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What could be the cause of terrible abdominal pain and bloating after eating high fiber foods?

What could be the cause of terrible abdominal pain and bloating after eating high fiber foods?

A lot of fiber: With inadequate fluids or excess caffeine or alcohol will cause the problems you describe. Eliminate caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz of other fluids and back down a bit on your fiber. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Why only after eating the main meal of the day, getting severe pain in upper eft abdomen? Pain oes away completely after two hours or so.

Why only after eating the main meal of the day, getting severe pain in upper eft abdomen?  Pain oes away completely after two hours or so.

Pin after meals: Most likely the culprit is the stomach itself. Either an ulcer or just hyperacidity can cause such pain which gets better once the food passes further. You should see a GI specialist who can specifically diagnose these issues. In the mean time, avoid fatty food and high calorie diet. Fruits and veggies can help. ...Read more

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I am getting upper abdomen pain most of the day and after eating food it is reducing.should i concern about this?

I am getting upper abdomen pain most of the day and after eating food it is reducing.should i concern about this?

Ulcer pain??: The best thing would be that you have an ulcer. It is, and has been for a number of years, a treatable medical condition- with 2 antibiotics and an antacid for about 3 weeks. If that doesn't work see your doc to look for nastier things-I.e. Stomach cancer, et. al. ...Read more

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What could upper abdomen pain after eating and unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?

What could upper abdomen pain after eating and  unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?

Ulcer and reflux: You may well have a peptic ulcer and reflux disease. I recommend proceeding with an endoscopy and at the same time exclude an h pylori infection. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Celiac, gluten intol: Approximately 6 percent of patients are gluten sensitive. One percent of patients have celiac. Gluten found in flour which makes bread can cause bloating and cramping in patients with celiac or gluten sensitvity. Your doctor can do tests like blood work and endoscopy to check for this. ...Read more

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74 year old woman with sudden abdominal pain after eating fried chicken. Clammy skin, no fever, possible causes?

74 year old woman with sudden abdominal pain after eating fried chicken.  Clammy skin, no fever, possible causes?

Sudden pain: Sudden pain with greasy or fried foods can mean a gallbladder attack or pancreatitis - if the pain continues get off the computer and into a car and go to an er! ...Read more

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What could cause abdominal pain on the lower left side just above the hip? It doesn't happen often but about 8 out of 10 times is after eating.

What could cause abdominal pain on the lower left side just above the hip? It doesn't happen often but about 8 out of 10 times is after eating.

Colon: Are there bowel changes or bloating with your discomfort? The colon might get irritated or inflamed such as in diverticulitis or there could be a gas build up. For recurrent, steady or worsening symptoms have your physician examine you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lower abdominal pain? Inside. Everyday. 2 weeks. Like cramping, irritating. I have pain after or while eating, too. Not severe.

What is the cause of lower abdominal pain? Inside. Everyday. 2 weeks. Like cramping, irritating. I have pain after or while eating, too. Not severe.

Needs to be checked: Any pain in abdomen lasting for two weeks needs to be checked by your doctor it can be due to several conditions.You need a detailed history, physical examination and if indicated other lab and imaging tests to find the cause so consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Stomach Pain After Meal (Definition)

Abdominal pain after a meal is a symptom in which a person feels ok before eating, but starts to have tummy pain after eating. Gall bladder disease or gall stones are examples of conditions that can cause ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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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