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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Stomach Pain After Meal (Definition)

Stomach pain after a meal, also known as a postprandial pain, refers to pain in the mid abdomen after eating. It can have many causes, related to the stomach, esophagus, gallbladder , pancreas, and intestines, among other organs. If it persists, ...Read more


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I have upper abdominal pain after eating chocolate and im not sure why this is?

I have upper abdominal pain after eating chocolate and im not sure why this is?

Abdominal Pain: is the pain only with eating chocolate or with other types of food like spicy, fatty? does increase with lying flat? if yes then most probably you have a problem with your gastroesophageal junction and/or increase stomach acid secretion. try over the counter antacids they might help. ...Read more

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F 29 watery diarrhea all day for 10 days now everything I eat runs thru me upper abdominal pain after eating comes and goes all day no vomit ?

F 29 watery diarrhea all day for 10 days now everything I eat runs thru me upper abdominal pain after eating comes and goes all day no vomit 
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Watery diarrhea: Would go to ER or urgent care you are likely dehydrated and need IV fluid. lots. They will also collect stool for studies . You likely need antibiotics coverage for camphylobacter which is common as well as cryptosporidia,, giardia, microsporidia, cyclospora(2015 Wisconsin). less common H pylori, c difficile if on antibiotics, food intolerances . Avoid dairy f/u /w/ urgent care/ ER today ...Read more

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Cant sleep at night, upper abdominal pain after eating chinese food, sour gummies, and cookies. Got dizzy, fast heart and head tingling, whats wrong?

Cant sleep at night, upper abdominal pain after eating chinese food, sour gummies, and cookies. Got dizzy, fast heart and head tingling, whats wrong?

Nonspecific : Nonspecific diagnosis points to your symptoms. Gallbladder pain is usually in the upper abdomen, and goes to the right side and back, and is classically comes on about 30-60' after eating a meal, particularly a fatty meal. In your symptoms are severe, go to an urgent care center or ER. If not severe, see your primary care next week for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How come I have upper abdominal pain after drinking milk?

You might have: Lactose intolerance or gallstone disease. Either way, try eliminating dairy products for a while. If it persists, time to see a doctor for specific recommendation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain after drinking tea everytine?

I am experiencing  upper abdominal pain after drinking tea everytine?

Here are some...: Which part of abdomen, how long lasting, what kind of tea... are some important questions to ask. Nonetheless, by your nicely described sequence of events, your personal incompatibility with what you drank is suspected. So, try, watch, and see if you can identify such suspicion. If yes, stop consuming what may be not agreeable with you. More? To article in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain and feel sick made worse by eating?

I am having upper abdominal pain and feel sick made worse by eating?

Many possibilities: If you have fever, vomiting or symptoms lasting over 4 hours, get to your doctor. If not, watch your diet. If you feel better with a low fat diet, it could be gallstones. Also hydrate and get your bowels moving. If your symptoms persist, an ultrasound, ekg and/or a scope of your upper GI tract should be considered. ...Read more

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Im having left upper abdominal pain I have been vomiting almost every time I eat I have diahrrea 90% in the middle of eating or right after ?

Im having left upper abdominal pain I have been vomiting almost every time I eat  I have diahrrea 90% in the middle of eating or right after ?

Gastroenteritis: Also known as a stomach bug. If you are getting dehydrated or see blood in your stool or when you vomit you should go to the emergency room or your doctors office. You may need to get fluids through an IV or possibly antibiotics. If symptoms seem to be getting better you may be able to wait it out if fluids stay down. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have severe upper abdominal pain in the morning usually. I usually can make it go away by drinking a full glass of milk.

Morning pain: A peptic ulcer is suggested as the discomfort appears to occur when you've gone hours without eating and the distress is improved after drinking milk. Duodenal ulcers are a common occurrence. I recommend that you consult a physician or a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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I am having severe upper abdominal pain and nausea which gets worse when i eat or drink and is accompanied by dyspnea. What could be causing this?

Possible biliary colic: Pain and discomfort described may suggest gerd, peptic ulcer disease, or a gallbladder condition. You should seek evaluation by your primary care physician or possibly a gastroenterologist. They may suggest an abdominal ultrasound and possibly a esophagogastroduodenoscopies (egd). ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain in center,worsens with breathing,laying,eating,and pressure on it.Nausea,vomiting,lost of appetite. Help?

Upper abd pain: Please see a physician for a physical exam. You may be suffering from peptic ulcer disease. You may try prevacid (lansoprazole) or an antacid to see if you obtain some relief while making your appointment. ...Read more

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Is this serious? Do i need to seek medical attention? Central upper abdominal pain appearing about an hour after eating..Between rib cage and belly button...Waves of pain has been lasting several hours...Sometimes severe..Cramplike. Male 54 years old

Other : Other things to consider if this happens routinely after you eat are gallstones and inadequate blood supply to the bowel. Gallstone pain is classically brought on by eating fatty foods and is most easily tested for with ultrasound. The problem of inadequate blood supply to the bowel (called mesenteric ischemia) is much less common than gallstones. It can also be tested for with ultrasound, though the tech needs to know that he or she should be looking at blood vessels. ...Read more

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For months, I've had upper abdominal pain & nausea after eating. I also have lupus.Anything that could be related to it? Just had EGD which was normal

For months, I've had upper abdominal pain & nausea after eating. I also have lupus.Anything that could be related to it? Just had EGD which was normal

The medications: used in the treatment of Lupus may be stomach irritants (eg: steroids cortisone like drugs) If this is NOT the case suggest a trial of a H-2 bocker (eg PEPCID) or a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) eg PriLosec Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. Martin Tyson
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Upper Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Upper abdominal pain is pain felt in the belly, above the abdomen. Problems in the stomach, upper intestine, and liver may cause ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more