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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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I feel pain in my left side of my stomach. Like below my ribs. It seems to appear after eating. ?

I feel pain in my left side of my stomach. Like below my ribs. It seems to appear after eating. ?

Pancreatitis?: The two organs that reside in the left side of your abdomen AND are associated with digestion are the pancreas and the left side of your colon. You might have something minor like a "spastic colon" or something more serious like pancreatitis or blocked pancreatic ducts. Particularly if the pain is significant or recurrent, you need to seek medical care. ...Read more

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What causes abdomen burning pain on left side under the ribcage? Starts an hour later after eating and it lasts 1 second with a few minutes intervals

What causes abdomen burning pain on left side under the ribcage? Starts an hour later after eating and it lasts 1 second with a few minutes intervals

Multiple causes: The possible causes of burning of left upper quadrant of abdomen are gastroesophageal reflux, esophagitis, peptic ulcer including stomach or duodenal ulcer, gastritis which is inflammation of lining of stomach including h.Pylori infection. Other possible cause could be pancreatitis but pain is not usually burning in nature. ...Read more

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I feel so much gas in my stomach and also feel burden on my left side of chest . Mostly it occur after eating something .... ?

I feel so much gas in my stomach and  also feel burden on my left side of chest . Mostly it occur after eating something ....    ?

Tried any meds?: If you haven't already tried it, using an acid blocking medicine such as ranitidine or Omeprazole might be worth a try, in case the symptoms are related to acid reflux or some other acid peptic disorder. If this is not helpful, other causes such as gallbladder disease would have to be considered. ...Read more

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I have severe pain under my left ribs after eating. I feel bloated. The pain radiates to my back and right side. My stomach makes all kinds of noises.?

I have severe pain under my left ribs after eating. I feel bloated. The pain radiates to my back and right side. My stomach makes all kinds of noises.?

Stomach problems: This may suggest stomach problem like gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. Pancreatitis is another possibility if excessive alcohol intake. You need to see your primary physician and undergo exam and testing to find the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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My mother's left part of upper stomach pains throughout day and intensively after eating food. It pains in both side after eating food.

See Doctor: This could be any number of issues including irritable bowel but could also represent mesenteric ischemia. Would suggest immediate consultation with a gastroenterologist to evaluate your mother to discern what is going on. This needs immediate attention especially if she is over 50. ...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