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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How to reduce excessive flatulence problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 43 year old female. I am having flatulence problem. I feel ashamed when I fart in public. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Flatulence is a real big problem, especially if you are working and out and about often. Excessive flatulence can indicate indigestion. I advise you to incorporate walking in your daily routine for 30 to 45 minutes. Also, avoid food items that are too spicy, oily or...  Read Full »

Why am I having egg burps and what can I do to get rid of them?

Query: Hi, Why am I having egg burps and what can I do to get rid of them?  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Egg burps are produced due to improper digestion of food especially proteins. Most of the time it is due to delayed emptying of stomach and sometimes due to liver problems or diabetes. My advise is avoid non-vegetarian items, cheese, butter. Eat more of fruits and drink m...  Read Full »

Why do I have milky taste in my mouth always?

Query: Hello, I am having an odd milky after-taste in my mouth for a couple of days now. And it does not seem to go away whatever I do. Please give any suggestion.  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like you are having an indigestion, and the motility of your gut has gone down. This usually happens after eating some high fat diet like meat, cheesy food, and etc on the previous day. I advise you to take citrus fruit juice like lemon juice, orange juice.  Av...  Read Full »

My 14-month-old baby has loose motions. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,My baby is 14 months old. He has been suffering from loose motion for the past six days. I have given him Zinc sulfate, but not found any improvement in him. Please suggest me something for him. Whatever he is eating, he has to go through loose motions. At night, he started crying a lot. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The treatment with zinc is good, but it may take up to seven days for results to take place as zinc helps in improving digestive power. However, please do not give any medicine for stopping the loose motions as it is infectious matter and needs to be drained. Till then, ...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain, cramping, vomiting, indigestion, and I cannot defecate freely. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have stomach pain, cramping, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, vomiting undigested food. I checked my stool and found some worm-like objects. But I guess it could be undigested food, fiber, or mucosa. I consulted a doctor, and he said that it could be a stomach worm. And ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your history and the picture provided (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It seems that your intestinal movements are abnormal. I suggest you start the following treatment; 1) Ispaghula Husk (Psyllium) one sachet in on...  Read Full »

How to treat indigestion and worm infestation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 48 year old male, who is in good health. I have a long history of indigestion, mostly experienced as a pressure in the throat. About ten years ago, I had a clear endoscopy, and I took Nexium for six months and cut way back on alcohol drinking, which seemed to do the trick. I had...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity). For dyspepsia and gastritis, I would suggest you take Nexium (Esomeprazole). Initially, take it 40 mg twice daily, however, if it is not relieved, doses can be increased to 80 mg twice a d...  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. Happykumar Kagathara

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. ...  Read Full »

Do oral blisters caused by infections or indigestion reoccur after popping them?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed lumps on my lower inner lip, I get a small blister in the same place, just on top of the lump, but my lower lip is full of them, I think. I have no other symptoms, just that it feels swollen on the right side, and the little blister reapers when I pop it, really small with...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are oral ulcers caused by infection or indigestion. So do not worry, sometimes these tiny lumps are due to herpes or candida, but they are more likely oral ulcers only in your case. I would suggest you take a healthy diet such as more green vegetables and frui...  Read Full »

Even after taking medications, there is no relief from my gas problem. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am facing extreme gas problem almost continuously from the last few months. I feel constant uneasiness, bloated feeling, and slight pain sometimes. I have taken a few symptomatic medicine and a few ayurvedic tablets like Liv-52 and Triphala, but no relief at all. Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern for your symptoms. Your symptoms are consistent with indigestion. Indigestion might be due to many reasons such as severe acidity, abnormal intestine movement, constipation, etc. Liv-52 has no role in indigestion problem. You should stop i...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for sour stomach?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 40-year old with a height of 5.10 inches and a weight of 110 kg. I have acute problems in the food digestion and a severe gas problem with a sour stomach. I have taken tablet Augmentin 625 Duo and capsule Doxt-SL for five days. Can you please help me?  Read Full »


Dr. Acha Varun Babu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have made a note of your history. You have already taken a couple of antibiotics for the past five days. Please let me know the following: 1) How about your bowel habits? 2) Do you have diabetes or hypertension? With you history, you have gas and di...  Read Full »

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