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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Stomach Pain After Meal (Overview)

Abdominal pain after a meal is a symptom in which a person feels ok before eating, but starts to have tummy pain after eating. Gall bladder disease or gall stones are examples of conditions that can cause tummy pain after meals.


Dr. Katharine Cox
3 doctors shared insights

Stomach Pain After Meal (Overview)

Abdominal pain after a meal is a symptom in which a person feels ok before eating, but starts to have tummy pain after eating. Gall bladder disease or gall stones are examples of conditions that can cause tummy pain after meals.


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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

See a doctor if you are vomiting/stooling uncontrollably
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Hydrate yourself to keep up with your losses. Water is best.
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Practice good hand washing to help prevent spread of stomach viruses
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How do I get rid of stomach pain? I have pain in my lower left stomach. I also get stomach aches very often and i don't know what causes this

How do I get rid of stomach pain? I have pain in my lower left stomach. I also get stomach aches very often and i don't know what causes this

There : There are multiple causes of stomach pain. Lower left quadrant pain can be from diverticulitis (infection in intestines), ovarian cysts (if you are female) and even urinary tract infection (uti). You should start with a visit to your primary care provider for a complete work up of your abdominal pain. In the meantime consider possible food allergies and even a condition called lactose intolerance(inability to digest dairy). You can try a one week trial of no dairy and monitor for effect. All the best. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a stomach pain after meals with no ulcers?

Yes: Ulcers are not the only cause of abdominal pain. Here are others: simply eating too much, eating certain foods that are not tolerated by your body (lactose, allergies), gallstones, pancreas inflammation, a mass, or GI tract infection/inflammation. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Hi i been feeling very sharp upper stomach pain after meals, no appetite, nauseous & headache all after eating a heavy meal 2 days ago what can it be?

Hi i been feeling very sharp upper stomach pain after meals, no appetite, nauseous & headache all after eating a heavy meal 2 days ago what can it be?

Poss gallbladder: Difficult to say for sure but persistent symptoms after a big meal that are now occurring every time eat could represent gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, or peptic ulcer disease. Reflux also possible. Recommend an appointment with your physician for additional history, exam and possibly blood work, imaging study like ultrasound or an endoscopy. ...Read more

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I get stomach pain after all meals I've been to many doctors they all say I'm fine there's nothing wrong with my stomach. Then why do I get pain?

Gastritis: Most common cause of pain after eating can be due to gastric ulcer, or gastritis. Other causes including gastroparesis, diffuse esophageal spasm, duodenitis, celiac disease can also reproduce symptoms of abdominal pain. For further evaluation, additional testing may be needed, including testing for Helicobacter pylori, esophageal gastroduodenoscopy, esophageal motility/pH testing. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Not being able to eat as much as before and stomach pain after every meal(skip breakfast) is this normal? Started yesterday and period ended today.

Not being able to eat as much as before and stomach pain after every meal(skip breakfast) is this normal? Started 
yesterday and period ended today.

This is GI: not GYN related or so it seems This problem some gastric activity such as gastritis. Young persons to day are drinking too much alcohol, caffeine or taking too many aspirin like products. If you have been taking a motrin or the lilke for period pain this could be the cause.Consult your doc and watch what you take such as alcohol or pop of some kind with caffeine. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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