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Main symptoms
- Stomach makes very loud sounds with some discomfort
- Abdominal burning and discomfort
- Any force from below the belly button down to the lower abdomen causes quite severe pain.
- Frequent headaches
- Frequent mouth salivation

Occasional symptoms
- Some nausea
- Occasional sore throat

Treatments tried to no effect
- PPI, omeprazole
- Ant acids, gaviscon etc
- Over the counter IBS tablets, buscopan
- Cutting gluten/dairy etc from diet for a long time (actually made me feel worse)

- Comes and goes in severity, often weeks at a time.
- All the symptoms are related, they don't come individually.
- Can feel a little worse in the mornings.

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replied May 6th, 2017
Abdominal Pain Answer A61100
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

H.pylori testing can be advised. If the GERD is severe with weight loss and anorexia then an upper GI endoscopy may also be advised and CLO testing can be done on the sample obtained via the upper GI endoscopy. A pro kinetic should be added in the regimen to see for improvement such as domeperidone or metoclopramide.

Wishing you best of health


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