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How Soon After Eating Does The Stomach Empty
Depends...: 1-2 hours after liquids, 3-6 hours after solids. Carbohydrates & proteins exit faster than fats. Large meals take longer to empty than small meals. Medications, diabetes, neuropathies, certain infections can alter stomach emptying significantly, as can mechanical delays in emptying like stenosis & scarring of the pylorus (the gastric outlet into duodenum), gallbladder disease, small bowel issues. ...Read more
Many possibilities: I have seen patients with this symptom caused by all sorts of issues, from nutritional deficiencies to ulcers (especially from infection} , cancers, diabetes and psychological issues. This symptom needs to be evaluated by a doctor who can examine you and do some tests ...Read more
Can I take palafer after food even though it directs on box to take on empty stomach? Took it first time morning 2 hrs before eating & felt nauseous.
TheGutWrenchingTruth: That form of iron supplement can give your stomach a jag on an empty stomach.Most people can take it that way, but freaks like you and me cannot.The usual dose is one a day so this is what I do:I take one twice a day with food.Just don't take it with something that may already possibly upset your stomach,like six gin rickys or a pot of fish heads and grits.Also remember,iron can cause constipation ...Read more
It depends: There are so many factors involved in gastric motility. What else did you eat with the muffin? Was it a fiber muffin? What medications do you take (your profile says unifiber) have you had any surgeries? Some people have slow gastric motility. I see you have a colostomy, and you have also had an endoscopy. Good luck. ...Read more
Pain like empty stomach but in chest with or without eating, sharper hunching pains after eating... 22yrs 3 kids.. No current conditions?
How long after eating does someone have to wait before taking levothyroxine. In other words, what's the definition of an empty stomach?
No soy no iron: Although the packaging for levothyroxine says to take it on an empty stomach for many people its not possible to do that and take it consistently each day. As long as you take it at a consistent time and don't take it with soy or with iron which will interfere with its absorption it is fine to take it with breakfast or before bed without being strictly fasting. Just get labs checked after change. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acid is released in stomach soon after eating on empty stomach. Does stomach also release acid upon drinking only water on empty stomach?
Can not control it: Acid is made in the stomach all the time. So do not worry about the effects of drinking/eating food. This is a physiological function which you can not control . The only thing that can stop it are antacids which can shut off the production of acid in people who have acid related symptoms like Heart burn from Acid reflux. Tell us more about your problem...what are you trying to do to your acidity? ...Read more
I have a dull pain in stomach when my stomach empty,but the symptom relieve after eating. I also experience burning stomach at night. serious problem?
If you take omeprazole at night, and it has to be on empty stomach, how long after eating show you wait to take it? It lasts 24 hours?
2-4 hours after a: Meal or snack.Get a more detailed answer ›
After eating 75 grams of carbs (french bread) on relatively empty stomach, 1 hour gluc level was 190. 2 hour gluc level was 127. Normal? Pre-Diab?
Probably normal: Hi. That is not a valid test. The OGTT uses 75 g liquid glucose; French bread is not an equivalent. And the OGTT uses serum glucose, not finger stick capillary glucose. You would also heed the fasting glucose, a standard part of an OGTT. Having said all that, your values could easily be normal. If you're worried, see your doc and do the REAL OGTT. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Night of heavy drinker on empty stomach puking and pain after eating was it pancreatitis or gastritis I feel better now after a few days ?
Get help : You need to be seen by your pcp or a GI doctor to find cause of pain. Glad you're feeling better, but you're so young to be having possible complications from heavy drinking. Build support starting with a trusted doc, family member, close friend and get to an AA meeting. You'll be surrounded by others, all ages, who understand: http://www.aa.org/pages/en_US Be safe and take care. ...Read more
What else can cause dull pain in ruq after eating when i've already had my gallbladder out for 7 years? Started after drinking cola on empty stomach.
Caffeine : Caffeine may be upsetting your stomach- i suggest avoiding caffeine from coke, coffee and chocolate. ...Read more
I have symptoms of belching after eating, pain and tendeerness below naval, sometimes deformed stools, feeling of empty stomach after meals?
See a GI doctor: There are many possibilities here. Go and get seen and examined and diagnosed and treated. Hope you feel normal soon, . ...Read more
I take excess of belching after eating and sometimes in early morning with empty stomach.This problem i facing from 11 months after jaundice. ?
Belching: It sounds to me that the valve that stays between your esophagus and stomach may not be working well. There may be inflammation going on in it. It looks like you've been on dromperidone and pantaprazole. Wonder if those have helped. If they've not, the next step would be upper endoscopy (egd). ...Read more
I don't inhale deeply when empty stomach and i inhale deeply after eating meals. Is full stomach pushing against diaphragm and it damages diaphragm?
For 9 years I have suffered from severe pain under my left breast after eating or even on an empty stomach, what could this be?
See your doctor: For symptoms lasting this long, you need to discuss this with your doctor, who will to an examination in person. ...Read more
I have started tetracycline for acne , says take on an empty stomach so can I take first thing in the morning or shall I wait two hours after eating ?
No: Tetracycline can bind to doubly valent ions like calcium. Since a lot of people have milk with their meals the better instruction would be to avoid taking it with milk or antacids which also frequently contain calcium or magnesium. That's why it was important to be awake in Chem 101. Usually after an hour or two that food moves on. The pharmacist usually attaches a label to the bottle explaining i ...Read more
Wake up with small burps & during the day even on empty stomach. Flatulence before & after eating. I can hear my stomach growling at times. Concern?
Yes, especially: if it bothers you. It could be any number of things, from GERD to infection to something even more serious. It is impossible to say for sure without full history, examination, and even tests. You need to see a doctor to make sure. ...Read more
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