Stomach ache first thing in morning and sometimes after eating

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Hi,

I have stomach aches in the morning first thing which slowly improves throughout the day, but can get worst after I eat. Just wondering if anyone has anything similar? I have been to see the doctor and he thought it was acid related, although i have been on anti-acids and they did not help much. The next step in the process is to have a camera down my throat but i am trying all i can to avoid that! Any adivce?

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    Hey. I know exactly how you feel. Every morning, I'll wake up to get ready for school and my stomach will just start to hurt. It's not severe pain but it's not comfortable. It's bad enough to make me not want to eat until lunch. What I've been doing is making sure I have a water by my bed when I wake up and I always take 2 ibeprofen at night to ease any pain in the morning. Doctors are wanting to give me an gastroctopy too. I suggest to stay away from acidic foods, maybe take some pain killers at night and drink plenty of water. Good luck !

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    Hey Jamie!

    I have the exact same issue every single morning. I've found that it only happens when I have to get up early, say, for school. I've been to the doctor for acid reflux because it acts up every time I play or practice sports, so I always assumed the morning pain was just part of my acid.

    This was posted over a year ago; can you tell me how it worked out for you?

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    Don't fear an endoscopy if it is offered. I've had it done several times. The first time I was convinced they'd have to nail me down to perform it. The truth is I don't even remember it!

    The hospital Specialist advised me to raise the bed head ( bricks under the legs) so I was not laid prone and the acid couldn't rise when I was asleep. I didn't fancy bricks, lol, so I put pillows under the mattress to elevate it. No good trying to sleep on two pillows. You just slide off them in the night.

    By the way, your diet sucks, lol! try to steer clear of anything with citrus, fizzy drinks, greasy food. Eat little and often but never late aty night. And chamomile tea is a wonderful stomach calmer.

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    I think the endoscooy is a good idea. Dont fear that test.its not painful,  very fast and useful. Have you been tested for h pylori? gluten sensitivity? 

    Diet plays a big role in all this. Yes anxiety messes up the gut but diet is really a factor as well. Sleep elevated..a few pillows up or get the wedge pillow. They have that for people with GERD. Be real careful how many proton pumpm inhibitor pills you use and for how long they deplete the body of b12' calcium and iron. I found that out the hard way. I get b12 shots now.

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    I have the same thing and gone through what you are going through. I would like to know also. Some one us and tell us what the reason is.
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    I have been suffering with similar problems. Had endoscopy and CT scans all shows normal. But I do believe that diet plays a big part. Also all these GMO foods now in our diets it's almost impossible to eat healthy. But stay off fatty foods helps I find

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    Hello, i was wondering it you ever felt better.. I beleive im going though the same thing i cant sleep pasted 6 it i try i feel sick and if i stay in bed it gets worse to where i throw up. I sit next to my heater and i slowly start to feel better i can barley eat. I work 7-6 4 days a week for not eating pasted 6 is really hard ive been feeling this ways sense the begining of april. Npw i think im getting sick or its getting worse i dont know what to do
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    Hi I have ibs and mine in the morning is a killer stomach upset toilet trips feel sick nothing will get rid but eating to much crap food and wheat makes mine worse so if i want pizza I have to eat it about 5 and drinks loads of water but it does matter if your eating very late because when I eat ate once at 2am and didn't I know I did I was being sick very bad stomach ache I've tried not eating and it still doesn't work it ruins my morning plans the doc gave me some pills and I had to take 4 a day and they worked very well but as soon I come off them it starts again

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    Hi did you ever resolve this issue?  My son is 9 and wakes practically every morning with stomach ache, gaviscon or paracetamol have no effect. We have tried a gluten free diet and we are now on a dairy free diet neither have worked.  He has only been in school 4 days in June.  He can recover between 5-6pm at night or he can be ill all day. Help! he moans in pain 
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    please i have been this say prpblem for the past 4 months now doctor told me nothing is wrong with after some test he told me to use pulcet 40 and debridat fort for 3months and upt till now now changes what else can i doi dont even have enough to for Endoscopy and also scared of please can someone tell me what else to do i have not been enjoying my self....
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    Kel3432--Please do not give up--but rather you should fight.  While the doctors mean well, they are not gods and they do not know everything.  It sounds to me like you have a food sensativity.  The most likely culprits are wheat, (gluten) soy, milk, GMO produce and most often overlooked processed foods.The best way to identify the sensativity is to immediately start a diet that is very natural and limited, and immediately start a good probiotic.  Give the diet a week or two before you notice any change in your symptoms.  Once you get to better health, slowly add foods back into you diet.  Add a new food and give it a week before you add another. You'll find the one that you are sensative to once you add it back into your diet as I believe your symptoms will come back--then permanently remove that food from your diet.  I believe that your better health will be the motivator which keeps you on you diet.  Food sensativities are very hard and time consuming to diagnose.  It took us 23 years to find out that our daughters had a sensativity to wheat.  It took 3 months (after identifying that specific food) to bring them back to a place of health.  They are now both, wheat/ gluten free and doing great 18 months later.  Good Luck--but trust me the hard work is worth it in the end.  You arent broken, your body has, over time become poisoned by the crap in our foods and now it is finally telling you (through pain and discomfort) that it cannot handle anymore--its just that the human body was not meant to eat many of the modern modified/ processed/ chemicalized foods.  My family now eats (on a limited budget) meats from the local butcher, eggs from a local farm, fresh produce when availabe (or organic from the grocery store) and gluten free rice and quinoa.  We make our broth from the meats and bones we roast.

    These steps in conjunction with your doctor's advice should help Kel.

    Good Luck 

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    AND I'm not sure why my comments are being deleted by the moderator, but I have to try.  The frustration of seeing your child being ill for so long is so very painful.  The joy that I now have to see my daughters enjoying a healthy life and then to realize that they suffered for so long and all that was needed was a diet change and the anger when not one doctor in 23 years suggested it.

    I do not have anything against doctors and modern medicine.  Doctors have saved my father's and sister's lives and they've helped me when I've had some pretty serious injuries.  I'm just trying to pass on my knowledge to help others. 

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