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Doctor insights on: Acute Nonulcer Dyspepsia

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Dr. Charles Cattano
1,439 doctors shared insights

Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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What is helping to minimize symptoms of dyspepsia?

What is helping  to minimize symptoms of dyspepsia?

Not a disease: It is a discomfort feeling in the upper abdomen. Lifestyle changes may help ease indigestion. Eat small portion six time per day, no smoking, caffeine or alcohol. Stress management. You can use otc Prilosec if need it. ...Read more

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Is psyllium husks safe for functional dyspepsia?

Is psyllium husks safe for functional dyspepsia?

Probably safe: There is a dearth of high quality medical studies on psyllium in functional dyspepsia. That being said, psyllium is generally well tolerated by most people. The real question is whether psyllium is an effective treatment. In this area, more study needs to be done. ...Read more

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Can an endoscopy also detect dyspepsia? Also what meds work with it and what foods should be avoided?

Can an endoscopy also detect dyspepsia? Also what meds work with it and what foods should be avoided?

Detect causes: Dyspepsia is a symptom generally described as upper abdominal discomfort. An endoscopy can diagnose different causes of it i.e. Gastritis, ulcers, h. Pylori infection. Typical treatment is acid suppression with an h2-blocker or proton pump inhibitor. A bland diet would make the most sense with these type of symptoms ...Read more

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What is malignant dyspepsia? Treatments?

What is malignant dyspepsia? Treatments?

Dyspepsia: Dyspepsia describes episodic or persistent upper abdominal symptoms arising from the upper GI tract. Symptoms may or may not be related to eating and may include epigastric pain, bloating, fullness, belching, nausea or early satiety. The term dyspepsia is used to describe symptoms located in the upper abdomen and is synonymous with 'indigestion'. See a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What is dyspepsia?

What is dyspepsia?

Abdominal pain: Dyspepsia is usually abdominal pain. Non-ulcer dyspepsia is where there is abdominal pain, but no ulcer is found. This is usually different than acid reflux, but may respond to antacids. ...Read more

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How to handle dyspepsia?

Food: Avoid spicy food carbonated beverages sauce iol base dressing avoid veneger bland food in essence. ...Read more

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Dyspepsia-- how to handle it?

Avoid: Avoid fried food, avoid fast foods, avoid fatty foods- they all increase stomach acid and contribute to dyspepsia. Avoid caffeine in coffee, tea, colas, and other beverages, caffeine is a stomach irritant. Also avoid alcohol, and certain medications such as alleve and ibuprofen, advil ( called non steroidal anti inflammatory medications) they also irritate the stomach lining. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
1,212 doctors shared insights

Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Seibert
505 doctors shared insights

Upset Stomach (Definition)

Upset stomach is a general term describing any kind of abdominal discomfort. It may include cramping, pain, nausea, or a sense of needing to ...Read more