A 30-year-old female asked:
Ive been told i have gerd. i don't have any heartburn. i have pain in mid-belly when i eat, closer to belly button than ribs. is this typical? no ulcer, everything else looks normal via ct scan and ultrasound. 40mg omeprazole helped the nausea but not the
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Dr. Richard Zimonanswered
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
GERD: is a "finding" by studies (X RAY.....GASTROSCOPY) and may be completely ASYMPTOMATIC! Thus your pain is NOT explained by GERD but the normal studies should be encouraging! Report your remaining symptoms to your treating Provider for more ?additional treatment! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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