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Why does my stomach hurt after drinking?

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 more

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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 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.

Maybe gluten: Cereal has gluten and you may be gluten sensitive. So, it might not be the milk. Lactose intolerance is dose related. So if you use a lot of milk on your cereal it could be that. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Why does my stomach hurt after drinking water only okay with other liquids example coffee, juice?

Why does my stomach hurt after drinking water only okay with other liquids example coffee, juice?

Hard to believe: There is no good reason for this. The difference between water and the other substances is not much and pretty inconsequential given the contents of your stomach. If anything it should be the other way around. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt so bad after i drink alcohol?

Why does my stomach hurt so bad after i drink alcohol?

Alcoholic gastritis: Alcohol is quite an irritant to the stomach lining. It also increases acid production in the stomach. Try to refrain from any alcohol and give your stomach a rest. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt when i drink milk (whole milk)?

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 more

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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.

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 more

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Why does my stomach hurt when i drink water?

Why does my stomach hurt when i drink water?

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 more

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