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tender spot in my upper left abdomen for about 6 weeks

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Hi i have had a tender spot in my upper left abdomen for about 6 weeks, its not very pinful but im constaqntly aware of it and (ladies) it feels a bit like when your pregnant and you get a foot or arm sticking out that stays there for days? very weird felling. but seems it has been there for so long and not showing any signs of going i thought it should be investigated. any ideas thanks liza
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replied November 25th, 2011
Abdominal Pain Answer A28871
Hello,

Welcome to the forum and I am really glad to help you out. From your symptoms and history of starting omeprazole, it looks like gastrointestinal reflux disease(GERD). First of all avoid eating any junk food or oily, spicy food.

Take a healthy,balanced and nutritious diet consisting more of fruits, salads, soups and raw vegetables(after proper washing).Also increase the protein content in your diet instead of carbohydrates and fats. An advice from a dietician will be helpful. Take some OTC antacid like Mylanta. If the symptoms persist then please consult a physician and get gall bladder disease ruled out.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.



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