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Pain Upper Left Abdomen After Eating
CT Scan benefit outweigh the risk? I'm 23 with 3 CT scans already. Doctors concerned about chronic upper left abdomen pain radiating to back.
Depends: It depends on what your dr is concerned about. CT scans do provide significant radiation exposure. Some causes of left upper abdominal pain can e assessed by ultrasound or endoscopy, depending on your other symptoms and risks. If however, your doctor can provide good reason why CT scan is necessary, then it is probably worth doing. You can always seek a second opinion. ...Read more
Pain in upper left abdomen worse after eating, should I see my doctor now or can I wait a day or two? Female, 40, overweight, non drinker
Depends on severity: If its bad get attention today.Get a more detailed answer ›
I get sharp pains at the upper left abdomen after eating. Mostly when I drink too much water which shifts to the right sometimes. What could this be?
Symptoms vague: Would need far more info and an exam to even begin to speculate about what this may be. See a GI doctor and get evaluated thoroughly. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
My husband started having pain in his lower left abdomen last night about 2 hours after eating poke (which I also ate with no adverse reaction).?
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
Been having a dull ache in lower left abdomen and left testicle lately, mainly after eating it seems. What could this be?
I am feeling little bubbly on left abdomen area usually after eating also heart beat is very high usually after eating lunch. Please suggest?
Gas: Gas accumulation after eating is likely the cause of the left upper abdominal sensation. It is not unusual for the heart rate to increase slightly after eating as digestion increases the metabolism. The heart rate shouldn't be much more than 80 and should slow down within 10-15 minutes after eatin Drinking hot water helps break down gas bubbles. Taking simethicone after a meal prevents gas buildup ...Read more
After eating I get a bump in my lower left abdomen, shooting pains up my abdomen to my chest when I press on the bump. I do have celiac disease.
Burning pain 20-30 min after eating. Pain starts in upper right abdomen and moves to middle-upper left back. Happening consistently and more frequent.
Digestive system: Problem. It can be gallbladder disease, or an stomach ulcer or pancreatitis or similar problems related to digestive system. Go to an urgent care center if can not get a hold of your doctor. I hope this helps. If you do have more questions or other concerns kindly contact with me on my Virtual Practice at : www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more
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
Getting stabbing pains across my left side lower abdomen, feeling sick and bloated after eating, some back pain, pain after urinating also.
Need exam: You need to see your DR for exam and labs. The pain with urination can be from a urinary tract infection. ...Read more
Pain and discomfort in the upper left abdomen increase on eating when press on it I can hear avery loud sound as if there is abag of water. Underweight?
Stomach: The structure you're pressing is likely your stomach, maybe your colon. It sounds like it's filled with gas. This is often due to swallowing air (stomach) and is often a sign of irritation. The sound is call "borborygami" and is an intestinal sound. Something's going on! Could be infection, parasite, ulcer, colitis, gastritis and many others. You need some testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in upper left abdomen for the whole day! Started after eating breakfast this morning less painful after pressure is applied?
Possible gastritis: Especially if this occurs frequently, it could be a sign of gastritis, an irritation of the stomach lining, or even early ulcer disease changes. You can try taking antacids and similar over-the-counter medications, but if it persists, you should have a medical evaluation. ...Read more
Can left sided tummy pain be due to stomach ulcer? Had it on n off since 2 years, its on upper left abdomen, eating sometimes reduces pain-tests r fine
Can you have a panc. Tumor that is causing pain but no other symptoms for over 8 months? Burning pain in upper left abdomen, heartburn when eating.
No: Most common symptom of pancreatic cancer would be painless jaundice. Pancreatic cancer is also extremely uncommon in your age group. Taking metformin WITH food may reduce your symptoms significantly. If not, tell your doctor that you are having stomach problems with metformin and you will be prescribed an alternative medication. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in upper left abdomen, swollen upper left abdomen with lump underneath, nausea, vomiting, gas. Also, bloating even when eating a tiny bit.
More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does it radiate to your back? Or shoulder? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Cough? Fevers? ...Read more
Excruciating (what I think is a pinched nerve) pain left midback, which goes around left side. Today crippling pain upper left abdomen. Consistent!
ER-NOW!: Do not ignore these symptoms: go directly to the ER for further evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in the upper left abdomen after passing stool and after few hours the pain subsides??? Y
Not entirely clear: Good news is there are no significant organs in the left upper abdomen- (e.g. gallbladder or appendix). The relationship to bowel movements raises the question of irritable bowel or constipation. I would suggest being sure you're using adequate fiber in your diet, drinking plenty of water and adding a probiotic (yogurt or pill). If the pain worsens or you have new symptoms or fever see a doctor! ...Read more
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