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Nausea after eating something, not pregnant, rarely drinks alcohol or smokes. Cure for nausea?

my 19yr old daughter has started having problems when she eats she feels sick or is sick she isnt pregnant (has a 6 month old baby) has been to the doctors they just gave her tablets to stop her being sick. she has never had a body image problem or any eating disorders very rarely smokes and rarely drinks alchol we have ruled out all of these as the reason but the doctor never did any tests to find out the cause of the problem do you have any ideas what it could be
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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Thank you for the query.

The most common reason of such nausea after eating is acid reflux disease. Such symptom can be also caused by peptic ulcer or gallstones. If she has also pain in upper middle abdomen and chest burning it can be peptic ulcer. If the pain is in the right upper abdomen and sometimes radiates to the back, gallstones are possible. IBS or/and anxiety can also give such symptoms however usually causes diarrheas or constipations as well.
To make sure what is wrong she should have abdominal ultrasound, full blood work with liver tests (AST,ALT,GGTP), pancreas amylase, bilirubin level, urine analysis and pregnancy test. If no findings, upper GI endoscopy should be performed as well.

Hope this will help.
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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