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What Does It Mean If Your Stomach Feels Like Its Burning
Stomach burning.: There can be many reasons to feel as though the stomach is burning. The most common, if the burning is in the midline above the bellybutton, would involve either acid reflux or gastritis or ulcer disease. I would discontinue any spicy foods or other foods that seem to aggravate it. If over-the-counter ant acids do not take care of the problem, you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Poor digestion: When the food is not digested becomes putrid and creates Lactic Acid which burns. So start taking bromelain with betaine hcl and slowly increase betaine hydrochloride until the burning becomes better. Roughly for people under 150 pounds will need 1000mg of betaine and 1000 more for each 100 pounds. If pain does not resolve in 2 weeks see a md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does it mean if I can feel a hurting, burning sensation from my stomach when skipping dinner the day before?
Maybe have an ulcer?: Burning may indicate an ulcer, or at least significant dyspepsia. Ulcers can bleed (sometimes massively), perforate the stomach, obstruct stomach emptying. Medical evaluation is key (& needed especially urgently if vomiting blood or passing melenic stool), alcohol, aspirin, nsaid's, h.Pylori may contribute. Some medical conditions further predispose to ulcers. Any response to acid blocker drugs? ...Read more
Higher acid: Few things you can do. I suggest avoiding eating right before you go to bed. Also avoiding alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, spicy food, hot temperature food, citrus, vinegar, cerements or peppermints for the next 2 to 4 weeks. You can also take an over-the-counter ranitidine or famotidine. You can take those in the morning or at nights or both. TUMS and between the day helps also. If those things don't help then Leila Sechler Prevacid or Nexium (esomeprazole) would be the next step up but your key is to avoid the foods that insult the stomach the most and cause higher acid contents. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation near left side of abdomen when I lay down and stress too, what does it mean?
Possible PUD?: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of burning stomach pain raises the probability of gastritis ; ulcers. Stop any non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc.) ; start an otc acid reducer (like Prilosec otc, Prevacid 24hr). Seek emergency care if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. Your doc can help. ...Read more
Heartburn vs ulcer: Think of burning stomach pain along a scale w/ulcers at one end and heartburn or simple gastritis at the other. These symptoms can be caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) or loosening of lower esophageal sphincter, allowing stomach acid into esophagus. Medications can lower acid level. Losing weight can decrease abdominal pressure. Remaining upright or elevated head of bed can help. ...Read more
Maybe not: A person allergic to aspirin may get some symptoms within an hour of taking aspirin, such as: hives. itchy skin, runny nose, reddened eyes, lip swelling, tongue swelling, face swelling, coughing, wheezing, or shortness of breath. Aspirin can irritate the stomach, which means stomach irritation or burning symptoms may be an intolerance of the aspirin rather than an allergic reaction to aspirin. ...Read more
What does. It mean when my stomach is burning nd then. I poop nd wipe. My self nd. There's a.Little bit of blood?
M58, aspirin doesn't suit me (get severe burning in stomach) does this mean that I can not take any nsaids? Thanks
Yes im having burning when I spit up brown stuff it is painful it hurts in my back, stomach, and throat what's it mean?
I Always Feel Bloated And My Stomach Feels Like Its Burning. Is It Gastritis? How Is Will It Be Cured?
First find Diagnosis: Yes it can be gastritis. But that diagnosis can only be confirmed with upper endoscopy (Gastroscopy). If that is the cause then it is easy to treat and it can be cured. Most often we use antacids of one type or another and this eliminates acid in the stomach which then heals in one or two weeks. Go see your doctor to find the cause, only then it is treated properly. ...Read more
When I breath it feels like I'm breathing cold air. And my stomach feels like its burning a little. What could this be?
Ambient temperature: The air is quite cold and until winter passes I would expect you to feel a sensation of breathing cold air. Stomach burning usually represents overproduction of stomach acid or normal production of stomach acid with excess backwash into your esophagus which is not uncommon. ...Read more
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