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upper abdominal pain.

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 11, 2009
  • 05:40 PM

Im a 42 years old male ,i started having this epigastric discomfort 3 weeks ago when i was taking an examination.I was on a lunch break then that i drank a bottle of red bull drink to keep me awake for the remaining part of the test. After an hour, ive noticed like a spastic epigastric discomfort rising to my esophagus(like a spasm) wherein i feel chest tightness and palpatations. I referred the case to my primary physician who diagnosed the case as GERD and offered me omeprazole as med. Symtoms somewhat imrpoved but still i experienced some episodes of that epigastric spastic discomfort(not really pain) which i feel extend to my whole chest and back after 3 weeks already of taking omeprazole. This is also accompanied by palpatations( i can feel my racing heart beat from my back while lying down), borborygmi, belching and extreme anxiety(like my muscles are trembling and twitching),throat discomfort, back middle part discomfort and insomnia. I continue doing my aerobics and thread mill without any chest pain. Blood tests and thyroid test are normal. Any opinion from the brilliant minded members will be highly appreciated. thanks..

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  • The h pylori bacteria can cause upper stomach pain that is often heartburn like in nature. You can ask your doctor for a simple blood test.Kerri Knox, RNFunctional Medicine Practitioner
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