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Why Do Bananas Cause Stomach Pain
I'm having problems with my stomach every time I eat no matter what I eat it can be a banana and I have bad stomach pain and can't go to the bathroom?
Is it normal to wake up super hungry with stomach pain if I have gastritis and gallstones? Had a banana and still super hungry with burning sensation
Can be: Gastritis can be the source of burning sensation and is typically treated with antacids or medications that coat your stomach, protecting it from the excess and erosive acids. Gallstones can be dangerous and cause blockages. Typically treated with surgical removal of your gallbladder. Okay to ask to see a surgeon. Take family with you. Be well. ...Read more
I have bad stomach pains for the past 3 days and I can't sleep. It started after drinking a homemade smoothie with 4 bananas, 2 kiwis and a pack of strawberries. What should I do?
No wonder: I am getting pains thinking about that. Every thing you put in the blender was good but to get that much in one shot was an overload. All that fruit has a lot of indigestible fiber which makes gas. It is working its way through you. It should "work out in the end" but there may be more to it, so I recommend that you have a doctor examine your belly. ...Read more
Can eating blueberries or bananas cause severe, cramping abdominal pain (without having an allergy to them)?
More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more
C. diff: Clostridia difficile typically causes a hemorrhagic colitis which is not particularly painful. It might be associated with some crampy pain or other symptoms, but as a single symptom of this disease, pain would be a bit unusual. Predisposing factors like prior antibiotic therapy or immune supresssion should be taken into account also. If in doubt, there are readily available stool tests. ...Read more
Perforating lesion: While abdominal pain associated with an ulcer can be severe it best responds to antacids or meds reducing acid production. The true almost intolerable pain however is associated with the distal stomach ulcer that freely perforates into the retroperitoneum or lesser sac. Here the pain persists until surgical intervention to control the leakage of gastric fluid. ...Read more
Anxiety & stomach: Pain. If your doc has ruled out medical conditions see a mental health professional for stress management training. Are you taking any medications? Check w/doc to see if this is a side effect. Peace and good health. ...Read more
More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. How soon after eating? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Do certain foods affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a md for exam and studies. If severe --> er. ...Read more
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out what's causing these pains before you can get rid of them. ...Read more
Abd pain: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more
See a GI: Could be anything from gallbladder/pancreas or even stomach issues. You should see a gastroenterologist for blood work and possibly a abd sono. ...Read more
Definitely!: Be sure you don't have any other health issues causing the above symptoms. You can start drinking plenty of fluids, increase your fibers and fruits and you may need to take stool softeners, laxatives to help you out. Discuss with your physician if this is not helping. ...Read more
See gastro: You should see gastroenterologist to have definite diagnosis instead of worrying. ...Read more
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