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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Stomach Pain After Meal (Definition)

Stomach pain after a meal, also known as a postprandial pain, refers to pain in the mid abdomen after eating. It can have many causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder, pancreas, and intestines, among other organs. If it persists, ...Read more


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What causes bad gas pain in stonach difficulty swallowing food and vomiting about twice a week one hour. After eating thanks?

What causes bad gas pain in stonach difficulty swallowing food and vomiting about twice a week one hour. After eating thanks?

Need eval: In your age these are symptoms that need further evaluation. I would be concerned about your esophagus, stomach and pancreas. You need an egd or endoscopy to eval for gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, webs, rings and of course tumors. Your symptoms are of concern so I would sched appoint right away. ...Read more

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What should I do for severe gas pain?

What should I do for severe gas pain?

Few suggestions...: Try taking one or more of the following: simethicone, charco-caps, or probiotics. Dietary insoluble fiber causes gas as does lactose if you are lactose intolerant. A low-fodmaps diet (ibsfree. Net) can help control chronic gas. Good luck! ...Read more

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My husband suffers from severe gas pain, what can we do about it?

Gas: Gasx, simethicone. Gas is either from swallowing air, indigestion, or dysbiosis. Natural remedies include digestive enzymes and probiotics. ...Read more

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Hi, actually, I had jaundice in december of last year, and after recovering from it, severe gas pain started everynight...So I consulted?

Hi, actually, I had jaundice in december of last year, and after recovering from it, severe gas pain started everynight...So I consulted?

Is it really gas...?: Abdominal pain is never normal, but you have not indicated the intensity, duration, or circumstances of your symptoms. Lots of things cause abdominal pain--see my earlier healthtap answers on the subject please. If pain is severe (as you indicate) or worsening, don't delay in seeking evaluation & getting treated. The history of jaundice may have nothing or everything to do with your symptoms. ...Read more

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Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Could opiates cause severe stomach gas pain?

Yes: Narcotics very frequently induce constipation with their use. It is important to take a stool softener and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (or simmilar) daily as well as staying well hydrated. Sennokot laxative is a good choice if you have not had a bm in several days (avoid the strong stimulant laxatives). Discuss your symptoms with your physician who can make recommendations. ...Read more

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Am having severe trapped gas pain in right upper abdomen since 3 days, I cnt sit and liedown, wat wl do next step. I tuk syrp antacid nd all home remed?

Am having severe trapped gas pain in right upper abdomen since 3 days, I cnt sit and liedown, wat wl do next step. I tuk syrp antacid nd all home remed?

Sounds like gallbladder: Persistent pain in the right upper quadrant with symptoms you describe is more likely to be related to gallbladder disease and that's the place I would start. See your physician about it and ask if she would consider doing ultrasound. Good health ...Read more

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I've experienced severe IBS symptoms since the insertion of my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD (gas pain = the worst pain I've had!) how would an IUD affect GI issues?

I've experienced severe IBS symptoms since the insertion of my mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD (gas pain = the worst pain I've had!) how would an IUD affect GI issues?

IUD and abdominal Pa: Dear amelia,
the most important thing you must do is have your gynecologist assess the status of the iud, has it slipped out of position, is there an infection, is there some allergic reaction.
Abdominal pain like ibs can be indecipherable from pain emanating from your female organs. ...Read more

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Sensitive stomach, almost immediately after eating, severe gas pain and diarrhea. Can't pinpoint certain foods. What is causing it? Allergy test neg.

Sensitive stomach, almost immediately after eating, severe gas pain and diarrhea. Can't pinpoint certain foods. What is causing it? Allergy test neg.

? intolerance: Not all food induced reactions are allergic in nature, in fact, most are intolerances. Regardless, if symptoms occur consistently with the same food, it should be treated as an allergy and avoided. Keep a 'food journal' to help you determine a common ingredient. ...Read more

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Severe Gas pain immediately after and diarrhea x5 days post first time protected anal sex.?

Severe Gas pain immediately after and diarrhea x5 days post first time protected anal sex.?

Doubt STD: The immediate symptoms were just irritation, gas, or something along those lines. No infection can cause symptoms that fast. Even the diarrhea probably is unrelated; most STDs from anal sex would cause rectal or anal pain, sores, discharge, etc. So probably just a coincidence. But see doctor if it continues. If STD risk (new or unsafe partner), rectal STD testing would be a good idea to be safe. ...Read more

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Severe gas pain or abdominal pain and vomiting. How can you tell a large gas bubble from appendicitis?

Severe gas pain or abdominal pain and vomiting. How can you tell a large gas bubble from appendicitis?

