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Should I go to hospital if I'm having really bad migraine and feel like passing out after eating a piece cake with a soda and I'm 29 weeks pregnant?

At least your PCP: You don't necessarily have to go to the hospital but you should see your pcp. Due to being pregnant there are not many meds you can take. Stay off the sugars; these can worsen migraines. ...Read more

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After eating I get really hot and sweaty and I feel like I am going to pass out. It has been going on for a few months but lately it has been gettin?

Get it examined...: The symptoms you are describing can be from a few different causes and should be further evaluated by your physician...As some of them can be severe. My watch words are always "anything lasting more than 5 days" should be checked out certainly apply to your question. ...Read more

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Why do I feel real dizzy after eating? I felt like I was gonna pass out id I didn't relax so I laid down.

Why do I feel real dizzy after eating? I felt like I was gonna pass out id I didn't relax so I laid down.

Could be: Post prandial hypoglycemia, an early sign of diabetes. If your symptoms persist, get to your doctor to have tests for diabetes, especially if you have a family history for it. ...Read more

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After eating a chicken bone by mistake how long before you know you'll be okay? How long would it take to dissolve or pass?

After eating a chicken bone by mistake how long before you know you'll be okay? How long would it take to dissolve or pass?

Choking...: ...is the biggest problem with eating a chicken bone. If it went down past your throat and isn't causing you immediate discomfort, it's unlikely it ever will cause a problem. Bones usually dissolve in stomach acid within a few hours. ...Read more

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Bloating at night. Not necessarily after eating. Pretty awful pain. Still there after passing stools but slight relief.?

Bloating at night. Not necessarily after eating. Pretty awful pain. Still there after passing stools but slight relief.?

Management: First, limit your food intake. Second, make an appointment with primary care physician. Third: if you can do some exercise. Try to change your diet to more vegetables and fruits. ...Read more

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I have been passing lots of horrible stinky gas. Feel bloated after eating and constipated. What could be causes?

Ck for food allergy: Sometimes stinky gas is a result of what you eat that's not digested, and may be sensitive or allergic too. You may want to ask your doctor to see if you have sensitivity to corn, wheat, soy, dairy. Or nuts/peas. Your intestinal bacteria break down products that cause fermentation, increasing the production of nitrogen, hydrogen, methane, and carbon dioxide (gas). Bring in your food journal. ...Read more

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I am not passing urine, vomiting after eating and finding it hard to breath?

I am not passing urine, vomiting after eating and finding it hard to breath?

Go to ER ASAP!: Your symptoms suggest pending vital organ system failure. You need immediate medical evaluation. Go to the nearest er right away. @drhtay. ...Read more

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I am a 46 year old woman I always bloat very bad after eating cannot burp nor pass gas unless I take something for it a. I have very bad upper?

I am a 46 year old woman I always bloat very bad after eating cannot burp nor pass gas unless I take something for it a. I have very bad upper?

Bloating: Many things can cause bloating after eating so difficult to answer directly. Common causes include difficulty breaking down sugars such as lactose, fructose or sorbitol. Also H.pylori infection can cause similar symptoms as well. ...Read more

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After eating food I am passing stool and feeling bloated. Even in mornings also I am passing stool 3-4 times. Is this because of gas?

After eating food I am passing stool and feeling bloated. Even in mornings also I am passing stool 3-4 times. Is this because of gas?

1st, why RU gassy?: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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I took a etg test 40 hours after eating bourbon street chicken and shrimp at Applebee's restaurant. Cutoff etg 500ng/ml ets 100ng/ml. Will I pass?

I took a etg test 40 hours after eating bourbon street chicken and shrimp at Applebee's restaurant. Cutoff etg 500ng/ml ets 100ng/ml. Will I pass?

Depends, what you...: Drank or what else you ate along with the meal as described. Your dinner included: Cajun-seasoned chicken breast grilled and served on a sizzling skillet with blackened seasoned shrimp, garlic and thyme, served with fried red potatoes and sautéed onions & mushrooms. ...Read more

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I am passing stool after eating food and after I feel some uneasiness at anal. And I feel its incomplete. I feel bloated also. Which doc should I cons?

