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Protruding burning sensation on and around bottom left rib. Feels bloated. Suggest a remedy.

I have an occasional and very slight burning sensation just beneath, on, and around my bottom left rib. It appears to be protruding about a half an inch more than my right side, but that could have always been that way, I am not sure. It feels a bit bloated, I can tell just sitting here. Not really in pain, just a bit of discomfort. Any ideas?
Asked On : Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM. Thank you for your querry.
It sounds like stomach issue caled hiatus hernia. This disorder can cause such difficulties and you should do gastroscopy to evaluate this. Symptoms that are experienced in such conditions are pain and tightness in upper stomach, bloating, breathing difficulties, heartburn, feeling of lump and sore in throat, gurgling sound in throat, fatigue and loss of apetite.
Symptoms are aggravated after meal, long sitting, leaning forward,stress and anxiety. In the beginning this is treated by changing dietary habbits.
You should avoid alcohol,coffee,smoking,fats and fast food, carbonated drinks and eat more milk and milk products, fruit and vegetables,boiled food and natural beverages and teas. 1 hour after meal you should not sit or lay. Also lay with elevated upper body. If you are overweight you should do often exercise. WIsh you good health.
Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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