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I am getting upper abdomen pain most of the day and after eating food it is reducing.should i concern about this?

I am getting upper abdomen pain most of the day and after eating food it is reducing.should i concern about this?

Ulcer pain??: The best thing would be that you have an ulcer. It is, and has been for a number of years, a treatable medical condition- with 2 antibiotics and an antacid for about 3 weeks. If that doesn't work see your doc to look for nastier things-I.e. Stomach cancer, et. al. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Why only after eating the main meal of the day, getting severe pain in upper eft abdomen? Pain oes away completely after two hours or so.

Pin after meals: Most likely the culprit is the stomach itself. Either an ulcer or just hyperacidity can cause such pain which gets better once the food passes further. You should see a GI specialist who can specifically diagnose these issues. In the mean time, avoid fatty food and high calorie diet. Fruits and veggies can help. ...Read more

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What could upper abdomen pain after eating and unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?

What could upper abdomen pain after eating and  unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?

Ulcer and reflux: You may well have a peptic ulcer and reflux disease. I recommend proceeding with an endoscopy and at the same time exclude an h pylori infection. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Celiac, gluten intol: Approximately 6 percent of patients are gluten sensitive. One percent of patients have celiac. Gluten found in flour which makes bread can cause bloating and cramping in patients with celiac or gluten sensitvity. Your doctor can do tests like blood work and endoscopy to check for this. ...Read more

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My wife 43 yr old has 7mm gallbladder polyp on us done for left sided abdominal pain relieved by eating, what treatment or f/u is needed.

Surgery: She may be having biliary colic which is a common complaint. We worry about gallbaldder polyps since as they get to be over 1 cm they sometimes contain cancer. She should consult with a GI specialist. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain after eating on left side, hurts to release after pressing down, nausea, diarrhea, shaking. Blood count & urine test came back normal?

Abdominal pain after eating on left side, hurts to release after pressing down, nausea, diarrhea, shaking. Blood count & urine test came back normal?

GI evaluation: This needs further investigation. May well be diverticular disease, but without more history and the ability to examine you and see all the lab data it is impossible to know what is going on. Follow your doctor's evaluation and advice and I hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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What could cause abdominal pain on the lower left side just above the hip? It doesn't happen often but about 8 out of 10 times is after eating.

What could cause abdominal pain on the lower left side just above the hip? It doesn't happen often but about 8 out of 10 times is after eating.

Colon: Are there bowel changes or bloating with your discomfort? The colon might get irritated or inflamed such as in diverticulitis or there could be a gas build up. For recurrent, steady or worsening symptoms have your physician examine you. ...Read more

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After eating, I experience left side abdominal pain, left side back pain, and severe headches. Any ideas of the cause?

Common Stomache Pain: The most common causes of stomach pain in otherwise healthy adults are not usually serious. You should see your doctor for further testing if you have any of the following symptoms: severe or extre pain, vomiting that will not stop, vomiting blood, if you are losing weight or have no appetite, if you have dark-colored stool or blood in your stool or if you have pain or difficulty with swallowing ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Stomach Pain After Meal (Definition)

Abdominal pain after a meal is a symptom in which a person feels ok before eating, but starts to have tummy pain after eating. Gall bladder disease or gall stones are examples of conditions that can cause ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more