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Upper abdominal pain causing nausea before and after meals, constant watery saliva spitting. Cause?

I am having very serious stomach pain in my upper abdomen (in teh middle just after the rib cage)..that feels liek my intestine are twisting . Also when this starts it causes me to fill nauseuous and i start spitting very watery saliva out conatantly for at least 5min .tehn it stops and starts again. What might be the problem happen before and even after eating
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Hi thanks for your question.
Commonest cause of pain in the middle of abdomen above rib cage with nausea is gastritis that is inflammation of stomach.Gastritis is caused by excessive acid production secondary to a variety of factors like cigrette smoking,alcohol,spicy food and infection of stomach by a bacteria called as H Pylori.Gastitis is also associated with excessive salivation..You can take antacid,and proton pump blockers like pantoprazole.Consultation with a physician is advisible who may perform upper G I endoscopy on you to determine the cause of your symptoms.
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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