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I Always Have Stomach Pain And Cramp After My Morning Meal Is This Normal
Get checked: Maybe stomach but "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate test. ...Read more
Is it common in irritable bowl syndrome to have stomach pains and bloating afer meals and also random cramp pains throughout the day?
Yes...: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a very common functional bowel disorder. It causes abdominal pain and cramps most commonly in the left lower abdomen. It can be associated with altered bowel habits - constipation or diarrhea or both. Abdominal bloating and gas are common complaints. Triggers include stress, foods eg. Caffeine and fried foods. If concerned then see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Not being able to eat as much as before and stomach pain after every meal (skip breakfast) is this normal? Started yesterday and period ended today.
This is GI: Not GYN related or so it seems This problem some gastric activity such as gastritis. Young persons to day are drinking too much alcohol, caffeine or taking too many aspirin like products. If you have been taking a motrin or the lilke for period pain this could be the cause. Consult your doc and watch what you take such as alcohol or pop of some kind with caffeine. ...Read more
Girlfriend having bad stomach pain/period cramps times 50 morning after sex. Should we be worried?
Severe Pain: Please sign off of the internet and get your girlfriend to her doctor urgently. She is having such severe pain that you describe it as 50 times normal. Get her to the doctor now. ...Read more
Sharp stomach pain (like extreme period cramp) when I pee sometimes, usually in morning, no pain or burning when pee only stomach, pain very strong?
My take for you. ..: What described seems pertaining to some native disorders of the bladder or the contents of pelvic cavity. However, more effort in analyzing the detailed features of symptoms such as their degree, onset, duration, evolution, & progress over time + conducting proper physical exams + doing tests as needed so to deduce possible causes for effective Rx now and counseling for the future. ...Read more
I'm having cramps & mild stomach pain for the past 6 days. Not normal for me. I'm on & off a little nauseous but no throwing up. My Period 6 days away?
Pregnancy test?: First, I would check a home pregnancy test if you are sexually active, and if positive, the pain could be from an ectopic. If so see your MD ASAP. Other causes could be related to your menstrual period, ruptured ovarian cyst, GI bug. If this persists please get seen by your MD. ...Read more
Colonoscopy done 2 years ago-normal. Last 4 weeks-narrower than stools and for last week bloating & mild/moderate stomach pain & cramps. IBS or cancer?
Narrow stool: Narrow stool implies a constriction of your colon (sometimes called an apple-core finding). You should contact your GI doc right away and find out what's happening to your bowels. Good luck! ...Read more
Stomach pain and nausea after eating. Vomiting every day until eating smaller meals. Ultrasound, stool samples, bloodwork & endoscopy normal. What now?
Functional issues...: Assuming that you have not had bariatric surgery and that you are not pregnant, the symptoms sound functional - conditions such as chalasia, achalasia, gastroparesis and functional gastric outlet obstruction need to be considered. Often a modified pharyngo-esophagram with gastric and small bowel follow-through will provide information complementary to the upper GI endoscopy already completed. ...Read more
5yr old gets extreme stomach pain and then vomits mainly undigested food until her stomach is empty 6-10 hours after - meal for a few weeks. Ideas?
See doctor: She may have allergies, food sensitivities, or some type of obstruction. See your doctor ...Read more
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
I have antral gastritis, does that cause upper left stomach pain? I get stabbing pain in the same area, when bending over, before meals and after.
Possible: It's definitely possible that antral gastritis can be causing your symptoms. If you've done standard imaging and other tests looking for h.Pylori, it might be beneficial to talk with your doctor about getting an endoscopy (if it's been a while since you had your first one). Best of luck to you! ...Read more
Stomach pain accompanies every meal and throughout the day. Probiotics don't help. Healthy diet doesn't relieve symptoms, though worse when unhealthy.
Hi, my husband is experiencing stomach pain for the last 2 nights. We travelled to Maldives and had a flight that lasted about 12 hours n had 4 meals?
Many: Meals in plane, sometimes a ritual without hunger, may wait and take light meals may get better. ...Read more
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
Really full for 8 hours after a small meal & stomach pain/ bloating. I drink alot of water. Could amount of water affect digestion?
Yes: Drinking large amounts of water while eating a meal is not a good practice and leads to air swallowing which leads to gaseous discomfort. It also adds volume to stomach contents as well as diluting digestive enzymes too much. ...Read more
After 3 days my diareah stopped, but came back later last night. I had an energy drink, milk, and a full meal, Now its back but without stomach pain.
For like a month been having bad stomach pain whenever I've had a full meal during lunch so what's wrong? Skip breakfast all the time. See a doctor?
More info needed: More description of your symptoms is needed but postprandial abdominal discomfort can be due to lactose or gluten intolerance, gall bladder disease, adhesions from previous surgery to name common causes. Try a bland, lot fat diet and if symptoms persist, your physician will take a history, examine you and order appropriate tests in order to diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
.Pain in my right foot at the centre and stomach pain with deficulty of digesting heavy meals the case is now 3weeks I feel my body is not symetric?!
Can't tell here: See your doc, get examined; symptoms may or not be related. Good chance the stomach pain and digestion problem are related. Body not symmetric may be due to pain and spasm. Always the possibility that the foot pain is due to pressure on sciatic nerve form a tumor pressing on the nerve and also causing the abd pain and digestive problem. But can't tell any of that here. See your doc to find out. ...Read more
Feel pit of stomach pain and gasses moving after eating meal. I think it only happens when haven't eaten for 7 hrs (long time) and eat good amount of food quickly. Feel pit of stomach expand uncomfortably. What could this mean?
You are describing:
"classic" GASTRO-COLIC reflex... (ie when you eat something a reflex (hormonal regulator) "PREPARE" your bowel by increase in its MOTILITY (Movement) In some people this is exaggerated and produces CRAMPS! EATING SLOWLY will help but if this get s worse there are anti-spasmodics which can be very helpful!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
I have upper stomach pain, burping, stomach feels empty even though I have eaten all meals, sometime feel to vomit but does not?
There are many: Different possible diagnoses for your symptoms. You will need to be examined and perhaps have some testing done to get to the answer. Make an appointment to be evaluated by a health care professional as soon as possible. ...Read more
I went a little over 24 hours without eating a meal, and now have a major stomach pain. Even after finally eating. What can I do to relieve the pain?
My husband have really bad stomach pain every time he eats his first meal for the day. He duffle over in pain that last for a out 5i mins. Any clue what this may mean?
Gallstone problems?: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see why such symptoms are occuring, and my refer to a G.I. Specialist to further check the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, etc... Sounds like there may be esophagus or stomach problems like reflux acidity or an ulcer; or there may be gall bladder problems like gall stones; or perhaps pancreatitis. The doctor can help sort things out. ...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 get stomach pain and loose bowels just after eating. Not every meal but few times every week. It usually smells worse also.
Diet?: You may be intolerant of certain foods. With theses symptoms, its best to see your doctor. He/she can listen to you and do an examination to find out what's going on. ...Read more
Hi I been feeling very sharp upper stomach pain after meals, no appetite, nauseous & headache all after eating a heavy meal 2 days ago what can it be?
Poss gallbladder: Difficult to say for sure but persistent symptoms after a big meal that are now occurring every time eat could represent gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, or peptic ulcer disease. Reflux also possible. Recommend an appointment with your physician for additional history, exam and possibly blood work, imaging study like ultrasound or an endoscopy. ...Read more
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