I am passing stool after eating food and after I feel some uneasiness at anal. And I feel its incomplete. I feel bloated also. Which doc should I cons?

Gastroenterologist: Evaluation of postprandial stool urgency, perianal discomfort, sense of incomplete defecation are all within the expertise of the GI specialist (gastroenterologist). ...Read more

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I've gotten sick after eating shellfish, pass out then throw up and diarrhiah. Is that shellfish allergy?

I've gotten sick after eating shellfish, pass out then throw up and diarrhiah. Is that shellfish allergy?

Possibly: Could also be food poisoning or food infection (the former caused by bacteria in the shellfish, the latter by toxins in the shellfish). How soon after eating did you get ill? ...Read more

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Hi akash (M), age 22.After eating lunch (roti n sabzi)and dinner, my stomach gets bloating n start passing gas several times. Please give me tips to cure?

Hi akash (M), age 22.After eating lunch (roti n sabzi)and dinner, my stomach gets bloating n start passing gas several times. Please give me tips to cure?

Avoid gluten-trial: Avoid all grains with gluten. Make roti with buckwheat or millet. Avoid wheat, rye, corn rice 7 oats. Try this for one month & you will get the answer! ...Read more

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Digestion takes several hours, why feeling pain after 10-15 minutes after eating. Lack of appetite and tiredness. Passing stools do not improve pain.

Digestion takes several hours, why feeling pain after 10-15 minutes after eating. Lack of appetite and tiredness. Passing stools do not improve pain.

Pain after eating: Sounds quite a bit like gallbladder pain, though something involving stomach acid may also be the culprit. This is something your doctor can sort out, and if it persists, see them to see if testing appropriate. ...Read more

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I've an almost constant urge to pass stools. Usually a very small amount loose or soft stools, or nothing at all is passed. I also get terrible pain in my upper abdomen after eating anything. Ibs?

IBS: The constant urge school sounds like ibs. The pain in your upper abdomen could be ibs, but I would also wonder if it represents something along the of gastritis or an ulcer. Other possibilities are ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease but you are not passing any blood or mucus so I doubt that the latter two are the case. Please get checked for upper abdominal symptomatology as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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With chronic appendicities after eating how many hours pass by for you to have a stomach ache?

With chronic appendicities after eating how many hours pass by for you to have a stomach ache?

It varies: Chronic appendicitis is not very common. One of the signs of appendicitis is not having an appetite. Since you very young, it is likely that your pain may be related to your ovary. You have a gynecological exam to get to the bottom of your problrm ...Read more

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Nausea, increase in passing gas and occasional burping. Feeling hot at times. No fever. Started 2 days ago after eating potato soup.

Nausea, increase in passing gas and occasional burping. Feeling hot at times. No fever. Started 2 days ago after eating potato soup.

No more potato soup!: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources--maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test 4 these. ...Read more

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Low Stomach pain, rumbling and movement inside stomach especially after eating and occasional passing of gas. What could be the cause?

Low Stomach pain, rumbling and movement inside stomach especially after eating and occasional passing of gas. What could be the cause?

Simplistically...: Movement of gut contents due to muscular activity of the GI tract is defined as "peristalsis." If your's is excessive, acutely increased, particularly noisy or bothersome so as to interfere with daily function then seek evaluation. Inhibition of peristalsis slows the above gut process and in some cases can quiet the rumbling. ...Read more

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I always feel like using the toilet after eating, what could be the cause?

I always feel like using the toilet after eating, what could be the cause?

Gastro-colic reflex: Quite normal. Your colon starts to contract after you fill your stomach, this propels stool toward your rectum, hence feeling that you need to use the toilet. In reality you do. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like puking after eating something you don't like?

Why do I feel like puking after eating something you don't like?