Fever? Location?: Appendicitis starts as middle of abdomen pain (peri-umbilical), often with nausea, change in bowel habit, may get vomiting, fever, pain centering in right lower quadrant. Other things. Like diverticulitis, various gyn issues, ulcer disease, pancreatitis can present with some of the same paterns. In doubt? Call your doc now. ...Read more

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I've had chole in 07. Stenting for sod in 2010. Continue with severe upper abdominal pain and trapped gas. Pain occasionally radiates back oily stool?

I've had chole in 07. Stenting for sod in 2010. Continue with severe upper abdominal pain and trapped gas. Pain occasionally radiates back oily stool?

Complex problem: Sod, or spintor of oddi dysfunction is a complex issue causes frequent pains, and attacks of pancreatitis you should discuss with your physician (s), also find out you did not have pancreatic divisam where minor pancreatic duct enters duodenum separately causing localized pancreatitis, good luck. ...Read more

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I had open abdominal surgery 3 month ago to repair artery. Since surgery, get severe sharp and blunt upper abdominal pains so bad I can't finish meal and double over. I've never experienced before surgery Surgeon didn't know why. New gas pain? Adhesion

I had open abdominal surgery 3 month ago to repair artery. Since surgery, get severe sharp and blunt upper abdominal pains so bad I can't finish meal and double over. I've never experienced before surgery Surgeon didn't know why. New gas pain? Adhesion

Here are some...: Any transabdominal surgery has its inherent odd to have postop bowel adhesion leading various degree of bowwl obstruction although rare. To verify what might have caused your abdominal pain, one must analyze the detailed history of specific features of all related symptoms stressing the sequence of events + timely physical exam & testing. How? Go to https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Best ...Read more

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Can eating vegatables cause gas pain?

Yes: Some vegetables contain quite a bit of psyllium which can cause significant gas production and subsequent gas pains. ...Read more

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I'm 5weeks 2days pregnant and have persistent & severe diarrhea for the last 3 days, along with gas & bloating. Need to use toilet after food / drink.

I'm 5weeks 2days pregnant and have persistent & severe diarrhea for the last 3 days, along with gas & bloating. Need to use toilet after food / drink.

Hydrate: Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. It sounds like you have a case of gastroenteritis. If the diarrhea does not resolve consider seeing your doctor for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I develop so much gas after eating?

Why do I develop so much gas after eating?

Diet & swallowing: Most gas is either made in the gut from the food you eat (ie, beans), or it is swallowed in the food you eat (ie, carbonated beverages, airy foods like popcorn or rice cakes). Try to limit these foods. If you are anxious, you may just be swallowing more than most, & in doing so, unintentionally swallow more air thus causing more gas to be put in your gut that you have to deal w/ from above/below. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass gas 3 or 4 times after eating lunch or dinner (roti sabzi)?

Ibs: Yes, esp as we age,,, simple remedy simethicon strips 2 or 3x day, as needed,,, add acidophilus 2x day ...Read more

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Is it quite normal for you to feel your heartbeat when you lay down after eating or have gas/indegestion? That's when I seem to feel mine. Normal?

Yes, can be normal: Especially in thin people, the aorta, the largest blood vessel n the body), which comes right out of the heart and travels down your abdomen, can often be palpable and pulsatile. This is not uncommon to feel. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a lot if burps, forced and long ones after eating, has a taste of what I've eaten previous and seems like a lot of gas produced.?

Reflux: If the opening into the stomach from the esophagus is loose then contents from the stomach can regurgitate (burp) up and you will taste what is in there. Also if you swallow a lot of gas when you eat or even talk that has will bubble out. Some things like soda make gas. All of this can be called gastro esophageal reflux disease also know as gerd. Usually minor but can be serious. Check with md. ...Read more

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Sore stomach and gas after eating?

Sore stomach and gas after eating?

Digestion: You likely lack enzymes necessary to digest the food. I have no vested interest in this product but do recommend "digest extra" sold at the vitamin shoppe. It has all the enzymes your body needs for food breakdown and usually does the trick. ...Read more

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What to do if got gas pain agian?

Gas: You may try gas-x, charcocaps. Avoid gas producing foods such as beans and many vegetables. ...Read more

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Can gas pain cause back pain?

Can gas pain cause back pain?

Absolutely: Gas causes expansion of your abdomen and leads to strain on your spine. Severe constipation can also lead to the same. ...Read more

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Why am I having gas pain after appendectomy?

Why am I having gas pain after appendectomy?

Normal: It is normal for the intestines to be bit uncoordinated after an abdominal operation with general anesthesia. This can cause some bloating, and eventually that all has to come out. There is nothing specific related to the appendectomy and "gas". Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does Zantac (ranitidine) helps with gas pain?

Does Zantac (ranitidine) helps with gas pain?

No: Zantac (ranitidine) is an antiacid medication. There me be a side effect of less abdominal discomfort due to decreased acid production, but it does not treat gas directly. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more