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upper mid abdomen pain happens after eating red meat?

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For the pass week and a half, I have been having upper mid abdomen pain that radiates to the left side under the ribs. It seems to only happen after eating red meat. I also have nasuea, fatigue, and vomitting. I have no previous medical conditions, and have not had any other illness lately. I am able to eat anything else that I normally eat without an issue. The pain/nausea usually last 1-3 hours. I usually eat red meat 3 times a week.
Any ideas? Thanks!

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replied September 30th, 2011
Abdominal Pain Answer A27266
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

The symptoms mentions indicates that you are experiencing excess gastric acid being produced in your stomach, due to ingestion of red meat.

You might find symptomatic relief by taking OTC medications like tums, and Prilosec (which will reduce the secretion of gastric acid).

The best way, here is to avoid eating red meat, or reducing its consumption as much as possible.

In case the symptoms persist, inspite of the above measures, then you may consult your doctor for a examination and proper assessment of your condition.

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