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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What are the reasons for my stomach to get bloated always?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 61-year-old female. My height is 5'5, and my weight is 75 kilos. I burp every day, and I always have a bloated stomach. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, I only understand that your abdomen is distended. The distended abdomen may result from various causes like gases, indigestion, constipation, etc. And can you please make your query deta...  Read Full »

Why am I having indigestion problems with PCOS?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 56 years old, and my height is 155 cm, and my weight is 66.6 kg. I crave salty and fried foods. I am becoming short-tempered and have PCOS. I also have indigestion problems. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The file you shared (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) indicates a couple of abnormal values. As you are already diagnosed with PCOS, I would like to know if you are on any medications. Because PCOS varies from pers...  Read Full »

I suffer from halitosis for a long time even after following oral hygiene. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old. I suffer from halitosis for a long time. I do not have any other health issues except halitosis. I got antisocial personality disorder after having it. I have also developed some psychological disorders due to halitosis. I do not have any dental problems and I brush my...  Read Full »

Dr. Vedprakash Verma

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You can have an oral cause. The other causes can be indigestion, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), lung abscess, and pharyngeal disease. You need to rule out these conditions by doing investigations.  Read Full »

Why do I have abdominal pain, indigestion, and bloating after adhesion removal surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have undergone laparotomy for removal of adhesion for the last four weeks. My symptoms have persisted even after surgery. And my doctor thought adhesion was the cause of my symptoms. I have abdominal pain, indigestion, bloating, and diarrhea. Diarrhea has persisted for two months ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Generally speaking, only a few patients with adhesion show symptoms of it. Your symptoms more seem to be due to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). You need some relevant testing to confirm it and then need antibiotics for three weeks. I will tell you w...  Read Full »

How to cure the bump present on the roof of the mouth?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a small pencil size bump on the roof of my mouth. What to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have gone through the attached picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). These patches can be caused due to oral infection affected by bacteria. So we need to treat them accordingly with antibiotics. It happens due to indiges...  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 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 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 »

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 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 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 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 »

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