Gastritis

Inflammation of the gastric (stomach) lining is called gastritis. It is most often caused by irritation of the gastric lining due to excessive alcohol intake, bacterial infection, chronic vomiting, or prolonged use of certain painkillers. The symptoms are nausea, vomiting, indigestion, heartburn, stomach pain, etc.

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Why am I getting constipation and indigestion even after taking small amount of food?

Query: Chronic nausea, constipation, indegestion, and a burning sensation whenever i eat anything of food size, which is really discouraging. I do deal with major anxiety, and I am on zoloft, and welbutrin. I am underaged, and generally dont go outside often. I dont normally eat healthy but i do constantly...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi Your problem appears to be drug induced gastritis. Symptoms include indigestion,nausea, and epigastric pain etc.I have carefully analysed your problem. Intestinal parasites also can cause similar symptoms. Small meals 3 to 4 times daily with more boiled vegetables, fruits (avoid citrus fruits), ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a treatment for the stomach pain presenting with migraine headache.

Query: Hi doctor,I have a migraine headache and my stomach is hurting a lot since yesterday. It throws me up.  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, migrainous headache is associated with aura. It can cause nausea and vomiting. So you can take tablet Vasograin twice a day for five days. Avoid taking it if you are pregnant or a breastfeeding mother. You can take tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg before breakfast for fiv...  Read Full »

Could intake of spicy food cause frequent burping?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old female. I suffer from frequent burping that disturbs my airflow. But when I burp deeply, I have some relief. I experience this every night when I go to sleep. My stomach becomes bloated due to swallowing of air. I also experience some trouble in swallowing my saliva a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It happens due to the overproduction of acids in the stomach and it occurs due to various reasons such as indigestion, eating smoked food, spicy food, smoking, and stress. It needs to be treated accordingly. You can have gastritis or gastric r...  Read Full »

Does intake of Esomeprazole worsen the condition of inflammation present in the stomach?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an endoscopy last year and I was diagnosed with inflammation in the stomach. I was taking Esomeprazole 40 mg till the beginning of this month. My condition got worse and I got inflammation on the left side of the stomach below my breast. I got nausea and my left jaw had a throbbing...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am not able to see the description of the endoscopy report. I can see only the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity) which show an ulcer. Some degree of erythema is present and it does not suggest a diagnosis. Please mention whether you have done a b...  Read Full »

My son has indigestion and vomiting after taking foods from outside. Can it be due to gastritis?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 21 years old. He suffers from indigestion and vomiting for the past one and a half months. It got started suddenly after eating foods from outside. I consulted a doctor and he did an endoscopy. He was diagnosed with erosive pan gastritis and prescribed Pan for one month. He fee...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Gupta

Criticalcare Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vomiting in gastritis occurs due to infection. Avoid eating foods outside. It is good to eat homemade bland food. I suggest your son to take Gelusil (Aluminium hydroxide, Magnesium hydroxide and Simethicone) syrup two tablespoons daily after food for five days. Try to t...  Read Full »

Will wrong chiropractic massages result in stomach issues, heartburn and nausea?

Query: Hello doctor, Can chiropractic massages cause stomach issues? I was squeezed around the ribs by a friend of mine 10 years ago, and ever since then, I have developed stomach issues as far as excessive gas, nausea, and heartburn. I recently moved to other places with my partner, and I started seeing ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your problem and the reason for your anxiety. Well, the symptoms you mention seem to be due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). And this needs to be treated with some medications and not only with chiropractor treatment. Well, I do not thi...  Read Full »

I still have gas and bloating issues after a normal gastroscopy. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. I was having stomach pain, acidity and bloating since a year. So, I did an endoscopy as advised by my doctor. The report showed H.pylori positive. I finished the full course of medication as directed by the doctor and I felt better. Then, I switched to a new place. A...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

General Surgeon, Medical Gastroenterologist, Medical Oncologist, Paediatric Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it appears that you have lower esophageal sphincter laxity (LOS laxity). Also, you might be having chronic gastritis and colitis. The gas and bloating is usually secondary to these patholo...  Read Full »

Please suggest some medicines to get cured from acidity along with Sompraz.

Query: Hi doctor, I have bad acidity for the past two months. I am taking Sompraz 40 early in the morning. I have not taken it for more than 2 weeks. When I stop taking it, I start to have acidity again.   Read Full »


Dr. Amit Jauhari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Gastritis is a lifestyle disease and it caused due to various reasons such as taking an irregular unbalanced diet, taking excess tea or coffee or alcohol or tobacco, and mental stress. Try to eat foods with oil and spice free at regular times. Avoid stress and other pre...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a gastric problem for the past seven years. The gastric problem means my stomach feels bloated and heavy after having some food items. I have developed lactose intolerance for the last five5 years, and milk product causes gastric problem instantly. The same also happens wi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep V Nair

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your complaints and understand your concerns. I think you are suffering from functional dyspepsia. Since you are having problems for seven years, I believe you must have undergone an endoscopy evaluation. If not, then I suggest you undergo the same. Functio...  Read Full »

Can stomach cancer result in severe stomach pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. 8 years ago, I had hemoptysis. The endoscopy report showed peptic ulcer and gastritis. I took drugs for three months. Again, 2 years ago, I had severe stomach pain. I was vomiting as soon as I eat. Again, I had an endoscopy and it showed the same, but there was...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, there is no possibility of cancer. Also, there is no heart impression on the stomach. This impression is present on the lower part of the esophagus. Gastritis since long duration and Helicobacter pylori infection suggest your present symptom may be due to severe ga...  Read Full »

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