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Sharp Pain In Left Side After Eating
Sharp pain on left side after eating big meals. Dull annoying pain continuously. Keeping me awake at night. Urine test, X-ray and CT scan normal.
? gallbladder: Gallbladder attacks typically occur after eating, usually with pain beneath the right rib cage, radiating to the back area beneath the shoulder blade. At times it is seen in the shoulder blade area first, may be associated with some nausea. Persistence of symptoms may warrant gb evaluation with ultrasound. ...Read more
Gastritis: May have stomach irritation due to stomach acid related ulcers. Please use Prilosec which is over the counter and see your physician. ...Read more
After eating got sharp pain bottom of ribs, front and back and up to neck on left side. Could this be a ulcer? Thank you
See a GI doctor: Yes this could conceivably represent any of several gastroenterological conditions. Best to see a doctor, be examined, tested and diagnosed. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Get it evaluated: I doubt it has anything to do with ice cream unless it is a recurrent issue. Get it evaluated. It could be something serious. ...Read more
Severe RUQ pain worse after eating. Worse w/deep breath. Pain into back with sharp pain up right side of neck. GB out 15y ago. What could it be?
Peptic ulcer disease: Other possibilities too. If pain has been this severe or is moderate, but, present for > 1 week: go see a physician to get a proper exam and work up. ...Read more
Nausea after eating a small snack. Ongoing for two days. Indigestion feeling at times. Sharp pain in Rt side at times. No fever.?
Plenty: Sometimes indigestion, abdominal pain can be a subtle and only sign your heart is calling out to you. In my experience its safer to rule out life threatening conditions like heart attacks, arrythmias and then focus on less threatening abdominal issues. Without a history, complete physical it would be unwise to diagnose you. Please see your doctor or go to the emergency room as soon as you can. ...Read more
Sharp pain in my ear after eating and swallowing only in left ear. Has been doing it after wisdom teeth removal almost a year ago, is it possible?
See your dentist: The removal of wisdom teeth can present some complications. Also, after the removal of wisdom teeth, it can change the way your teeth hit together which can affect your tmj. The TMJ is directly in front of your ear canal and TMJ dysfunction can sometimes affect your ear in different ways. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Sudden sharp pain in lower right side of stomach feeling nauseous constantly light headed even after food?
I had a sharp pain below right rib cage side to navel. Had dizziness and vomiting sensation after food. I also feel nausea when I had dizziness y?
Post prandial activi: Please be more specific. What kind of activity? Just a routine walk of something more strenuous like hiking?! depending on which activity, it may be abnormal. See a gastroenterologist for a detailed history and physical exam. ...Read more
Esophageal Spasm: Often times the esophagus will spasm with very cold food or drink and may be felt in the back. Usually nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more
Tooth decay: If its just cold sensitive it could be decay or root sensitivity. If it goes away quickly it is most likely not too deep and a filling will suffice. If it lingers for more than a minute, it may be more involved. Possibly need a root canal and crown. See a dentist. It won't go away without fixing it. ...Read more
What would cause a brief sharp pain in upper abdomen10 to 15 min after eating lasts about 3to5 sec happens a couple of times then goes away concerned?
Fleeting pains: Such very fleeting but Sharp pains after eating may simply be transient gas pains especially if you have absolutely no abdominal distress the rest of the time. Concerning symptoms would be more lasting discomfort, tenderness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension, black or bloody stools. If symptoms persist or worsen consult your physician or a gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...Read more
What could be causing a electrical sharp pain in just one tooth after eating sweets? It happens a few days a week then goes away and comes back?
Sweet sensitivity: Eating sweets produces acid in the saliva. if there is an unprotected spot on a tooth (either the root surface, where there is a leaky filling, or possibly infiltration of new decay), the saliva penetrates that surface and then, because there is a difference in ions, an electrical reaction occurs that elicits the sharp pain. Your tooth adapts, then rxn repeats ...Read more
Spasm or reflux: The pain you describe is felt in you chest right after you eat is most probably a spasm of your esophagus or a reflux of your gastric content back into your esopahgus. They both cause sharp pain in the middle of the chest. However, you need to see a GI doctor (gastroenterologist) to check it out. The underlying condition causing all this may need specific treament or change of diet. ...Read more
Rain: If u play in the rain you will get wet:) ...Read more
I have had this sharp pain below right rib cage after eating spicy food, usually chili. But has hurt after meals last few days?
Sharp pain and nausea that comes and goes the past four days, vomiting after eating no matter how healthy or small in portion. What's going on?
Have it evaluated.: Nausea can be a result of several things. If you have had if for such a long time, you should have you doctor evaluate you so you can get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Recently experienced URQ sharp pain occasionally. None when lying down (as in sleeping). Just started belching after eating mostly. Some red blood in?
Sharp pain near belly button after eating, pain 7 scale 1- 10. Can't lay down. Constipated. What to do?
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Why am I getting severe back pain right after eating a crunchy peanut butter and apple sandwich? How can I fix it? Sharp pain that comes and goes.
Pain in my colon after eating years ago. Spot still hurts sporadically though gluten free/ can be stress induced/ could this sharp pain be dangerous?
There is a difference between colon pain, which is often cramping, and sharp pain of very short duration, the latter is more suggestive of an abdominal wall pain. You have mentioned a single spot and thus one needs to check you out for an abdominal or femoral hernia.
Given the scanty details, we can only venture a guess. Your doctor can tell you more by examining the painful spot. ...Read more
I am having trouble eating, after eating I feel sharp pain in my spleen/ kidney area. I woke up with nosebleeds. My back hurts as well. What's wrong?
See your doctor: Nosebleeds may be due to many causes including a low platelet count or simply due to dry indoor heat. I recommend that you get checked by your doctor because you have pain in the area of your spleen. If your spleen is enlarged from mononucleosis, for example, you could have pain in that area and other problems. Are you bruising easily? If so, that is another sign of low platelets. ...Read more
I am experiencing sharp pain in my stomach area after eating pasta really fast due to a time limit. Will I be able to digest fully even though I did not chew thoroughly and is there permanant damage to my stomach?
Rapid eating: It would be very doubtful that rapidly ingesting pasta would cause permanent damage to your GI tract. The food is likely to be digested. However, we don't always pass fully digested food. Recommend eating slowly and chewing well in the future. Sometimes when eating rapidly - we don't have time to feel satieted and may end up gorging. This can cause distention & discomfort. Take care. ...Read more