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Why does my stomach hurt a few days after taking vitamins?

Why does my stomach hurt a few days after taking vitamins?

Vitamins cause pain: There are many possibilities. Vitamin pills contain many ingredients and often have several different types of fillers. One of the commonest nutrients to cause stomach pain is iron. You may be sensitive to other constituents eg chemical fillers. If the pills have iron then get a food source multivitamin without iron and try that for several days to see if the pain clears up. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt after I take vitamin 'c?

Too much vitamin c: Too much vitamin c can cause irritation in the gut. Try a lower dose. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt when I take vitamin C and E?

Why does my stomach hurt when I take vitamin C and E?

Irritation: Both can irritate your stomach and give you other GI distress symptoms. Unless you have a clinical deficiency of these vitamins, you should stop taking them. They are not really doing your body any good, despite the propaganda in the media. ...Read more

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Will taking prenatal vitamins make my stomach hurt?

Will taking prenatal vitamins make my stomach hurt?

Prenatal Vitamins: It may help to take your vitamins with meals. Iron in prenatals can sometimes irritate your stomach otherwise. Folate (folic acid) is in them also, but doesn't seem to bother as much. ...Read more

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Took a prenatal vitamin yesterday just before breakfast. 30-40 mins later had stomach ache all day. This morning had black metallic smelling stool. ?

Took a prenatal vitamin yesterday just before breakfast. 30-40 mins later had stomach ache all day. This morning had black metallic smelling stool. ?

Take with food: Vitamins are hard on the stomach when you take them before eating. We recommend taking them with or after food so your stomach can handle it better. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt or feel painful after i eat? I haddiarrhea/dehydration a couple of days ago.

Why does my stomach hurt or feel painful after i eat? I haddiarrhea/dehydration a couple of days ago.

Stomach pain: Some times after a stomach infection you could have some inflammation to the lining. This would show up as pain especially after eating since that is when your stomach releases more acid. Could try some Prilosec or Prevacid (lansoprazole) otc to see if it helps. Should get it checked if not better in a few days. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt after my husband ejaculated inside, my mentrual cycle ended 4 days ago so i'm pretty sure i'm not ovulating already?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt for days after I consume alcohol? I seem to vomit and have stomach pain even after a few shots, and I don't drink often

Why does my stomach hurt for days after I consume alcohol? I seem to vomit and have stomach pain even after a few shots, and I don't drink often

Pancreatitis: I understand your distress. Commend yourself for not drinking often. Stomach and vomiting are likely due to Alcohol induced Gastritis or Pancreatitis. Your Health is Precious! See Gastroenterologist for Diagnosis and Treatment. See Psychiatrist for therapy for stresses in life, use of Alcohol and its effects. Attend AA meetings. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt every morning? I make several bowel movements every morning and I vomit every three days.

Why does my stomach hurt every morning? I make several bowel movements every morning and I vomit every three days.

Need more testing: Those symptoms require more testing. Ulcers, inflammatory bowel disease, gall bladder disorders, etc. Can all cause symptoms but more focused testing is necessary. ...Read more