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Had vomiting and difficulty in breathing. Why do I feel like an internal swelling?

I am have difficulty in breathing ,actually last week Friday evening I had vomittings in which i vomited extremely acidic and bitter fluid ( pitta )since then i am facing difficulty in breathing. at any given time i have some gas entrapped in my chest i keep on trying to expel that out and in process i am pressuring my chest.but the gas is not coming out at this moment i feel what ever amount of air i breath is not sufficient and so i breath by mouth to make my self comfortable also i am worried what happening to me. I feel that i have swelling somewhere inside which is pressing my chest and so i have this breathing problem ,but i don t have any pain any where. i have never faced this problem before. i have tried gelusil, ranitidine tablet but the problem is still there can you please suggest me something so that i can comfort myself as the medical facility here is very poor.pls advice me.
Asked On : Sat, 25 Aug 2012
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Your symptoms suggest of gastritis or hiatus hernia in which your stomach herniates through your diaphragm causing acid regurgitation and difficulty in breathing. See a physician who might suggest you a chest x ray to rule out hernia and proton pump inhibitors like pantoprazole for your gastritis which you will have to take for atleast one month. avoid breathing through your mouth as the air does not get humidified.
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