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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What can cause nausea and belly gurgling on fasting?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had a fasting blood sugar test which was 6.4 mmol, because I have been experiencing nausea after a couple of hours of not eating now, then did a three-month blood sugar test which they said was normal. I do not know precisely what the results were. However, I am still exper...  Read Full »


Dr. Sushant

Diabetologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.It appears you have symptoms of gastritis as fasting blood sugar increases causing nausea. I would like to know any pre-existing medical conditions that you may have. Also would like to know about any medications that you are taking.  Read Full »

Is there a home remedy to relieve severe upper abdominal pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have severe pain in my upper abdomen due to acid reflux and I am unable to sleep. After eating, I have sudden pain in my upper abdomen or more specifically in my epigastric region. Even though I do not have any problems in digesting milk or dairy products, I developed lactose intoleran...  Read Full »


Dr. Nancy Wespetal

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is helpful to the doctor to give you a diagnosis if you provide a detailed history regarding your initial starting of symptoms, duration of your symptoms, location, and severity. Please mention whether you have any other symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, and fever. P...  Read Full »

I have headaches consistently. Please help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I am having a headache for the past seven days. It remains the whole day and gets actuated just before sleep, while using a mobile phone and during the study. Pain is consistently spread across the scalp and is mild. For the past few days, I am taking treatment f...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First dandruff treatment is not related to this. I guess your routine is the problem because such routine can lead to a constant headache and not good for health. You try to change it. Is there any stress or worries which trouble you? Do you find any blurring or difficu...  Read Full »

Why am I having pregnancy symptoms, even after my pregnancy test being negative?

Query: Hello doctor, I gave birth three months ago. It was a C-section. I am 36 years old. I have started feeling nauseous. Two days ago, I had the same pregnancy symptoms, like strong smelling sense and feeling sick to certain smells (just the ones I hated when I was pregnant). I did a home pregnancy te...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran Sr

Sexologist, Diabetologist, Andrologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It can be due to • Any hormonal issue. Plan for TFT (thyroid function tests). • PCOS or gastritis. Have you taken any spicy or oily food? You can take tablet Pan 40 (Pantoprazole) and Emeset (Ondansetron) to prevent gastritis. ...  Read Full »

How to treat lower back and upper abdominal pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54-year-old female with a weight of 60 kilograms and a height of five feet three inches. I have extreme pain in my lower back and upper abdomen. Currently, I am taking Maalox and Kremil-S for three days. But still, I have pain. Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention whether you have any burning sensation while urination and acidity in the stomach. Maalox does not help with the pain. Please mention your symptoms in detail.   Read Full »

Even after removing my gallbladder, I have stabbing pain in my chest and back. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my gallbladder removed almost six months back. However, I am still having the same sharp stabbing pain in my chest and back. I also have fatigue and nausea. I went to the ER two nights ago. They advised me to undergo an EKG, stress test, liver and kidney function tests and other ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think it is gastritis and reflux disease. You should avoid spicy and fatty foods. Avoid smoking and alcohol if any.  Maintain regular sleeping habits and do regular exercises. Have some walk after meals instead of taking rest immediately. I suggest you take acid suppre...  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 »

How to manage abdominal distension and indigestion?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last one month, I have abdominal distention, indigestion and dyspepsia. I feel pain in the abdomen, bloating, nausea and burping. The pain in the abdomen recurs after a few hours. It is more frequent during daytime (mostly after taking the meals) and less during the night. I have...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and most are normal. It seems you are suffering from colitis or gastritis. Avoid junk food and fermented food. I suggest you take a good probiotic twice a day for 10 days with your doctor's...  Read Full »

When should I worry about the polyp in my gallbladder?

Query: Hello doctor, Last month I had pain in the upper abdomen. I had taken an abdomen scan, and the impression was 3 mm polyp in the gallbladder. The doctor had asked me to come after a month for follow-up, two days back, I had repeated the scan, and the impression is 3 mm polyp. It still remains the sa...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This gallbladder polyp is probably not the reason for your pain. It is probably because of gastritis. I would recommend following in such case scenario to my patients: 1. Capsule Pan D (Pantoprazole and Domperidone) once daily in an empty stomach for seven days. 2. ...  Read Full »

I have high blood pressure with headaches. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old (female) and for two weeks, my systolic blood pressure has been over 135 and diastolic approximately 89 with 90 bpm at rest. My blood pressure is usually around 110/75 mmHg with 70-80 bpm at rest. I get sharp headaches that come and go, but some do not go for extended pe...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry about your blood pressure and it can be reactionary increase due to all your other problems. You are having acid peptic disease and anemia. Iron supplements tend to increase acid peptic disease. So, be off Iron supplements for a few days and begin it slowl...  Read Full »

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