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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?

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?

Gastritis: You sound as if you have an inflammation of the stomach. I would try to stay on a soft diet avoiding fatty foods and fries. I would also suggest Nexium OTC TWICE A DAY. IfNO IMPROVEMENT occurs within a week see a physician ...Read more

Dr. Donald Alves
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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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I get stomach pain after I eat bananas. Am I allergic?

I get stomach pain after I eat bananas. Am I allergic?

Probably not: But it is common to have sensitivities to certain foods. Try to avoid foods that cause pain, nausea or heartburn. ...Read more

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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

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

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Why do bananas and red meat give me stomach pains the next day?

Why do bananas and red meat give me stomach pains the next day?

Can't tell here. CMD: Bring a diet diary (3 days), with symptoms when you see the doc. Need a history, and physical done to begin to answer your question; may need lab testing too. ...Read more

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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

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Can eating blueberries or bananas cause severe, cramping abdominal pain (without having an allergy to them)?

Can eating blueberries or bananas cause severe, cramping abdominal pain (without having an allergy to them)?

Yes: This reaction is called food intolerance if no allergy can be shown. There are cases reported now of food protein induced enterocolitis in adults wherein certain food proteins are toxic to a small group of individuals and this may be the problem for you. Avoidance is the key. ...Read more

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What might cause stomach pain?

What might cause stomach pain?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. Gas, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation can cause stomach pain. Severe pin may indicate a blockage in the bowels or appendicitis. ...Read more

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What causes lower stomach pain?

What causes lower stomach pain?

Cystitis: Bladder infection, colitis, proctitis, in women could be uterine or ovarian causes. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my stomach pain?

What is the cause of my stomach pain?

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

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Can CDIFF cause stomach pain?

Can CDIFF cause stomach pain?

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

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What can cause severe stomach pain?

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

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Can cough sirup cause stomach pain?

Can cough sirup cause stomach pain?

Yes: Cough syrups that contain dextromethorphan (dm) which is one of the most common cough suppresants can cause nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain. ...Read more

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What could cause severe stomach pain?

What could cause severe stomach pain?

A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. Gas, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation can cause stomach pain. Severe pain may indicate a blockage in the bowels or appendicitis, among other things. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause stomach pain?

Abdominal pain: Potentially, a pinched thoracic nerve could cause pain that radiates around the flank and possibly to the abdomen. Thoracic pinched nerves are much less common than cervical or lumbar. ...Read more

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How to cure anxiety-caused stomach pain?

How to cure anxiety-caused stomach pain?

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

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Can being overweight cause stomach pain?

Probably not: Simply being overweight should not cause stomach pain. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause lower stomach pain?

Can dehydration cause lower stomach pain?

Sometimes: You can have pain in several areas due to severe dehydration. It can also be there if you're having diarrhea or vomiting. If it doesn't go away, or you are unable to get yourself rehydrated orally, seek medical attention. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What is the cause of our severe stomach pain?

What is the cause of our severe stomach pain?

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

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What cause stomach pain when you wake up from sleep?

What cause stomach pain when you wake up from sleep?

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

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What other than appendicitis causes lower right stomach pain?

What other than appendicitis causes lower right stomach pain?

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

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What could cause stomach pain in the lower right side (not appendix)?

What could cause stomach pain in the lower right side (not appendix)?

Several things: One of common causes is inflammation in distal small bowel and right colon, enteritis. In female ovaries with cysts that rupture are not uncommon to cause similar pain. Sometimes abnormalities, infection or stone, of urinary system, kidney, ureter and bladder ...Read more

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Stomach pain radiating into back between shoulder blades. What's cause?

Stomach pain radiating into back between shoulder blades. What's cause?

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

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What are the causes of me to have stomach pain after nearly every meal?

Food intolerance: Food intolerance or allergy might be reason. Keep a diary of the food ingested and correlate the food with pain and found what is the culprit and avoid it.
If you cannot do it see a doc. ...Read more

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Can constpitation cause you to have upper stomach pain and be nauseated?

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

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


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