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A 83-year-old male asked:

I am a 83 year old male. in the past week or so i have almost no desire for food and have some acid problem when i burp. what may be going on? i

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Dr. Faiz Shakir
Gastroenterology 16 years experience
Please see doc: It could just be gastritis (inflammation of your stomach). However, given your age, I would strongly recommend an upper endoscopy. Please discuss with your doctor as soon as possible.

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