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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

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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Stomach ache after vomiting after drinking alcohol?

Stomach ache after vomiting after drinking alcohol?

See your family doc!: Alcohol is toxic to humans and organs. Sounds like you have really irritated your stomach and may have gastritis or esophagitis, which could cause bleeding. ...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 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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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 alcohol burn when it goes down my throt. And why does my stomach hurt after a little wine.

Why does alcohol burn when it goes down my throt. And why does my stomach hurt after a little wine.

Toxic: Alcohol can damage cells. In your stomach it tends to promote ulcer formation. Listen to your body. If it hurts when you drink alcohol, then it would be best not to drink alcohol. If you hit your fonger with a hammer, would you smash it again? ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt when drinking ?

Why does my stomach hurt when drinking ?

Irritant: Alcohol is an irritant to the stomach and tou may be developing an ulcer or gastritis. Stop alcohol and see your doctor. ...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 eat and drink?

Why does my stomach hurt when i eat and drink?

Depends...: ...On the quality and quantity of the food. Bellyaches are also more common in migraine sufferers. ...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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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 so bad after drinking Diet Pepsi?

Why does my stomach hurt so bad after drinking Diet Pepsi?

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 more

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Why does my stomach hurt and make noises when i eat ceral or drink milkshakes?

Lactose intolerance?: Could be related to an intolerance of the sugars or proteins in milk. Does this happen with other milk products? Try cutting out the milk or using lactase from the grocery store or pharmacy. ...Read more

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I've had fever since yesterday, threw up once then. Today i've tried to eat and drink but it comes up right away and my stomach hurt a lot. What'wrong?

Depends: Could be a virus or something more serious like appendicitis . You do not describe your pain so have nothing to help you with. You could be getting dehydrated by now too . Suggest you go to the er for evaluation and further management at this time. ...Read more

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I drink water, warm and cold, however it makes my stomach hurt really bad then i run to the bathroom. not all the time but the pain is constantly ?

Need more info: I don't know if you are talking about moving your bowels or have need to urinate. If it means you have to defecate immediately you need to see your primary care physician or a gastroenterologist. If your problem is urinary you need to see your primary care physician or a urologist. I suspect that your problem is GI. Get to your doctor soon. ...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