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Morning Heartburn Causes
Stomach acidity: Our GI system is in continuous operation, with the average adult swallowing 1 quart of saliva/day & the esophagus opening slightly to let it into the stomach. We feed at intervals & the muscular stomach walls squeeze & mix food with stomach acid. If the esophagus opens to accept saliva while the stomach is squeezing, acid is pushed up the esophagus & may burn the walls.Over time this can cause hb. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms are nausea, gas pains, acid reflux, burping, and chest pains. It started this morning. Everything but the gas & chest pains happen often.
Yes, but consider...: Omeprazole decreases acid in your stomach. If there is acid damage to the stomach lining, then Omeprazole speeds healing. If your response to Omeprazole has been disappointing then either: 1) the dose is too low; 2) there is significant damage that needs a longer time to heal; 3) your problem is not acid-related and further investigation is warranted. Call your doctor and discuss your next step. ...Read more
Lots possible here: Vomiting reflex is controlled by 2 units in brain medulla--one receives nerve impulses from GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, & taste. Maybe you have gastritis, but maybe your symptoms have little to do with GI tract. Get checked. ...Read more
Not really.: Ibs causes abd distention, bloating, cramping, constipation and diarrhea like symptoms. Your symptoms sound typical of reflux disease. Avoid spicy food, chocolates, coffee, eat small meals, and take anti ulcer meds. Reflux symptoms could be from a hiatal hernia as well which is diagnosed by either an upper GI contrast study or egd. Follow up with a GI doc if symp not goinng away. ...Read more
but the symptoms often exist together...hyperacidity irritates both the lower esophagus ("heartburn") and the stomach (nausea)
An H-2 blocker (eg: PRILOSEC example only)) might be worth a try.
Speak with your PCP (Primary Care Provider)
Hope this helps
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Depends: Stomach aches after eating can be from eating too much, eating something that disagrees with you because you can not tolerate it, causes reflux or gastritis (inflammation of the stomach). Try writing down what you eat to see ify ou can track it. The most common food intolerances are to dairy and gluten so do an elimination diet for 3 weeks without them and see how you feel. And see your doctor. ...Read more
Can IBS be the reason I have morning nausea and nausea after eating, bloating, sharp abdominal pain, constipation/diarrhea, heartburn and burping?
All these symptoms: could be from IBS. Seek a professional evaluation by a gastroenterologist and expect some testing to rule out other potentially more serious disorders, infections and parasites. ...Read more
Symptoms: All three symptoms are very common and the three appearing together would not be rare. The coincidence of any of them could be random. Many things can cause any or all of them. ...Read more
All day acid reflux, then stomach pains, then bloating, now puking really thick vomit. Acid reflux abnormal, slight relief after puking. ?
Perhaps: Sounds to me like you may have a problem in the billiary tree, perhaps your gallbaldder. You gb secrets biliruubin into the intestine which throug a metabolic process gives feces its color. So you have a problem here. Nausea may come from bilirubinemia that is elevated in your system and may infact cause fatigue, especially if you are not eating enough or too high fatty meals. ...Read more
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