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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


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Don, t have shortness of breath or cough feel fit walking alot am I just fatter in my stomach as I age or could it be ascites? Don't eat many carbs? GP examined stomach for burping and GERD and said stomach OK. I see Ripple when push down on it on back.

Don, t have shortness of breath or cough feel fit walking alot am I just fatter in my stomach as I age or could it be ascites? Don't eat many carbs? GP examined stomach for burping and GERD and said stomach OK. I see Ripple when push down on it on back.

Ascites: Ascites occurs as a result of several serious medical illnesses which don't appear likely in your case. New weight often is deposited in the abdominal area which is a more likely scenario in your case. An ultrasound of the abdomen can reassure you if you're still concerned about abdominal pathology. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, chest pain, burping and farting a lot, cough that won't go away, noisy stomach (not hungry), stomach cramping, I had EKG and chest X-ray 2 weeks ago and they were clear. Is this gerd?

Shortness of breath, chest pain, burping and farting a lot, cough that won't go away, noisy stomach (not hungry), stomach cramping, I had EKG and chest X-ray 2 weeks ago and they were clear. Is this gerd?

Gastroenterologist: Have you been checked for a hiatus hernia, lactose intolerance or gluten intolerance? For these symptoms try taking mylanta 1/2 hour after meals and at bedtime. An examination by a gastroenterologist would be recommended. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath feeling, abdominal discomfort, stomach pain, heartburn. Why tight chested?!

See below: You have multiple symptoms. These questions unfortunately cannot be answered on line. You should see a physician. ...Read more

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I've been feeling dizzy, light headed, I've had a shortness of breath, a constant headache, and this strange tightness in hands and stomach.

I've been feeling dizzy, light headed, I've had a shortness of breath, a constant headache, and this strange tightness in hands and stomach.

Many possibilities: Hyperventilation could wrap all of your symptoms up into one package. However, unless you have an arterial blood gas determination during your symptoms, it's a diagnosis of exclusion. So some basic evaluation is required. The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, racing heart. Soreness of neck, lower abs. Stomach cramps with eating. Headache. Foggy feeling. Started Lamictal 9 days ago.

Shortness of breath, racing heart. Soreness of neck, lower abs. Stomach cramps with eating. Headache. Foggy feeling. Started Lamictal 9 days ago.

Symptoms: Fear, etc.: Lamictal https://www. Google. Com/#q=lamictal = a single molecule; cannot & will not solve complex human life issues & symptoms, though can complicate them. Then why prescribed? Public & Doctors prefer quick options for complex problems. Not complex treatments for complex problems, including ones which might/would work vastly better. Life=about learning & solving problems, not "easy", "quick-fixes". ...Read more

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Fast hart rate shortness of breath runny nose wired feelings in the lower stomach aerea?

Fast hart rate shortness of breath runny nose wired feelings in the lower stomach aerea?

Emergency: Soumds like severe reaction to something may be cannot find a cause do see an allergist and have Epipen (epinephrine) on hand, must know how and when to use it need work up done asap. R/o angioedema i.E swelling of lining. ...Read more

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I'm burping almost all the time. Uncontrol yawning and feeling shortness of breath. Why?

I'm burping almost all the time. Uncontrol yawning and feeling shortness of breath. Why?

Unusual: Might be anxiety and air swallowing, or something else. Get checked by your doctor to be sure what is happening. ...Read more

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Why does my GERD attacks during night? Mostly 7pm onwards? Feeling gas trapped in ny throat, weakness, shortness of breath. Burping will relieved symptoms

Why does my GERD attacks during night? Mostly 7pm onwards? Feeling gas trapped in ny throat, weakness, shortness of breath. Burping will relieved symptoms

Night GERD attacks: You have greater symptoms of gerd at night as you as lying in pain, normally in a supine position. If you are consistently taking drugs similar to Prilosec (p), you should be symptom free with daily dosing. You may have severe gerd and my need to take twice a day. Speak to your physician about your problem. ...Read more

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Empty feeling stomach, upper stomach pain, burping, middle back pain, constant. Pain ranges from 3 to 8 out of 10. Slight heartburn, light heartburn?

Empty feeling stomach, upper stomach pain, burping, middle back pain, constant. Pain ranges from 3 to 8 out of 10. Slight heartburn, light heartburn?

Get 'scoped by a: Gastroenterologist. You didn't offer the duration of your symptoms, but they sound severe enough that you need to see your primary care doctor for clinical evaluation & referral to a gastroenterologist for endoscopy to diagnose the cause (s). Treatment will then be tailored appropriately. ...Read more

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I have acid and gas buildup all the time, I belch a lot and have pain in shoulders and back and both sides of rib cage. Shortness of breath at times.

I have acid and gas buildup all the time, I belch a lot and have pain in shoulders and back and both sides of rib cage. Shortness of breath at times.

H pylori test: For a pathogenic bacteria that colonizes the gastric tissue.
If present, this would explain your gastric symptoms and hyperacidity.

Your doctor can do a simple 5 minute breath test for this. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What do I do? Swelling of abdomen and shortness of breath. What could it be?

What do I do? Swelling of abdomen and shortness of breath. What could it be?

Shortness of breath: Abdominal swelling could be from fluid accumulation. If so youn could be havingh fluid in thge lungs too. If not increased girth of the abdomen could impair movements of the diaphragm and causes shortness of breath. You need full physical exam and work-up. Oplease consult your physician. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for stomach bloating with shortness of breath?

What's recommended as a cure for stomach bloating with shortness of breath?

Bloating: Get some simethicone 80, gas x is one over the counter brand and take it 4 times a day, if you get rid of the gas in your abdomen, the shortness of breath may go away. If there's any chest pain or palpitations go to the doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pressure on your stomach which may seem like you have shortness of breath?

What causes pressure on your stomach which may seem like you have shortness of breath?

Heartburn: If the pressure is in your upper belly it could be heartburn, if you are having shortness of breath that doesn't resolve quickly you should se a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach tighten with shortness of breath? Accessory muscles being used?

Why does my stomach tighten with shortness of breath? Accessory muscles being used?

Using abdominal: Muscles to improve breathing is one of the compensatory mechanisms that also recruits accessory muscle use. In other words, yes your stomach tightens because accessory muscles are being used to help your shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Stomach hurts & feels messed up. Shortness of breath. Watery mouth. Nauseas. What could it be?

Stomach hurts & feels messed up. Shortness of breath. Watery mouth. Nauseas. What could it be?

Many possibilities: Gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, esophagitis, esophageal reflux disease, viral gastroenteritis, pancreatitis, food poisoning, celiac disease - just to scratch the surface. A full evaluation could help pinpoint the problem. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more