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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Why am I getting constipation and indigestion even after taking small amount of food?

Query: Chronic nausea, constipation, indegestion, and a burning sensation whenever i eat anything of food size, which is really discouraging. I do deal with major anxiety, and I am on zoloft, and welbutrin. I am underaged, and generally dont go outside often. I dont normally eat healthy but i do constantly...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi Your problem appears to be drug induced gastritis. Symptoms include indigestion,nausea, and epigastric pain etc.I have carefully analysed your problem. Intestinal parasites also can cause similar symptoms. Small meals 3 to 4 times daily with more boiled vegetables, fruits (avoid citrus fruits), ...  Read Full »

I get relief from stomach pain and indigestion after taking medicines. Why does it recur?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 37 years old and weigh 72 kg. I have stomach pain, indigestion, and burning sensation while passing motions for the past few months. I took Metrogyl 400 mg for five days and I got relief. When I stop taking medicines, it recurs after a few days. I have this problem mostly when I tak...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from stomach pain, indigestion, and burning sensation while passing a motion for the past few months. This type of clinical features may occur due to gastroenteritis, food intolerance, salmonella infection, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel ...  Read Full »

Why is my baby's poop yellowish-green?

Query: Hello doctor,My 3 months old baby's poop is yellowish green in color. Is that normal?  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern towards your child's health. The green color of the stool indicates rapid small intestine movement (normal in children) or indigestion or intolerance to particular food. A green colored stool with frequency of one or two times per day in chil...  Read Full »

Why is my menstrual flow lighter now?

Query: Hi doctor, Six years before, I attempted suicide by drinking phenyl. At that time, my only son was just 7 months old. Immediately, my mother-in-law took me to the hospital. I vomited a lot and have been treated well by doctors. As my son was small, after doctor's suggestion I fed my son. Also, I h...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, forget what happened at the age of 30 years. You have a beautiful life and a very good son. So, think positive. That thing does not have any relation to your present complaint. Secondly, if you have asthma problem, then do have an inhalation pump with y...  Read Full »

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 »

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