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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. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Why do I get stomach pain and headache after eating sweets, such as chocolate?

Why do I get stomach pain and headache after eating sweets, such as chocolate?

Although: Rare, cocoa or other ingredients present in other sweets (soy, peanut, milk) can give you a reaction, including GI upset. Talk to an allergist to try identify culprit. Good luck. ...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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Bad stomach pains after eating or drinking any thing, head aches, light headed, feeling weak any ideals what it could be?

Bad stomach pains after eating or drinking any thing, head aches, light headed, feeling weak any ideals what it could be?

Ulcers/gallstones: Abdominal pain associated with food is concerning for gastric/duodenal ulcers and/or gallstone trouble. Panreatitis is also a possibility. If u have not been able to eat/drink, u could be dehydrated and thus headaches/dizziness etc. Significant irritable bowel syndrome can do same, but usually this is a long-persistent issue. Pepcid/prilosec may help. I would consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been getting really bad stomach pains after eating our drinking any thing also I've had bad head aches and light headed and recently I just feel weak any ideal what it could?

I've been getting really bad stomach pains after eating our drinking any thing also I've had bad head aches and light headed and recently I just feel weak any ideal what it could?

Ulcers, gallstones: Abdominal pain associated with food is concerning for gastric/duodenal ulcers and/or gallstone trouble. Panreatitis is also a possibility. If u have not been able to eat/drink, u could be dehydrated and thus headaches/dizziness etc. Significant irritable bowel syndrome can do same, but usually this is a long-persistent issue. Pepcid/prilosec may help. I would consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Naseau, chest pain, headache & stomach pain right after eating popcorn? I also worked out half an hour before I ate? What can be causing this?

Naseau, chest pain, headache & stomach pain right after eating popcorn? I also worked out half an hour before I ate? What can be causing this?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Hi; I have barely any bowl movement and always with a stomach pain and headache; what could I do?

Hi; I have barely any bowl movement and always with a stomach pain and headache; what could I do?

Stool softeners: Occasional constipation can be managed at home with stool softeners, such as docusate and polyethylene glycol 3350. A stimulant laxative, such as senna or bisacodyl, can be added if the stool softener alone is not effective, but should not be taken continuously without physician supervision. If you only have a bowel movement after taking a stimulant laxative, you should see a doctor. ...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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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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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

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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

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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