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No matter what I eat it upsets my stomach. Also, I can eat full meals and about an hour later I feel like I haven't eaten all day. What's wrong?

No matter what I eat it upsets my stomach. Also, I can eat full meals and about an hour later I feel like I haven't eaten all day. What's wrong?

Possibly an ulcer: Discuss with your physician about an empiric trial of an acid suppressant like Prilosec otc. If that doesn't help, you may benefit from having an upper endoscopy to further evaluate this. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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The bottom left of my rib cage feels bruised, also struggled to eat full meals recently...enlarged spleen?

The bottom left of my rib cage feels bruised, also struggled to eat full meals recently...enlarged spleen?

See a doctor: This sounds like something which merits rapid assessment by a health care professional. Enlarged spleen, if present, may be due to infectious mononucleosis, but there are other potentially severe conditions which can also do this. Healthcare in UK is excellent. Go see a doctor, and I wish you better soon. ...Read more

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Lymph node groin size of large olive painful to touch. Female age 26. Extreme bloating even with no eating. Unable to eat full meal. No weight loss.

Lymph node groin size of large olive painful to touch. Female age 26. Extreme bloating even with no eating. Unable to eat full meal. No weight loss.

Enlarged Lymphnode: Hello and welcome to HealthTap :)

Is that the only enlarged lymph node you have? Any fever or chills? Any vaginal ulcers or discharge? How long did you had this lymph node? Any h/o trauma or injury to the lower extremity. Please make sure either you inbox me further details or see a doctor. This needs further evaluation and treatment.

Thank you! ...Read more

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Should you eat a full meal before or after working out?

Should you eat a full meal before or after working out?

Eat a small meal -: -with carbs & sugar. Fruit & cereal. U need this for energy then eat some yogert after workouts, the small containers have 12gms of protein. So U don't have 2 eat a large meal. Many meals, small amounts throughout the day. ...Read more

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Lots of students simply don't eat a full meal in the evening, but have a snack instead? Is this ok?

Lots of students simply don't eat a full meal in the evening, but have a snack instead? Is this ok?

Yes: Breakfast like a king, lunch like a queen and dinner like a pauper is not a bad idea. You get your metabolism going when you need it- early in the day. It helps you throughout the day. You may be less likely to be hungry later in the day. ...Read more

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I can eat a full meal, and be stuffed, then feel like I haven't eaten at all an hour later! And this continues all day. Why am I so hungry?!?!

I can eat a full meal, and be stuffed, then feel like I haven't eaten at all an hour later! And this continues all day. Why am I so hungry?!?!

Change question: One question you need to answer is, "am I eating more than my current metabolic needs? " if your weight is normal for your height, the answer is no. If your weight is abnormal in either direction, try to find out a likely reason, and see your healthcare provider if needed for help with that. ...Read more

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I'm having problens with hunger. I eat full course meals but seconds later im hungry. Plus im losing weight without trying. What's happening to me?

I'm having problens with hunger. I eat full course meals but seconds later im hungry. Plus im losing weight without trying. What's happening to me?

Hmm: A young, healthy female should be gaining weight if eating excessively. One possibility is that your metaboilism is high because you may be exercising. If concerned your doctor can check you and make sure you do not have a thyroid disorder which can sometimes causes loss of weight, heat issues, and possibility of increased hunger. Good luck ...Read more

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I can eat a full meal and be completely full then in about an hour I'll be starving again. Is this normal? My grandma had diabetes not sure what type.

I can eat a full meal and be completely full then in about an hour I'll be starving again. Is this normal? My grandma had diabetes not sure what type.

See a dietitian: The types of foods you are eating have a big effect on how soon you feel hungry again. Meals with lots of fiber and protein are more likely to keep you full than meals high in carbs and sugar-containing beverages. Your risk of developing type 2 diabetes is more related to overweight or obese than what you eat though sweet drinks do seem to increase risk. Suggest you meet with a dietitian ...Read more

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Why is it important to eat a full meal before drinking alcohol?

