Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

161 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

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

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Ramesh Kumar

Gastroenterologist

Practicing since :1986

Answered : 1870 Questions

default
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
doctor
Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
Gastritis with enteritis.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
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
Regards!
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on