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Can you help me. My father who is 76 is having a queasy

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Hi , can you help me .
My father who is 76 is having a queasy stomach and a flushed hot burning face with no temperature.
Feels unwell though ..
Has been on and off ..but now chronic .
Been to doctors, he gave antibiotics but making no difference..
Now doesn't feel like eating .
Cant figure why he'd have this burning flushing face , which last for a few hours , makes him feel awful .then suddenly goes only to return, constant uneasy nausea queasy upper stomach .
Please help .. ***** *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 year ago.
Hello from JustAnswer.
It will help if you could provide any further information.
How long has this been bothering him?
What evaluation was done by his doctor?
What type of infection did the doctor say was present?
Which antibiotic was prescribed?
Has he ever had abdominal problems or surgeries?
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 year ago.
I had asked for some further information and have not heard back.
With the information that is available, I would first be concerned about either liver/gallbladder or pancreatic disease. Without knowing what evaluation has been done, it i difficult to know whether these conditions have been excluded as possibilities.
If not already done, it would be appropriate to obtain a general chemistry profile that would include liver function tests, a complete blood count, and pancreatic enzymes. An ultrasound would also assess the liver and gallbladder.

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