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Severe stomach pain after eating?

Severe stomach pain after eating?

Many possible causes: Depending on how long after eating it happens (right away or several hours later), it could be stomach inflammation or ulcers, reflux (gerd), problems with your pancreas or gall bladder or even some type of blockage to normal emptying of the stomach (a growth within or on the outside of the stomach). If you are losing weight, have no appetite, or the pain is severe, see your doc asap! ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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Severe abdominal cramping belching after eating?

Severe abdominal cramping belching after eating?

More Info: How much? How fast? What were you eating. How long afterwards, any other symptoms like heartburn, diarrhea, are also important. Anything modify the symptoms? Does it occur with all types of food or just certain types? These questions all need to be investigated by a doctor to get your answer. ...Read more

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I'm have epigastric pain LUQ and RUQ pain. Nausea and stool change. Symptoms worsen after eating. Loss of appetite. Fatigue. Pain radiates to back?

I'm have epigastric pain LUQ and RUQ pain. Nausea and stool change. Symptoms worsen after eating. Loss of appetite. Fatigue. Pain radiates to back?

Cholecystitis: Chronic cholecystitis or gallbladder stones/sludge associated with symptoms of pain, bloating, belching and nausea is a reason to see a surgeon for a surgical consult. Okay to ask your doc to send you to as surgeon. In the majority of cases, an outpatient laprascopic gallbladder removal will be helpful to the patient. Take a friend with you. Be well. ...Read more

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Severe pain and bloating in stomach. More after eating. Previous issues with gallbladder.

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Severe pain and bloating in stomach. More after eating. Previous issues with gallbladder.

Be evaluated soon...: Your symptoms point to possible disorders of gastrointestinal (GI) tract, i.e., foods indigestion or/& its stability or passage. To unveil the myth behind symptoms (Sx), follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you surely can work closer & better with doc so to reach best possible diagnosis for most reasonable treatment, care, & counseling. Best wish .... ...Read more

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I have spasm abdominal pain on left side acute after eating coupled with vomiting or reflux also tummy bloated ?

Abdominal pain: The cause of the pain depends upon whether the pain is in the upper part of your left side or the lower part. Pain in the upper part could indicate severe acid reflux or gastritis; try antacids or Pepcid (famotidine) to see if they help. Lower left pain reflects spasm in the colon usually. This is where you feel the pain of constipation. As constipation gets more severe, you may feel pain when you eat. ...Read more

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Extreme abdominal pain after eating and sharp sudden rectal pain lasting. How can i relieve the pain ?

Many things: Many things can cause the symptoms you are describing. If you are constipated it is a good idea to increase the amount of fluids in your diet. If you have heartburn an over the counter medication such as Tums (calcium carbonate) may provide relief. Otherwise, see your doctor for a proper exam. ...Read more

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Very bad abdominal pain and left shoulder pain after eating. Can last hours.

Very bad abdominal pain and left shoulder pain after eating. Can last hours.

Need more info: Have you seen a Dr for this ? Sounds like ulcer vs gall bladder, but without examination, impossible to tell.. Does it change, depending on the type of foods you eat ? Does anything you do help relieve the pain ? Any shortness of breath or chest pains or cardiac changes ? ...Read more

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Abdominal pain after bowel movement, pain last for whole day. Have mild gastritis?

Abdominal pain after bowel movement, pain last for whole day. Have mild gastritis?

Need more info: If the pain is in the area of the stomach and you were bearing down hard to move your bowels, then it could be that in the process of bearing down you increased the pressure in the belly enough to push stomach acid into the food tube or esophagus. This would then cause pain due to the nature of how you exerted yourself to defecate. Seems like a long time to have pain post movement. See your doc. ...Read more

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3 days passing gas, moderate LUQ abdominal pain (worse after eating, walking) tender abdomen. Neg for IBS, Chrons, diverticulitis. Not constipated.

3 days passing gas, moderate LUQ abdominal pain (worse after eating, walking) tender abdomen. Neg for IBS, Chrons, diverticulitis. Not constipated.

Ulcers? constipation: Ulcers, constipation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, splenic (rare), gallbladder.. 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? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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Constant severe upper ab pain for 6 mos. Worse after eating. Diarrhea, constipation, flatulence, difficulty swallowing. No fever. Endoscopy, xray, ultrasound and blood good. ?

Constant severe upper ab pain for 6 mos.  Worse after eating.  Diarrhea, constipation, flatulence, difficulty swallowing.  No fever.  Endoscopy, xray, ultrasound and blood good.  ?

Symptoms suggest GB: Gallbladder problems are 1st to come to mind. The u/s may have missed an inflamed gb that quieted down by the time of test. There are more specific tests to do if the pain pattern is suggestive of cholecystitis. Gluten sensitivity is another potential. Do you have problems with nutrients or vitamin levels? Inflammatory bowel disease is a consideration as well. Please ask your doctor for workup. ...Read more

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Immediately after eating severe stomach pain and diarrhea/nausea. Why?

Immediately after eating severe stomach pain and diarrhea/nausea. Why?

Lots of things...: Our brain can't tell the difference in pain signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, liver, or gallbladder. So illnesses of any of those organs causes upper abdominal pain; gallbladder is most common. A good doctor will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr. ; get proper diagnosis; good luck. ...Read more

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Stomach pain after eating?

Stomach pain after eating?

Inflammation/gerd: There are many causes,maybe GERD or inflammation of the stomach lining or h.pylori infection ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

I am experiencing  upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?

Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?

IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance. Drinking hot(not too hot)water helps break down gas and bloating. If this a chronic problem, a gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you as well as advise you about dietary habits. Take simethicone after meals ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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