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How Long Does Indigestion Usually Last
30-60 minutes: If 'indigestion' is lasting longer than that, an explanation is warranted. And, to be frank, it depends on how you define 'indigestion' and it depends on whether the discomfort is shorter but more intense than usual - it may warrant explanation sooner. In essence - if it bothers you - get an answer... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What to take for long lasting indigestion, pepto bismol, gas x, and rolaids haven't worked. Has lasted for 5 days.
At a time?: Episodes can last seconds to hours, depending on cause and level of inflammation, diet, position. Antacid may give relief within minutes. If underlying issue, may continue to have heartburn occasionally or continually for months or longer (not advised-see md). If risk for heart disease, be aware that can mimic. Decrease coffee, tobacco, alcohol, fried, spicy, fatty foods, mints, citrus, big meals. ...Read more
Hello, for the past week I have been having daily heartburn. How long does it last and is there any test for it. Also at what point should I make a appointment to see a gastrologist.
Yes there is: Evaluation and certain tests for the cause of heartburn, but at your age that is one of the masqueraders for heart disease and angina. If you can get in to see your doctor today do so. If not get over the your local ed for a rapid evaluation. Better not to sit at home and take antacids waiting to see a gastroenterologist when a good ed doctor can quickly determine if it is GI or cardiac. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My dr. told me to stop prilosec due to colitis. How long does rebound effect last.i never had heartburn like this before . How can I treat naturally?
Causes of deep burning sensation in right side of chest and right upper back/middle back? On and off, don't last long. Don't think it's heartburn
Needs to be watched: In your age group, the most common causes are musculoskeletal problems that usually self-resolve. Esophageal spasm can cause deep middle pain. Acid reflux is also a possibility despite taking tums. Young women who are smokers and are taking oral contraceptive pills are at risk for lung blood clot that can cause chest pain. Heart issues need always to be ruled out but are unlikely at your age. ...Read more
After having a shoulder injury and taking ibuprofen. I now have very painful heartburn in my upper stomachhow long will it last.
Upper abdomen pain with upper back pain (abdomen pain is short, back pain lasts longer) nausea (short, no vomiting) and heartburn/burping. Help?
Yes: Indigestion is a symptom that refers to discomfort in the digestive system. It is a vague term that means something different to everyone. The most common causes are irritable bowel and acid reflux. Next would be ulcers and gastritis caused by an infection (h pilori) gall bladder disease. All of these can cause symptoms that can last for days. If symptoms are lasting that long > md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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