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What To Eat To Absorb Bile In Stomach
Hi. I have been puking up bile and the upper right side of my abdomen hurts and gets worse after I eat certain food what could it be?
RUQ pain: Need to rule out gallstone that could be giving you colic- need an US. ...Read more
My stomach is upset (sour feeling) after I eat. Also I been passing a green bile. What can cause this? What can I take? Pepto c hewables not working
Gallbladder: Sometimes may cause this. If this recurs one may need a ultrasound to rule out gallstones vs/and instruction caused by them. ...Read more
Gallblader removed10yrs. Have bile always in my stomach dr. Said to always eat is there a surgery that can take care of this. Hunger pains after eatin?
May not be related: Some develop intractable bile gastritis with or with out gb, bile instead of going down takes wrong way and stays in stomach. You need work up, antacids, h2 blockers, protan inhibitors may help you, in some cases may need roux 'n" y type of surgery, speak to your dr may do wok up, find and solve your problem. ...Read more
My dad has a clog in the stomach causing him to retain bile can't eat anything because he vomits green. He has lost 50 lbs in two months dr don't know?
Take him in: To see his doctor.50lb wt loss must be checked out. ...Read more
I have had upper abdominal pains a year ago or so, and now they returned. I get very shaky, cold sweats, and puke bile. It's worse when I don't eat.?
I'm 16, I am vomiting bile, I have a bad fever, my abdomen hurts, I also feel nauseous and dizzy, and I cannot eat. What should I do?
This is serious: You need to go to er now. You have a bowel obstruction until proven otherwise and with fever, you may even be close to perforating bowel if not already happened. Turn off computer and get to er - don't drive yourself if dizzy. If you don't have a ride call 911 for an ambulance - now! ...Read more
Vomiting bile on an empty stomach. Feeling full. Unable to eat, drink very small amounts. Had laparoscopy four days ago. Should I go to the er?
Ileus: 4 days after laparoscopy for any reason, the most likely thing is slow movement or none of your intestines. It is too soon to have structural small bowel obstruction but ileus is a functional obstruction. Go to md or ed since you have to make sure you are not getting dehydrated. Some pain meds can do it if given after surgery. So go have evaluation and give all your meds. ...Read more
Prev. Diagnosed with gurd, I vomit bile to the point that my ribs & stomach hurt for days. What can I eat after to soothe that stomach pain?
Whenever I eat, I get bloated and extremely nauseous, and I can feel the bile rising in my throat and warmth in my stomach. What could be the cause?
Many, Hiatal Hernia,: Esophageal stenosis or esophageal peristaltic dis-coordination issues would be high on the list given symptoms. Unlikely bile (if not green) in throat > stomach fluid/acid; irritating to esophagus & especially to lungs if aspirated. Motrin ↑es rates if GI mucosal ulcers, best avoid for now. Seek out ENT or GI specialist worthy of your trust for assistance & remember primary physician always self. ...Read more
Have stomach (flu test neg) illness. Went to clinic, no definitive diagnosis. Vomiting on empty stomach yesterday. None today, feeling better, & able to eat some plain foods. Heartburn for about 5 hrs tonight I assume from acid/bile. Tums okay?
While eating food I am feeling heaviness in upper abdomen as I continue to eat, After sometime it is fine.
GERD: You may be describing gastroesophageal reflux aka GERD aka acid reflux. See if calcium supplements like Tums (calcium carbonate) & Rolaids are enough to control acid. Failing that, ask your pharmacist for over-the-counter H2 blockers, then proton pump inhibitors. If your heaviness is only after you eat fatty foods, you may have gallbladder stones. Abdominal ultrasound can check for stones & other conditions. ...Read more
Y every time I eat, no matter how big or small. My upper abdomen bloats & swells?? Been going on for months now. Any ideas?
Lots of things: Distension after meals suggests gastroparesis (a slow stomach) or dysmotility of the small or large intestine. Distension is often reported by irritable bowel syndrome patients who exhibit no structural pathology. Some simple testing may be reassuring. Get checked please. ...Read more
I have lost 20 lbs in a couple months unexpectedly. When I eat I can barely eat and then feel very full and my upper abdomen will be distended.?
Please see a doctor!: Your symptoms are very concerning. What you describe could be caused by many health problems, the most concerning being cancer. You're young so cancer is less likely, but early satiety (feeling full after eating very little) is a symptom of an enlarged spleen or a mass in the abdomen pressing on the stomach. It's also a symptom of ovarian cancer. I don't want to alarm you, but please see a doc! ...Read more
Horrible pain in upper middle back, has moved to just to right of upper abdomen. And pain right back. Unable to eat or drink for about 3 weeks.
