Common "Indigestion" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


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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I am having indigestion and anxiety. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,A few days ago, I was traveling and, due to indigestion, I vomited. Since then, my bowel movements have not been normal. I experienced mucous stool, irregular bowel patterns, and difficulty eating regular amounts of food, along with bloating and nausea. Additionally, I have developed un...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello,Welcome to am very sorry to hear about your medical condition. Please do not worry; I am here to take care of you. Based on your symptoms, you have been diagnosed with acute indigestion with abdominal colic. I suggest you take the following medications:Tab Simethicone 180mg three...  Read Full »

What is the cause behind my kid's vomiting?

Query: Hello doctor, My son had breakfast this morning and after one hour he vomited. And continuously he was refusing food. I gave him cinnamon milk. The whole day he ate nothing. In the evening he ate two cookies and right after five minutes he vomited. Now I gave him one teaspoon Motilium suspension. Wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would like to know more details, to know the cause of vomiting. Does he have outside food? It can be due to food indigestion. Does he have fever or throat pain? It can be a viral fever. Does he have tonsil problem? It can be due to tonsi...  Read Full »

Is my 18-month-old's light-colored stool 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. 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 patho...  Read Full »

My son frequently vomits and complains of stomach pain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 3 years old. His weight is 33 lbs. He frequently throws up like once in two days or more. He often complains of a tummy ache and asks for water. Sometimes, water helps but at times it does not and he vomits after that. He is active and fine otherwise. Also, while traveling, say ...  Read Full »

Dr. Simy Mathew

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sometimes, overeating can cause episodes of vomiting like once in two days. Or it can be just some indigestion with food. Try noticing what food he develops reactions like that to. And, most likely he has motion sickness. Most kids have such symptoms on traveling lon...  Read Full »

I feel very tired, weak, and have indigestion. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 29 years old and 60 kg, 5.6 feet tall and working man. According to the first time test report, my TSH is 89.47 and HB is 11.1. Currently, I am feeling too much tiredness, weakness, and indigestion. I feel this from last five months but I only cured indigestion. Currently, my docto...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. As your TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) level is high, your symptoms could be due to this. Hypothyroidism can cause a lot of symptoms like weakness, easy fatigability, weight gain, loss of concentration, etc. I advise you to continue yo...  Read Full »

Why is there a presence of starch in the stool?

Query: Hi doctor, We had a stool test for my 2.5 year old daughter. The result reported presence of starch granules in the stool and the stool pH is acidic 6. What does it mean?  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1. I would be more interested in knowing the complaints of your daughter and the symptoms rather than the report findings..... 2. By seeing the stool report, I can just guess that your baby is suffering from loose stools. 3. Since you have asked particularly about ...  Read Full »

Is Pantaprazole allergy an important issue to be concerned?

Query: Hello doctor,I had indigestion problems last month and I was given a Pan 40 injection in a 24/7 hospital in my locality. The moment I was given the injection, my body developed rashes, redness, and itching. My doctor immediately gave Avil injection after which rashes and redness subsided. Two days b...  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Hassan Shoman

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns but yes Pantoprazole allergy is a permanent condition that you will need to report to any doctor you visit before prescribing medications. Also, this allergy is nothing to worry about as long as you avo...  Read Full »

Why do I have vomiting in the early morning?

Query: Hi doctor,I had vomiting in the early morning. I consulted a doctor, and the doctor told me that it is due to an allergy. I want to know the reason for vomiting. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Mukherjee Koushik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Vomiting can occur due to allergies. The causes of vomiting are extensive. It can also happen due to gastritis. If you are having hyperacidity and indigestion, then you can have frequent vomiting. I suggest you take PPI (proton pump inhibitor) with a Domperidone combina...  Read Full »

Can constipation and indigestion cause headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a migraine type headache on the left side of my head and it also stiffens my left neck muscles. I have this headache recurring many times a day. I also have problems with digestion and nausea. I am unable to sleep well at the night time. When I sleep in the morning, I still have a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Indigestion and constipation can also be related to a headache. So treat your indigestion problem with Rabeprazole tablet for five days. Simethicone tablet can be used for the gas problem. Tablet or sachet is available, and it can be taken after dissolving in water. Dri...  Read Full »

I develop indigestion during my periods and feel my stomach has stopped functioning. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, When I have my period, my stomach stop functioning. Even my medication is not digested by stomach. Is it normal? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. The stomach does not stop functioning during periods. Your condition is a normal body mechanism due to hormonal changes during periods. Therefore, this results in undigested feelings, causing pain and vomitin...  Read Full »

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