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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

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Severe stomach pain after eating?

Severe stomach pain after eating?

Many possible causes: Depending on how long after eating it happens (right away or several hours later), it could be stomach inflammation or ulcers, reflux (gerd), problems with your pancreas or gall bladder or even some type of blockage to normal emptying of the stomach (a growth within or on the outside of the stomach). If you are losing weight, have no appetite, or the pain is severe, see your doc asap! ...Read more

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Severe upper stomach pain like a vise. Bad after eating, bad on an empty stomach, I think I have a ulcer. Can I use DGL licorice will it stop the pain?

Severe upper stomach pain like a vise. Bad after eating, bad on an empty stomach, I think I have a ulcer. Can I use DGL licorice will it stop the pain?

DGL licorice: Although an ulcer is one possible cause of your pain, there are many other potential causes also. DGL licorice would not cause your pain to resolve even if your pain is due to an ulcer. Your best bet is to see your doctor for a diagnosis of the cause of your pain. In the meantime, try omeprazole 10mg each morning. Do not take this for longer than two weeks without a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain, puking, burping constantly, just after eating dinner. what do i have?

Severe stomach pain, puking, burping constantly, just after eating dinner. what do i have?

Possible gastritis: Gastritis is an inflammation, irritation, or erosion of the lining of the stomach. Gastritis can be caused by irritation due to infectious causes, excessive alcohol use, stress, or the use of certain anti-inflammatory drugs. To diagnose gastritis, your doctor may wish to do an endoscopy using a thin tube containing a tiny camera, is inserted through your mouth and down into your stomach ...Read more

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Hi for the last week i have had upper stomach pain which is made worse after eating.i have severe headaches and dioreah. Now i have just started also ?

Hi for the last week i have had upper stomach pain which is made worse after eating.i have severe headaches and dioreah. Now i have just started also ?

Doctor can check: A person with diarrhea can consider seeing a doctor if her symptoms are not mild and temporary. Usually, one can expect 2-3 days of watery diarrhea, and then recovery over another 2-3 days. If there is a lot of pain, or blood or mucus in the diarrhea, a doctor should evaluate. If diarrhea doesn't slow down to small amounts after a person switches to a "diarrhea treatment diet", a doctor can check. ...Read more

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I have severe stomach pain with severe distention after eating and pain in back\sides I have also been emptying my bowels 4 times per day (solid not d?

I have severe stomach pain with severe distention after eating and pain in back\sides I have also been emptying my bowels 4 times per day (solid not d?

IBS or GB problem: You might have IBS irritable bowel syndrome or GB a gallbladder disease, either one can cause exactly the same symptoms. you need to watch what you eat stay away from salad and all raw greens, and stay away from eggs and egg product like mayonnaise or similar product no red meat no fry food no greasy food, hydrate very well and eat multiple small meals. you need to see your doctor for testing & Rx ...Read more

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Severe hunger, stomach pain, sweating after eating. Massive weight gain. All tests over a year show nothing. Please help...

Severe hunger, stomach pain, sweating after eating. Massive weight gain. All tests over a year show nothing. Please help...

Call your doctor: Since you use extremes in your speech your bipolar disorder may be out of control. You did not list meds so I am afraid you are not taking medications that help you your psychiatrist will balance your meds and help you turn off your appetite, control your weight and help with your anxiety and sweating. Insight and coping skills will also help you reach a better balance. ...Read more

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Stomach pain after eating?

Stomach pain after eating?

Inflammation/gerd: There are many causes,maybe GERD or inflammation of the stomach lining or h.pylori infection ...Read more

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I have stomach pain after eating ?

I have stomach pain after eating ?

Peptic ulcer : Increased acid secretion with meals can cause stomach pain. Consider antacids & conside an upper endoscopy if no response. ...Read more

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Why am i having stomach pain after eating sweets?

Why am i having stomach pain after eating sweets?

Food allergy: Some people can develop food allergies to things like sweets later in life. If you get diarrhea too, this raises the possibility even further. Ask your doctor to see if it worth looking into or not. ...Read more

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What would cause stomach pain after eating leafy greens? Had this ever since i was little but getting worse now?

What would cause stomach pain after eating leafy greens? Had this ever since i was little but getting worse now?

Stomach Pain: Abdominal pain after eating is not normal, and may result from any of a very large list of possible causes. To understand your pain better, and to arrive at a diagnosis, you should see a doctor, who will ask you a series of specific questions aimed at better defining the pain. Some common causes of abdominal pain after eating include peptic ulcer disease, gallstones and mesenteric ischemia. ...Read more

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Sharp stomach pain after eating apple, why?

Sharp stomach pain after eating apple, why?

Abdominal pain: Apples contain fructose. Large amount of fructose may cause GI upset. ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach pain after eating cheese?

Lactose intolerance: Is possible. Do you get pain after drinking milk?. Might respond to probiotics like lactinex. ...Read more

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Why do I get acute stomach pain after eating eggs?

Why do I get acute stomach pain after eating eggs?

Food allergy maybe?: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts & peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies & need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. Better to be safe than sorry--don't consume foods that you know will make you ill. ...Read more

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Why am i having stomach pain after eating potatoes?

Why am i having stomach pain after eating potatoes?

Why eat them then?: Food intolerance is common, variable, and individual and may even include such innocuous ingestants as water. Reference: elaine shimberg, "relief from ibs". How are your potatoes prepared, ; how much of them do you consume? Nothing wrong with cutting back on a food that consistently bothers you to eat it. ...Read more

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What might cause bad stomach pain after eating and swelling?

What might cause bad stomach pain after eating and swelling?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more