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As a user of antacids for over 33yrs, is it possable that I

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As a user of antacids for over 33yrs, is it possable that I could have left over food in my stomach that has balled up and has caused my stomach to swell.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.


Left over food because of antacids or acid blockers is not possible. This can be confirmed by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (esophagogastroduodenoscopy), which will also give clue for the bloated abdomen. Hiatus hernia is a possibility.

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