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Why do I get stomach pain when I consume dairy products?

Why do I get stomach pain when I consume dairy products?

Dairy products-pain: Some ethnic groups, older people, & people who take antibiotics often may have a condition of "lactose intolerance", i.e., they lack (to varying degrees) the enzyme that breaks down milk sugar so it is digestible. Those who lack enzyme develop bloating, gas, diarrhea. Lactaid/dairy ease tablets provide this enzyme; also have pre-treated milk. Some ice creams are "lactose free". ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Whenever I lift for a few minutes or more, I get stomach pain?

Whenever I lift for a few minutes or more, I get stomach pain?

Musculoskeletal : Sounds like an abdominal wall muscle strain. An abdominal wall hernia is also possible. Recommend you hold off on the weight lifting until you see your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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Please explain what does it mean when you get stomach pain on your left side?

Please explain what does it mean when you get stomach pain on your left side?

How is your bowls: Depend some time spastic colon with or without constipation could cause similar pain
you could be having diverticulitis even if the pain on the right side
watch your bowels make sure you do not have constipation avoid any food with nuts and seeds and see your doctor. ...Read more

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I get stomach pain whenever i stand up. When i sit or lay down, it goes away completely! when i stand i can't even straighten my back! what is this?

I get stomach pain whenever i stand up. When i sit or lay down, it goes away completely! when i stand i can't even straighten my back! what is this?

See a doctor: This is grossly abnormal, but attempting to diagnose without a full history and physical exam and possibly some imaging studies would be foolhardy. Please go and see somebody asap and hope this improves quickly. You sound miserable. ...Read more

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What to do if i get stomach pain after taking my meal. Why?

What to do if i get stomach pain after taking my meal. Why?

Could be ulcer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis
stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) from over the counter with some anti acid make sure your bowels moving ok no constipation
if your symptoms does not improve your doctor should referred you for upper endoscopy
it could be your gallbladder as well
your doctor could determined that. ...Read more

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I have a very rare condition, i get stomach pain when i eat anything sweet, sour, or hot. No one semse to heared about something similar.

I have a very rare condition, i get stomach pain when i eat anything sweet, sour,  or hot. No one semse to  heared about something similar.

Need full eval: persistent abdominal pain, no matter whether it is related to specific foods or not, should be fully evaluated by a Physician to determine the cause. Sometimes it takes several levels of evaluation but most often a cause can be found and a treatment given. in the meanwhile avoid those things that cause you stomach pain. ...Read more

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I had my baby 2 months ago,no matter what i do throughout the day i get stomach pain, sometimes i think i feel something moving in me,what is it?

I had my baby 2 months ago,no matter what i do throughout the day i get stomach pain, sometimes i think i feel something moving in me,what is it?

Can't say: There are many possibilities and without more information there is no way to say for sure. You need to see your doctor who can take a full history and do an exam. This is definitely not normal and needs to be looked into. Good luck with feeling better soon. ...Read more

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I get stomach pain after all meals I've been to many doctors they all say I'm fine there's nothing wrong with my stomach. Then why do I get pain?

I get stomach pain after all meals I've been to many doctors they all say I'm fine there's nothing wrong with my stomach. Then why do I get pain?

Gastritis: Most common cause of pain after eating can be due to gastric ulcer, or gastritis. Other causes including gastroparesis, diffuse esophageal spasm, duodenitis, celiac disease can also reproduce symptoms of abdominal pain. For further evaluation, additional testing may be needed, including testing for Helicobacter pylori, esophageal gastroduodenoscopy, esophageal motility/pH testing. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts a lot due to gastritis but recently its been hurting a lot and mmy back hurts a lot too . My back hurts a lot when i get stomach pain?

My stomach hurts a lot due to gastritis but recently its been hurting a lot and mmy back hurts a lot too . My back hurts a lot when i get stomach pain?

ulcer?: You're young to be getting ulcers, but abdominal pain and indigestion that radiates to the back may be indicative of a gastric or duodenal ulcer. Anti-inflammatory meds, such as the advil (ibuprofen) you are taking, can cause gastritis and ulcers. Please see your doctor tomorrow, and stop the advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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I get stomach pain after I eat bananas. Am I allergic?

I get stomach pain after I eat bananas. Am I allergic?

Probably not: But it is common to have sensitivities to certain foods. Try to avoid foods that cause pain, nausea or heartburn. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for a 14 year old girl to get stomach pain?

What are the reasons for a 14 year old girl to get stomach pain?

Many Causes...: At that age there are many causes. Hyper acidity, stress, food intolerances, gastro esophageal reflux, bloating, to name a few. Duration, associated weight loss or loss of appetite would be concerning so would chronic diarrhea and blood in stools, vomiting and such symptoms.
Do have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach pain and a bloated feeling after i eat or drink anything? Healthy 42 yr old female

Bloating : Bloating can be caused by indigestion, reflux symptoms (gerd), intolerance to certain foods, or can represent constipation. Pain in the right upper quadrant can represent gallstones, but generalized pain is unlikely to represent that. Antacids such as tums, (calcium carbonate) or medicine to decrease stomach acid such as Prilosec (over the counter), may be helpful. If you had worsening or new symptoms, vomiting, fever, then it would be reasonable to consult your physician. ...Read more

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Can you get stomach pain after not eating for a while? If so, why? Can you get ulcers from not eating regularly?

Can you get stomach pain after not eating for a while? If so, why? Can you get ulcers from not eating regularly?

Acidity: Yes you can, when you don't eat the acid that is in your stomach continues to be present and can irritate your stomach. If this persists, eventually the protective layer that protects your stomach from irritation breaks down and can cause ulceration. Eat regularly and continue to follow up closely with your physician. ...Read more

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3 years since gallbladder out now when I haven't eaten in a while and I'm hungry I get stomach pain bad then once I've eaten I get bad diarrhoea ?

3 years since gallbladder out now when I haven't eaten in a while and I'm hungry I get stomach pain bad then once I've eaten I get bad diarrhoea ?

Could be an ulcer: you could be having an ulcer that not related to your old gallbladder problem that diarrhea either related to high acid secretion associated with ulcer or still related to the bile dripping directly to you small intestine
avoid spicy and greasy food eat multiple small meals no greasy food avoid dairy product and see your doctor you might need scope
eat yogurt and banana might help with diarrhea ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach pain after eating cheese?

Lactose intolerance: Is possible. Do you get pain after drinking milk?. Might respond to probiotics like lactinex. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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