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Hiatus hernia: Some people call it hiatal hernia, when the top part of the stomach slides into the chest cavity. This part of the stomach still has acid and can have ulcer but now with acid there, there is nothing to prevent acid from causing ulcer and irritation in the esophagus. See your doctor and get referral to GI for proper evaluation and treatment and even surgery if needed. ...Read more
Acid is released in stomach soon after eating on empty stomach. Does stomach also release acid upon drinking only water on empty stomach?
Can not control it: Acid is made in the stomach all the time. So do not worry about the effects of drinking/eating food. This is a physiological function which you can not control . The only thing that can stop it are antacids which can shut off the production of acid in people who have acid related symptoms like Heart burn from Acid reflux. Tell us more about your problem...what are you trying to do to your acidity? ...Read more
Severe stomach burning and feeling of bad heartburn for 6 days. Black tarry stool now. Stomach is worse when laying down. Suggestions? I take nexium (esomeprazole).
Extended nausea every day w/4-5 bouts of either dry heaves or just close to vomiting.. Bowels normal No stomach pains. gallbladder?
Reflex trigger: nausea/retching /vomiting entail a reflex that results in stimulation of the chemical trigger zone in the brain.the initial signal can come from any viscera commonly liver gall bladder pancreas also heart or be a symptom of migraine.evaluation should include detailed history complete metabolic panel ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had dull painful stomach, gas, belching and stomach rumbling on and off for 3 weeks. Pain moves around from ribs to bottom of stomach.
See below: Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends, or expands because of too much swallowed air. Belching releases the air to reduce the distention. You can also have a gas buildup in the stomach from bacteria working on food, which give up for gas. Anxiety can cause just about any physical symptom but it would be uncommon for anxiety to cause excessive belching. If your anxiety includes hyperventilating then that would be a good source of swallowed air, which then could lead to belching. Some things that may help in belching. Tried to be aware of how much air swallowing. Try to chew food completely before swallowing it so that the stomach will have smaller particles for the bacteria to give off gas with. Excessive exercise can also lead to belching. And sometimes relief can be obtained with anti-acids; H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I take for heavy gas symtoms, blouted stomach, upset stomach pain? I have gas, pain in upper part of stomach from blouting, upset stomach
You : You can try gas-x or beano for your gas and bloating. As far as upset stomach is concerned, try an acid blocker like pepcid, (famotidine) or Prilosec otc is good or even pepto. Also i recommend you schedule a visit with your primary care doctor to make sure you are not dealing with an ulcer, gastritis, etc. You will need a complete evaluation/work up. Best of luck. ...Read more
Lower stomach upper GI (low level pain) continuous for 4 days stomach slightly distended, tender to the touch
Abdominal : Abdominal pain can be indicitave of something very serious. Based on the limited amount of information given and just by the fact that you stated that your abdomen is tender to the touch definitely means you need a medical evaluation. You could be dealing with appendicitis, intestinal infection, urine infection etc. Please see a medical professional right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is usually a well-tolerated medicine. However, any medicine can cause side effects in some people. If you suspect the side effects are due to Prevacid (lansoprazole), your options are either to switch medicines or to stop it temporarily, to see if the side effects go away, then restart it in a few weeks and observe if the symptoms recur. Good luck. ...Read more
NEXIUM (esomeprazole) =GOOD: I assume you had a 'scope' (an egd) to diagnose the 'ulcer'. An esophageal ulcer (gerd ulcer) and hiatal hernia can be painful conditions. Nexium (esomeprazole) is a powerful acid blocker (ppi) and an excellent choice to treat 'too much stomach acid.' lifestyle changes will also help: cut caffeine, alcohol and smoking. You need to be seen quickly if signs of bleeding: black stools/ vomiting 'coffee grounds'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Esophagus or lower esophagus?I cough, gag, uncomfortable chest, diarrhea and pain between shoulder blade at the back.Help! recommend drugs for me!
Gnawing pain below sternum and above stomach, sore Esophagus, fatigue. Worse on empty stomach and in the morning. Watery mouth occasionally?
On the road: Especially road travel can mean long stretches w/out convenient toilet access. Even rest stops can mean unfamiliar or even dirty, yucky toilets. Road food can also be poor quality, or just different. All of these can combine to throw your digestion way off track. Often happens to me and also to my dog. She's learned to barely eat on long trips to avoid such problems. I've copied her and like it! ...Read more
Can i stop cephalexin in the middle?One more day to finish the course.Got stomach upset, indigestion, stomach pain and loose stool.
Will taking daily RX of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) make my stomach issues worse? Excessive Diarrhea and stomach growling had heartburn earlier used magnesium drink med
Daughter has severe stomach pain below belly button, runs from side to side. Some spasms. Temp taken every 30 min, 97.3, no lower or higher. Gas?
Abd pain: How long has the pain been there? Could try maalox and see if it helps. Does tylenol (acetaminophen) help can she eat or drink or is she vomiting and lying curled in bed. Diarrhea? suggests gastroenteritis. One has to consider appendicitis. in appendicitis the pain would move to right lower side. If unrelenting pain persists for 2-3 hours go to ER ...Read more
Vomits acid and blood spots at times, stomach twisting, lansaprozale and dexelant builds acid up, joint pain, irregular sleeping, edg caused gas, help?
Getfurther evaluated: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it ; should seek help from your doctor. ...Read more
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