The burning sensation that you get in the chest and behind the breastbone is called heartburn. It is commonly caused due to acid reflux, smoking, being overweight, lying immediately after eating, eating spicy food, and drinking alcohol.

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What is the treatment for pancreatic rest?

Query: Hi doctor, Please find the attachment of the endoscopy report of my wife. She had stomach pain a long time ago, and we did the endoscopy. But, the doctor did not explain the reason to us. Could you please explain to me? What is pancreatic rest? What do you think about the nature of her polyps and th...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the endoscopy reports of your wife (attachment removed to protect patient identity). She has gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn). A pancreatic rest is a sort of ectopic pancreatic tissue in the gastroduodenal mucosa. It is always better to wait for a biopsy ...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from heartburn and vomiting issues. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am having heartburn because of vomiting. I could not brush my teeth. Vomit comes when I try to open my mouth fully. Please give me medicine for both heartburn and vomiting issues. I have been having this problem for six months. Please help.Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have reviewed your attached report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I suggest a tablet of Pantoprazole 40 mg half an hour before breakfast, a tablet of Domperidone 10 mg a half hour before breakfast and dinner for...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the severe stabbing pain in my stomach?

Query: Hello doctor, This has happened to me twice now. This feeling usually lasts for about five to 10 minutes. It felt like a knife was pushed into my stomach and was being twisted. The pain is at the center of my upper stomach. Other than frequent heart burn, I am or at least I feel, healthy. I am not ...  Read Full »

Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned, you have a stabbing pain in the upper abdomen, that lasts for five to 10 minutes. From your description as well as a history of frequent heart burn, the probable reason could be: A gastric or a duodenal ulcer. Biliary colic. Pancreatic ...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain and nausea that have worsened despite taking medications. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I was having a lot of stomach pain and nausea and went to urgent care they asked me to do a blood test and an H. pylori test. Both came back negative and I was told I have gastritis and to take Omzeprozole. But it seems to have gotten worse in the last few months. I feel it in my throa...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am reviewing your case history and will get back to you in 15 to 20 minutes. Thank you.  Read Full »

Can I experience side effects after taking 20 mg of Omeprazole?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from symptoms of gastritis now for over a week. However, I took a capsule of Omeprazole 20 mg, and there seems to be a considerable relief, and I feel a lot better. Is it possible that one capsule can do this? Also, I have read online that Omeprazole can be associ...  Read Full »

Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. It will decrease the acid production in the stomach and relieve the symptoms rapidly. The worries like pneumonia or so are very very less. It is usually a safe drug. For more information consult a general medicine phys...  Read Full »

I developed abdominal pain, heartburn, and semi-solid stool after food poisoning three days ago. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old male who weighs 52 kg with a height of 5 feet 7 inches. I have sharp abdominal pain, heartburn, and semi-solid stool, and I have the urge to drink water to ease the pain. Also, I sometimes feel nauseated, and my lips are dry throughout the day. I am not under any medica...  Read Full »

Dr. Nitin Dongre

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it seems more like bacterial diarrhea or food poisoning due to viral infections. It can occur due to, 1. Consumption of infected food, consuming food on an infected plate, and people serving food with infected hands. 2. Eating food without washing your hands. So...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing severe heartburn after taking 54 mg of Concerta yesterday while smoking weed. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I took 54 mg of Concerta yesterday while smoking weed. I slept off for three to four hours, and today I woke up, drank a big cup of black coffee, and went to school. I was feeling very low, so I took one tablet of Sulpiride, which did not help me, so I took one more at two or three o clock...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is good that you are taking help from a psychiatrist. It would be best if you stopped smoking cigarettes and weed. It will increase heartburn. You are on 54mg of Concerta, a high dose. You must avoid caffeine, smoking cigarettes, and weed. Taking all of these togeth...  Read Full »

I feel heartburn and dizzy almost daily, and I am upset with my life. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31-years-old male. I am so upset because I feel heartburn and dizzy almost every day. Before, I played cricket and did the job for 10 hours traveling to different places, but now I cannot even go for a walk or play, and I quit my job. I did not know what is happening. I am upset w...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. As per your description, you seem to be suffering from depression and anxiety. I would like to know the details of your problem, your social circle, the nature of job, your appetite, and your sleep pattern. Both de...  Read Full »

I have gastric problems, and I puke every day. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old male, I smoke weed and cigarettes every day, and do not eat food at the right time. So, I have gastric problems and I puke every day, from the past six months. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your details, and I appreciate your concern. As per the history, most likely you have severe gastritis with overlapping esophageal spasm and gastroesophageal reflux. It is because the stomach acids regurgitate back into the esophagus, causing heart...  Read Full »

Why do I have a crampy stomach and belching even when scope tests remain clear?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in my early 60s. For the last three months, after dinner, I feel indigestion for 2 hours and have a crampy stomach with lots of belchings. Because of this, I am not on regular food. Earlier, I had a few issues, but that was manageable and not so intense. Now, even when not taking food...  Read Full »

Dr. Kagathara Happy Kumar Devkaranbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern for your symptoms. Having normal endoscopy reports does not eliminate other small intestine related causes for indigestion.Constipation itself cause heartburn and belching related to incomplete evacuation due to slow intestinal movement. T...  Read Full »

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