Digestive Problems

Some common digestive problems include gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, stomach flu, gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, and constipation. Eating less fiber diet, taking more dairy products, inadequate exercise, and stress are some factors that cause digestive problems. The symptoms are bloating, diarrhea, heartburn, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Following some changes in diet and having lifestyle modification helps in managing it.

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Why do I get an upset stomach, noises, and loose motion on drinking milk?

Query: Hi,I have had a frequent gas problem for a month because of drinking energy drinks for many years. Doctor gave me Nexium 40 mg. I have been taking it for the last three days, but I am not sure it is helping and improving my condition. Whenever I drink milk, I get an upset stomach, noises, and get lo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankur Jindal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Your symptoms suggest it can be functional dyspepsia or irritable bowel syndrome. I have these suggestions for you- 1. You must avoid eating spicy junk food and juices. 2. You must try to eat small frequent meals. 3. You mu...  Read Full »

How to get rid of gas trouble?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 year old male. I am working as a software professional. I have a gas problem since 20 days. I have this problem since two years but, I recovered well after every episode.  I have a severe burning sensation in the chest and flatulence. How can I get rid of this problem perm...  Read Full »


Dr. Kunal Das

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have a long standing gas problem. I suggest the following: Avoid milk, tea, coffee, citrus fruits and juices, amla (gooseberry), tamarind, fatty foods, rajma, chole, and cauliflower. Take Tablet Unizyme and PPI (proton pump inhibitor). Also take caps...  Read Full »

Why do I hear weird sounds in my stomach?

Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned about the unusual noises my stomach makes. Anytime I eat or drink anything even if it is small, my stomach keeps making loud gurgling and rumbling sounds. I only drink water or fruit smoothies and avoid drinking soda, dairy, or any juice. I eat a very healthy diet and s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your query. I can understand your concern. Our intestine is constantly moving the food we consume from the esophagus down to the anal opening slowly, similar to the continuous beating of the heart. This intestinal motility helps in absorbing the foods and promotes...  Read Full »

Why am I having egg burps and what can I do to get rid of them?

Query: Hi, Why am I having egg burps and what can I do to get rid of them?  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Egg burps are produced due to improper digestion of food especially proteins. Most of the time it is due to delayed emptying of stomach and sometimes due to liver problems or diabetes. My advise is avoid non-vegetarian items, cheese, butter. Eat more of fruits and drink m...  Read Full »

I get foul-smelling gas, with my stomach rumbling throughout the day. What to do?

Query: Dear Doctor, One week ago, I suddenly started suffering from severe acidity for 2 days. It was accompanied by mild fever and extreme fatigue (only 2 days). I consulted a doctor and he prescribed Pantodac for the stomach issue, and other pills for the fever, which got cured. But my stomach is stil...  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, The medicines will only have effect as long as you take them. The main mode of treatment in cases like yours would be lifestyle changes. Please reduce intake of gas forming foods like potato and pulses like chickpea. Also do few simple changes in your food, sleep and activity as follows: Avoid ...  Read Full »

What are the health benefits and nutrition facts of Palmyra (aka Nungu) Fruit?

Query: Hi doctor, What are the health benefits and nutrition facts of Palmyra fruit Nungu Fruit)?  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all I would like to thank you for asking such a good question. The Asian Palmyra palm or Sugar palm tree is full of healthy stuff. The health benefits of the fruit areas follows. It is a natural coolant for the body. It is known to contain Vitamins A, B-complex...  Read Full »

My 5-year-old daughter suffers from on and off stomach pain. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 5 years old. Her weight is 10 kg. She had on and off pain in her stomach and a terrible smell when she farts. Please help me out in this problem. I gave her Cyclopam but was not so effective. She is currently on Colicaid.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first striking point I have noted in your history is the weight of the child. 10 kg for a 5 year old is very less. This history coupled with the history of abdominal pain and indigestion may be indicative of a metabolic disorder or disorder associated with digestion o...  Read Full »

What makes a person fart and go to the toilet many times a day?

Query: Hi doctor,I have some symptoms like going to the toilet several times a day and farting many times a day. It has influenced my life. I have this issue for many years. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is common to have farts and burping. These are normal processes of the body by emitting gas produced in the small bowel. Excessive gas is produced due to two main reasons. The reasons are carbohydrate maldigestion and dysbiosis. Approximately, carbohydrate is the...  Read Full »

Why am I suffering from digestive problems after taking antibiotics a year and a half ago?

Query: Hi doctor,I took an antibiotic a year and a half ago, and I had digestive issues. I crave sugar often and mostly eat carbohydrates like bread and chocolate. I recently started to have green smoothies that had two big handfuls of spinach in them with protein powder every morning for four or five days...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you had a digestive problem, and you took antibiotics for one and a half years. That antibiotic's name is not mentioned here. Now you have been suffering from constipation for one and half years and for the ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest ways to improve digestion?

Query: Hi doctor, We are living in an area where water having high TDS level. So, here almost 70% people facing stomach and intestine related issue. I am a physically fit person and my age is 37. I am doing regular weight exercise (gym workout) for the past 7 years continuously. All areas of my body are w...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have abdominal pain? What about your appetite? What is stool consistency and was blood on the surface of stool or mixed with stool? Do you have symptoms of nausea, burning sensation in upper part of the abdomen or chest? If you had recent episode of small amount...  Read Full »

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