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stomach cramps nausea sometimes gas after eating anything or drinking certain things like ginger ale or ice tea doc sched barium test what could it b?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Abd cramps: Could be gastritis/ reflux with or without H pylori a bacteria in the stomach-worsened by motrin products ,caffeine , sodas ,spicy food, smoking, alcohol -, or gallbladder ( ultrasound /HIDA scan will detect , or food intolerances milk ( lactose intolerant , soy or gluten ( celicac versus just intolerance). Discuss with GI
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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GERD: With your sleep disturbance and pother symptoms i would suspect gastoesophageal reflux disease, however, ulcers, gastritis, esophagitis, and other upper GI conditions need to be ruled out. You may wish to see a sleep doc after that if your sleep does not return to normal.

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