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My stomach burns really bad and I don't know what it is, everything I eat it burns then it will stop for a min then burn again what is that?

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My stomach burns really bad and I don't know what it is, everything I eat it burns then it will stop for a min then burn again what is that?

Heartburn: It's possible you're referring to heartburn, acid reflux, GERD or some variation, of which ulcer is worst outcome. There are many OTC options to calm your stomach eg calcium carbonate aka Tums & Rolaids etc, H2 blockers aka Zantac, Pepcid etc and PPI aka Prilosec & Nexium (esomeprazole) etc. Some find Maalox or Mylanta soothing. If no better, see FamilyDoc. If black stool or vomiting coffee grinds, go to ER. ...Read more

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My stomach burns really bad and I don't know what it is, everything I eat it burns then it will stop for a min then burn again what is that? I'm 14

My stomach burns really bad and I don't know what it is, everything I eat it burns then it will stop for a min then burn again what is that? I'm 14

Acid reflux: This could be acid reflux. The common risk factors are eating large meals or lying down right after a meal, being overweight or obese, smoking, citrus fruits, and drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea. Treatment includes avoiding trigger factors, not eating at least 2 to 3 hours before lying down. losing weight and taking antireflux medications. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you eat spicy things the top of your stomach burns

What does it mean when you eat spicy things the top of your stomach burns

Too hot: You are experiencing indigestion or perhaps a little reflux in the esophageal area. The foods are too hot for you. It is advisable that you avoid them. Eat cooler foods like pears and cucumbers, apples, and tomatoes, to help ease the discomfort. ...Read more

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Everytime I finish eating, my stomach feels as though I'm full but burns like I'm still hungry. No matter how much I eat my stomach still burns.?

Everytime I finish eating, my stomach feels as though I'm full but burns like I'm still hungry. No matter how much I eat my stomach still burns.?

Could be lots of...: Things: gastritis, gall bladder disease, gerd, an ulcer. You could try an over the counter antacid or medication such as pepcid, (famotidine) but if the symptoms last more than two weeks, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like I am so hungry all the time? My stomach actually burns until I eat and then I am soon hungry again.

Why do I feel like I am so hungry all the time? My stomach actually burns until I eat and then I am soon hungry again.

Hunger hurts: Many medications can increase appetite including mood stabilizers like valproic acid, pain meds like tramadol and oxycodone, antipsychotics like risperdal, and sleeping pills. Sometimes depression can manifest as increased hunger. It might be worth talking to your md about these issues. Exercise can reduce hunger, at a pace sufficient to cause shortness of breath and sweating. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Whenever I have a meal my stomach always burns after a while. What's the cause, Asian masala or the oil and what should I eat during my my meals?

Whenever I have a meal my stomach always burns after a while. What's the cause, Asian masala or the oil and what should I eat during my my meals?

Best to get checked: There are many causes of gastric problems, ; not all of them are due to acid-related injury. Contributants to dyspepsia may include: delayed gastric emptying, atrophic gastropathy, smoking, nsaids, alcohol, stress, h.Pylori, ingestants (too much alcohol), cancer. Mimics include: biliary/pancreatic disease, pregnancy, etc. Many of these will accordingly not respond to otc acid reducers, but try one. ...Read more

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What possibilities of why my stomach burns every second of my life does not stop. Even as far as I remember my stomach burns no matter what I eat/drink?

What possibilities of why my stomach burns every second of my life does not stop. Even as far as I remember my stomach burns no matter what I eat/drink?

Reflux?: You may be suffering from significant reflux disease (heartburn). If this is the case, you are at risk of developing cancer in the long term. You should talk with your family doctor and see if some sort of acid blocker would be helpful. A upper endoscopy may be helpful in evaluating the current condition of your esophagus as well. ...Read more

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Why has my stomach been burning? It burns when I wake up in the morning, if I don't eat, and when I drink wine.

Why has my stomach been burning? It burns when I wake up in the morning, if I don't eat, and when I drink wine.

