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Can peanut butter cause abdominal pain ?

This is the 5th or 6th time now, if I eat peanut butter after 9pm I have severe abdominal cramping. Just under the breast to the bottom of the rib cage. Taking a hot bath helped at first, Any ideas? Please.
Sat, 23 Apr 2011
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Hi ,
welcome to healthcare magic.
Your history suggests allergy from peanut butter which irritates the stomach.It can cause allergy,so avoid them.
Also look for food labels to check if they are present.
Food allergies are with particular types of food one of which is peanut.
Wish you good health.
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