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Abdominal and chest Pain, burping, regurgitation.

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I will try and be as brief as possible as this is quite hard to describe.

A bit about me:

24 year old female-
Don’t drink any alcohol/take any drugs-
Apart from Anxiety I have no medical history problems-
Overweight by 20 pounds.

A bit about the problem:

Stomach ache – Moderate, around the upper abdomen and chest area (both sides) -
Pain worse after eating -
Pain worse when lying down (especially on my back)-
Pain a lot worse after drinking fizzy drinks -
Burping a lot & trapped gas feeling in chest -
Burping sometimes leads to regurgitation of food -
Antacids don’t seem to do a lot -
Been feeling queasy (similar to severe hunger pains crossed with travel sickness) -
Constipation -
Mucus in stool -
Unintentional weight loss (1 stone in 3 months).

I don't know whether this is GERD, IBS or something else, but it started suddenly 2/3 months ago and hasn't gone away. I've avoided spicy foods and drank lots of water, taking antacids etc and nothing helps!

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replied April 25th, 2014
hi there
there is nothing to worry
making a diagnosis without thorough examination is difficult
i will like to run some tests
full blood count
ultrasound abdomen pelvis
liver function tests
renal function tests
serum amylase
stool analysis
h pylori screening.
upper gi endoscopy if symptoms persist is advised

meanwhile PPIs like omeprazole and some gastroprokinetics like domperidone can help

consult a gastroenterologist for further help
thanks for asking
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