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Upper Stomach Pain Before Eating
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
Stomach pain before eating, but is much worse after eating...Also hurts in left and rights sides of lower abdomen?
Stomach pain before eating but much worse after eating.. Also sharp stabbing pain in right and left sides of lower abdomen?
You need to be seen: Allyson, if you're still ill today you need to be examined. Until you see someone, drink only clear liquids. Good luck! ...Read more
Mild stomach pain, moves around, worse when in lying in bed, eating/not eating makes no difference nor does changing food, what could be likely cause?
Stomach pain while sedentary, activity I'm fine, eating is fine, but hurts at night and throughout the day even when I don't eat. All over stomach, Y?
Gastritis?: Hi SteveM, it is possible you have developed inflammation of the stomach. This can happen from reflux, ulceration, infection, allergies, alcohol, and certain types of food. It is a good reason to see your doctor. He may want to trial a medication to decrease acid in your stomach. U should try to limit yourself to small healthy meals and avoid acidic/ spicy foods and avoid alcohol. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Many possible causes: Depending on how long after eating it happens (right away or several hours later), it could be stomach inflammation or ulcers, reflux (gerd), problems with your pancreas or gall bladder or even some type of blockage to normal emptying of the stomach (a growth within or on the outside of the stomach). If you are losing weight, have no appetite, or the pain is severe, see your doc asap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went a little over 24 hours without eating a meal, and now have a major stomach pain. Even after finally eating. What can I do to relieve the pain?
Semi-consistent stomach pain. Feels similar to hunger pangs, but eating doesn't help. Haven't found anythig to help. Any suggestions fr help or cause?
Food allergy maybe: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. Better to be safe than sorry--don't consume foods that you know will make you ill. ...Read more
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