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What causes upper stomach pain after eating food? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Dec-2014
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User:Hi Docotr
Doctor:Hi,
Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:From last 3 days after eating i am suffering from pain in upper left side of my stomach
Doctor:Ok, is the pain burning type ?
User:no
Doctor:Is it sharp then ?
User:its just a pain for a few second
User:then again after few second it is happening
User:it is bearable
Doctor:For how many seconds does it happen ?
User:3
Doctor:Do you have problems in digestion ?
User:around 3 to 5 sec
User:may be
Doctor:Is the pain deep or superficial ?
User:doctor i am just worried is this symptom of gallstone
Doctor:gall stone presents with pain in the right side
Doctor:Since gall stones are common in women, its better to get checked..
User:so its not related to left side
Doctor:get an Ultrasound scan for the same
User:pain is only in left side
Doctor:Need not worry then
Doctor:It could be pain due to mild gastritis
User:is there can be any reason except this
Doctor:Nothing serious
Doctor:gastritis or indigestion
User:actually i read just now that pain in left side can be pancretitis
Doctor:No
Doctor:Pain in the left side along with back cold be pancreatitis
User:but why it is happening daily after eating
User:no in back thhere is no pain
Doctor:Gastritis
User:any medicinne which i should take
Doctor:Yes, take antacids
Doctor:Like gelusil
User:ok anything related to food which i should avoid
Doctor:nothing such
Doctor:But avoiding spicy foods may help
User:ok doctor
User:thanks
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Thanks for using this service
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:take care
User:Thanks Doctor
User:bye
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