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I had a virus with fever a few weels ago and every day after i have a bloated feeling and loss of appetite. Heartburn and rumbling. Is this normal?

I had a virus with fever a few weels ago and every day after i have a bloated feeling and loss of appetite. Heartburn and rumbling. Is this normal?

If continues see MD.: Sometimes you can have residual inflammation for a short period after an infection heals. However certainly if it continues you should see your physician for an evaluation to be sure nothing else is going on. Also, were you taking aspirin or other anti-inflammatory agents for the virus, which may have upset your stomach. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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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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Is there a stomach virus that causes excessive burping & heartburn?

Is there a stomach virus that causes excessive burping & heartburn?

Yes: Most stomach ulcers are associated with a bacteria known as helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori). And that treating it is the first line of care for most people who are diagnosed with stomach ulcers carrying this bacteria. In fact the diagnosis and treatment has been so effective, in addition to the use of new medications to decrease and block stomach acid that stomach surgery for ulcers is rare now. ...Read more

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Been experiencing a severe stomach virus for 3 days now. I woke up this morning with intense, radiating chest pain. It doesn't feel like heartburn. ?

Been experiencing a severe stomach virus for 3 days now. I woke up this morning with intense, radiating chest pain. It doesn't feel like heartburn. ?

Insufficient data: When you say "stomach virus" you don't say what kind of symptoms you had. Also when you say "Chest pain " you are not telling where exactly it is located and where it is radiating. Hence it is difficult to answer your question. If the pain is intense please go to the emergency room right away or better call 911. It is not likely to be a heart attack but could be another serious problem. ...Read more

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On Thur I was diagnosed w/ a virus (not flu), had 102.5 temp, headache, body aches. Fever gone yesterday, but yesterday & today I have indigestion?

On Thur I was diagnosed w/ a virus (not flu), had 102.5 temp, headache, body aches. Fever gone yesterday, but yesterday & today I have indigestion?

Viral Syndrome: Drink Plenty of Liquids like water, Gatorade, Coconut water etc. Rest. If you are having GI symptoms then eat BRAT diet . You will get better ...Read more

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Stomach virus over a wk? Pain left side neck under jaw; not eust. tube. Hydrated, no temp, nausea, cramps, fatigue, low appetite, heartburn, burping.

Viral illness: Pain on left side neck under jaw may be part of viral infection -stomach virus.May a lymph glands getting swollen .Since you do not have any other problem ,wait and watch for pain or any other symptom,pain may subside of its own otherwise see your doctor ...Read more

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Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


Dr. Angelina Postoev
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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