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Question: Empty stomach. help


 SirWence - Wed Dec 08, 2004 11:48 pm

Hello,

I will eat a full meal. and about 1-2 hours later my stomach will feel completly empty as if i havent eaten all infact i have the feeling right now it makes day to day life not so fun :?
Anyone know what this might be?

Thanks-
Mike
 Carolyn Merritt, LPN - Sun Dec 12, 2004 8:11 am

User avatar Hello:
Some people confuse the normal feelings of digestion within the stomach with "hunger pains", which is the rumbling and movement sensation of digestion. While these feelings are normal, it is easy to confuse them with hunger and this can lead to overeating. I would not worry about the sensation as long as you know you have eaten a sufficient amount within the past 4-6 hours and as long as the feelings are not painful. If you do experience pain or burning sensation after eating you should see a doctor.
Kind regards,
Carolyn

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