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I have sinus congestion left over from a cold that had a sore

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I have sinus congestion left over from a cold that had a sore throat two weeks ago; this last week I have developed stomach pain - sometimes pretty bad-- and it seemed to be getting better but is back again. Mostly it is stomach pain, some upper gi gas, ate just rice the other day and it seemed to help. wondering if I had a strep infection maybe and could that give me the stomach problems?
thank you so much
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 4 years ago.

Hi,

 

I am an ENT doctor and can help you.

 

Do you feel a burning sensation in your stomach?

 

Do you feel a sour taste in mouth?

 

Regards

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

 

Yes I would say a burning sensation is a fair description- with cramping too. There is very mild occasional diarrhea, but regular stools too.

 

As for sour taste, not really - it seems more like I don't taste foods very much. There is definetely lots of sinus drainage in the back- occasionally I can get a lot of it out, rest of the time I can breathe fine.

Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 4 years ago.

Thanks for your reply.

 

Well your assumption is right very rarely this can happen but this is not a common occurring, there has been theories about the relation between strep and GERD. Anyhow it can also occur secondary to the drugs used in cold or for other illnesses. If you are not taking anything for COLD and GERD you can start with Tab citrizine once daily and cap omeprazole 40mg once daily , both are OTC. Avoid pain killers like Ibuprofen, avoid smoking , alcohol etc. If problem continues see your doctor.

 

I hope this answers your question.

 

 

Good luck

Regards

 

Dr Hasan

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I haven't taken anything for the cold in over a week...also, I have been the "lucky" recipient of very many "not common" things in my past so I wouldn't be surprised at all if I had something "not common" - did you mean the "not common" thing would be the GERD?

 

If so,

I was screened for GERD about a year ago and they said no signs whatsoever so can GERD happen as a result of a cold?

 

2)I was wondering what you may have been thinking with the question about the burning sensation in the stomach?

 

3) Are citrizine and omeprazole for stomach pain or for sinus?

 

Again thank you for your help

 

 

Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 4 years ago.

Thanks for the reply.

 

I will address your concerns separately.

 

can GERD happen as a result of a cold?

 

if theoretically speaking very rarely. if you ask practically or you ask is that a common thing to cause i will say NO.

 

2)I was wondering what you may have been thinking with the question about the burning sensation in the stomach?

 

I asked because this is a symptom of GERD.

 

3) Are citrizine and omeprazole for stomach pain or for sinus?

 

Citrizine for sinus and allergy

Omeprazole for stomach

 

I hope this answers your question.

 

 

Good luck

 

Regards

 

Dr Hasan

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thank you for your advice;

I will look into GERD but I don't recall that it would cause stomach pain and cramping, I thought it was mostly an upper gi (esophagus etc) thing.

I've had chills and fatigue too, on and off.

guess I'll have to see the doc downtown.

 

Thank you again;

blessings on your day.

Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 4 years ago.

Yes you are right definitely doctor can help you since he can examine you and can investigate. Moreover GERD can affect upper GI upto throat. For fever and chills you should be investigated. Start Omeprazole and i feel that you will be better.

 

Good luck and i wish you good health.

 

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