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Acid Peptic Disease

Acid peptic disease is a term used to describe various conditions that result in excess acid production, such as gastritis, gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and Zollinger Ellison Syndrome. Most of these conditions are treated with proton pump inhibitors and antibiotics.

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I have had diarrhea following constipation. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a slightly upset stomach with bloating for the past four months. I thought I had a bug. Two weeks later, it seemed much better. However, my bowel movements did not return to normal. I had mostly constipation for about a month (even though my stomach did not feel as upset anym...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your history fits into the acid peptic disease. I do not find any sign of cancer over here (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would recommend you the following. A combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone once daily for a few days. A good probiotic, t...  Read Full »

I am suffering from fever and frequent stomach pain since I have got an H.pylori infection. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old female. Three years ago, I was hospitalized due to an H.pylori infection. Ever since, I regularly suffer from stomach pain, like once every three to five months. Today, I have a fever due to an upset stomach, and I noticed that when I stand up, my stomach hurts more.  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You may be having an intermittent acute gastritis or acid injury of the stomach. Hope you have been treated for H.pylori once. Do not worry. This is a common minor medical condition. It can be precipitated by stress, a particular diet, etc. I would recom...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options available for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45-year-old woman who has recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor, specifically a diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). I am seeking more information about this condition, its characteristics, and potential treatment options. Can you provide insights into the nature of di...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) is an aggressive type of childhood cancer that forms in the brainstem. They are very rare and almost always occur in the pediatric population. Its manifestations include dip...  Read Full »

Why do I get pinpointed chest pain on the left side?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male having a normal health condition. My height is 5 feet 6 inches, and weight is 58 Kg. Recently (yesterday), I noticed chest pain in the left side which feels like pinpointed pain (electric shock kind) and lasted for a few seconds. Please let me know what I need ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to  Read Full »

I have had RLQ pain for a long time. Is it appendicitis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 15 year old female and have been having RLQ pain for nearly five months. I am physically fit. I do exercise at least six days a week and eat quite healthy. I have a sharp stabbing pain at McBurney's point. I also feel immense pressure at my RLQ like someone is sitting on my stomach...  Read Full »

Dr. Nageswara Rao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to After reading your well presented history, I think the possibilities could be, chronic appendicitis, RLQ (right lower quadrant) muscular pain as you do regular workouts, or acid peptic disease. Test your urine for microscopy and routine pus cells and crystals. Use proton-...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for recurrent stomach pain in older patients?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is 60 years old. She is having regular stomach pain. We did an ultrasound and colonoscopy, but nothing found. The stomach pain regularly occurs in every other day. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems that your mother is suffering from an acid peptic disease. I need to know about the pain in more detail. When does it occur, location, any relationship with food, etc.? How is her sleep? Please give me details.  Read Full »

Why do I have a cool feeling in the throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. I do not smoke or drink. My weight is 185 lbs and height is 6'2". For the past few days, I have been experiencing something new. All of a sudden while lying down, I have experienced a sensation in my upper chest and throat that can only be described as a menthol ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems that you are suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or it could be laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD). The liquid syrups do not work greatly in these situations. To help you better, I need to know few details. Since when are you havi...  Read Full »

Please suggest a cure for problems related to GERD and gastritis with sleep disturbances.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 54 years with a weight of 136lbs and a height of five feet. I have these symptoms for the past five months. I have anorexia with loss of appetite. I have dyspepsia with difficulty in swallowing food and water. I have an acidic burn with an outcome of mucin. I have GERD. I have sleep ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The important things are pangastritis, solitary rectal ulcer, and anemia. As you have persistent problems related to GERD and gastritis, then this can be resolved by taking dru...  Read Full »

I have indigestion problem and burning pain in the abdomen for almost a month. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having indigestion, and a feeling like something stuck in my chest for about a month. I also have like a burning pain in my left abdomen. All my blood test reports were normal. I was also diagnosed with gallstones. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. However I have a few questions. 1. Is it solid food or liquid that got stuck in the chest? 2. Is there a change in your weight (loss or gain)? 3. Have you felt food particles coming back into your mouth whil...  Read Full »

I have acidity and indigestion problem. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old male, who weighs 136.68 Ibs. My stomach is swollen, and it feels as if it is filled with gas. I also have low appetite, acidity, and indigestion. I used to chew tobacco from a long time, but I quit it recently. I am an occasional drinker, and I am fond of spicy foods. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. You are suffering from an acid peptic disease, for which you are taking Famotidine at present. Also, your stomach is bloated as mentioned in your post. So you have features of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), and I would suggest you take a c...  Read Full »

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