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A 44-year-old member asked:

why causes my stomach to produce so much acid?

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Dr. Joseph Sucher
Trauma Surgery 26 years experience
To break down food: The stomach is an incredible organ who's job it is to break down our food and prepare it for digestion. It does this chemically with enzymes and acid, as well as mechanically by churning the food. While in the stomach, solid food turns to mostly a liquid before its released not the intestines.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What could cause a bubbling feeling in my upper right and left stomach ?

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Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 40 years experience
Indigestion: Indigestion is the easiest guess. How often does this occur? Try an antacid, and if it doesn't help or if this recurrs, see your physician.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What is a high stomach?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 16 years experience
Hiatus hernia.: I'm not completely sure what you mean, but you could be referring to a hiatus hernia, which is a condition where the upper part of the stomach protrudes into the chest through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm. This can cause shortness of breath, coughing, vomiting, and severe reflux. It often requires correction with surgery.
A 43-year-old member asked:

How can vibrio cholerae survive the acidic pH of the stomach?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Not well: The organism is killed by stomach acid so those with diminished levels of gastric acid are more susceptible. If you ingest enough, some danger through.
Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Agree. Antacids taken soon before the vibrio is ingested cause significant risk. This happened to me once.
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A member asked:

I have been having headaches with a soar felling in my stomach?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Lots of possibles: Many things cause headaches. Many things cause sour or sore stomachs (tho it is unclear which you mean). If your problems are severe enough to affect your daily activities, see a physician. These two symptoms may or may not be related.
A 38-year-old female asked:

It feels like a pulse beat in my upper stomach?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
Cardiology 22 years experience
Pulsatile aorta: This could be a pulsatile aorta which is common in young & thin individuals bit if present in older patients needs to be screened via ultrasound of abdominal aorta to rule out enlargement.

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