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Doctor insights on: Upper Stomach Pains After Eating

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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. Daniel Lebowitz
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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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What can cause stomach pains after eating?

What can cause stomach pains after eating?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. ...Read more

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Stomach pains after eating very greasy foods. Does everyone get this?

Stomach pains after eating very greasy foods. Does everyone get this?

Not everyone: Generally, most people do not have significant stomach pain after eating greasy foods. Indigestion, a feeling of an upset stomach, is more common. If one consistently has pain (not necessarily indigestion) after eating greasy foods, see a doctor. Ulcers and gallstones are two common causes of pain after eating such foods .. Among others. ...Read more

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Why am i having stomach pains after eating popcorn?

Why am i having stomach pains after eating popcorn?

A # of potential : reasons for this. See: http://www.livestrong.com/article/499913-stomach-pains-after-eating-popcorn/

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How come i get stomach pains after eating pizza?

How come i get stomach pains after eating pizza?

Irritation: May have gastritis, allergy to something in the pizza, or reflux disease. Best to see your gastroenterologist for exam /evaluation. ...Read more

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What do you suggest for bad stomach pains after eating?

What do you suggest for bad stomach pains after eating?

What causes pain: Try to figure out what foods cause pain. What relieves pain? Antacids, tums (calcium carbonate)? Any vomiting, blood in stool? Best bet would be to see a GI doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more