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Symptoms of disease - pain in the abdomen after the meal

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, swelling 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 in the abdomen after the meal

The main causes of abdominal pain after eating:

1. Ulcers disease stomach.

2. Peptic ulcer of the duodenum.

3. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach and branched off directly from him 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.

4. Pilorospasm - a spasm of the 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 simply doesn't have time to be assimilated.

5. 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 in the abdomen arise after a fatty, much fried food, fatty sweets - halva, chocolate, ice cream, etc.

6. Pancreatitis. The permanent and the leading symptom is pain in the abdomen after the meal, 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.

7. For people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome characterized by the appearance of pain in the abdomen immediately after the meal, which is accompanied by swelling of the abdomen, increased peristalsis, rumble, diarrhoea or shortening 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.

Which doctor should I contact if there is a pain in the abdomen after the meal

  • Gastroenterologist

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