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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 am experiencing pain and a burning sensation in my stomach. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain and stomach burning issue. Three months ago, I had an endoscopy test in which my diagnosis was pangastritis, the problem was resolved in some days, but the same problem occurred again. Again I went for endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy ), and the results were IBS and a...  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have acid peptic disease (APD), I suggest you consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take medicines with their consent. Take Omeprazole (proton pump inhibitor) tablets twice daily. Avoid spicy foods, smoking, and alcohol. Add Normaxin (Clidini...  Read Full »

What could cause burning chest pain with acid reflux, breathing difficulty and hot flushes?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having chest pain on the left side since a long time. It feels like burning sometimes and at other times it feels like pressure. I feel really tired most of the time and sometimes I feel a little light-headed, nauseous, irritated, and feel like coughing but I cannot. I als...  Read Full »

Dr. Prabhakaran

Answer: Hello. Welcome to With history, I come to a diagnosis that you have an acid peptic disease (APD). It is a common problem, people face frequently. I would suggest you to take less spicy and peppery food and avoid oily and masala foods. Kindly take plenty of water, vegetables, and green...  Read Full »

How to treat loss of appetite with stomach pain, vomiting, and black stools?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a loss of appetite, and I did not eat properly. I took only bananas for three days. Then, I had vomiting and stomach pains. I started eating, but my stomach has been continuously growling, and still in a lot of pain. I passed stools the other day, and it was black. It was a kin...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query in detail and understand your concern. It seems you are suffering from acid peptic disease/ acid reflux disease. If you have any hunger pains and fullness of the stomach or gaseous distension of the abdomen after taking meals, you should go fo...  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 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 »

Could RLQ pain be chronic 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 »

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 condition can cause chronic constipation and gas problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male facing persistent constipation and gas issues for approximately one and a half years. I have sought advice from several doctors, who usually recommend digestion tonics and tablets. One of them advised me to engage in regular exercise and morning walks, but it ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. You appear to be experiencing symptoms consistent with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS has three types: diarrhea-predominant, constipation-predominant, and mixed variety. In your case, it seems to be IBS-constipation...  Read Full »

My wife has pain in her belly button. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is having pain on the belly button. She feels this pain for the last five to seven days. The pain is sharp when she put her finger and touch the belly button. I need your opinion on the following. What could be the problem? What course of action has to be taken? Which speciality d...  Read Full »

Dr. Pardhan Rajesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for explaining the entire history. Most likely, it is a neurogenic pain as it is sharp on touch. You have to consult a gastroenterologist to look for acid peptic disease. It is better to consult a gastroenterologist soon personally as it needs a physical...  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 »

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