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Frequent Stomach Pain After Eating
After eating, stomach pain/burning travels down abdomen esp. Left and right sides. Abd. Hurts when pressed on. Dr.says too much acid in body. Thoughts?
Maybe: There are many causes of belly pain, some of which are simply annoying, others are deadly. Assuming your doctor did thorough interview & exam, if stomach acid seems to be most likely cause, then high dose omeprazole (Prilosec) can help determine if acid is to blame. If symptoms persist, then other causes should be investigated. Acidity usually affects only upper, central abdomen. ...Read more
Food allergy: Some people can develop food allergies to things like sweets later in life. If you get diarrhea too, this raises the possibility even further. Ask your doctor to see if it worth looking into or not. ...Read more
What would cause stomach pain after eating leafy greens? Had this ever since I was little but getting worse now?
Stomach Pain: Abdominal pain after eating is not normal, and may result from any of a very large list of possible causes. To understand your pain better, and to arrive at a diagnosis, you should see a doctor, who will ask you a series of specific questions aimed at better defining the pain. Some common causes of abdominal pain after eating include peptic ulcer disease, gallstones and mesenteric ischemia. ...Read more
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
Food allergy maybe?: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts & peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies & need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. Better to be safe than sorry--don't consume foods that you know will make you ill. ...Read more
Why eat them then?: Food intolerance is common, variable, and individual and may even include such innocuous ingestants as water. Reference: elaine shimberg, "relief from ibs". How are your potatoes prepared, ; how much of them do you consume? Nothing wrong with cutting back on a food that consistently bothers you to eat it. ...Read more
Nothing dangerous: You just may not tolerate some ingredient in the curry. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
50 yr old healthy female having stomach pain after eating much of anything. Have had diareah for a couple of weeks as well. Getting worse.
See doc.: This needs explanation with a full history / exam and possible studies. ...Read more
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common cause of such symptoms ("heartburn"). If it's in the right side of your abdomen - it can also be due to gallbladder stones/other problems.
What happens when you don't eat such foods? If improved, then avoid them.
If you are having difficulty swallowing, black tarry stools, weight loss, or noticed any bleeding from your rectum- see a doctor immediately ...Read more
Peanut allergy: It is possible that you have a peanut allergy do not eat peanuts or eat peanutbutter until you check with an allergist. ...Read more
I get stomach pain after eating honey or avocado that lasts for hours to come. A very little amount can cause this. It started after birth of my child.
Heart Burn: Or acid reflux causing gerd. Gastroesophogeal reflux disease can lead to more serious complications. Even if its coming from your stomach, you need to find out the cause and treat it. Speak to your dr. You may need upper GI endoscopy-look into your throat and stomach or a barium swallow x-rayt. Treatment depends on what's found. In the meantime, try raising the head of your bed and no late food. ...Read more
I have very bad stomach pain after eating crab (seafood).what is the reason? Is there any home remedies?
Allergic: Unless the crab has been contaminated, you are likely allergic to crab (plus shrimp and lobster). There is no remedy which would work as well as avoidance. To confirm the presence of allergy to crab, you need to undergo skin testing or obtain a blood test for IgE to crab. ...Read more
Recently have had stomach discomfort along with some diarhea. And stomach pain after eating large meal?
Some thoughts...: If this has come on recently, it could be a viral illness that's causing the stomach discomfort along with diarrhea. These usually last for about a week and get better on their own. I'd see your doctor if you're having fevers > 3 days, increasing pain, bloody diarrhea, severe nausea or vomiting, or this isn't improving after about a week. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
I have stomach pain after eating & sometimes it gets so bad I vomit the food and stomach feels hard and bloated what could be wrong?
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com TX:PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more
I am experiencing moderate to severe stomach pain after eating. Doesn't matter what I eat. Have gas and stomach distended. What could it be?
Hi, I am having stomach pain after eating beans or something spicy, it stays for few hours (used de-gas tablets) but now it hurts when I press stomach?
Intolerance: Many people have trouble digesting certain foods. Beano can help digest beans and other complex carbohydrates. ...Read more
I have been experiencing stomach pain after eating and after I eat I I have this hollow feeling in my stomach as if I haven't eaten at all. Along with this feeling, when I eat food I have this feeling in my head that is kind of like a dizziness. The feeli
Stomach pain: I have been experiencing stomach pain after eating and after I eat I I have this hollow feeling in my stomach as if I haven't eaten at all. Along with this feeling, when I eat food I have this feeling in my head that is kind of like a dizziness. The feeli ANS: please give more details. Can do live video consult now till 4 AM PCT. ...Read more
I've been having stomach pain after eating for a few days. Now after a BM, I have lower back pain. What's up?
Vague: The history is a bit too vague to be able to identify the issue completely. If the pain persists, or if there is blood in your stool, see your doctor as soon as possible. I can say that a common problem that may mimic your symptoms is constipation. You can attempt to increase your fluid intake and take a stool softener if you are not moving your bowels regularly. This is merely a possibility. ...Read more
I have extreme stomach pain after eating chicken cooked on the grill... Cramps and extreme gas. It hurts really bad. I just ate it over an hour ago?
Seems likely if there is any diarrhea or vomiting. Was the chicken refrigerated and then cooked through?
Another possibility might be gall bladder if the chicken or other food was extremely greasy. If pain keeps up and you are unable to drink fluids, you will need to be seen for a diagnosis and to prevent dehydration. GOod luck! ...Read more
I get mild to severe stomach pain after eating yogurt, and most fruits, eg, apples, grapes, watermelon. I'm not lactose intolerant, other dairy is ok.
Stomach pain after eating food. Loss of appetite. Having one meal in a day despite of hectic university routine. Weight loss. Worried?
University can be fun but you must change your eating habits. One meal a day is inadequate and you should really try breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Spread out your food intake over these times.
If you are indeed losing weight you should slightly increase the size of your meals.
Improvement won't happen overnight but you will come to appreciate the benefit. ...Read more
Gastritis: Maggie, it sounds like your stomach is inflamed. In order to improve it, take an antacid like cimetidine or ranitidine, and avoid NSAIDs, alcohol, caffeine, and smoking. Reduce spicy foods and fatty foods. It will probably take a week or two, but your stomach should feel better. If your pain worsens or you start vomiting blood, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more