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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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 »

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 ...  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 »

I feel bloated and vomit if I take heavy meals. Why do I get this indigestion problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a severe indigestion problem. I am a 26-year-old male. Three years ago, I have used a strict diet in order to lose a big amount of weight in which I believe it affected me and affected my digestion. Since then I only have one big meal a day which is mostly dinner and I blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How frequently do you vomit per day? Is that related to any specific kind of meal? Do you have diarrhea as well? How had you lost your weight? Which specific dietary therapy? How much weight had you lost and how much have you regained now? Have you ever had any med...  Read Full »

My problem of taking deep breaths is aggravated with food. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having difficulty in breathing. It is like I always need to take deep breaths. And I think it gets worse after I eat. On top of that, it triggers an anxiety attack most of the time. Another thing is, there is this sensation in my chest, I do not know if is right to call it as ti...  Read Full »

Dr. Aleph

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any other symptoms like cough and colds, history of trauma, fever, body aches, diarrhea, or throat pain? When did you feel tightening or pressure in the chest area, any numbness or weakness in the left arm? Do you feel any burning sensation at the epigastr...  Read Full »

Can a fatty liver cause right side stomach pain?

Query: Hi. Good Evening. I have fatty lever and feel pain at right side of my stomatch. When I touch with hand it give warm pain and I feel it warm touch incide. Currently taking two times Liv. 52 DS from fee days. The same medicine I was taking 2 to 3 months before then I stopped. From almost a month, I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi. I understand your problem. It seem the pain over your part of stomach i secondary to increase gas production as well as increase acid production. As far as given no weight loss in these last 6 months- I reassure you that it is not some serious problem. There are many factors which could abnor...  Read Full »

What medication should I take for hyperacidity with stomach pain, nausea and dizziness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I weigh about 45 kg with a height of 5'3". I am experiencing severe stomachache, hyperacidity, dizziness, and nausea. This is the first time I felt and I feel like there is too much acid on my stomach. What medications can I take?  Read Full »

Dr. Rakshith Sardool

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are experiencing dyspepsia, and epigastric pain if I am not wrong. It is due to hypersecretion of gastric acid or due to some insult against the gastric mucosa which is a protective layer of the stomach. This layer gets eroded due to various reasons like alcohol,...  Read Full »

What could cause symptoms like heartburn, breathing difficulty, gas pain and burping?

Query: Hello doctor, I have severe heartburn, difficulty in breathing, gas pain, and burping. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Bansari

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your troubles regarding heart burn and difficulty breathing. You are having GERD (gastric esophageal reflux disease), and indigestion.  Read Full »

I have an urge to go to toilet immediately after eating. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, It has been more than a month. The problem started with gastric issues in my stomach. Then it started with some stomach irritation and cramps. And then gradually I felt like whenever I ate something I feel like going to toilet. I reported it to my GP and she said to take Pantaprazole...  Read Full »

Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have two problems: 1. H.Pylori associated dyspepsia for which you received treatment and hope that it will improve. 2. You have postprandial defecation and going to toilet, which is more suggestive of irritable bowel. I will advise to continue your Pantoprazol...  Read Full »

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