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Why Do I Have Really Bad Hiccups After I Eat
Dyspepsia : The most common causes of indigestion are eating too much or too fast, Acid Reflux, gastritis, gastric ulcer, Functional dyspepsia (motility problem of stomach). Dyspepsia is common among patients with UC. Also Gluten sensitivity is common among patients with UC which may cause Dyspepsia. Talk to your Gasteroenterologist. ...Read more
Acid reflex: If a short (1 to 2 week) course of over-the-counter anti-acid medications does not get your problem under control, then you should see your doctor or a gastroenterologist for evaluation for probable acid reflux . In the meantime you can look up anti-reflux measures online and use antacids such as Tums or Mylanta regularly. Good luck. ...Read more
Check out this link: First of all u need to cut down or stop on the alcohol intake. Also minimize on the intake of soda, coffee, spicy food, chocolate. U may take otc Omeprazole and/or antacids. See a GI for endoscopy if your symptom worsens. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/heartburn-gerd/guide/what-is-acid-reflux-disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hiccups: Alcohol, specially hard liqueur it is an irritating agent.It irritates your stomach, esophagus. The nerves that makes you hiccup are very close to the esophagus, so irritating the esophagus irritates these nerves which make your diaphragm muscle contract causing a hiccup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No LES/Acid: You many have many reasons for this but apparently your lower esophageal sphincter (les) is not working and/or you have an overproducton of acid. Severe gerd (gastroesophageal reflux) needs evaluation with an endoscopy and treatment for findings and underlying causes. Usually a ppi (prilosec type drug) is used and maybe an h-2 (zantac (ranitidine) type). You need evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Decrease symptoms: Elevate head of bed, avoid tight clothes that cinch the abdomen, avoid meals late at night, wait at least 3 hrs after a meal to lie down, eat smaller meals, maintain a healthy body weight, avoid smoking, avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeine & carbonated beverages. Try acupuncture, hypnosis, ginger tea, relaxation exercises. See if specific foods are triggers such as chocolate, corn, fried foods, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: If you are sexually active you should check to see if you could be pregnant. If not, see your doctor who can do other tests to find a cause. ...Read more
Find cause of nausea: Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary/ pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Find & treat the cause--see doc. ...Read more
Aspiration?: If eating or drinking provokes vigorous coughing then aspiration should be considered. There is a swallow evaluation that can be done to look for aspiration risk, and if proven then other strategies new to be pursued with a GI specialist and possibly a nutritionist. ...Read more
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