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I have a pressure under my left rib cage after eating. i

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i have a pressure under my left rib cage after eating. i have had blood work done and pancreas and liver are normal. Can my h pylori cause the pressure, or can it cause my slpeen to swell
JA: In general, how has your health been lately? How long have you been dealing with the issue?
Customer: health is good overall, eating a little less because of the prevpac. no weight loss, no bruising or any other problems other than some stomach fullness after eating
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Since when are you having this issue?

How old are you?

Which tests did you have?

Did you take any other medicine?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
about 2-3 weeks. 48. No
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Blood tests and im not sure they checked my liver and pancreas functions
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

Since when are you taking Prevpac?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
11 days. still on it, 3 more days
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
anything?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
urine test was also done, and my blood sugar right after eating was 101
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
Your symptoms are likely from the H pylori infection, associated gastritis.
Medicines like clarithromycin can also cause dyspepsia.
Swelling of spleen is likely.
It is not associated with H pylori infection.
Gas in stomach can cause a pressure feeling.
You can try simethicone preparations like Gas X.
This will reduces gas & pressure.
If the symptoms do not improve, please take a review by your doctor.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
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Regards

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
well can you tell me from what would make my spleen swell?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

Did you have ultrasound examination of spleen?

Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

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