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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. Payam Mehranpour
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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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Last period not sexually active stomach pain in lower abdomen and right side? Have a bit of white gel discharge

Last period not sexually active stomach pain in lower abdomen and right side? Have a bit of white gel discharge

Lower abdominal pain: Unless you are taking the birth control pill, it sounds like you may have developped a cyst on your ovary. At your age, it is almost always benign. If the pain continues longer than two weeks, get checked ourt by a doctor. ...Read more

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Bubbling stomach,always feel full, stomach cramps, and pain in left upper abdomen thats sharp what is it high crp, abnormal biopsy, normal endoscopy?

Gastroparesis: Many of your symptoms sound like those of someone with gastroparesis, or slow emptying of the stomach. I'm not sure what abnormal biopsy means, but you might want to ask your doctor if it makes sense to assess for the possibility of gastroparesis. ...Read more

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My son has stomach pain above abdomen?

Need more info: When trying to narrow down the causes of abdominal pain, it is critical to understand the location, frequency, and type of pain, what makes it worse or better, & any relevant prior history of stomach problems. Furthermore, a careful physical exam often supplemented with tests is usually necessary. Accordingly, it is best to actually see a physician: we are a hands-on profession. ...Read more

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Why is stomach pain right side lower abdomen?

Why is stomach pain right side lower abdomen?

See your doctor: You need to be examined in real-time by your doctor to appropriately answer this question. ...Read more

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I have stomach pain once in a while, towards my lower left abdomen :/

I have stomach pain once in a while, towards my lower left abdomen :/

Constip/diverticular: Pain in the left lower quadrant could represent constipation or possibly diverticular disease. You should have it properly evaluated especially if you are over 40 years old. ...Read more

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Chest pain , stomach pain , abdomenal pain and a hard stomach, what's wrong with me?

Chest pain , stomach pain , abdomenal pain and a hard stomach, what's wrong with me?

Possibly: Anxiety can cause excess cortisol, os adrenaline secretion which can cause a number of symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, rapid heart beat palpitations, chestpain, headaches, etc. Try calming yourself down by concentrating on slowing down your breathing over a few minutes if this doesn't help, see your primary provider for further evaluation. Good luck! ...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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more