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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


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Visible heartbeat in stomach, indigestion, and gas after eating?

Visible heartbeat in stomach, indigestion, and gas after eating?

Heartburn: Acid reflux is addressed differently depending on severity and symptoms. I suggest you visit your GP or get a referral to a GI doc for some advice and Proton pump inhibitor medication ...Read more

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Whenever I run far distances (>2 mi) I have uncomfortable belches with vomit. I wait after eating, and this acid indigestion occurs. Is this normal?

Whenever I run far distances (>2 mi) I have uncomfortable belches with vomit. I wait after eating, and this acid indigestion occurs. Is this normal?

Acid reflux: As long as cardiac issues have been excluded by md the usual cause is reflux. Especially athletes with intense fitness regimens, good workout can have a unpleasant side effect: acid reflux. Wait for usually two hours after eating. Eat sensibly before exercise. Avoid foods that increase risk of acid reflux, like chocolate, citrus juices, caffeinated drinks, and spicy or fatty food. ...Read more

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I have been having increased indigestion (burping), My abdomen hurts after eating a meal (first up high then lower) I feel fine in morning, yellow fec?

I have been having increased indigestion (burping), My abdomen hurts after eating a meal (first up high then lower) I feel fine in morning, yellow fec?

See answer: Dyspepsia (indigestion) can be due to various causes, ranging from GERD to peptic ulcer disease, gastritis and H.pylori infection. A large number of patients with indigestion +/- pain have non-ulcer dyspepsia which is the term used when all tests are normal and no other cause is apparent. For more information see: http://bit. Ly/1S4Uupd and http://bit. Ly/1Yh19QU If symptoms persist >H T consult ...Read more

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I get bloated & indigestion after eating with pain on my upper back. My sonogram and CT scan showed that my gallbladder was fine. What could this be?

I get bloated & indigestion after eating with pain on my upper back. My sonogram and CT scan showed that my gallbladder was fine. What could this be?

Further evaluation: Have you had hida scan with ejection fraction? Another test to check the gallbladder. Have you been evaluated for ulcers? Can cause symptoms similar to gallbladder. ...Read more

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Nausea after eating a small snack. Ongoing for two days. Indigestion feeling at times. Sharp pain in Rt side at times. No fever.?

Nausea after eating a small snack. Ongoing for two days. Indigestion feeling at times. Sharp pain in Rt side at times. No fever.?

Plenty: Sometimes indigestion, abdominal pain can be a subtle and only sign your heart is calling out to you. In my experience its safer to rule out life threatening conditions like heart attacks, arrythmias and then focus on less threatening abdominal issues. Without a history, complete physical it would be unwise to diagnose you. Please see your doctor or go to the emergency room as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Nausea/ indigestion for up to three hrs after eating anything plus heart rate and BP going opposite way to each other on 45 min tilt test related?

Nausea/ indigestion for up to three hrs after eating anything plus heart rate and BP going opposite way to each other on 45 min tilt test related?

Unlikely: If your heart rate goes up and your blood pressure goes down on a tilt test, it could explain faints, if you're having them. It wouldn't explain digestive issues which, at least superficially, suggest gall bladder disease. ...Read more

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Hi, lacked of water can bring on dizziness, how about food indigestion? My mother felt dizzy after eating sometimes. Thanks.

Hi, lacked of water can bring on dizziness, how about food indigestion? My mother felt dizzy after eating sometimes. Thanks.

Could be: When you eat, blood flow increases to the stomach to digest the food. If your mother is dehydrated, the lack of fluids would reduce blood flow to her brain and cause dizziness. ...Read more

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Is it heart problems, for a few weeks have burning pain between shoulder blades, get indigestion after eating/drinking anything feeling weak/tired alwa?

Is it heart problems, for a few weeks have burning pain between shoulder blades, get indigestion after eating/drinking anything feeling weak/tired alwa?

Esophagitis: It sounds like esophagitis to me - I see you have a hx of stomach ulcer. Have you been checked for H.pylori infection, which could cause your symptoms and is curable with the right antibiotic regimen? (PS, your country, S.Africa, is very beautiful!). ...Read more

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Why does the top of my stomach hurt and burn for hours after eating at night, cant sleep, peeing alot. Indigestion? Will pepto help?

Why does the top of my stomach hurt and burn for hours after eating at night, cant sleep, peeing alot. Indigestion? Will pepto help?

Reflux: Your stomach pain sounds a lot like gastroesophageal reflux where acid is leaking up into your esophagus from your stomach. Try to avoid eating in the 2 hours before you go to bed. There are several classes of medications available over the counter to help with those symptoms including peptobismol, famotidine, and the proton pump inhibitors like omeprazole. ...Read more

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Does functional dyspepsia or IBS cause a dry cough after eating? Or is it more likely to be reflux?

Does functional dyspepsia or IBS cause a dry cough after eating? Or is it more likely to be reflux?

A dry cough: Is not typical of functional dyspepsia. Functional dyspepsia is defined by the ROME III guidelines as upper abdominal pain, burning, fullness, getting full easily. Dry cough can be a subtle sign of GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat after eating cashews. Could this be an allergy?

I have an itchy throat after eating cashews. Could this be an allergy?

Yes.: A dermatologist can skin test you to be sure (safely). Nut allergies can become deadly! ...Read more

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After eating cashews, my tongue became very itchy, I had little red spots on my tongue an I felt a burning feeling. Could this be an allergic reaction?

After eating cashews, my tongue became very itchy, I had little red spots on my tongue an I felt a burning feeling. Could this be an allergic reaction?

