For 2 months now i've been having stomach pains, starting not longer after I got the Depo shot on July 17th. For a few weeks, almost a month it hurt just pain for a while. It didn't burn or anything, jsut pain at random times ranging from a 4-9. When it was a 9 i could hardly stand it, i'm a high schooler and i had to walk out of the class and couldn't concentrate on anything. I started crying it hurt so bad. It hurt then, but after that it really didn't hurt anymore...just burn. Ever since then, I couldn't tell the date, my stomach burns after almost every time I eat, and at random times. When it's burning I feel like I have a fever through my body, like i'm sick almost. it's in the V shape at the bottem of my rib cage and a little higher, in my throat almost.
I can't stand up straight cause it's like it's swollen and I can feel all the way across the bottem of my ribs...
Burning and pain in âit's in the V shape at the bottom of my rib cage and a little higher, in my throatâ is usually due to a gastric ulcer, severe acidity, gastric reflux, stomach cancer, a hiatal hernia, or gall stones.
It is unlikely to be entirely due to the Depo shot except for the symptom of âburning I feel like I have a fever through my bodyâ. If you have irregular eating hours, or do not eat healthy then taking the Depot shot only aggravated an existing condition.
Treatment is a combination of drugs to reduce the acid and lifestyle changes. You are advised to see a doctor and take medication under a doctorâs supervision.
Avoid too much caffeine, tea, fried and spicy food, and drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic fuzzy ones. Avoid heavy exercises within 4 hours of a heavy meal. Raise the head end of the bed by pillows to 30 degrees. Go to bed at least 2 hours after eating food.
Please consult a gastroenterologist or your PCP regarding this. Hope this helps. Take care!
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