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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. Lynne Weixel
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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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Since august I've been having stomach pain on the left side doctors say its nothing but im in pain still what should I do and what do you think it is ?

Since august I've been having stomach pain on the left side doctors say its nothing but im in pain still what should I do and what do you think it is ?

Impossible to say...: Given the very limited information you've provided, it's impossible to speculate as to cause. You have not told us the acuity, severity, extent, circumstances, accompaniments, or exact location of your pain, nor what tests have been accomplished and what was ruled out. Please return to your physician(s) and proceed with further evaluation so a fix for your symptom(s) can be identified. ...Read more

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I have bad stomach pain on the left side into my lower back should I go get it checked at urgent care or wait till Tuesday?

I have bad stomach pain on the left side into my lower back should I go get it checked at urgent  care or wait till Tuesday?

Your call: It depends on how severe the symptoms are. If you can tolerate the pain, do not have fever or diarrhea, you can wait. ...Read more

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Stomach pain at the left bottom side?

Stomach pain at the left bottom side?

Colon: Pain in your left lower abdomen is usually from your colon. It can occur with constipation, infection, or inflammation. Kidney problems can also cause pain in that area. If it is severe pain please seek treatment from a physician in person. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in lower left side?

DIVERTICULITIS: Needs ruled out, constipation, colitis among others. An examination sounds like the right thing to do at this point. ...Read more

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What leads to stomach pain on lower left side?

What leads to stomach pain on lower left side?

See below: 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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Please explain what does it mean when you get stomach pain on your left side?

Please explain what does it mean when you get stomach pain on your left side?

How is your bowls: Depend some time spastic colon with or without constipation could cause similar pain you could be having diverticulitis even if the pain on the right side watch your bowels make sure you do not have constipation avoid any food with nuts and seeds and see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have horrible lower stomach pain in the left side im gaining weight as well wats wrong ?

I have horrible lower stomach pain in the left side im gaining weight as well wats wrong  ?

Abd pain: Is the patient is female, have to r/o ovary cyst, ectopic pregnancy, ovulation. In both sex, check colon, feces changes, movements, rebound. Beside the pain you state are gaining weight, female , check hormone . For abdomen , better to check with you pcp , physical examination is important checking positive sings , help a good medical history and pe. ...Read more

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Stomach pain under lower left rib that runs straight through to my back, why?

Stomach pain under lower left rib that runs straight through to my back, why?

Hard to say..: Abdominal pain like what you have described can be caused by a number of factors, including ulcers and kidney stones. Can't guess about these things over the internet.. You will need to see your local physician for an exam, consultation, and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi I have a bloated stomach & pain in the left side kidney area - bowels seem ok - had some scans but no answers - stomach bloats & returns normal?

ASK ABOUT SCANS: If you had some scans talk to the ordering doctor what they showed, if normal he / she sould continue with work up or refer to a gastroenterologist ...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


Dr. John Feola
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Gastrointestinal Pain (Definition)

Gastrointestinal pain is a clinical finding in which there is chest or abdominal pain due to issues in the ...Read more