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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

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Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

46 Conditions: This complaint can possibly be associated with up to 46 different conditions. Therefore it would need to be thoroughly worked up by your primary physician and if preliminary workup is negative then he would probably consult with a gastroenterologist. The workup could be from days to weeks to sort out. Make an appointment with your doctor and be ready to provide as much detail as possible. ...Read more

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Hi, I have acute spasm abdominal pain on left side after eating.Some constipation .Bloated stomach and (reflux/vomiting especially in morn .)?

Constipation: Constipation can result in abdominal pain (lower part/sides) and bloating. Esophageal reflux/ gastritis, duodenitis, ulcers in stomach/upper intestine can result in abdominal pain , indigestion, dyspepsia, vomiting, water brash. There are several other causes of abdominal pain/vomiting especially in the morning. Need to seek medical care to daignose the exact cause of above symptoms. ...Read more

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I have instant severe abdominal pain on my left side after eating and drinking ANYTHING, worse after drinking alcohol.I suffer from endo if related.

I have instant severe abdominal pain on my left side after eating and drinking ANYTHING, worse after drinking alcohol.I suffer from endo if related.

Abdominal pain: Get an evaluation. It could be diverticulitis- an inflammation of the outpouchings of the large intestine. Drink 6-8 glasses daily, eat fiber and fresh fruits to have regular bowel movements. Endometriosis may be related, depending on where the endometrial tissue is located. ...Read more

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I have spasm abdominal pain on left side acute after eating coupled with vomiting or reflux also tummy bloated ?

Abdominal pain: The cause of the pain depends upon whether the pain is in the upper part of your left side or the lower part. Pain in the upper part could indicate severe acid reflux or gastritis; try antacids or Pepcid (famotidine) to see if they help. Lower left pain reflects spasm in the colon usually. This is where you feel the pain of constipation. As constipation gets more severe, you may feel pain when you eat. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain in the lower left side after eating yesterday?

What is the cause of pain in the lower left side after eating yesterday?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest after eating ?

Pain in left side of chest after eating ?

Heart burn?: Perhaps it's heart burn. Try taking an antacid . Try figuring out which kinds of foods trigger it. ...Read more