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Last night about an hour or hour and a half after eating i

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hello, last night about an hour or hour and a half after eating i got intense pain in my upper abdomen, in the center and it radiated to my back etc. it lasted for about a half hour then went away completely. i've gotten this once or twice in the past, but as long as 3 or 4 years ago. i don't know if it was trapped gas, or from eating quickly and not chewing well? i am healthy and have had blood work done in the past 2 months and everything looked good. any thoughts?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

It could be recurring episodes of acute pancreatitis and that is the first thing that you should be evaluated for.

Another possibility is that of gastritis (inflammation of the stomach).

I would recommend that you be seen for this and be evaluated fully.

You may require tests such as a CAT scan of your abdomen to have a look at your pancreas.

You may also require an endoscopy to have a look inside your stomach to rule out conditions such as gastritis and an ulcer in your stomach.

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Kindest regards

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what are other symptoms of pancreatitis?
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Other symptoms include vomiting, nausea, fever, increased heart rate, low blood pressure to name the few most common ones.

Let me know if you have more questions.

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Regards

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

This session is open for any number of further questions that you may have.

I would appreciate a rating as that is the only way I am credited here.