Many possible causes: Pain in the right upper abdomen and right back can have many possible causes. Some of them include gallbladder disease, stomach or duodenum ulcer disease, pancreatic illnesses, and illnesses of the right side of the colon or the small intestine. Given that there are so many possibilities, and because your symptoms seem to be fairly severe, I would see your doctor ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
I have pain in left upper abdomen that feels better when I awake, it hurts as I start my daily activities or eat, what is this? Help!
That can be: Abea tough one. I would go with GI system. Are u still taking medicine for acid reflux? I would start there, making sure u are using a class of med called a proton pump inhibitor, like Omeprazole 40 mg. I would make appt but that's where my bet would b. If chest pain with exertion that's different, think cardiac in that case but overall u rva bit young 4 that issue. Gd luc. ...Read more
How do I figure out why I am having this recurrent pain in my upper abdomen after I eat almost anything?
When ever I eat my food get stuck in upper abdomen since 1 month and feel very uncomfortable and bloated from upper abd?
Hiatal hernia?: You should talk to your dr or a gastroenterologist, as you likely have a hiatal hernia--when portion of stomach slips above diaphragm and food can get stuck there for minutes to hours--usually associated with pain, and risk for tissue injury. Medications can help, surgery occasionally needed, depending on severity of symptoms. ...Read more
I'm having a sickness in my upper abdomen, but it's not like my usual gastritis symptoms. It get's a little better after I eat. No other symptoms.
Could be your gallbladder, could be your stomach, small bowels
did you noticed if it happen after specific kind of food
or if it is related to milk or milk product
is it associated with any change of bowel habit like diarrhea or constipation or associated with too much bloating and gas
you need to see a doctor to answer all of these questions and to help you find out what exactly the problem ...Read more
I had a pain on left side upper abdomen after I drink a water and eat abit. The pain continue to left side of my back and chest (very painful).diseases?
Splenic flexure synd: Most common cause of this at 28 yrs is a gas pocket stuck in the upper left part of colon, causing distention and pain in left upper quadrant of your abdomen, that can also felt in back or lower chest on that side; this is known as splenic flexure syndrome; take some OTC gas pills and it will pass. Any assoc sx, such as fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or persistent pain more than a few days, see doc. ...Read more
What causes rotten egg belches and extreme gasiness in my upper abdomen and gets worse when I eat?
I can't eat drink water sit or lay down without my upper abdomen having a sharp to roaring pain in it?
Cold or room temp:
First question is it a regular room temperature water or icy cold water
second most likely you either having spasm in the esophagus or the stomach both could cause severe pain in upper abdomen
see a GI specialist ...Read more
I have heaviness in chest, when I eat it feels like food just says in upper abdomen causing pressure. Could this be gallbladder trouble?
Possible causes: First, see you doctor immediately to ensure this isn't a sign of heart disease and potential pending heart attack. From description other causes include esophageal dysfunction, spasm or mass, paraesophageal hernia, achalasia as well as others. Symptoms Not classic for gallbladder. Short of it is see GI doctor or GI surgeon for work up ...Read more
Had upper abdomen stabbing pain...then I sneezed twice and it went away...any thoughts? It happens sometimes after I eat but never that bad.
Abdominal pain: Probably a muscle spasm but if it is recurrent, associated with the same event each time (eating; sneezing) and only on the same side each time there is the possibility of a Spigellian hernia. This can be felt if you are slender as a lump just to one side of the Rectus sheath (your "six pack") that comes and goes, or by ultrasound. ...Read more
Stomach hard at top and distended, rumbles and hurts worse when I bend over. Feels like a tight band around upper abdomen, doesn't matter what I eat?
See your doctor: Please see your doctor as this may be a serious condition. ...Read more
I have a burning aching feeling in my upper abdomen/my stomach after I eat that gradually goes away. It's been 3 days.
Dyspepsia: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of burning stomach pain raises the probability of gastritis ; ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc.) ; start an otc acid reducer (like Prilosec otc, Prevacid 24hr). Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Call your doctor. ...Read more
I have had pain in my upper abdomen and in the center of my chest. And it goes straight to middle of my back my stool is green. I can't eat.
Sounds like this:
Needs urgent hands on consultation (Emergency or Walk In unit. You could have a problem with your GALLBLADDER or PANCREAS!
Take action as soon as practicable!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
My boyfriend is having bad pains in his upper abdomen and left lower back. Can eat constipated says it feels like gas for over 2 weeks now help?
Get checked: From what you describe, he could either have kidney or colon problems, both of which are potentially very important. He should see his doctor. ...Read more
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