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What does it mean when you finish eating and your stomach hurts?

What does it mean when you finish eating and your stomach hurts?

Stomach pain after eating can also be attributed to gallstones, eating spicy foods, a stomach flu, lactose intolerance, food poisoning, appendicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, Crohn’s disease, and peptic ulcers. Stomach pain after eating may also be the result of a blocked blood vessel.

How long does stomach pain last after eating?

The pain becomes worse after eating, lasts 30 to 60 minutes and may come and go, becoming more constant and severe over time, says Singh. Lower “crampy” abdominal pain accompanied by bloating and diarrhea or constipation can be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), says Singh.

When to know if you have stomach problems?

Use this guide to diagnose your symptoms and get the scoop on the most common GI problems. It’s normal to get a stomachache now and then, like after a super-spicy meal or before a big job interview. But gut woes that stick around for more than a few days could signal bigger problems—anything from lactose intolerance to ulcerative colitis.

What are the symptoms of stomach cramps after eating?

Food sensitivity Symptoms. Stomach cramps; Bloating in the upper abdomen; Feeling uncomfortably full; Nausea; Heartburn; Diarrhea; Excessive gas; Symptoms of food sensitivity occur after you eat a food that your body cannot handle well.

Is it normal to have a stomachache every day?

Some stomach problems have a simple cause (too much dairy, not enough H2O); others are more complicated. Use this guide to diagnose your symptoms and get the scoop on the most common GI problems. It’s normal to get a stomachache now and then, like after a super-spicy meal or before a big job interview.

The pain becomes worse after eating, lasts 30 to 60 minutes and may come and go, becoming more constant and severe over time, says Singh. Lower “crampy” abdominal pain accompanied by bloating and diarrhea or constipation can be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), says Singh.

Use this guide to diagnose your symptoms and get the scoop on the most common GI problems. It’s normal to get a stomachache now and then, like after a super-spicy meal or before a big job interview. But gut woes that stick around for more than a few days could signal bigger problems—anything from lactose intolerance to ulcerative colitis.

Some stomach problems have a simple cause (too much dairy, not enough H2O); others are more complicated. Use this guide to diagnose your symptoms and get the scoop on the most common GI problems. It’s normal to get a stomachache now and then, like after a super-spicy meal or before a big job interview.

Why does my stomach hurt after eating a high fat meal?

If you find yourself doubled over after eating a high-fat meal, you may be experiencing a gallbladder attack. “Women are especially prone to gallbladder disease,” says Hardeep Singh, MD, gastroenterologist from St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, CA. “Overweight women in their 40s are at highest risk.”