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Upper abdominal pain, nausea,bloating after eating. Prilosec doesn't work.I also have lupus. Only on Plaquenil.Are GI problems common with lupus?

Upper abdominal pain, nausea,bloating after eating. Prilosec doesn't work.I also have lupus. Only on Plaquenil.Are GI problems common with lupus?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Gallbladder? Gastritis? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read more

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What causes severe and constant bloating that worsens after eating in the upper abdomen?

What causes severe and constant bloating that worsens after eating in the upper abdomen?

More info: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more

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Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Upper abdomen pain and bloating, always after eating bread?

Celiac, gluten intol: Approximately 6 percent of patients are gluten sensitive. One percent of patients have celiac. Gluten found in flour which makes bread can cause bloating and cramping in patients with celiac or gluten sensitvity. Your doctor can do tests like blood work and endoscopy to check for this. ...Read more

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How can I reduce bloating which is caused by egg retrieval and egg transfer. Bloating is more in upper abdomen. Have more pain after eating.

How can I reduce bloating which is caused by egg retrieval and egg transfer. Bloating is more in upper abdomen. Have more pain after eating.

Should resolve: If the bloating is truly caused by infertility treatment then it should resolve as the medications resolve. Schedule follow up with your doctor to monitor for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. If it does resolve see a gastroenterologist to evaluate other causes. ...Read more

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Had an appendectomy 2.5 weeks ago. Did heavy lifting 2 days ago; now abdomen hurts. More pain plus gas and bloating after eating now. Should i worry?

Had an appendectomy 2.5 weeks ago. Did heavy lifting 2 days ago; now abdomen hurts. More pain plus gas and bloating after eating now. Should i worry?

Probably not but....: If you are passing gas and having bowel movements that is reassuring but in anyone with recent surgery who finds themselves suddenly having worsening abdominal pain it would be prudent to see their primary care provider or general surgeon who did the surgery if the pain worsens or persists. ...Read more

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Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

Have been experiencing gas, bloating and extreme pain in the upper right abdomen for the last month. I'm now getting pain on left side after eating?

46 Conditions: This complaint can possibly be associated with up to 46 different conditions. Therefore it would need to be thoroughly worked up by your primary physician and if preliminary workup is negative then he would probably consult with a gastroenterologist. The workup could be from days to weeks to sort out. Make an appointment with your doctor and be ready to provide as much detail as possible. ...Read more

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How serious is bloating in lower abdomen even after eating small amount, loud frequent gurgling, and heartburn, requiring antacids, zantac (ranitidine)?

How serious is bloating in lower abdomen even after eating small amount, loud frequent gurgling, and heartburn, requiring antacids, zantac (ranitidine)?

Not serious: Most people have symptoms of bloating without any serious illness. Make sure you are not constipated. Smaller frequent feeding, avoiding over eating, spicy food, stress and anxiety will help with symptoms of heart burning and acid reflux ...Read more

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What causes lower abdominal bloating after very little eating/drinking?

Irritible bowels: Irritable bowel sysndrome causes all your anxiety to play out in your gut. If you are unaware that you are not coping well with your troubles or good fortune either way your abdomen will let you know. Meditation is quite helpful as well as insight and a routine exercise schedule. Avoid drugs that slow the gut such as valium, pain pills or smoking.Carbonated drinks contribute to bloating also. ...Read more

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Can PMS cause lower and upper abdominal bloating. I'm am worrying about the upper part. I get so full after eating. I also have gas and constipation.

Can PMS cause lower and upper abdominal bloating. I'm am worrying about the upper part. I get so full after eating. I also have gas and constipation.

Upper: gastrointestinal symptomatology is not common as a symptom associated with PMS. You need to discuss these symptoms with your internist,or family physician. Hope this is helpful. BE WELL Dr Z ...Read more

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20 y/o male with abdominal bloating, malaise after eating, fatigue, chills, loss of appetite. Endoscopy shows reactive gastropathy. No alchohol usage.

20 y/o male with abdominal bloating, malaise after eating, fatigue, chills, loss of appetite. Endoscopy shows reactive gastropathy. No alchohol usage.

Failure to thrive: It sounds like you need a thorough evaluation to get to the root of the problem. If you've seen a doctor and yet still do not have an answer to your health issues, it may be time for a second opinion. An ID doctor may be a good specialist to contact. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Im experiencing constant watery green diarrhea, frequent burping that taste like rotten eggs, abdominal bloating and gas, all after eating a burger.

Im experiencing constant watery green diarrhea, frequent burping that taste like rotten eggs, abdominal bloating and gas, all after eating a burger.

GERD: You may have gastroesophogeal reflux disease (gerd), with an upset stomach as well. Certainly avoid trigger foods high in fat-like the burger and try increasing fluids and taking an over the counter acid blocking medications such as Prilosec with maalox. Eventually, this is a warning sign that you need a good GI evaluation to get properly diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been having abdominal cramps, acid reflux symptoms, abdominal bloating and gas after eating along with soft stools.

I have been having abdominal cramps, acid reflux symptoms, abdominal bloating and gas after eating along with soft stools.

Many possibilities: This should be evaluated. It is likely something simple and you could try over the counter Omeprazole. But you may need special blood and stool testing to rule out ailments such as Celiac disease ...Read more

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How can I alleviate abdominal bloating?

How can I alleviate abdominal bloating?

Depends: Bloating may be the result of hormones when it happens just before your menses. It can be related to your diet. Some people develop diet allergies later in life. Allergy to dairy is a good example. Some women talk a lot during eating and the air is swallowed and it causes bloating. If bloating becomes constant and persistent it should be investigated by your physician. ...Read more

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I'm having *severe* abdominal bloating how should I address this?

Bloating: Don't drink fluids while eating, don't eat fast, avoid dairy products & wheat, avoid fizzy drinks & too much sugar/salt, don't chew gum, avoid apples/peaches/pears, avoid gasy foods such as beans/cabbage/onions/broccoli/asparagus/brussel sprouts, eat more fiber. ...Read more

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Can hashimotos cause abdominal bloating?

Can hashimotos cause abdominal bloating?

Unlikely: Severe untreated low thyroid levels may cause this but if you are properly treated, the abdominal symptoms would be unrelated. ...Read more

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Why is Gaviscon good for abdominal bloating?

In a nutshell: The active ingredient in gaviscon is simethacone. This is a surfactant that basically " breaks up gas bubbles" thus relieving bloating caused by "gas build up". ...Read more

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Lupus abdominal bloating?

Not likely!: Sle rarely involves the abdomen, except liver. More likely medication issues or unrelated problem. ...Read more