The Most Common Cause Is Belching And Left Back Abdominal Pain?
Good night doc. I want to ask, my 45-year-old mother often experiences symptoms such as frequent belching, and pain in the left back abdomen (near the waist). Are these symptoms of acid reflux disease or gastritis, or symptoms of common colds, or other symptoms of the disease doc? How to overcome it, huh doc? Please enlighten me. Thanks.
Good evening, thanks for the question
Belching is an attempt by the body to remove excess air from the stomach. Generally belching is caused by swallowing excessive air, for example when eating or drinking too fast, talking when eating, chewing gum, drinking soda, or smoking. Gastric acid disorders for example in conditions of inflammation of the gastric mucosa or gastritis can also be accompanied by symptoms of excessive belching. Gastritis has symptoms including nausea, vomiting, full stomach feeling, heartburn, to a burning sensation in the chest.
To overcome excessive belching, consider the following:
1. Eat and drink in no hurry.
2. Avoid consuming soft drinks.
3. Avoid consuming gum or candy with hard consistency.
4. Don't smoke.
5. If you use dentures you should check whether they are installed properly because improper dentures can cause excessive ingestion of air when eating and drinking.
6. Moving relaxed like walking after eating.
7. If accompanied by a burning sensation, consume antacid drug that can be bought freely to neutralize excess stomach acid.
Next, do a consultation with a doctor for treatment of suspected gastritis. Direct physical examination is needed to confirm complaints experienced by patients. Investigations may be needed for example on suspicion of injury to the stomach wall. Generally complaints will improve by applying the above and with special drug therapy for a certain period of time.
That's all, hope you can help