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Why does my stomach hurt after drinking?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Philip Gilly
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Alcohol is a direct

Toxin to certain cells within the body.
Among them are the cells that form the protective layer inside of your stomach. When these are gone, normal stomach acid and any more alcohol will cause direct irritation to your stomach. Creates a feeling similar to when you get lemon juice in a paper cur!

In brief: Alcohol is a direct

Toxin to certain cells within the body.
Among them are the cells that form the protective layer inside of your stomach. When these are gone, normal stomach acid and any more alcohol will cause direct irritation to your stomach. Creates a feeling similar to when you get lemon juice in a paper cur!
Dr. Philip Gilly
Dr. Philip Gilly
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