Indigestion

Indigestion, otherwise called dyspepsia, is the uncomfortable feeling you get in your stomach area. The symptoms include feeling full without eating much, bloating, upper abdominal pain, burning sensation, and nausea. It can be due to overeating, smoking, anxiety, gastritis, celiac disease, etc.

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My 18 months old baby has been passing light colored stools. Is it normal?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 18 months old. For many months, she has been passing stools that are white or very light yellowish brown or chalky color. I have seen my GP in the past and with just a feel of tummy they tell me everything is fine. I feel there is something else and just cannot seem to sett...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Passage of lemon white color stools along with the abdominal distention is suggestive of some liver pathology. Please do the following blood tests. SGPT (serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase), serum bilirubin and CBC (complete blood count) to rule out liver pathology. ...  Read Full »

Why is the left side of stomach pulsating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female who is generally in good health. Yesterday, I went to dinner, ate a lot, felt very full after and felt I had strong gas. But, I was not in pain, just felt very full. What freaked me out was this pulsating feeling on the left side of my stomach above my belly bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. Burping was never and will never be a sign of pregnancy. It generally is due to the intake of food which does not get digested properly and results in belching. It is temporary and should settle in 36 to 48 hours. In case it is bothering you, ...  Read Full »

Why do I have frequent stomach pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having stomach pains. The pain has been on and off and has been ongoing for the past seven months with each period lasting for two weeks. The pain is on the left side, but does move to the middle. This happens immediately after eating. I have lost weight and appetite. My stool...  Read Full »


Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stomach pain and watery stools are indicative for indigestion. Having these concerns for months means that it may be a chronic condition and some specific tests need to be done. Liver and pancreas function disorders may be responsible for that. So, you have to check li...  Read Full »

I feel bloated and vomit if I take heavy meals. Why do I get this indigestion problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a severe indigestion problem. I am a 26-year-old male. Three years ago, I have used a strict diet in order to lose a big amount of weight in which I believe it affected me and affected my digestion. Since then I only have one big meal a day which is mostly dinner and I blo...  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How frequently do you vomit per day? Is that related to any specific kind of meal? Do you have diarrhea as well? How had you lost your weight? Which specific dietary therapy? How much weight had you lost and how much have you regained now? Have you ever had any med...  Read Full »

Why do I have indigestion and gas even after getting treated for H. pylori?

Query: Hi, i was diagnosed last year with erosive gastritis. After i did 10 days H pylori kit course with PPI and after 2 months i felt that i was completely cured. But in 3rd month i again got indigestion symptoms then i had been using famotidine 8-9 months. After leaving, i still not completely cured, i...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. Well I can understand you must be upset about your symptoms. First of all I want to know when did you have h pylori blood tests? If you tested H pylori last year and which was negative then it is high possibility that your erosive gastritis was not secondary to H p...  Read Full »

I get frequent abdominal pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem of abdomen pain since last 3 months which comes and goes away. I too have aches and pain in my body which comes and goes away. I recently got all my medical tests done but it is normal apart from my ultrasound which reflected strong light spot in my liver whose focus...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

General Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will help you regarding your problem. There are multiple reasons of abdominal pain out of which most common conditions are ulcers and indigestion in both of the condition every investigation will be normal. You may have problem of indigestion in which pain came and...  Read Full »

What causes frequent stomach pain?

Query: Hi doctor,For the last five to six days, I am having frequent stomach pains.  I am a vegetarian and have been in the new place for the last two months.  I have been taking only fruits and salads here. This usually happens when I eat something other than fruits and vegetables and is accompanied ...  Read Full »


Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding your concern, it seems to be indigestion issue. Maybe you have changed your diet style since you moved into the new place or a transitory gastric and intestinal disorder due to possible viral infection may have occurred. Anyway, that is not an issue to be that ...  Read Full »

Is diarrhea a symptom of indigestion?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having a bad case of diarrhea since last two days. I had outside food before two days and from that time I am experiencing diarrhea. I am excreting around six times daily. The consistency is not completely watery, but still very loose. The symptoms I am experiencing are as...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. During diarrhea, there is an increased loss of water and electrolytes (sodium, chloride, potassium and bicarbonate) in the liquid stool, also through vomit, sweat, urine and breathing. Dehydration occurs when these losses are not replaced adequately. It is the dehydr...  Read Full »

Will drugs advised for fatty liver cause heel pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a problem with lower left abdominal pain for 7 years which is diagnosed in 2017 as an umbilical hernia. I subsequently did the surgery in January 2018 and I was diagnosed with moderate fatty liver during the test prior to the surgery. But I was given Liv 52 to take for three mon...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine how difficult time you have doing all these visit to doctors. Well, I have gone through your history, I could not see you have any specific gastrointestinal issues at this moment. Your main concerns are related to the neurological department not a gastro...  Read Full »

What could cause sharp cramps in right lower abdomen with grade 1 fatty liver?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband gets sharp cramping in the lower right side of the abdomen over a period of two months. It happens once or twice a week and lasts for a minute. We checked for appendicitis and kidney stones and all the reports are negative. We did a CT scan of the abdomen and it came normal bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

General Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will definitely help you. Right lower abdomen pain has many reasons including appendicitis and kidney stones. There are some other reasons like indigestion of food, infection of the small intestine, or worm infestation. This may be functional also in which no caus...  Read Full »

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