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What causes stomach aches after eating?

What causes stomach aches after eating?

Depends: Stomach aches after eating can be from eating too much, eating something that disagrees with you because you can not tolerate it, causes reflux or gastritis (inflammation of the stomach). Try writing down what you eat to see ify ou can track it. The most common food intolerances are to dairy and gluten so do an elimination diet for 3 weeks without them and see how you feel. And see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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What is a possible cause of constant burping and stomach pain after eating?

What is a possible cause of constant burping and stomach pain after eating?

Esophagus/stomach: Could be esophageal inflammation, hiatal hernia, ulcers or inflammation of stomach or duodenum; poor stomach emptying due to above or other problems-some serious. Could be related to meds, other. See your doc; get checked.. ...Read more

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What causes stomach aches after exercising.?

What causes stomach aches after exercising.?

Cramping: This would depend on what you ate prior to exercising. Blood is generally diverted away from your digestive system during exercise and instead towards the muscles being used. ...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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What could cause stomach pains after every meal that I eat?

What could cause stomach pains after every meal that I eat?

Many things: It could be food sensitivity, allergies, lactose intolerance (dairy problem) too much food, blockage of some sort, malabsorption, type of food, etc. Keep a food journal and see if you can identify if a particular type of food is the problem, . Best to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What causes a lower backache after eating a lot?

What causes a lower backache after eating a lot?

Referred pain: This sounds eerily similar to what some women feel with pregnancy contractions. "back cramps" from something that is actually within the abdomen. I suspect your overeating is causing referred pain from the abdomen to the back. ...Read more

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Why does stomach ulcer cause hunger pains a couple hours after eating???

Why does stomach  ulcer cause hunger pains a couple hours after eating???

Body self therapy: Your body is reacting in two ways. First, first helps to coat the ulcer and lessen irritation. Hunger brings in food. Second, without food, the stomach is more irritated and the muscles will contract more causing stomach rumbling. ...Read more

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What causes stomache pain after every meal?

What causes stomache pain after every meal?

Dyspepsia.: We may generally term this "dyspepsia". Some possibilities for you specifically may include reflux, gastritis, stomach ulcer, duodenitis, duodenal ulcer or an issue with your gallbladder or pancreas. ...Read more

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What causes that feeling of being gassy or having a distended stomach after eating?

What causes that feeling of being gassy or having a distended stomach after eating?

Aerophagia versus...: Aerophagia (swallowed air) distends stomach & may result in burping. Also, gassiness/ stomach distension after meals can reflect: 1) partial gastric outlet obstruction due to gastritis/ulcer; 2) pyloric narrowing from scar; 3) gastroparesis due to delayed emptying of stomach (as w/diabetic gut neuropathy); 4) bacterial overgrowth in gut; 5) any malabsorption; 6) pancreatic maldigestion 7) lots more. ...Read more

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What causes someones stomach to get sore and bloated after eating?

What causes someones stomach to get sore and bloated after eating?

Make better choices: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote reflux. Dietary fats also promote release of cck & substance y which alters gut sensitivity, contracts the gallbladder, & prompts the "ileal brake" which in predisposed patients causes bloating & fullness. Choose instead salads, fruits, & whole grains. ...Read more

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Can a stomach ulcer cause chills after eating?

Can a stomach ulcer cause chills after eating?

Chills: Yes. Chills occur when there is a discrepancy between the ambient atmospheric temperature and that of the surface of the skin. If the skin temp is lower, the body's thermostat will try to increase the temperature by chilling which is muscular and raises the temp. When you eat you may redistribute some of the circulation from the skin to the intestines, and a stomach ulcer may induce such changes. ...Read more

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What might cause bad stomach pain after eating and swelling?

What might cause bad stomach pain after eating and swelling?

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

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Why does my stomach have a dull pain after eating bananas?

Why does my stomach have a dull pain after eating bananas?

Bananas: Eating green, unripe bananas can lead to increased gas and pain . You may be sensitive or allergic to them. ...Read more

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What causes pain in stomach after eating acidic food(mostly), burping, flatulence, and feeling very gassy, loose stool. Happening for a few days now. ?

What causes pain in stomach after eating acidic food(mostly), burping, flatulence, and feeling very gassy, loose stool. Happening for a few days now. ?

GI symptoms: indicates a need to see your doctor. You MAY have a diet too high in acid. The symptoms are likely from your body trying to digest the food. If your doc does not find anything wrong medically consider taking a probiotic. Doctor Ohira is a good brand. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes me to feel bloated and have abdominal distention after eating a lot of pizza?

What causes me to feel bloated and have abdominal distention after eating a lot of pizza?

Grease, lactose: Gas can be caused by foods with a lot of insoluble fiber (roughage), or by lactose intolerance. Also excessively greasy foods can cause gas as well. Rarely, there are abnormal twists (volvulus) of the sigmoid colon which can cause bloating. Lastly, cancerous growths can cause a blockage and bloating of the colon. See your doctor. ...Read more

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For what reason does my stomach ache and throat itch after eating bananas?

For what reason does my stomach ache and throat itch after eating bananas?

Allergy? Reflux?: My best guess is that this could be due to irritation of your esphagus from reflux; this would be more likely if for example your symptoms were worse at night or when lying down. Another poosibility is a mild allergic reaction; this would be more likely if you also have seasonal allergies or similar reaction to other fruits. ...Read more

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What causes gas stomach pains after you eat in teenager?

What causes gas stomach pains after you eat in teenager?

Sure its "gas pain"?: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of stomach bloating, tightness and pain after eating or drinking?

What could be the cause of stomach bloating, tightness and pain after eating or drinking?

Stomach emptying...: ...For most is 1-2 hours after liquid, 3-6 hours after solids are ingested. Carbohydrates, proteins, small frequent meals exit faster than fats &/or large meals. Medications, diabetes, neuropathies, some infections can alter stomach emptying as can mechanical delays due to stenosis &scarring of the pylorus, gallbladder disease, small bowel pathology.Get checked if post-prandial bloating persists. ...Read more

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I got growling/hunger pain in stomach, somtimes, just a few hrs after eating, constant upper discomfort, and bloating when when full. What could cause?

I got growling/hunger pain in stomach, somtimes, just a few hrs after eating, constant upper discomfort, and bloating when when full. What could cause?

A few things: Including gastritis/ulcers (acid produced when food is ingested); a mass close to stomach (vs lower, in colon); gallstones; intermittent/partial or early intestinal obstruction; pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas, which secretes protein-eating enzymes). Try eating smaller more frequent meals, and see your doctor. May need a gastroenterologist for a scope (egd=esophagoduodenoscopy). ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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