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I started having upper...

I started having upper left sided abdominal pain last night with belching and indigestion. I still feel some discomfort and tenderness. The belching continues. Any idea what this is?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

It's lasted about 9 hours. Nothing really seems to help.

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Medical
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago

You are most likely suffering from gastritis that is inflammation of the stomach causing these symptoms. Usually it i caused by smoky, spicy, fatty meals. I would recommend you to take prilosec 10mg available over the counter, take lots of fluids, and avoid spicy and oily foods.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I am worried this is pancretisis
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Thanks for the reply.

In case pain is severe radiating to back and accompanied by nausea, vomiting then pancreatitis is a possibility. It is best if you can have a physical examination by your doctor for reassurance and to rule out pancreatitis.

Hope this helps.

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Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago

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