflux. Other possible causes depends on where the pain is and if it often feels different from a burning sensation moving up your chest. ...Read more

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Lost 18.5 lbs in 2 months. Healthy rating and gym. Periods becoming irregular, stomach pain/burning. Normal?

Lost 18.5 lbs in 2 months. Healthy rating and gym. Periods becoming irregular, stomach pain/burning. Normal?

Jogging amenorrhea: there is a condition called jogger amenorrhea. I don't know if this is what you have but you could discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach pain, swelling, bloating and burning. Feels like a knife inside my stomach and nauseated.

What can cause stomach pain, swelling, bloating and burning. Feels like a knife inside my stomach and nauseated.

Possibly an Ulcer: Depending on certain risk factors, like excessive use of Motrin, your symptoms could be due to a Peptic Ulcer - causing inflammation in your stomach or duodenal lining. You can try an over the counter H2 blocker or PPI, along with mylanta/maalox. However, seek medical attention asap if your symptoms persist or worsen. Take Care! ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read 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