Abnormal Gastric Acid Secretion

When abnormal levels of gastric acid are secreted, it can cause abdominal discomfort, heartburn, bloating, diarrhea, decreased appetite, nausea, and vomiting. Having high levels of gastric acid secretion can increase the risk of developing a peptic ulcer, GERD, and gastrointestinal bleeding.

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Why am I having excessive saliva dripping from my mouth while waking up?

Query: Hi doctor, Every morning when I wake up my mouth is full of saliva and many days it comes out of my mouth while sleeping. And in the day, saliva comes to mouth every 2 to 3 minutes. The problem of morning saliva has been there for more than one year. I have to wake up every morning early because sa...  Read Full »


Dr. Shamaz Mohamed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your complaint, I can provisionally diagnose you as suffering from hypersalivation or sialorrhea. There are various reasons for the same like food debris in the mouth during sleep, use of some drugs like cholinergic drugs, malaligned teeth, improper lip closure d...  Read Full »

How to manage gastric problem, stomach pain and headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 47 years old. I have a gastric problem, stomach pain, and headache. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Udaya Nath Sahoo

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your clinical history, please do an endoscopy and ultrasound abdomen to know the exact status of your GI (gastrointestinal) tract. Regarding medications, you can take Clarithromycin, Metronidazole, and Pantoprazole. You can have lifestyle modifications. Try to av...  Read Full »

I often get a grumbling feeling in my stomach. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, From time to time, I get empty stomach or grumbling feeling below the sternum. No pain/ everything else is alright. My appetite is good, bowel movements are normal. The sensation can last several days, subside for days or weeks and then reappear. Ideas?  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. From what you mentioned, most probably you have dyspepsia which is a problem due to abnormal gastric acid secretion. I suggest a trial of Pantoprazole 20 mg tablet once a day before breakfast for a month. Eat simple meals. Have Maalox (Magne...  Read Full »

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