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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Metformin: This medication commonly causes GI side effects. Discuss altering the dosage with your doctor or alternative medication. Additionally, you need to d ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Some people can eat them without problem but others cannot and develop a sensitivity
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Burning in Stomach: It does not have to be something serious. It could be an irritation of your stomach lining, called gastritis, which may be from something you ate, a m ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Could be: We can/t make a diagnosis over HealthTap, but your symptoms are consistent with GERD. Of course cardiac and pulmonary issues can present similarly. I' ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Burning stomach: This is usually due to excess acid build up. Most likely to occur when your stomach is empty (because food buffers acid). In the case of acid reflux, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
55 years experience in Pathology
Acid reflux: You may have an acid reflux. Get relief from your local pharmacy for oral meds and elevate the head of your bed when sleeping. Avoid eating anymore t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See GI specialist: to have your GI tract worked up.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Inflammation: Assuming we are talking about your stomach and not your abdomen. Gastritis, stomach ulcers, hunger pangs, reflux. I would first try a liquid antacid ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
See : Your doctor. Need full eval. If you feel generally unwell. Full blood work etc needs to be done
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
See a doctor: You seem to have more than a single problem, perhaps three different issues, although they may in some fashion be related. You should see a doctor ASA ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Heartburn: Try taking an antacid such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or mylanta ii. If your symptoms go away, see your doctor to discuss long term management.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Possible GERD: you may possible have acid reflux. Please consult your physician for further evaluation and treatment. You can try OTC Nexium (esomeprazole) or Prilos ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pinched nerve?: You could have a pinched nerve in the back. Herniated disk. Do you have back pain? An evaluation by a Dr. could help you determine this.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Relief from Pyrosis: Can have symptoms w/o damage. Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
19 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: I would like to know where the pain starts. If it originates at the buttock it is possible that the problem could be coming from the back despite not ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience in Family Medicine
More info: Is it occurring w/ breathing or anytime. Any reflux symptoms? Any breathing issues? Fever? Possibly gastroesophageal reflux, gas, or even lung dise ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
IBS-like symptoms : Symptoms of abdominal cramping, gurgling, and gas are compatible with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, as is morning nauseous. Also consider lactose intoler ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesam Yacoub
18 years experience in Critical Care
Gallbladder: This is usually due to gallbladder stone or sludge. Need a right upper quadrant ultrasound as a first step. Specially if occurs after eating fatty foo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience in Pediatrics
GERD: Sounds like reflux. Try some Tums (calcium carbonate) or even Zantac/Pepcid over the counter and see if it helps. Also change your diet around by avo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Hemorrhoids?: A burning sensation in the anorectal area might be a symptom of hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis (inflammation of the rectum). I suggest you se ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Burning where?: If it happens when you urinate, you probably have a urinary tract (bladder) infection. You need to get a urine test to find out. If the burning is o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McClay
30 years experience in Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: If treatment for acid reflux does not help, see your family doctor and an ent.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Possible kidney ...: Possible kidney infection. Kidneys sit up against lower ribs in the back. Frequent urination often occurs with an infection. See medical doc for eva ... Read More
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