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For the past five days I have been having lower middle abdominal

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For the past five days I have been having lower middle abdominal pains. Very sore with burning. When I eat or drink certain things the burning increases. The pain is constant and is at a number 7 on a pain scale of 1 to 10. This morning another symptom has begun. I strain to move my bowels and still just a little comes out. What is most likely my problem and the solution?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 1 year ago.

Doctor Cameron : hello
Doctor Cameron : welcome to Just Ansewr
Doctor Cameron : any other medical problems or medications?
Doctor Cameron : hello?
Customer: Microvalve prolapse and Gerd
Doctor Cameron : are you taking any medications for your gerd?
Customer: no
Doctor Cameron : do you drink alcohol or have gallstones?
Customer: Once in awhile and none that i know of.
Doctor Cameron : well, this could be one of a few possibiltiies:
Doctor Cameron : gallstones
Doctor Cameron : hepatitis
Doctor Cameron : pancreatitis
Doctor Cameron : gerd
Doctor Cameron : Now, usually, we advise eating a bland diet, no spicy, no acid, no alcohol and no caffeine
Doctor Cameron : Take zantac- buy this over the counter
Customer: What test will be able to determine which one it is?
Doctor Cameron : As well, you can take maalox
Doctor Cameron : liver enzymes and lipase
Doctor Cameron : but for trouble shooting purposes, try the maalox and diet and zantac first
Doctor Cameron : this will eliminate gastritis or gerd
Customer: Thank you for your help.
Doctor Cameron : if you are still having pain , then see a doctor for the other tests
Customer: I will try your suggestion.
Doctor Cameron : I hope that I was able to provide you with excellent service :-)?
Customer: Yes. Thanks.
Doctor Cameron : great keep me posted :-0
Doctor Cameron : :-)
Customer: Ok.
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