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 am having stomach pain, gas, bloating with indigestion. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from stomach pain, gas, bloating, strange sounds in stomach, burping, indigestion, watery stools, always floating stools on the toilet commode since last year. Took several medications for it and of no use. Finally, I underwent endoscopy and colonoscopy last year...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine the level of your frustration for your chronic unresolving symptoms. And I really feel sorry to hear that you been back and forth around doctors for solution of your symptoms. Well, I can very well understand your problem, I will explain to you point b...  Read Full »

Please help my mother, who is suffering from severe gastric issues and constipation.

Query: My mother, age 66 years is suffering from severe gastric trouble. She has had her gall bladder removed 20 years back and since then takes a lot of precautions while eating. Since last week she is having a lot of gastric issues and constipation. She had severe pain last week and has been taking Panto...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, With the history you have mentioned, abdominal pain, vomiting and constipation, we need to check for any presence of subacute intestinal obstruction. It can also be due to potassium deficiency in the body which will slow down the intestinal movements and cause such symptoms. Or it could be j...  Read Full »

What could cause tolerable pain in the right upper part of the abdomen below the ribs?

Query: Hello doctor, Sometimes, I have pain but tolerable in my upper right part of the abdomen just a little below the rib part. I do not smoke and drink too. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, BP is fine for your weight. Among reports, your lipid profile is deranged and rest is fine. In that, your LDL (low density lipoprotein) or bad cholesterol is elevated. Since you are young, it is better to try trial of healthy lifestyle for a period of eight...  Read Full »

What is Troxipide used for?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 year old male. I am working as a software professional. I recently had some discomfort with digestion. I had severe bloating, gas formation and a frequent sensation of motions. I went to a gastroenterologist and he made an endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy. The biopsy result is yet...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your doctor said, there is nothing serious. This is a type of gastritis, which has involved almost all areas of the stomach and some part beyond that. Yes, it is due to some bacterial infection, Helicobacter pylori. For this, you need a specific antibiotic for 14 days....  Read Full »

Why do I have a strangling feeling in my throat after thyroidectomy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having a strangling feeling in my throat for around seven months. This came post thyroidectomy and so I thought it had to do with surgery. However, my gastroenterologist did an endoscopy and found bile in my stomach. As I researched this, I immediately thought of my ga...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, your symptoms are consistent with acid reflux. Did you have the same strangling feeling in neck during the last episode of symptoms? Or was there mid-chest burning type pain? Did you have endoscopy last time? There is no correlation of your symptoms with thyroidecto...  Read Full »

What does stomach pain with constant reflux and acid taste while burping indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I have regular pain in the stomach while not having food in 2 hours or so. I have constant reflux, air goes from both ways. While burping, I feel acid taste. Frequently, after defecation I feel itching in the sphincter. I am having a hard time if constipation occurs. I am diagnosed ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome you to icliniq.com. I can imagine how upset you have been since the start of your symptoms. I will try to provide you the best options for your treatment. So far I understand that you have H.pylori induced gastritis. You have taken medications for it, but it turns positive every ti...  Read Full »

Can anxiety cause loss of weight and muscle mass?

Query: Hello doctor, I lost a lot of weight, fat, and a bit of muscle loss with abdominal pain and bluntness. I also am stressed and anxious about it. I had blood work done with ultrasound and chest x-ray. Also, I had urine examined for blood and everything came back great. No problems in those areas. Bec...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How much weight exactly did you lose? Since when you are having symptoms? If we consider there is significant weight loss, then other specific symptoms are expected with malignancies like constipation or diarrhea, malena or symptoms pertaining to other systems if w...  Read Full »

Though I take food regularly, I am unable to get enough nutrition. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have GERD and gastritis. I eat three times daily and timely but I am not able to meet enough nutrition gain. I want you to help me in the proper management of food.  Read Full »


Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh

Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For how long have you been suffering from this problem? Are you taking any medications for GERD? Is your weight is too low for your height? Do you smoke? If yes, please stop immediately. What about consumption of coffee/ tea? It should not be more than 3 cups daily (12...  Read Full »

What can cause nausea and belly gurgling on fasting?

Query: 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 don’t know exactly what the results were however I am still experiencing nausea and My...  Read Full »


Dr. Sushant

Diabetologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, It appears you have symptoms of gastritis as fasting increases 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 »

Will hypertensive medication cause stomach bloating and chest heaviness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am feeling bloated (gas in the stomach), heaviness in the chest, feeling that there is phlegm in the throat. When burping or belching, I felt relieved and fine. But after a while, the above symptoms appear again. I am a 60-year-old female with hypertension and I am currently taking...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I guess you are on Twynsta 40/10 which is a combination of Telmisartan and Amlodipine and Bisoprolol 5 mg. So this is likely a gastric and reflux problem, however, sometimes symptoms of gastritis and heart disease overlap in elders with such symptoms. Electrocardiog...  Read Full »

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