Dyspepsia

Dyspepsia, also called indigestion, is the term used to describe discomfort in the upper abdomen. It is a symptom and not a disease. The symptoms of indigestion are burning stomach, stomach pain, bloating, nausea, and vomiting. The causes include ulcers, GERD, IBS, pregnancy, etc.

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Can a fatty liver cause right side stomach pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have fatty liver and I have pain on the right side of my stomach. When I touch it, it produces warm pain and I feel warm inside. Currently, I am taking Liv 52 DS. Before stopping it, I was using it for two to three months. I am not going walking and doing exercise for a month. After ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It seems that pain over the stomach occurs secondary to increase gas production and acid production. As there is no weight loss in these last six months, I reassure you that it is not a serious problem. There are many factors that can abnormal...  Read Full »

How long can I take Pan-D for stomach bloating and gastritis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a gastric problem for the past seven years. My stomach feels bloated and heavy after taking some food items. I have lactose intolerance for the past five years and milk products cause gastric problems immediately. I have this similar problem after taking oily foods also. It...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep V Nair

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You seem to have functional dyspepsia. As you are having problems for seven years, it is good to undergo an endoscopy soon. You have less chance to have irritatable bowel syndrome. There is no cure for it but it can be controlled. Some patient...  Read Full »

Why do I often have bloated stomach and burp after eating or drinking?

Query: Hello doctor, I am going tomorrow to get retested for H.pylori. I have been off medicines for two weeks and still having a bloated, distended stomach, burping after eating or drinking, and some flatulence. I am wondering why I still have a bloated stomach? Maybe I should see obstetrics and gynecolo...  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you please answer a few of my questions: 1. Which test did you do for H.pylori? Please share the report if possible. 2. Did you get any treatment for H.pylori? If yes, then which medicine did you use? 3. Since how long you feel such symptoms? Is there any change ...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing weight loss, stomach burn, and throat pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel nausea and painful throat. It is paining inside the throat and some coffee color blood came out from the throat while spitting. I am experiencing unexpected weight loss for the last four months. I also have nausea, chest pain and stomach burning. I had an endoscope and a blood test...  Read Full »


Dr. A K Srivastava

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and attached files (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears that you are suffering from erosive gastritis. This in turn leads to gastroesophageal reflux disease. I suggest you antacid with PPI (proton-pump inhibitors). Co...  Read Full »

How to treat bloated stomach and lactose intolerance?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a gastric problem for the last seven years. The gastric problem means the stomach feels bloated and heavy after having some food items. I have developed lactose intolerance for the previous five years, and having any milk product causes gastric instantly. The same also happen...  Read Full »


Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed all your details (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Thanks for providing history in great detail. I am going to answers your queries one by one. 1. This is called Dyspepsia in medical terms. I will say a sensitive stomach. 2. Kindly follo...  Read Full »

Why do I get fullness and warmth feeling in the chest with excess burping?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 52-year-old male. I am an athlete and health-conscious, No drugs. Rarely drink (on holidays) and eat pretty healthy and clean. My current issue is weight loss 10 pounds from last year. It is hard to keep weight on, major debilitating fatigue, burping a lot, fullness under right r...  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your description, I learned that you are an otherwise healthy lifestyle man with good nutrition and no significant addictions. The investigations and tests done so far regarding the lung and abdominal complaints are normal, and there is no need to...  Read Full »

Why do I get recurrent stomach pain and uneasiness even after H.pylori treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, Two months back, I started feeling very uneasy in my stomach with sudden pain and pain in my left shoulder blade. I went to an ED and my ECG was normal but my abdomen sonography showed a gallstone. The doctor gave me painkillers and diet to follow but there was no improvement. Whenever ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I assume that the current gastrointestinal upset are secondary to the foods that you have. Did you take a significant amount of red meat, and any desserts or sweets? You see it is not uncommon to have gastrointestinal upsets like gas, bloating, and sometimes a...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my stomach pain with nausea and loose stools?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I had diarrhea (soft and brown) on Tuesday, where I woke up feeling like a fever. The stool was clear and liquid with some soft and pale brown ones. I also felt lethargic and back pain that I usually feel when I have a fever, but my temperature is quite norm...  Read Full »


Dr. Nishant

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I see that you are troubled by the stomach for a few days. Do not worry follow my advice and you will be fine. Firstly avoid fatty or fried foods, raw fruits and vegetables, spicy foods, caffeinated drinks, such as coffee and soda, beans, cabbage, etc. Drink ORS (oral...  Read Full »

Why does my mom repeatedly have pain under the breastbone?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is 63 years of age. She is getting pain under her right breastbone followed by acid reflux and burning in her stomach with a sour taste in her mouth. They did an ultrasound, which showed three gallstones. She had her gallbladder removed three months ago. Now, she is getting the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The initial presentation of your mom was consistent with dyspepsia and I am not surprised that her symptoms are back. The issue that needs further investigation is the fact that she is not responding to the conventional therapy with Omeprazole. I have a few questions; ...  Read Full »

How to overcome IBS symptoms?

Query: Hi i have had IBS for 25 years now. My symptoms have changed over the years. It started with stomach gas, discomfort and loose stools. Later i had constipation, gerd and stomach oain. For the past 15 years i have had diarrhea, loose stools and also acidity and nausea. Iam not able to eat anything o...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear. I welcome you to icliniq. I can only imagine the level of your endurance while being through all this. Given your uncontrolled symptoms make me believe there must be various mishaps while management of your symptoms. As from your history, given no alarms symptoms like weight loss, dec...  Read Full »

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