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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Upper stomach (not abdominal) feels full of pressure. Not necessarily like I'm full, but pressure to burp. almost 3 days now, any suggestions?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   very uncomfortable feeling when I take breathes in.
Doctor :   what other symptoms do you have ?
User :   I'm pretty consistent with using the bathroom in the morning and later in the evening. but didn't feel like needed to bowel this morning nor all day???
User :   If i push on the stomach pouch it feels uncomfortable just like there is pressure built up?
Doctor :   do you burp a lot in the last three days?
User :   not really...little burps like the burp is being cut off or something.
Doctor :   is there excess passage of flatus ?
User :   flatus?
Doctor :   passage of gas
User :   air/gas...not sure i understand the question, but nothing excess
User :   i feel that the burp small burp is normal, and would like to excess more flatus.
User :   or should i say expel...
Doctor :   do you have burning sensation in stomach ?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have nausea( feeling of vomiting sensation)
User :   not at all
Doctor :   ok
User :   ive tried grapes and apples today to help with my fiber.
Doctor :   it is excess production of gas which is causing you discomfort
Doctor :   Tab prilosec otc one tab a day for 5 days early in the morning before food
Doctor :   consume bland diet( educed spicy) for the next few days
Doctor :   consume warm water
Doctor :   it will ease the trapped gas to escape
Doctor :   and will provide you comfort
User :   interesting. prilosec is a fiber i take it?
Doctor :   tab prilosec OTc is not fiber it is omeprazole
Doctor :   proton pump inhibitor medication
User :   informative. thanks. irrelevant question: User :   why do you do this online?
Doctor :   i did not understand
User :   nevermind...thanks for your help. I'll look into your suggestions!
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
Doctor :   bye for now
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