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Symptoms of disease - pain after eating

The most common cause of pain in the abdomen is the food that we eat. Irritation of the esophagus (pressing pain) causes salty, too hot or cold food. Some of the products (bold, rich in cholesterol food) stimulate the formation or movement of gallstones, causing bouts of biliary colic. Not a secret, that many people have intolerance to certain kinds of products, for example, milk, dairy sugar or lactose. Their use in food leads to spastic pains in the abdomen, inflation stomach and diarrhea.

Early pains in the abdomen are characteristic for the plagues of the upper part of the stomach and there are over half an hour, an hour after a meal. They gradually increase, because in the stomach increases the concentration of hydrochloric acid. With the passage of time the food moves from the stomach to the duodenum, the acidity of gastric contents decreases, and after 1-2 hours of pain in the stomach is reduced.

With a stomach ulcer pain is localized on the left side or on the midline of the abdomen, in the upper part of it. If the patient duodenal ulcer - pain occur on the right side of the median line. Sometimes the pain can be retrosternal, or to give in the back. The pains can be most diverse. One-third of patients pain in the abdomen are very strong. The most part they are stupid, aching or are carious, stabbing, cramping.

The nature of the pain in the abdomen and communication with the intake of food:

- Late pain in the abdomen arise through 1.5-2 hours after a meal. They are characteristic also for chronic pancreatitis.
- Hungry stomach pains arise through 5-6 hours after a meal. They reduced or terminated after the patient will drink milk or eat.
- Night pains in the abdomen similar hungry pain, they occur at night. Night and hungry pain occur in ulcerative process in the duodenum.



Which diseases there is pain after eating

The main causes of pain after eating:

1. When ulcers stomach pain also occurs after a meal, but not later than 1-1, 5 hours after a meal.
Early pains in the stomach are characteristic for the plagues of the upper part of the stomach and there are over half an hour, an hour after a meal. They gradually increase, because in the stomach increases the concentration of hydrochloric acid. With the passage of time the food moves from the stomach to the duodenum, the acidity of gastric contents decreases, and after 1-2 hours of pain in the stomach is reduced.
With a stomach ulcer pain is localized on the left side or on the midline of the abdomen, in the upper part of it. If the patient duodenal ulcer - pain occur on the right side of the median line. Sometimes the pain can be retrosternal, or to give in the back. The pains can be most diverse. One-third of patients pain in the abdomen are very strong. The most part they are stupid, aching or are carious, stabbing, cramping.

2. When the plague of the channel porter pain occurs through 1-1 .5 hours after eating.

3. In the ulcerative defect in the duodenum usually occurs late pain - later than in 1,5-2 hours after a meal.

4. In chronic gastritis usually observed early appearance of pain - almost immediately after a meal, especially if the food is coarse, sour.
Depending on the level of acidity of gastric juice, may experience heartburn, acid burp, constipation, or nausea, belching with an unpleasant smell, flatulence, bloating, diarrhea.
Pain can be of different nature: drawing, pressing, burning, cutting. This, too, depends on many factors: the stomach, the presence of spasms, acidity, personal reaction to products and others.

5. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach and directly branched off from his 12-duodenum is called gastroduodenitis. This disease for a long. It then becomes aggravated, it calms down. It is characterized by recurrent pain, varying in intensity and duration, which are localized "in the stomach and around the navel. Pain in the abdomen, as a rule, arise after a meal. They were joined by a sense of bursting open and severity in the upper part of the abdomen. Acidic belching, less rotten.

6. Pylorospasm - a spasm of pylorus or the Lodge, which is located in the transition of the stomach to the duodenum. This condition usually occurs in patients with neuroses. After a meal or after a certain time after eating there is pain in the abdomen in the epigastric region and profuse vomiting. If this condition may be a significant weight loss of patients, as well as food just do not have time to digest.

7. Inflammation of the gallbladder and biliary tract: inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis) or biliary tract (angiocholitis), as well as violation of their functions (psoriasis) often cause pain in the abdomen, more in the right hypohondrium. Pain occur after the use of oily, much fried food, fatty sweets - halva, chocolate, ice cream, etc.

8. Pancreatitis. The permanent and the leading symptom is pain after eating, often permanent, stupid or cutting, in the course of the disease up to the powerful, and at times can lead to shock, located high in the stomach, in the right or the left hypochondrium, when the defeat of the gland are shingles character.

9. For people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome characterized by the appearance of pain immediately after the meal, which is accompanied by swelling of the abdomen, increased peristalsis, rumble, diarrhoea or deceleration chair. The pain subside after defecation, and passing the gases and, as a rule, do not bother at night. Pain syndrome irritable bowel syndrome is not accompanied by loss of body weight, fever, anemia.

10. Pain after a meal typical for cancer of the stomach, however, we should take into account other signs of cancer process in the body:
- Unexplained weight loss and lack of appetite.
- Pain in the stomach.
- Unpleasant sensations (discomfort) in the abdomen, often above the navel.
- The feeling of repletion after the acceptance of small quantities of food.
- Heartburn, indigestion or symptoms that resemble the plague.
Nausea.
- Vomiting with blood or without it.
- Increase in the size of the stomach
- The growing pallor of the skin.

This characteristic of pain is very great diagnostic value. First of all, it is necessary to pay attention to the link of pain with the intake of food and with the nature of the food we eat.
The food, which has a large alkaline Bui € er phenomenon (boiled meat, dairy products, except for sour-milk), causes the later emergence of pain. Rough plant foods, vegetable marinades, black bread, canned food are more early appearance of pain. The so-called early pain may cause the patient's fear before eating. Patients begin to refuse to eat. A different picture is observed in patients suffering from duodenitis, peptic ulcer duodenal Kshi. They have pain is «hungry», night nature and facilitates the reception liquid (milk) or soft (cereals, mashed potatoes, meat or fish) food, the intake of soda.



Which doctor should I contact if there is a pain after eating

  • Gastroenterologist
  • Oncologist


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