Reflux or Ulcer: You may have gastric reflux or an ulcer. You should refrain from eating 2 hours before going to sleep. You might want to try a medication like Pepcid (famotidine) and then follow up with your regular doctor after taking that medication x 2 weeks. No smoking and minimize alcohol use. If Pepcid (famotidine) doesn't help, you may need further eval for an ulcer with your regular doctor. ...Read more

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25.Every time I eat my stomach burns. People say its ulcers and that it comes from stress. Is this a possibility?

25.Every time I eat my stomach burns. People say its ulcers and that it comes from stress. Is this a possibility?

Yes, but......: Yes, but it could be a lot of things. Unless the "people" telling you this are doctors who have examined you, trust no one. Go see a real doctor and see what's going on with your tummy. Your primary doctor, a GI specialist or even a local free clinic is a good place to start. Don't wait - go in now. Good luck. ...Read more

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17 years old and I have stomach promblm it burns I tookmedicent for that I m fine know but I had another problem know I eat nd eat a lot and then vomit?

17 years old and I have stomach promblm it burns I tookmedicent for that I m fine know but I had another problem know I eat nd eat a lot and then vomit?

Several causes: How long has it this been? If it's just a day or two it could be gastroenteritis. But many conditions can cause these symptoms. No one can tell you without more information & a physical examination. Appendicitis, cholecystitis, even a UTI can cause these symptoms. If you have a lot of pain, such that you're double over, or hurts to move especially with fever it could be a serious problem. ...Read more

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I sometimes have a burning pain in my upper abdomen. Could this be caused by gall bladder. It seems to happen after I eat. It also burns in my back.

I sometimes have a burning pain in my upper abdomen. Could this be caused by gall bladder. It seems to happen after I eat. It also burns in my back.

Low hydrochloricacid: Low hydrochloric acid cause indigestion which creates putrification of food - causes burn due to production of lactic acid. Suggest when you eat before food take betaine hydrochloride 1000mg and after food take phosphatidyl choline this will help with digestion. To heal burning pain take bromelain plus cla will heal pain in epigastrium. ...Read more

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Why do I feel sick and my stomach burns every time I eat wheat, bread, cake, pasta? I have a RAST score of 1 for wheat, but I don't think that's it.

Why do I feel sick and my stomach burns every time I eat wheat, bread, cake, pasta? I have a RAST score of 1 for wheat, but I don't think that's it.

Intolerance: There are a lot of adverse reactions to foods, and true food allergy is only one of them. Even when true food allergy is the culprit, blood testing is not always very accurate. The best diagnosis is made by exactly what you have done - keep track of your reactions to figure out which foods cause them. Then there is nothing else you can do but avoid them - there is no treatment that will help. ...Read more

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My stomach is sour, burns, and painful with lots of gas passing. I'm usually always constipated. Pain is relieved when I eat. What can I take and do? Thx

Lousy diet: God made food is expensive but well worth it. Get rid of the "junk", particularly all the sweet stuff. You need the proper fuel for your brain/body. ...Read more

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Hi. Didn't eat much earlier, only fajita salad, then later applesauce & pineapples then had lemon & acv water. Upper prt of stomach burns. Ideas?

Hi. Didn't eat much earlier, only fajita salad, then later applesauce & pineapples then had lemon & acv water. Upper prt of stomach burns. Ideas?

It sounds like: You put a number of things in your stomach that could have the potential to be irritating, possibly more so in combination! Often fajitas are spicy with onions and peppers, let alone the meat. Pineapple, lemon. Your stomach likely has secreted more acid resulting in the burning sensation you feel. Eat blander food for a day or two, consider an OTC antacid.It should resolve quickly. If not, see doc ...Read more

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When I eat my stomach burns. I notice it happens more often when I eat potato chips, ketchup, onions, and tomatoes. Sometimes when I drink water it bu?

When I eat my stomach burns. I notice it happens more often when I eat potato chips, ketchup, onions, and tomatoes. Sometimes when I drink water it bu?

Heartburn?: Sounds like you may have heartburn aka reflux aka GERD. Most people get flares when they eat something that triggers it, and then can have symptoms for days or more whenever they eat or lie down. Try avoiding acid inducing foods, alcohol and smoking, and eating late at night. If symptoms continue you should get evaluated. For more info: http://stanford. Io/2ezd9w9 ...Read more

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I have bad stomach akes for the last 4 days I've tried pepto apple cydervinigar milk nothing helps. It just burns all the time then when I eat something its worse. Its not heartburn its more in the middle bottom of my stomach.

Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose the cause of your abdominal pain. Causes for pain that worse after eating can include: gas, acid, virus, gall bladder issues, etc. I am answering this 7 days after you wrote in. If you are still symptomatic when you read this, definitely recommend that you be evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean everytime I eat it burns my stomach. And it feels like a lump in my throat all the time?

What does it mean everytime I eat it burns my stomach. And it feels like a lump in my throat all the time?

GERD: You may have gerd. I recommend a visit to the doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and discuss treatment options with you and choose the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach burn and hurt really bad after I eat?

Why does my stomach burn and hurt really bad after I eat?

Still be burning.: There are many things that can cause stomach burning. The most common are acid reflux and ulcers or gastritis. If this has been just short term, you could try using an over-the-counter anti-acid such a Zantac for a short course. If that does not work or if this has been a chronic issue, then you should see your doctor for evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why could my stomach burn and I get nauseous every time I eat?

Why could my stomach burn and I get nauseous every time I eat?

Gastritis H.pylori: There could be an inflammation of the lining of the stomach combined with a delayed gastric emptying. If 2 weeks of therapy with a PPI (acid suppressant therapy) does not improve the symptoms I would advise to consult a gastroenterologist for further testing. ...Read more

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I have very sensitive stomach its burn when I eat any thing???

I have very sensitive stomach its burn when I eat any thing???

Not Normal at 23!: See your Primary Care Medical Provider. This should be evaluated. In the meantime get some PEPCID (famotidine) AC (OTC) and follow directions. Avoid Spicy foods. Eat frequently. ...Read more

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Why could my stomach hurt and burn when hungry then when I eat I feel really nauseated?

Why could my stomach hurt and burn when hungry then when I eat I feel really nauseated?

Prandial nausea pain: Likely reflux, may be element of H pylori a bacterial that causes reflux. And for which you need antibiotic. Would initially try Prevecid (OTC) 30 mg a day and ranitidine 150 mg a day, avoid smoking alcohol, caffeine, spicy foods carbonated beverages. Follow up with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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Pain in lower abdomen, below belly button - extends from the far left side to far right side. Dull ache/burn across region. I eat VERY healthy.

Pain in lower abdomen, below belly button - extends from the far left side to far right side. Dull ache/burn across region. I eat VERY healthy.

More info needed: The diagnosis of abdominal pain can be tricky, and can't be done over the internet. Possibilities include inflammation of the bowel, urinary tract infection, pelvic infection, constipation, and tumors. Your will need to see your doctor, who will take a complete history, perform a physical exam and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I'm starting to have sharp pains in my body again and they are starting to occur all over. I can get heart burn easily, I take medicine just like I did when I had sour stomach. My stomach has been hurting for 9 days now. Like after I eat or even before an

I'm starting to have sharp pains in my body again and they are starting to occur all over. I can get heart burn easily, I take medicine just like I did when I had sour stomach. My stomach has been hurting for 9 days now. Like after I eat or even before an

This: This is a situation that calls for a medical evaluation. You may be dealing with a stomach ulcer and/or gastritis. Your doctor will need to examine you and order diagnostic testing based on the exam findings. Also I would need to know what medication you are taking before I can comment on possible adverse effects. Your best bet is to see your doctor right away.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Does constipation give you heart burn and make your stomach hurt when you eat?

Does constipation give you heart burn and make your stomach hurt when you eat?

Yes: Yes it certainly can. When constipated, gas may back up and aggreavate heartburn symptoms. The resulting fullness can also cause stomache aches. Also eating stimulates the bowels to move which can cause further crampy pains. Until relieved. ...Read more

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I have this really bad heart burn and when I eat my chest feels full but my stomach feels hungry what could be causing this?

I have this really bad heart burn and when I eat my chest feels full but my stomach feels hungry what could be causing this?

Gerd: The reflux and chest fullness on eating suggests esophageal dysfunction or motility disorder in addition to gastroesophageal reflux. Follow a very low fat bland diet, avoid caffeine, alcohol, tobacco and take a medication like prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole) daily. Consult a gastroenterologist if symptoms persist for specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more