Acidity

Acidity or heartburn is the burning sensation that results from excessive acid secretion in the stomach. To prevent acidity, avoid aerated drinks, do not eat a fatty meal for dinner, sleep with your head elevated at 30 degrees, avoid drinking coffee, and quit smoking.

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I have pain in the throat when bending. How can this be healed?

Query: Hi doctor, I took an endoscopy test. Tell me what the impression means. Is it serious? Now, I am having pain in the throat when bending and pain in the chest when burping. How can this be healed? What medicine can I take? Please advise me.  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nothing to worry. There is some acidity issues as well as possibility of reflux of acid from stomach to food tube (esophagus). Need diet modifications. Avoid excess spicy or masala based foods. Avoid excess coffee or carbonated drinks. Take short frequent feeds rath...  Read Full »

Is my son's stomach pain due to excess Anardana tablets?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4.5 years old son has taken 25 to 30 digestive Anardana tablets without our knowledge. From then, he complains about severe stomach pain after 1 to 2 hours. We have consulted the doctor and he gave an antibiotic course of four days which was completed. Problem is still there. We ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your question in detail and I know that you are very concerned about your child but do not worry. Since, it has been four days when your child has eaten Anardana tablets and the ultrasound and blood reports are normal, the child probably has developed acidit...  Read Full »

Is my left-sided chest pain due to acidity or heart block?

Query: Hello doctor, I have borderline high cholesterol for five to six years. My blood tests like homocysteine and troponin-I were normal before three to four months.Since last week, I have left sided mild pain usually assumed by me as associated with gas and acidity. More often, I observed that whenever ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjib Kumar Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). An angiogram is not required. Serum uric acid, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides are high. Vitamin D3 is borderline. Please take Fibator LS (Fenofibrate and Atorvastatin) once a day at n...  Read Full »

I have gas and acidity problems from anything I eat. Kindly suggest a treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female, and I have gas and acidity problems. Anything I eat causes a lot of gas. It worsens when I travel, it becomes hard to pass the stools, and when it does, it smells awful even if I eat or do not eat something. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Sultan Zeb Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Keep a food diary to look out for the culprit food. I hope you are not chewing gums frequently, which can cause swallowing of air and gas; talking while eating can also cause that. Have your dinner early, so there must be a difference of three to four hours between y...  Read Full »

I have pain below ribs on the left. What is causing it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31 year old male. Recently, I have been diagnosed with tubercular lymphadenitis and started the treatment three days back for TB. My USG whole abdomen reveals hemangioma of the liver. I have pain in left side below ribs which radiates to back and a couple of months back on CT sc...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Rugae thickening by itself is not going to cause you stomach pain. Such thickening is usually normal or a result of hyperacidity, or rarely Menetrier disease. Now, first of all, you need an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy as well as a biopsy to rule our Helicobacte...  Read Full »

How can inflammation of skin behind last tooth be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, My 16-year-old daughter is having inflammation of skin behind her inner tooth, the last one may be wisdom tooth. She has intense pain and is not able to move her jaw properly while eating food. This started two days ago. She had vomiting and stomach pain three days back. She was having...  Read Full »


Dr. Honey Nandwani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, it looks like inflammation of the gum flap.over the wisdom tooth. This condition is known as pericoronitis.The wisdom tooth, however, looks misaligned and impacted but for con...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain and bloating on the left side of my upper stomach?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain and bloating on the left side of my upper stomach, just under my left breast. When I eat food, it starts to bloat up and is painful, like my ribs are having pressure pushed on them. I do not feel unwell with this symptom, but I have been constipated, and my poo is light brown. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Sir, the pain and bloating are due to acidity and constipation, so if we treat the underlying causes, you will be fine. Constipation is usually due to a low fiber diet, so I suggest you take a high fiber diet such a...  Read Full »

Can PPI cause stomach pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have multiple problems with my stomach, it all began two years ago after taking pills which I was allergic to. My stomach became inflamed with a lot of acids, chronic antrum gastritis, and acid reflux. My stool was too soft, and I did not take any pill because my doctor did not give...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All the problems can be explained by dyspepsia. Although there are certain issues like normal endoscopy and absence of inflammation. And on endoscopy reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), there is no obvious granulation tissue seen. There may be som...  Read Full »

Why do I have chest discomfort and pain after eating a greasy and spicy meal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old with a weight of 81 kilograms and a height of six feet five inches. I had a spicy meal for the lunch before five hours and after that, I started to have chest pain with discomfort in my left wrist. I am unsure whether it is something to be worried. Is it due to heartbur...  Read Full »


Dr. Afifa Nighat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ongoing through your presenting complaints, I have established the cause of your symptoms. Food taken with high fat or spice content can cause gastritis or exacerbates the condition of underlying gastric or duodenal ulcer problems. Regarding your current symptoms, there...  Read Full »

I have recurrent gas and acidity problem. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have recurring gas and acidity problem for last three months. At present, I am taking liquid Sucral and tablet Sompraz 40. I have already got an ultrasound of the stomach, endoscopy, LFT, and jaundice test. All the tests were normal, except a small ulcer patch was seen in the stomach...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is better to get tested for Helicobacter pylori, which is a very important cause for recurrent gastric and duodenal ulcers. If the test comes positive, then you can use treatment for H.pylori, which will cure your problem. Until the, I suggest you try doing the ...  Read Full »

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