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Hi guys so over a month ago i started having pain in my lower abdomen which got worse along with alot of gas and loss of appetite went to a&e and after a couple of weeks they did a ultrasound and said it was normal but i am having gastiritus gave me omeperzole to take one a day, I am still feeling the same not so much pain now but i have no appetite at all and have a feeling like my stomach is on fire a lot of the time, Gp wants to test for h pylori so asked to stop and medication for a week and then give a stool sample for test and said waiting time for a endoscopy can be 4 months! I am at my wits end now and dont know what to do, I am loosing weight because i cant eat i have been looking to pay private for a endoscopy but no one seems to be doing them because of covid19 and i really dont know what to do now, any advice would be great
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Hi, do u feel the pain after a meal? If yes, do u noticed normally after eating a certain food, u start to feel pain?
Over the counter anti-gas tablets may he[p.
hi thanks for the reply, i do notice it after eating especially if its something spicy but i have changed my diet so avoid all them foods and i notice it at night when trying to sleep as well, I have lost 10kg in a month now because i just dont want to eat, I did one of those home h pylori blood test kits from amazon today which gave me a negative result but i am not sure if it can be trusted, i have tried things like gaviscon but not with much help.
Try Simethicone 125mg tablets for instant relief. Over the counter and inexpensive.
hi so I am almost sure i must have some kind of stomach ulcer and am so worried and not sure what to do now. any advice would be so appreciated
You must stop fried and spicy foods now. Your worrying is your downfall. Life is too short for this. You need to see someone to help you with your anxiety issues. Sounds like an ulcer to me. Buy aloe Vera gel and drink it before meal and after. This tends to help with burning in stomach. No soda or alcohol either. Your stomach is very raw and acidic. I find probiotics will help. Diet is key.
covid makes everything hard - personally i would avoid hospitals at present . important for you to eat though as cant keep losing weight - try easily digestible stuff that isnt hard to eat - just to keep weight on. good luck. we are often worried now - do try breathing exercises and meditation - breathe in for 4, hold for 6 and breathe out for 8 - calming and help me with anxiety and insomnia
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