Sounds: As though you were told in childhood that you have to "clean your plate". It has established a subconscious "file" in the "hard drive". Stay away from those disliked foods for a while and try sampling them later and see if the dislike has gone. ...Read more

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I have a 30 percent func. Gallbladder, could it cause me to feel like I am going to gag and get sick after eating?

I have a 30 percent func. Gallbladder, could it cause me to feel like I am going to gag and get sick after eating?

Unlikely: I suspect there is another cause of your symptoms. There are numerous possibilities from peptic ulcers disease to celiac disease to food allergies or others. A gallbladder without gallstones rarely causes symptoms and if it does it usually associated with a much lower gallbladder ejection fraction. ...Read more

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I feel like vomiting after eating, what to do?

I feel like vomiting after eating, what to do?

Nausea after eating: Your symptoms are common, but not specific for any 1 condition. You need to be seen by your doctor to have test done. This could be as simple as acid reflux. A simple blood test to check for H. Pylori, a bacteria that can cause your symptoms may be the culprit. Your doctor will take an extensive history to help rule out several common conditions and if need be Rx meds or send to a GI specialist. ...Read more

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I also feel like vomiting after eating, what could this?

I also feel like vomiting after eating, what could this?

Nausea after eating: There are many different reasons why this may be. For most patients this may be acid reflux or some other form of indigestion/food intolerance. For women it is imperative to rule out pregnancy. For all patients it begins with seeing your doctor so a complete history and exam may be done. Your PCP may want to run test or send to a specialist depending on findings. ...Read more

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How come I feel like vomiting after eating/drinking?

How come I feel like vomiting after eating/drinking?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. There are tests that can be performed to find out why you're vomitting. ...Read more

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How come I feel like something is stuck on my throat after eating shrimps?

How come I feel like something is stuck on my throat after eating shrimps?

Do you experience: Tightening in your throat? Swelling of mouth, lips, tongue, cheeks, airway? If this only occurs after eating shrimp - concerned you might have a food allergy. Please see your physician before eating shrimp again. Take care. ...Read more

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I feel shaky after eating?

I feel shaky after eating?

Anxiety: Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your gp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I flush after eating?

Why do I flush after eating?

See your doc: Sometimes flushing after eating can be related to sensitivity to the food eaten. You might pay attention to whether this is a general reaction or specific to particular foods. An allergist can help you to determine this. ...Read more

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Jittery feeling after eating?

Jittery feeling after eating?

When: You eaf, a signal goes to the brain. As the signals crescendo as you fill the stomach a center in the brain tells you that you have had enough. If your diet contains a lot of "junk" (especially sweets) the brain becomes more sensitive to all input signals. Thus the "jittery" feeling is a result of the input signal from the stomach. Sounds whacky? I've seen it all too often in this day and age. ...Read more

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Can I excercise after eating?

Can I excercise after eating?

No: You should wait at least 30 minutes after eating to exercise because your digestion requires blood flow to your intestines and stomach, and exercise, which requires blood flow to muscles. ...Read more

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Why am I gagging after eating?

Why am I gagging after eating?

Gagging: Not sure! Does this occur after every meal or just the main meal. Either way you must contact your primary doctor. You will most likely you will have to see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Why do I get cold after eating?

Why do I get cold after eating?

Poor reserve...: You have a compromised cardiac output.....when you eat significant blood diverted to GI system....leading to reduced supply to periphery.... ...Read more

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What causes coughing after eating?

What causes coughing after eating?

Possible LERD: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, cough, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. May however not be reflux so please get yourself checked. ...Read more

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What is causing pain after eating?

What is causing pain after eating?

See a GI Dr: It may be related to what you ate for lunch or may be related to gallbladder (gb) disease as well. If you have not had an upper endoscopy, that may be needed to evaluate for gastritis, gastro esophageal reflux disorder (gerd) or ulcers. Avoiding spicy foods in your diet and not laying flat for several hours after eating may help. Test to check for h. Pylori may be helpful or ultrasound of gb. ...Read more

Passed Out (Definition)

Or passing out implies loss of consciousness. Frequently a cardiac ...Read more