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What causes burning chest pain, sore throat and loose stool with black flat flakes?

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar


Practicing since :1986

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Posted on Wed, 25 Jul 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Burning pain in chest sore throat gurgling noise in stomach gas loose stool with black flat flakes bitter taste in mouth
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
Gastritis with enteritis.

Detailed Answer:
Most likely its gastroenteritis with gastritis and acid reflux usually gastroenteritis is by viral infection(Nova virus) and is self limiting,Takes five to sevendays,Sometimes it can be either bacterial or protozoal infection or a mixed.This infection causes inflammation and avid reflux into esophagus causing sore throat and altered taste sensation in mouth.
I would suggest you to go for few tests
Ultra sound abdomen
Stool test under microscope
Complete blood count
Total and differential leucocyte count.

If stool test is positive for bacterial or protozoal infection.Start taking Zithromax(Azithromycin 500 mg once daily) and secnidazole 1 gram daily for 5 days.
Along with it take Fybrogel husk,It will increase the bulk of your stools.

Take Pantoprazole 40 mg stat for acid peptic.
Tab imodium 4mg stat folowed by 2 mg twice daily can be added to contriol frequency of motions
Eat light and easily digestible food.
Drink plenty of water and electrolytes to maintain rehydration.
Monitor puls and blood pressure twice daily
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