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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?

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

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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I have been diag with hyperthyroidism i haven't been treated yet waiting on the dr but I have had not stop stomach pain could this be related? Nervous

I have been diag with hyperthyroidism i haven't been treated yet waiting on the dr but I have had not stop stomach pain could this be related? Nervous

Thyroid or not: It is more common for people to have abdominal pain associated with hyperparathyroidism rather than hyperthyroidism (due to increase risk of ulcer disease and kidney stones), but hyperthyroidism can cause this as well. Hyperthyroidism can cause your gut to have increased mobility. This usually causes diarrhea, but cramping can happen as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have severe stomach pain nauseous & have to force self to eat. Diagnosed w/ hyperthyroidism.

Have severe stomach pain nauseous & have to force self to eat. Diagnosed w/ hyperthyroidism.

See a Doc: If this has gone on more than 24 hours you should see a doctor. I don't know where your pain is but it's possible that you have gastritis, peptic ulcer, gallbladder disease or even appendicitis. ...Read more

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When doctors check for hyperthyroidism do they also look for hyperparathyroidism too? Hunger, insomnia, stomach pain, cramps, high BP & HR, weightloss

When doctors check for hyperthyroidism do they also look for hyperparathyroidism too? Hunger, insomnia, stomach pain, cramps, high BP & HR, weightloss

Not usual: Thoigh names are close hey are different hormones and have very different actions and levels. It is not usual to check both at the same time. PTH has to be ordered. Your symptoms are not typical of hyperparathyroidism but a simple lab can be done. ...Read more

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Is hyperthyroidism related to stomach discomfort?

Is hyperthyroidism related to stomach discomfort?

Hyperthyroidism: Common symptoms of uncontrolled hyperthyroidism include nervousness, tremors, palpitations, diarrhea, increased sweating, high blood pressure, heat intolerance, fever, excessive hunger, bulging eyes with a characteristic stare, enlarged thyroid (goiter), fatigue and weight loss. But it can rarely be associated with gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying), resulting in abdominal pain and nausea. ...Read more

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I get lower stomach pain when eating at restaurants. Is it the oil in the food? I tend to go bm after returning home.

I get lower stomach pain when eating at restaurants. Is it the oil in the food? I tend to go bm after returning home.

Could be +: Based on your sx and timing with relation to eating dinner, it is very likely related to something your ingesting. Possibilities include too much oil/fried foods, certain food sensitivity, see if you can determine what foods precipitate the problem. The most important part of the story, is eating out at restaurant. Over 95% of problems (infections, etc) related to eating occur out, not in, home. ...Read more

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Why feeling stomach pain when eating eggs?

Why feeling stomach pain when eating eggs?

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

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Stomach pain after eating?

Stomach pain after eating?

Inflammation/gerd: There are many causes,maybe GERD or inflammation of the stomach lining or h.pylori infection ...Read more

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I have stomach pain after eating ?

I have stomach pain after eating ?

Peptic ulcer : Increased acid secretion with meals can cause stomach pain. Consider antacids & conside an upper endoscopy if no response. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more