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Domperidone belongs to the dopamine antagonists group of drugs. As it is an antiemetic agent, it is used to treat nausea and vomiting. It also quickens the movement of the food passing through the gut, which is helpful during a stomach infection.

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What causes a constant feeling of nausea with abdominal pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. My height is 5'1", and weight is 120 lbs. I have been getting a constant feel of nausea for over a year along with abdomen, chest and back pain. The chest pain is sharp in the place of the heart. The back pain is right down the middle of my back, starting at my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshuman Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You could be suffering from intermittent diffuse esophageal spasm. In simpler terms, it is a functional disorder where the motility of your gut is slightly impaired. Do not worry. It is not a serious condition as your endoscopy is fine. Have an ultrasound abdomen done an...  Read Full »

I have NAFLD. What should I do to recover faster?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old. I have been suffering from NAFLD for the past five months. Now, I am having RUQ heaviness, back pain, flatulence and tiredness for the last two months. I had several tests and I am giving the details with the findings. USG of whole abdomen - hepatomegaly with fatty live...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. People who suffer from NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) have such kind of right upper quadrant pains, which are dragging in nature and are off and on. Your reports are pretty well in the acceptable range and do not require any spe...  Read Full »

I am experiencing a headache and body pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have got a headache, body pain, unwell feeling in the stomach, fatigue, mild fever which is coming and going for five days. I had got typhoid fever two years ago. Currently, I have taken three pills of Ciprofloxacin 500 mg. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems you are having a viral fever. I suggest you take tablet Dolo (Paracetamol) 650 mg thrice daily for three days. You can also take a combination of Pantoprazoleand Domperidone once daily for three days. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her ...  Read Full »

What is the permanent solution to cure GERD?

Query: Dear Doctor, Is GERD curable through medicines permanently? If yes, kindly prescribe the medicines. I have consulted many doctors and taken tablets, but after a few days it is troubling again. Please prescribe some permanent solution to this.  Read Full »

Dr. E. Venkata Ramana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) can be treated effectively with medications like omeprazole, pantoprazole, and with combination of prokinetic drugs like domperidone. In addition to drugs, the modification of life style is important such as: Eating small quant...  Read Full »

Need help with my wife's vomiting due to Methylprednisolone.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is a neuro patient and a week ago she was given five days treatment of Methylprednisolone intravenous. After her discharge, she has been vomiting every now and then. The vomiting usually occurs whenever she tries to move about and travel in cars to see her neurologist. Although...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello,Welcome to Considering the nature of the disease, steroids and the Rituximab, you have to take care of few things: Chances of gastritis and gastric ulcers. Never keep the stomach empty. Have short frequent feeds. Abstain from spicy, fried foods. Abstain from carbonated drinks. Reg...  Read Full »

I have a persistent hoarse voice. Is endoscopy needed?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a scratchy/hoarse voice for over a month. For the last 7 days I have a feeling as if something is stuck in my throat directly in the center and as if someone is pushing on my throat. I have seen two different ENT doctors. The first one diagnosed me with rhinitis and globu...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The complaints you are describing fit into the following conditions: 1. Chronic laryngitis. 2. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease). If there would have been a cancer, CT scan and barium swallow must have given an idea or hint. Since they were clear it is very unl...  Read Full »

Why do I have vomiting in the early morning?

Query: Hi doctor,I had vomiting in the early morning. I consulted a doctor, and the doctor told me that it is due to an allergy. I want to know the reason for vomiting. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Mukherjee Koushik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Vomiting can occur due to allergies. The causes of vomiting are extensive. It can also happen due to gastritis. If you are having hyperacidity and indigestion, then you can have frequent vomiting. I suggest you take PPI (proton pump inhibitor) with a Domperidone combina...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain, but my gastroscopy seems normal. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have stomach pain. I had done gastroscopy, but everything seems to be normal. I have been taking medicines for 3 months but no relief. Please advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I need to know a few things. are you having pain in the upper stomach, above the belly button? If it is so, you may have ulcer/gastritis. If there is an ulcer, endoscopy findings will be present. If no findings, then it may be acidity (gastritis). Gastritis is due to...  Read Full »

Why do I face gastric problems every day?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old male, I smoke weed and cigarettes every day, and do not eat food at the right time. So, I have gastric problems and I puke every day, from the past six months. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your details, and I appreciate your concern. As per the history, most likely you have severe gastritis with overlapping esophageal spasm and gastroesophageal reflux. It is because the stomach acids regurgitate back into the esophagus, causing heart...  Read Full »

Why do I have a pinching pain in arms, shoulder and fingers?

Query: Hello doctor, From the last two months, I have a pinching and wound-like pain in my left upper arm and shoulder. I also feel pain in my palm and fingers while bending, stretching or gripping.  Read Full »

Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You seem to have a neuropathic pain because of a nerve compression syndrome. I suggest the following medicines: Tablet Gabapentin forte (Gabapentin), half a tablet, twice a day. Tablet Zerodol TH 8 (a combination of Aceclofenac and Thiocolchicoside) once...  Read Full »

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