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Can you get stomach pain after not eating for a while? If so, why? Can you get ulcers from not eating regularly?

Can you get stomach pain after not eating for a while? If so, why? Can you get ulcers from not eating regularly?

Acidity: Yes you can, when you don't eat the acid that is in your stomach continues to be present and can irritate your stomach. If this persists, eventually the protective layer that protects your stomach from irritation breaks down and can cause ulceration. Eat regularly and continue to follow up closely with your physician. ...Read more

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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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How come I get stomach pains after eating pizza?

How come I get stomach pains after eating pizza?

Irritation: May have gastritis, allergy to something in the pizza, or reflux disease. Best to see your gastroenterologist for exam /evaluation. ...Read more

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Stomach pains after eating very greasy foods. Does everyone get this?

Stomach pains after eating very greasy foods. Does everyone get this?

Not everyone: Generally, most people do not have significant stomach pain after eating greasy foods. Indigestion, a feeling of an upset stomach, is more common. If one consistently has pain (not necessarily indigestion) after eating greasy foods, see a doctor. Ulcers and gallstones are two common causes of pain after eating such foods. Among others. ...Read more

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I get very nauseous and have bad stomach pains from eating even a small amount of sugar?

I get very nauseous and have bad stomach pains from eating even a small amount of sugar?

Bacterial overgrowth: Hi, there is a possibility that you have Bacterial overgrowth in your gut and that could be the reason for your symptoms. Another possibility is Fructose intolerance, also problem with digesting sugar Alcohol which is inside all goodies from bakery and stores. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of stomach pains after eating?

What can I do to get rid of stomach pains after eating?

Must Diagnose First: I'm afraid that we are unable to treat what we haven't diagnosed. There are many different causes of abdominal pain, each with different ways to treat. If your pain is persistent, severe, associated w/high fever+/-vomiting, you should seek hands-on medical attention. We can then sort out the cause and get you well. Good luck. ...Read more

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I quit eating dairy as I am getting indigestion and stomach pains. How do I get calcium now?

I quit eating dairy as I am getting indigestion and stomach pains. How do I get calcium now?

Suplimental: You should be able to take a form of calcium tablets without any problem. They are not of dairy origin. Look for them at your pharmacy. Determine the daily requirement for you age and weight. Make sure that you do not have other complicating illness such as kidney disease so contact your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Burping every few min even when not eating anything. Stomach pains come and go. I don't feel hungry at all really. I also feel bloated. Why?

Burping every few min even when not eating anything. Stomach pains come and go. I don't feel hungry at all really. I also feel bloated. Why?

Possible H. Pylori: Stomach burping and bloating could be related to a stomach ulcer from H. Pylori. Also irritable bowel syndrome needs to be ruled out. Consider a consult from your pcp or healthtap to have this further worked up. ...Read more

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I often get heartburn, stomach pains, and acid reflex after eating. I don't have a balanced diet. What should I do?

Change habits: Start with smaller meals less fat or fried food more whole fresh fruits and vegetables minimize caffeine- coke- coffee and tea from your diet. Try to eliminate for the short term see a doctor to determine if you need additional treatment and testing if the above doesn't produce satisfactory results. ...Read more

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8 year old son w/stomach pains that come and go. Been tired and wanting to nap. Not eating as much, swollen glands under jaw. Concerned leukemia.

8 year old son w/stomach pains that come and go. Been tired and wanting to nap. Not eating as much, swollen glands under jaw. Concerned leukemia.

Malaise and pain: The symptoms you are describing more likely to be consistent with a viral syndrome. Leukemia is less likely. For reassurance and definitive diagnosis follow up with your child's doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach pains from mixed drinks?

Why do I get stomach pains from mixed drinks?

Alcohol can be an: Irritant to your stomach. It can actually cause damage to the lining of the stomach. ...Read more

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How would you know if a guy cums in you? Would you get stomach pains after?

How would you know if a guy cums in you? Would you get stomach pains after?

Well, beyond the: More obvious signs, semen does cause the uterus to contract. I would not look for this as the confirmation, must take into entire picture. Perhaps getting on birth control would help prevent an unplanned pregnancy. Plan b would also help if it's been within about 72 hours. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why might I get stomach pains from a multivitamin?

Why might I get stomach pains from a multivitamin?

Good question: When anything goes into the stomach it automatically notifies the brain with an input signal. That means that the brain is over-reacting to the input signal. The commonest cause is empty calories in the diet, particularly sugar. The multivitamin won't work to improve the situation unless you remove the offending food, most likely sugar. ...Read more

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Why do stomach pains get worse at night?

Abdominal pain: If the pain is in your upper abdomen, then it's possible your nighttime pain is related to acid reflux. There are many causes of abdominal pain, and require an exam by your doctor. With acid reflux, since you are lying flat in bed the acid from the stomach can flow up into the esophagus if you have a hiatal hernia or are prone to reflux. Certain foods make it worse, caffeine, chocolate, alcohol. ...Read more

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I get these terrible stomach pains only at night, what could be wrong?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I constantly get severe stomach pains every 5-10 minutes. What could be causing this?

I constantly get severe stomach pains every 5-10 minutes. What could be causing this?

Really constant?: Abdominal pain 24/7 means you experience symptoms at night & are missing sleep--a scenario that raises considerable concern. Daytime distress can reflect a central (brain-related) problem, infection, GI motility delay, gallbladder/pancreas issue, atypical migraine, partial obstruction of gut, stress, non gi inflammation, more. Accompanying alarm signs: bleeding, weight loss, refractory vomiting. ...Read more

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I started to have stomach pains maybe bout 3 months ago but it became constant 2 months ago and as time goes on I get more pain in new areas.

I started to have stomach pains maybe bout 3 months ago but it became constant 2 months ago and as time goes on I get more pain in new areas.

More info: Where is it located? When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more

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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