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A 20-year-old female asked:

2 days i felt pain in my upper abdomen,burning,swollen,and back pain. i had diarrhea and nausea as well. dr gave me omerprazole. but is it gastritis?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
R/O GASTROENTERITIS: R/O gastroenteritis: the symptoms you describe are consistent with this. You need to rest push fluids 64-80 oz/Dy. If symptoms persist you need to be examined and have labs checked and stool for Giardia/lactoferin/blood& H pylori the ulcer causing bacteria. Labs : : Amylase/lipase/B12/VITD/Folic Acid. Pepto Bismal and Acrivated Charcoal will slow down the diarrhea.. As you restart diet stay GF

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Last updated May 9, 2015

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