Chest Tightness And Belching Continuously?
Good afternoon, my complaint is 2 days ago at night I finished eating somay, when I was going to sleep, my chest felt tight, my throat seemed to push me to belch continuously, until a few hours just disappeared. when in the morning, I had breakfast, tightness in my chest and belching kept appearing again, the incident always repeated when finished eating. what disease is that? before I did not have stomach ulcers or acid
Thank you for the question.
Shortness and belching often arises most often due to stomach acid problems (dyspepsia). This condition can actually not only be caused by disorders in the stomach (such as gastritis, peptic ulcers, or gastric cancer), but can also occur due to disorders in the esophagus, ducts or gallbladder, pancreas, up to other unknown causes (dyspepsia) functional). In more severe cases, dyspepsia can also cause vomiting, loss of appetite, coughing up or vomiting of blood and drastic weight loss.
In addition to dyspepsia, shortness and frequent belching can also indicate that you have food allergies, Crohn's disease, intestinal obstruction, pleural effusion, bronchitis, asthma, heart problems, psychological disorders, drug effects, hormonal disorders, and so on.
It's best not to panic. Since your complaint is mild, try to resolve it first with the following steps:
Eat regularly, small portions every 3-5 hours
Reduce consumption of foods and beverages that contain a lot of gas (such as mustard greens, cabbage, tubers, coconut milk, sauce, chili sauce, fried foods, coffee, chocolate, milk, soda, tea)
Do not consume alcohol
Do not just carelessly snack outside
Don't sleep right after eating
Compress warm chest tightness
Regularly exercise and rest every day
Do not smoke
Do not take any medicine without doctor's advice
Given the current outbreak of COVID-19 today, the examination to the doctor should be postponed except in emergency cases. Therefore, if your complaint improves with the steps above, you should first stay at home. You can check with your doctor or doctor of internal medicine if symptoms of dyspepsia appear as severe as we have mentioned above so that further treatment yes ..
I hope this helps.