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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

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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


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Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?

Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well. ...Read more

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I had diarreoha after eating food out side then i had 5 days constpatio after that3days stomach pain then passed stool normally now burning sensation?

I had diarreoha after eating food out side then i had 5 days constpatio after that3days stomach pain then passed stool normally now burning sensation?

Question unclear: If you are asking why the burning, you may have irritated the anus by wiping when you had diarrhea, may have developed secondary yeast infection, may have aggravated hemorrhoids, and so on. You need to be seen and be examined to determine what this is and get it treated. You could try an otc hemorrhoid cream and see if it works. Good luck. ...Read more

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Stomach pain and burning after food intake?

Stomach pain and burning after food intake?

Reflux: You may have gastroesophageal reflux disease. Have you noticed it gets worse after eating especially spicy foods or drinking coffee? What about laying down after eating. You can take over the counter medications for reflux. Other possible causes depends on where the pain is and if it often feels different from a burning sensation moving up your chest. ...Read more

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Ihave stomach pain on and off for 6days. Increase after food with gas burning sensation in stomache up to chest.diarrehoeha in 2days.what to do?!

Ihave stomach pain on and off for 6days. Increase after food with gas burning sensation in stomache up to chest.diarrehoeha in 2days.what to do?!

See doctor: It sounds like you may have gall bladder problems. Please see your doctor today or go to a urgent care center for evaluation. Try to avoid foods with high fat content. ...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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Stomach pain after eating fried food or pizza?

Stomach pain after eating fried food or pizza?

"Heartburn": Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common cause of such symptoms ("heartburn"). If it's in the right side of your abdomen - it can also be due to gallbladder stones/other problems. What happens when you don't eat such foods? If improved, then avoid them. If you are having difficulty swallowing, black tarry stools, weight loss, or noticed any bleeding from your rectum- see a doctor immediately ...Read more

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Stomach pain and cramps after eating in the morning?

Get checked: Maybe stomach but "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate test. ...Read more

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I got a real bad stomach pain after eating peanut , what could be the problem?

I got a real bad stomach pain after eating peanut , what could be the problem?

Peanut allergy: It is possible that you have a peanut allergy do not eat peanuts or eat peanutbutter until you check with an allergist. ...Read more

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I have been having stomach pain the last ten days and I noticed it always occurs after eating beef or pork.?

Poor stomach acidity: Decreased stomach acid, which can be caused by many medications, can make it harder to effectively digest meat products. As some people get older, they can develop an inability to produce enough stomach acid, which is called hypochlorhydria or achlorhydia. A simple remedy for this is to drink water with lemon juice. Supplements such as digestive enzymes and betaine hcl may help. ...Read more

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After a night of heavy drinking I am experiencing stomach pain only after eating what could be wrong with me?

Stomach pain: It may be that you cause some type of irritation as a result of heavy intake of alcohol. Schedule a visit with your doctor to see if you have gastritis/ulcer or pancreas inflammation (i.e. pancreatitis). ...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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Stomach pain associated with after eating taking medications ?

Stomach pain associated with after eating taking medications ?

Gastritis: Maggie, it sounds like your stomach is inflamed. In order to improve it, take an antacid like cimetidine or ranitidine, and avoid NSAIDs, alcohol, caffeine, and smoking. Reduce spicy foods and fatty foods. It will probably take a week or two, but your stomach should feel better. If your pain worsens or you start vomiting blood, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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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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

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Stomach pain and fell full after eating just small amounts of food. What does a bland diet consist of and would it help stop the stomach pain?

Stomach pain and fell full after eating just small amounts of food. What does a bland diet consist of and would it help stop the stomach pain?

See details: The first thing you need to do is to determine the cause of the pain. A bland diet will not help. See your primary care doctor or a GI specialist. ...Read more

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Stomach pain on my right side right under/below ribcage after eating mainly at night. Hurts worse when I press on it, i can feel whatever is painful?

Stomach pain on my right side right under/below ribcage after eating mainly at night. Hurts worse when I press on it, i can feel whatever is painful?

Nees checking: Right upper pain can be from duodenum , stomach, liver and gallbladder to name common causes. This also can be gas in the intestine below the liver. In any event go to a gastroenterologist for a work up asap ...Read more

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What is a possible cause of constant burping and stomach pain after eating?

What is a possible cause of constant burping and stomach pain after eating?

Esophagus/stomach: Could be esophageal inflammation, hiatal hernia, ulcers or inflammation of stomach or duodenum; poor stomach emptying due to above or other problems-some serious. Could be related to meds, other. See your doc; get checked.. ...Read more

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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

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