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Swelling of the stomach after taking food. Stomach becoming hard and painful, putting pressure on the chest. CT scan normal

I m a 40 year old woman. For several months now every time i eat or drink my stomach swells up like I m seven months pregnant. I becomes very hard and painful it pushes up putting pressure on my chest . I have allso felt like i have a ball in the back of my throat . Im tired and sick of the pain. Thank you. P.S it was so bad recently it sent me to the er. Ct scan and exrays showed no blockage.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Jun 2012
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Thanks for the query

The signs and symptoms you are facing is that of acid peptic disease. Here are my suggestions to you

1. Tab Pantoprazole with domperidone to be taken once a day in the mornings before food daily for 15 days
2. Avoid milk, milk products, caffeine, smoking and alcohol
3. Eat smaller meals, 5 times a day than large meals 3 times a day
4. Avoid fizzy drinks
5. If the problem still persists I strongly suggest you to get a Upper GI endoscopy done after consulting a gastro enterologist

I hope I was of help

Answered: Mon, 12 May 2014
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