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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I have recurrent burning sensation in stomach after stopping medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have hyper burning in the stomach to chest area left side only, empty stomach burning much after taken food, cold water, fruits some relief but not full relief. Some belching also comes from the last two months, this issue from the previous 1.5 years. At present, I cannot eat hot fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your health concerns. As your symptoms have started long back, you need proper evaluation. There are many causes of burning in the stomach and belching like gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastritis, peptic ulcer in ...  Read Full »

I have lung pain and it is getting worse during deep breath and sneeze. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old girl. My problem is that I am suffering from lower lung pain on the left side for the past 10 days. I already consulted a doctor, but he was not able to find anything abnormal in X-ray and blood reports. He prescribed me some capsules and pain killers, but it does n...  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you said, you had left chest pain for 10 days, and all reports are normal, it is very difficult to interpret it. You should elaborate your history in detail, including your history or similar episodes in the past. Attach the x-ray with your query. If you are havin...  Read Full »

Does constant clearing of mucus related to HIV?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel something stuck in my throat and constant clearing of mucus for a month now. But, there is no pain while swallowing. I had Azithral 500 mg for five days, but it did not work. Since five days, I have been taking Pantodac 40 mg. It has cured the feeling of something stuck in throa...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms are not specific and they do not suggest HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). It may be due to GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) or gastritis as it is responding to Pantodac (Pantoprazole). Avoid carbonated drinks, hot and spicy foods. Take short...  Read Full »

I feel quicker nausea after eating. Could it be gastritis?

Query: Hello doctor,Nausea, feeling fall quicker nausea after eating. I do have silent reflux I take Solmac for that. Could it be gastritis? I feel well no pains, but I have this odd pain like I have not eaten all day like pain. A gurgly stomach, no temperature.  Read Full »


Dr. Archana

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I got to know your problems and kindly tell you to get your pregnancy test done. I got to know you are female with childbearing age. If it is not pregnancy nausea, then whatever you have is such a somatoform disorder. Yes, your anxiety has caused all this. It is a ty...  Read Full »

I feel pain around the belly button after eating some food. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel pain after eating some food around the belly button. Sometimes, it feels warm also around belly button and itching as well and tastes come from mouth what I ate. So, I want to know what is happeing with me.  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may be suffering from acute gastritis with acid reflux. Pain around the belly button may be due to small bowel infection or belly button pain. Until examination is done it is difficult to say what it is. Use tablet Nexium 40 mg before breakfast for one week. Avoid ...  Read Full »

I swallowed Povidone iodine mouthwash by mistake. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old. I drank Povidone-iodine germicide gargle 10 ml in the morning and 10 ml in the afternoon. Will it affect my health as I am suffering from gastritis? I am also taking other medicines for acid reflux and my other question is that I feel a burning sensation in my left...  Read Full »


Dr. Saravan Pramod Settipalli

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Betadine (Povidone-Iodine 10 %) has been used as an external disinfectant prior to surgery for years. The active antimicrobial agent is iodine and is necessary for thyroid hormone synthesis. Excess iodine will be filtered out by the normal kidneys. Povidone is a common...  Read Full »

I have chest pain while breathing. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, Every time when I breathe, my left side hurts. It also hurts when I take a deep breath too. I do not smoke. What could be the problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Yashas Saipangallu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know the following details before proceeding into diagnosis and management of your illness. What is your age? Do you have cough/ cold/ breathlessness? Where is the exact location of pain? Does it radiate to your left shoulder? When did this symptom start?...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling pressure under rib cage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pressure at the top of my abdomen, under my rib cage. It is not painful. It feels like there is something extra in there or there is someone pressing out against my ribs. CT scan was normal. Would it show enlarged organs? Does this sound like a problem? Should I be worried abou...  Read Full »


Dr. C Elanchezhian

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes severe gastritis can produce gas or fill in the upper abdomen. That area appears larger or swollen and hard. This you cannot see in ultrasound or CT scan. Please give history- Are you alcoholic or smoker? Diabetic or hypertensive? Taking your diet timely an...  Read Full »

Why does it feel like something is moving in my chest?

Query: Hi doctor, I need a consultation for my father. He is 56 years old. His height is 5 feet 8 inches and weight is 78 kg. He looks healthy. He is not obese and there is no history of ortho, cardiac or uric acid problems. Sometimes, he might have high BP. He does not smoke, chew tobacco or drink alcohol...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditi Gupta Jha

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. To clear your doubts regarding your father's chest pain, it looks like gastritis. Most chest pains are not heart related and it is good that you got an ECG done. The type of pain he complains is typical of gastritis, so to treat it I would like to know what medications h...  Read Full »

Please suggest safe painkillers for toothache.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having pain inside my mouth. At the top of my mouth, it is like a bubble and so painful. The nerves are making me having a toothache on the right side of my mouth. I have had this for three days now and took a few painkillers. Now, my stomach hurts like bloating and twitching....  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have got gastritis due to painkillers. Avoid spicy, fatty and oily food. Have some walk after having food instead of taking rest and take multiple small meals instead of heavy meals. Avoid smoking and alcohol if any. You can get prescribed tablet Pan DSR 40 mg (Domp...  Read Full »

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