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Stomach Pain And Pooping After Eating
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
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
Loose poop, very bad stomach ache mostly after eating, nauseous, weak and shaking and light headed at times. What could it be?
Maybe just a...: ..."stomach bug, but persistent and/or non-improving symptoms warrant evaluation and treatment please. ...Read more
Mix of dark and light green stool especially after eating certain fruits i.e. grapes n dull stomach ache for two months. Possible causes?
Changed stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
Having stomach pain for months, pain is worse after eating & exercising. Located in the middle but moves all around, feels like a sharp ache. Ideas?
Any pain: That lasts that long should be checked by a doctor, see one soon. ...Read more
I get stomach pain after eating honey or avocado that lasts for hours to come. A very little amount can cause this. It started after birth of my child.
Heart Burn: Or acid reflux causing gerd. Gastroesophogeal reflux disease can lead to more serious complications. Even if its coming from your stomach, you need to find out the cause and treat it. Speak to your dr. You may need upper GI endoscopy-look into your throat and stomach or a barium swallow x-rayt. Treatment depends on what's found. In the meantime, try raising the head of your bed and no late food. ...Read more
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
Feel pit of stomach pain and gasses moving after eating meal. I think it only happens when haven't eaten for 7 hrs (long time) and eat good amount of food quickly. Feel pit of stomach expand uncomfortably. What could this mean?
You are describing:
"classic" GASTRO-COLIC reflex... (ie when you eat something a reflex (hormonal regulator) "PREPARE" your bowel by increase in its MOTILITY (Movement) In some people this is exaggerated and produces CRAMPS! EATING SLOWLY will help but if this get s worse there are anti-spasmodics which can be very helpful!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
I have very bad stomach pain after eating crab (seafood).what is the reason? Is there any home remedies?
Allergic: Unless the crab has been contaminated, you are likely allergic to crab (plus shrimp and lobster). There is no remedy which would work as well as avoidance. To confirm the presence of allergy to crab, you need to undergo skin testing or obtain a blood test for IgE to crab. ...Read more
Recently have had stomach discomfort along with some diarhea. And stomach pain after eating large meal?
Some thoughts...: If this has come on recently, it could be a viral illness that's causing the stomach discomfort along with diarrhea. These usually last for about a week and get better on their own. I'd see your doctor if you're having fevers > 3 days, increasing pain, bloody diarrhea, severe nausea or vomiting, or this isn't improving after about a week. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
I get stomach pain and loose bowels just after eating. Not every meal but few times every week. It usually smells worse also.
Diet?: You may be intolerant of certain foods. With theses symptoms, its best to see your doctor. He/she can listen to you and do an examination to find out what's going on. ...Read more
I have stomach pain after eating & sometimes it gets so bad I vomit the food and stomach feels hard and bloated what could be wrong?
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com TX:PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more
I am experiencing moderate to severe stomach pain after eating. Doesn't matter what I eat. Have gas and stomach distended. What could it be?
I got stomach pain very often after eating. After that. I need to run to toilet often. Sometimes feel like vomiting. Person eating with me is fine?
Food allergy?: Food allergies often present with bloating, pain, gas, or loose stools yet some have constipation, skin rashes, joint pain, etc. Testing for food allergens and gut function for digestive enzymes is needed. Go to www. A4m.Com and use physician locator to find a functional medicine doctor near you that can help you with testing thru genova or similar lab to diagnose it properly and get you healthy! ...Read more
I'm having stomach pain and its traveling above my belly button n im having the runs also after eating. It's been going on the 4 days what could it be?
Get checked out: This unfortunately can be appendicitis. You can never be too sure. If your stomach/abdomen is hurting, you must be check out. Usually you would have loss of appetite and nausea and/or vomiting. It could be you just have a viral gastroenteritis. Depending on travel history, it could be bacterial. Stay well hydrated, but go get evaluated and maybe some IV fluid will help you too. ...Read more
Hi, I am having stomach pain after eating beans or something spicy, it stays for few hours (used de-gas tablets) but now it hurts when I press stomach?
Intolerance: Many people have trouble digesting certain foods. Beano can help digest beans and other complex carbohydrates. ...Read more
I have been experiencing stomach pain after eating and after I eat I I have this hollow feeling in my stomach as if I haven't eaten at all. Along with this feeling, when I eat food I have this feeling in my head that is kind of like a dizziness. The feeli
Stomach pain: I have been experiencing stomach pain after eating and after I eat I I have this hollow feeling in my stomach as if I haven't eaten at all. Along with this feeling, when I eat food I have this feeling in my head that is kind of like a dizziness. The feeli ANS: please give more details. Can do live video consult now till 4 AM PCT. ...Read more
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
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
Nothing dangerous: You just may not tolerate some ingredient in the curry. ...Read more
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
50 yr old healthy female having stomach pain after eating much of anything. Have had diareah for a couple of weeks as well. Getting worse.
See doc.: This needs explanation with a full history / exam and possible studies. ...Read more
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 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?
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
Low Stomach pain, rumbling and movement inside stomach especially after eating and occasional passing of gas. What could be the cause?
Simplistically...: Movement of gut contents due to muscular activity of the GI tract is defined as "peristalsis." If your's is excessive, acutely increased, particularly noisy or bothersome so as to interfere with daily function then seek evaluation. Inhibition of peristalsis slows the above gut process and in some cases can quiet the rumbling. ...Read more