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Stomach Upset

Your stomach can get upset due to food poisoning, overeating, fatty food, stress, smoking, too much alcohol, or motion sickness. Some medical conditions, such as ulcers, lactose intolerance, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), intestinal infestation, etc., can also result in stomach upset. There are various home remedies and medicines available to treat an upset stomach.

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I have been suffering from stomach problems such as esophagitis, erosive gastritis, and piles. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old female, and I weigh only 83.7 pounds. For more than six years, I have been suffering from stomach problems. My endoscopy report was reflux esophagitis with erosive gastritis. I feel nauseous and lightheaded all the time. My stomach is susceptible. Right after I eat, exc...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand that sometimes things do not go our way, and everything seems purposeless. But in reality, this is just a phase of life, tough times that will ultimately pass. So do not feel so low. There is plenty of help available. Do not give up. You can sail through....  Read Full »

Why do I have diarrhea after eating spicy food?

Query: Hello doctor, A few days back, I ate lots of green chili pakoras with green chutney. I am not really used to such pakoras but, I ended up eating them anyway. From the next day, I started feeling a burning sensation inside the stomach and, then started the loose motions. I have been to the loo nea...  Read Full »

Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Your symptoms are suggestive of indigestion and acute gastritis, which causes a constant discomfort or a burning sensation in your stomach. The duration of diarrhea can vary. Once the underlying cause is treated...  Read Full »

Why do I have constant stomach aches and semi-solid stools?

Query: Hello doctor, Just two days back I suddenly experienced an upset stomach with just a semi-solid consistency of stool. However a day later, I found that I had the urge to pee more often than usual immediately after emptying my bladder. I am 40 years old and my last period was a month back. I am 5'3" ...  Read Full »

Dr. Gupta Aman Manoharlal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sometimes urine symptoms can happen whenever there is an altered stool pattern. If there is any problem in stool passage, it may reflect as a burning sensation or frequency of urine as the nerve supply to both areas is the same. In case there is no fever, and the stomac...  Read Full »

Can Metformin along with other medicine cause stomach upset?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from IBS without any pain for the last 20 years, and for the last two years, I have been suffering from BS. My fasting is under control, but PP variates from 150 to 250 mg/dL. I take Glycomet-GP2. When I take other medicines with it, like Teniva-M then, my stomach be...  Read Full »

Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your query. First of all looks like both tablets you mentioned contain Metformin, so not a good combination. Metformin is a very effective and good medicine for diabetes, but in many patients, it causes stomach problems. The good thing about these stomach ...  Read Full »

I have difficulty swallowing, upset bowel, etc. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old-male, with a height of 5'10 and a weight of 176.37 Ibs. I have problems like not feeling hungry, having pulsating pain in my left thighs (earlier it was near calf muscles), a change in bowel habits from once a day to three times a day, and mucus discharge with no blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Shoaib Javeed Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query with diligence. In my opinion, the best next step forward would be a stool analysis. The stool analysis would help to confirm any signs of an infection, and if an infection is ruled out, then there is no point in treating you with antib...  Read Full »

I have bleeding during bowel movements. Is it serious?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male and for the last week, I have had a stomach upset. At first, that is all it was, but for three days now blood has been coming out when I have stools. And today I am experiencing intense stomach pain that I cannot fall asleep. My body is shaking and I have a feve...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Most likely you are having gastroenteritis with gastritis due to mild indigestion. Gut flora is the complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans. The intestinal microflora is a complex ecosystem containing over 400 bacterial ...  Read Full »

I swallowed a portion of the tooth crown. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have a 16-year-old crown at the top left side of my mouth, and it has been chipping out for the past three days. I have already fixed an appointment with my dentist for this. But, about ten hours ago, I was talking, and it felt like something went down my throat. It felt like I swallowe...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Zirconia crown cannot cause any bleeding because it is completely biocompatible and is easily excreted from the body. But metal crown can take some more time to get out, but it will be out during normal bowel motion...  Read Full »

My abdomen lacks light touch sensitivity but feels hot and cold.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a strange feeling in my abdomen. It is not sensitive to light touch, but I can feel hot and cold sensations. I am afraid this could be due to some neurological condition. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You have mentioned decreased sensation in the abdomen area to light touch. I suggest you answer the following questions to assist you further: 1. Is there any numbness in the limbs? 2. Do you have any tingling sensation? 3. Do you have a...  Read Full »

I have stomach upset, loose motion, and pain in my legs and shoulders. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor,I started to have a stomach upset after eating the wrong food item, and one day later, fever and body pain started. Then I took a Paracetamol, and the fever disappeared overnight. And I started having loose motions. There was pain in the leg yesterday, and today I am having pain in my s...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. You have a viral infection. I suggest you to drink plenty of fluids orally and keep yourself hydrated, take more curd, yogurt, and butter milk, avoid oily and spicy food. Avoid junk food and start ORS (Oral rehydration solution) solution...  Read Full »

I am worried as I have bad pain in my shoulder's top, lower back area, along with stomach issues and headache. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have bad pain at the top of my shoulder, and lower back, and my stomach has not been well. Also, it has given me a headache as I have been moving around a lot. It hurts a lot, so I took the tablet Anadin Extra (Acetometaphen) and tablet Tylenol (Paracetamol). I am unable to get an ap...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your queries and understand your concern. After going through your details, the following are the answers: Headache is most likely due to mild dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids containing electrolytes. Keep a watch on your systolic (upper) blood press...  Read Full »

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