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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?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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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 is much worse after eating...Also hurts in left and rights sides of lower abdomen?

Parental permission: You'll need your parents to sign up for their own account on this network and then, they can ask questions on your behalf. My webpage they can write to is: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Why am i having stomach pain after eating sweets?

Why am i having stomach pain after eating sweets?

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

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Severe stomach pain after eating?

Severe stomach pain after eating?

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

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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?

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?

Stomach pain: Stomach pain after starvation may be from stomach irritation /ulcer. If an antacid does not relieve the pain need to have it checked out, it could be from other reasons may not even be related to the starvation. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Need eval: You need to see someone in this regard. The things to think about while you get an appt. include reduce coffee, reduce caffeine, if you take aspirin or ibuprofen like meds.,these can all cause similar problems. You may have reflux and need treatment. ...Read more

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Why feeling stomach pain when eating eggs?

Why feeling stomach pain when eating eggs?

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

Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


Dr. John Feola
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Gastrointestinal Pain (Definition)

Gastrointestinal pain is a clinical finding in which there is chest or abdominal pain due to issues in the ...Read more