Why is it important to eat a full meal before drinking alcohol?

Food Myths & Alcohol: It used to be thought that food in the stomach or heavy fatty meal would slow down the absorption of alcohol. It was thought that this would allow people to drink more alcohol without the consequences. This is an absolutely false myth with no truth to it. ...Read more

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I eat good full meals I am not a diabetic but I struggle with low blood sugar. What can cause that?

I eat good full meals I am not a diabetic but I struggle with low blood sugar. What can cause that?

Not: Eating enough protein and eating too much carbs for you. Eat small amounts of protein spread out thru the day and it should avoid that feeling. Also avoid caffeine. Best. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach still growl after I eat a full meal?

Why does my stomach still growl after I eat a full meal?

You may be hearing: Gas and fluids swishing through your intestines. ...Read more

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When I eat a full meal and I take two shots of alcohol prior to a full meal I automatically vomit. Is this common?

Not common: This is not necessarily common, but you may have an adverse reaction to alcohol. It also states you are 17 yo, so the question is why are you drinking alcohol anyway? If you get these adverse reactions, than it is best to avoid alcohol anyway, let alone that you art underage to drink alcohol as well. ...Read more

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My stomach growls obnoxiously loud, often during class or other silent activities, even when I eat a full meal. What causes this?

My stomach growls obnoxiously loud, often during class or other silent activities, even when I eat a full meal. What causes this?

Many possible causes: You might be eating foods that give off gas when digested, or that you are allergic to. Another possibility could be yeast in the digestive tract. Some solutions: beano or simethicone can reduce gassy foods. Fresh garlic inhibits yeast in the gut. Pay attention to which foods might be causing this more often and try eliminating them from your diet for awhile to see if it changes. ...Read more

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Everytime I eat a full meal I throw up or have gas. What could cause this?

Everytime I eat a full meal I throw up or have gas. What could cause this?

Peptic Ulcer Disease: This could be an ulcer, reflux disease, or even your gallbladder acting up. Try Tums (calcium carbonate) and go see your doctor if it does not help. ...Read more

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Have a yellow watery stomach for three days now. I have no warning, it just come out. What should I do. Seems to come as soon as I eat a full meal.?

Have a yellow watery stomach for three days now. I have no warning, it just come out. What should I do. Seems to come as soon as I eat a full meal.?

Watery stool: This could be many things from infection from some food you may have eaten to your gallbladder acting up. If accompanied with pain or fever see your physician. Otherwise you may just try taking a good probiotic and see if it resolves. If any signs of dehydration or history of diabetes suggest you see your physician.

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Because it is Ramadan I eat a full meal at around 2am&go straight to sleep now I have stomach pains when I wake up, what is causing the stomach pains?

Because it is Ramadan I eat a full meal at around 2am&go straight to sleep now I have stomach pains when I wake up, what is causing the stomach pains?

Acid reflux: Due to the large late night meal followed by long period of fasting you are most likely experiencing gastritis, indigestion or also referred to as acid reflux. Taking a Tums (calcium carbonate) after your meal prior to bed may help. If Ramadan allows medications during the day, a once a day medication of a proton pump inhibitor would typically be advised. ...Read more

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For the last few days everytime I eat a meal which is usually healthy not spicy I get a bad pain on my left side under my rib cage. I take Zantac and gas x but the pain is pretty bad. This only happens when I eat a full meal. I eat extremely light during

For the last few days everytime I eat a meal which is usually healthy not spicy I get a bad pain on my left side under my rib cage. I take Zantac and gas x but the pain is pretty bad. This only happens when I eat a full meal. I eat extremely light during

Pancreatic disease?: I hope your pain is related to acid, but the location is worrisome. Talk to your dr for more info. Maybe try a ppi like Omeprazole 40 mg (2 otc caps)which maybe stronger than the zantac (ranitidine). ...Read more

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had an abscess between liver and stom from diverticuli. It was asperated by ct. Still have bad pain when I eat a full meal after 2 weeks is this normal?

had an abscess between liver and stom from diverticuli. It was asperated by ct. Still have bad pain when I eat a full meal after 2 weeks is this normal?

