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What to do if I am having severe upper abdominal pain every time i try to eat solid food.?

What to do if I am having severe upper abdominal pain every time i try to eat solid food.?

See your doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any treatment plans. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Can you give me suggestions, I am having severe upper abdominal pain every time i try to eat solid food.?

Can you give me suggestions, I am having severe upper abdominal pain every time i try to eat solid food.?

Needs workup: Try to make an appointment with your primary care doctor or GI doctor but in the meantime, write down if there are particular drinks, foods, or medications that bother your stomach. Also keep a list of every medication and supplement that you take for your visit. It sounds like you need either a scope or a scan. ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain, shortness of breath, nausea, and just looking at food makes me sick...I had a galbladder scare b4, could it be that?

It could be : Lot of thing can go wrong in the upper abdominal pain. It is best to see one of the medical guy or gal to help figure out for you. It couldn't hurt to see them it only could help. ...Read more

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Past 1 week i've upper abdominal pain&more hungry.If i eat food, pain eases.After one hour the pain comes again.I've history of ulcer before.Is it same?

Past 1 week i've upper abdominal pain&more hungry.If i eat food, pain eases.After one hour the pain comes again.I've history of ulcer before.Is it same?

Hmmmm: Sound like peptic ulcer disease. You should try to visit your GI doc again soon. In the meantime avoid acid foods product, carbonated drink. ...Read more

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Can gallstones cause left sided upper abdominal pain? Pain comes and oes and does not seem to be food related but ultrasound dies show that I have one

Yes: Its not the classic presentation but gallstones can cause pain in several locations. I would make sure you don't have pain from other causes before removing your gallbladder so that you are not subject to an unnecessary operation, but if the workup of your pain reveals no other source than the stones, you would be a candidate for gallbladder removal. ...Read more

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I have bad upper abdominal pain with gurgling and diarrhea for 2 days. Stool smells like septic system. Start w vomiting solid food from day before.

I have bad upper abdominal pain with gurgling and diarrhea for 2 days. Stool smells like septic system. Start w vomiting solid food from day before.

Vomitong and Diarrhe: Had food, following which had vomiting and smelly diarrhea. You may have low fever 100-100.2 F Most probable cause is a viral or bacterial gastroenteritis, Have culture and sensitivity of stool Take Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg TID, to reduce vomiting or ciprofloxacin administered for 3 days 250 mg, TID Prevent dehydration with clear fluid, usually lasts for 2-5 days, no improvement after 3 days, see geastroe ...Read more

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