Unable to eat or drink without feeling gassy and nauseated (Esophagitis Grade B)

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I haven't been eating or drinking for almost a week and was put on IV Fluids. I did Endoscopy and CT Scan while at the hospital and results are Grade B (Esophagitis). CT Scan shows normal.

The doctor could not find any major issue with me so I was discharged from the hospital. 

Whenever I drink liquids (even a sip), I get a feeling in my stomach that it is full of gas and I am unable to pass the gas. It will stay on until I walk around for few minutes or hours to get the gas out. Sometimes I would vomit but there is only air which is coming out. So far I have tried water, coconut water, water mixed with glucose powder, 1/2 tbsp baking soda and they did not help. 

Whenever eating foods (banana or bread) I get this feeling that it is getting stuck it between my stomach and esophagus and I feel nauseated. 

Have anyone had a similar issue? I was thinking maybe I haven't had any food in my stomach for a week or so and it is trying to adjust itself. Any help would be appreciated as I am currently not on IV Fluids and I fear that I might go into dehydration very soon if this keeps going on.

Thank you!


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    Hi jlaw I’m same at moment but I can drink water. I have suffered with acid reflux for 22 years and most of the time I can control it, I’ve been brilliant for nearly a year but these past couple of days it’s flared back up and I carnt eat again and I’m bringing up acid bile on a morning it’s awful xx
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      Hi Karen,

      Mind sharing some tips on how you managed to control the acid reflux for 22 years?


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      Hi jlaw find out what triggers it off and stay away from them took me a long time to find what suited me and what didn’t. I drink a couple of cups of ginger tea a day, this helps with the sickness. I sleep with my head raised quite high. I’m on permanent medication also and a take peptac xx
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    Hi jlaw56, I've suffered with Gerd for over 20 years, been taking omeprazol for aboat 15 years, ive had the feeling you describe usually when ive been very stressed...I find that when your stressed you gulp a lot of air, try to be aware of it I also would take charcoal capsules to disperse gas, I hope this helps sweetheart xx


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