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Why Does My Stomach Hurt After Drinking
Lots of causes: Assuming you mean drinking alcohol, can be reflux into esophagus, inflammation of esophagus, inflammation of stomach, ulcers, less likely pancreatic issues. If you are eating pizza with your beer, could be gallbladder issues as well. Could even be celiac sprue (gluten/wheat/rye/barley intolerance)other causes as well. See your doc, find out. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Why does my stomach hurt after drinking the milk from my cereal? It doesn't hurt when I eat other things that have milk in it though.
Why drink it then?: I can think of lots of reasons why you may be experiencing an adverse reaction to a carbonated beverage that contains multiple chemicals (artificial flavors, coloring, and sweeteners). May I suggest you try drinking water, and assessing your response. My answer then becomes quite different if your stomach pain is limited to Diet Pepsi or is generalized to all liquids and ingestants. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Possible lactose intolerance: You may have developed lactose intolerance, which is a decrease or complete lack of an ability to break down the sugar lactose, which is the sugar found primarily in milk. You may want to see a physician to discuss this more thoroughly. Options may be to switch to a lactose-free type of milk or take lactase supplements. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Why does my stomach hurt if i eat "food" for breakfast. I can drink coffee with no problem, but start feeling sick if i eat food.
Medicine or pregnanc: The first question for a woman your age is "could you be pregnant?" if you are not sure, buy a pregnancy test at a drugstore and find out. The second question is "could it be a side-effect of one of the medicines/" stop both the Ibuprofen and the gabapentin. Either of these drugs could cause the jpain of which you are complaining. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hard to know, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. Many of these characterize IBS, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding peptic & other non-IBS pathology. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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