Cashew: The cashew family is called anacardiaceae. Poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac are all members of this family. Cells within the two layers of the cashew nut's hull secrete an allergenic resin. Cashew nut shell oil has 12 allergens and cross react with poison ivy, and mango skin and ginko biloba. So the answer is yes. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat after eating cashews, what could be wrong? What are the chances of it itchy due to nut allergy?

I have an itchy throat after eating cashews, what could be wrong? What are the chances of it itchy due to nut allergy?

Extremely high risk: Itchy throat is highly suggestive of a food allergy, and the next exposure could lead to worse symptoms (swollen throat and inability to breathe). So, definitely eat no more nuts of any kind until tested for allergy. If your are having symptoms now, get medical help if you feel swelling in the throat or tongue. This is an appropriate use of an er if necessary. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel hungry and with heartburn in the morning? I barely drink anything acidic. Even after eating I feel hungry.

Why do I always feel hungry and with heartburn in the morning? I barely drink anything acidic. Even after eating I feel hungry.

If not pregnant...: ...distinguish inflammatory (ulcer, small bowel disease, gallbladder/ biliary problem, pancreatitis, uti), structural (partial obstruction, extrinsic impression against the gut (adhesions, superior mesenteric artery syndrome), functional (gastroparesis, irritable bowel), GERD, anxiety, much more. A thorough exam and some directed imaging studies & labs should provide your answer. ...Read more

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Why do I get heartburn and a headache after eating sugar?

Why do I get heartburn and a headache after eating sugar?

Sucrose intolerance: Sounds like you are deficient in enzyme sucrase; hence the symptoms. Consult with a GI specialist. ...Read more

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Max dose of ranitidine? I've been taking 150mg twice a day for two weeks to control heartburn that starts 3-4 hours after eating.

Max dose of ranitidine? I've been taking 150mg twice a day for two weeks to control heartburn that starts 3-4 hours after eating.

Family Practice: Ranitidine commonly called zantac (ranitidine) is an otc medication used for heartburn. It's usual max dose is 300 mg a day. It may be used long term but one should see a gastroenterologist if you elect to do so. ...Read more

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I've been feeling chest pressure after eating, mainly at night. Could this be caused by my heartburn?

I've been feeling chest pressure after eating, mainly at night. Could this be caused by my heartburn?

Yes: Acid reflux and esophageal muscle contraction both trigger sensory nerves and produce chest discomfort. It can be exacerbated by eating and lying flat at night. ...Read more

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My stomach problem is that I feel full after eating not that much. Is that a sign of heartburn, but without the pain?

My stomach problem is that I feel full after eating not that much. Is that a sign of heartburn, but without the pain?

Early satiety. C MD: Getting full after not eating much (especially if that is a change) is a symptom that needs further evaluation. Lots of things, some very serious can cause that, including ulcer, mass of esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, big spleen, lymph nodes. See your doc asap. ...Read more

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After eating or drinking a trigger food, when I should I expect heartburn symptoms?

After eating or drinking a trigger food, when I should I expect heartburn symptoms?

Any time: Gastroesophageal reflux which can give symptoms of heartburn can occur almost immediately after eating. In some patients with slow gastric emptying the reflux can occur up to several hours after ingestion of meal. ...Read more

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Heartburn, after eating or drinking a trigger food, when should I expect heartburn symptoms?

Heartburn, after eating or drinking a trigger food, when should I expect heartburn symptoms?

Within 2-3 hours: Most people can have symptoms within 2-3 hours of eating food that causes heartburn or acid reflux. It is best to avoid foods that you know are triggers. ...Read more

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I have started to experience heartburn when hungry, and for a short time after eating. Is this significant/ any OTC remedies? Thanks

Omeprazole: You can try Omeprazole 20 mg 30 minutes before breakfast. If you notice improvement over next 2-3 weeks, then you should see your primary doctor to discuss more about long term use / benefit / risk of this medication. Meanwhile stop taking any pain killer if you have been taking recently (like ibuprofen). You may need to be tested for h pylori bacterial infection your stomach. ...Read more

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I have been having heartburn for several years now. I have tried many things, but I want to ask particularly why it happens long after eating (6 hours)? And also I am having it after every bigger (junkier) meal.

I have been having heartburn for several years now. I have tried many things, but I want to ask particularly why it happens long after eating (6 hours)? And also I am having it after every bigger (junkier) meal.

Delayed gerd: Heartburn occurs when the valve between the lower esophagus and stomach opens inappropriately allowing acidic gastric juices to enter the esophagus. Spices, alcohol, caffeine, nicotine and greasy foods can cause this reaction. Also obesity, bending or straining the abdominal area can cause reflux. Taking medication like carafate, prilosec or zantac prevents reflux. In delayed reflux? Caffeine, nicotin ...Read more

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After eating, feels like chest is burning. No history of heartburn or reflux.

After eating, feels like chest is burning. No history of heartburn or reflux.

See your doctor: It is very likely an esophageal problem, or could be a reflux. But a cardiac work up would be indicated too. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get heartburn after eating pop tarts and drinking a glass of water at night?

Is it normal to get heartburn after eating pop tarts and drinking a glass of water at night?

Pop Tarts?: Normal no, common yes. You had gastroesophogeal reflux, a very common condition. Tonight, take Tums (calcium carbonate) or some other antacid. Consider medical visit if it continues or recurs. ...Read more

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I've struggled with frequent heartburn and relux for years, more recently this is daily, starting a couple of hours after eating. For the last 2 weeks?

Reflux: Treatment for reflux consists of a bland diet, avoiding oily foods, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine and taking a medication like prilosec or zantac.taken on an empty stomach in the morning. Also sleep with your chest higher than your stomach. If symptoms persist see a gastroenterologist for evaluation and treatment. Search for h pylori may be advised. Ask about taking carafate before meals, also. ...Read more

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