Not normal: But possible. Try to eat less per meal. There is probably residual inflammation and scar formation. Let your treating physician know if symptoms worsen or persist for more than few weeks. ...Read more

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What is a safe way to gain weight, when I am underweight currently and eat three full healthy meals a day?

What is a safe way to gain weight, when I am underweight currently and eat three full healthy meals a day?

More calories: Try adding a nutritional supplement like Ensure a couple of times daily between meals. Increase the amount of protein consumed daily to 80-100 grams. Resistance exercises like weight training, yoga or isometrics can build muscle. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Recently I been eating and every time I eat I'm still hungry and I don't eat small meals every meal I've eaten have been a full course meal help me?

Recently I been eating and every time I eat I'm still hungry and I don't eat small meals every meal I've eaten have been a full course meal help me?

Add fiber: When you add fiber to your meal then your digestion will slow and you will feel full longer. Read up on concept of glycemic load and that will put you on the right path. ...Read more

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I am concerned. My 75 year old uncle will purposely not eat a meal, saying he's full, but an hour later will eat lots of sweets. Can something b wrong?

I am concerned. My 75 year old uncle will purposely not eat a meal, saying he's full, but an hour later will eat lots of sweets. Can something b wrong?

See below.: Maybe his memory is not so good? Not unusual behavior in some elders. He might do better if you remove sweets and provide more healthy snacks. However, at his age life is more about quality than quantity and if there is no specific conraindication to candy and he understands risks and benefits would you stop him by force? You can try reasoning with him, but be prepared to lose. ...Read more

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Why is it that I feel full after I eat 1 meal but get hungry an hour later?

Why is it that I feel full after I eat 1 meal but get hungry an hour later?

What eating?: What are you eating- If you are a strict vegetarian- The vegetables may not be satisfying you. Foods that take longer to digest include, Meat, chicken, turkey, lamb and milk and cheese. Try incorporating them in your diet to make up at least 25% of your plate and you should feel fuller. ...Read more

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I have gastritis after I eat even small meals I feel super full is that normal?

I have gastritis after I eat even small meals I feel super full is that normal?

Gastroparesis: It sounds more like you have gastroparesis, a condition that involves delayed emptying of the stomach. This can be proven with a nuclear gastric emptying study. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to only eat once a day? For as long as I can remember I've only eaten once a day. It's not that I don't want to eat, it's just that if I eat three meals, or even two, I feel extremely bloated and full, even if the meals weren't anything big.

Is it healthy to only eat once a day? For as long as I can remember I've only eaten once a day. It's not that I don't want to eat, it's just that if I eat three meals, or even two, I feel extremely bloated and full, even if the meals weren't anything big.

As: As a board certified physician nutrition specialist, I can state that there is no good evidence that your eating pattern is bad for you. You may be interested in my blog post below on eating multiple times a day. If you feel well and are at healthy weight no problem. I am a bit concerned about your abdominal symptoms though. You should get checked for celiac disease which can cause bloating as the only symptom. Only a blood test is needed. ...Read more

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What is a suitable appetite booster for a 6 year old boy, who is full of energy, but is very reluctant to eat his meals.

What is a suitable appetite booster for a 6 year old boy, who is full of energy, but is very reluctant to eat his meals.

Low calorie drinks: If he is on growth curve and without medical or developmental issues, then this will likely pass within a few months. Look at what he does eat/drink for calorie loading: whole milk? Sugared drinks? Junk food/snacks? Poor timing of snacks? Trial of low-fat/non-fat milk / diet/sugar-free drinks / nutritional snacks (good in general), may help him find his appetite at meal time. If not, ask doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I eat and never feel full? My daughter is 17 and she eats all the time and is still hungry she is eating good meals

Why do I eat and never feel full? My daughter is 17 and she eats all the time and is still hungry she is eating good meals

Over active thyroid: Have your doctor check your thyroid to make sure you don have an over active thyroid. ...Read more

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