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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?
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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
Food allergy: Some people can develop food allergies to things like sweets later in life. If you get diarrhea too, this raises the possibility even further. Ask your doctor to see if it worth looking into or not. ...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 more
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
Why eat them then?: Food intolerance is common, variable, and individual and may even include such innocuous ingestants as water. Reference: elaine shimberg, "relief from ibs". How are your potatoes prepared, ; how much of them do you consume? Nothing wrong with cutting back on a food that consistently bothers you to eat it. ...Read more
Consider this: Spicy food, may irritate the stomach so much that the lining is penetrated by the acid the stomach produces to digest sugar/carbohydrates. Would consider decreasing the spicy foods to avoid possible ulcers/even stomach cancer that could come as a result of repeated acid injury of the stomach. ...Read more
My son had pyloromyotomy at 3 weeks. Now he is 5years and complain about stomach pain during eating. Thanks for helping us.?
Can too munch pepper be bad I been eating it everyday for years sometimes if I eat too munch I get stomach pain but only for little should I stop?
Family practice: There probably is no harm. Cut back if it bothers you. Discuss it with your parents. ...Read more
Gastritis: Maggie, it sounds like your stomach is inflamed. In order to improve it, take an antacid like cimetidine or ranitidine, and avoid NSAIDs, alcohol, caffeine, and smoking. Reduce spicy foods and fatty foods. It will probably take a week or two, but your stomach should feel better. If your pain worsens or you start vomiting blood, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Nothing dangerous: You just may not tolerate some ingredient in the curry. ...Read more
See your doctor: 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
Get checked: Maybe stomach but "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate test. ...Read more
Possibly: Avocado are in the same family as cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. You can have an allergy: 1) to the tree-pollen where you develop local symptoms in the mouth and throat shortly after eating avocado; or the latex-fruit syndrome, where you can have generalized urticaria, abdominal pain, and vomiting. ...Read more
Can you get stomach pain after not eating for a while? If so, why? Can you get ulcers from not eating regularly?
Acidity: Yes you can, when you don't eat the acid that is in your stomach continues to be present and can irritate your stomach. If this persists, eventually the protective layer that protects your stomach from irritation breaks down and can cause ulceration. Eat regularly and continue to follow up closely with your physician. ...Read more
What would cause stomach pain after eating leafy greens? Had this ever since I was little but getting worse now?
Stomach Pain: Abdominal pain after eating is not normal, and may result from any of a very large list of possible causes. To understand your pain better, and to arrive at a diagnosis, you should see a doctor, who will ask you a series of specific questions aimed at better defining the pain. Some common causes of abdominal pain after eating include peptic ulcer disease, gallstones and mesenteric ischemia. ...Read more
I get lower stomach pain when eating at restaurants. Is it the oil in the food? I tend to go bm after returning home.
Could be +: Based on your sx and timing with relation to eating dinner, it is very likely related to something your ingesting. Possibilities include too much oil/fried foods, certain food sensitivity, see if you can determine what foods precipitate the problem. The most important part of the story, is eating out at restaurant. Over 95% of problems (infections, etc) related to eating occur out, not in, home. ...Read more
I've been suffering from stomach pain. Like chronical gas and bad acid reflects so what is the best solution. To eating and living habbits.?
Find out what it is: See your doc, get checked out; could be lots of things. ...Read more
Vomiting 1x day at night only. Day 4 now and low grade temp now present. Normal activity level slight decrease in eating and occas stomach pain.?
Infection: This sounds like a viral infection. If you have persisten diarrhea which is bloody or severe vomiting, see your MD. ...Read more
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