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

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Can bacterial antigen be causing burning sensation in stomach?

Ralph T, a 45-year-old store manager. He has a burning feeling in his stomach. The pain is absent when he awakens, appears in midmorning, and is relieved by food but recurs two to three hours after a meal. The pain often awakens him at 1 or 2 A.M. The doctor orders a blood test. Then the doctor orders a procedure where they put a tube down his mouth. He also has to drink some bad tasting, chalky liquid and get an X-ray of his stomach. What does he have He complains of pain in the epigastric region. An endoscopic examination and x-ray studies with barium showed normal stomach function. Gastric analysis demonstrated that the gastric juice pH fell to 1.9 with pentagastrin stimulation (6 ug/kg s.c.). Fasting serum gastrin levels were normal. A blood test was performed and was found positive for a bacterial antigen
Wed, 18 Dec 2013
Report Abuse
General Surgeon 's  Response
Hi...he is having duodenal peptic ulcers due to H.pylori infection...ask him to follow his doctors prescription... its a curable condition...

Dr. Ashish Verma
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in


Recent questions on Gas problem


Can bacterial antigen be causing burning sensation in stomach?

Hi...he is having duodenal peptic ulcers due to H.pylori infection...ask him to follow his doctors prescription... its a curable condition... Dr. Ashish Verma