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Have strong reflux and bloating, congestion, suffocation, painful breathing. On alprim, taken painkillers. Help?

I have strong reflux and bloating and feels like congestion and suffocation and painfully when breathing.I have burning urination . I see my GP he suggested an Antibiotic Alprim 300 mg per day. I have taken my first dose this afternoonand feel very sick gastrointestinal problems and pain in chest and felt unconscious but after sometime awake but stomach pain still there.I feel like some swelling in stomach because soon after eating pain starts and stay there until some painkillers what do you suggest should I stop taking Alprim or keep it going.
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
With the available described symptoms, there appears to be possibility of peptic ulcer disease associated with decreased gastrointestinal motility and urinary tract infections.
Presence of reflux, bloating, swelling in stomach favors the diagnosis.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist/ general surgeon and should go for thorough check up.
You should also go for complete blood count, blood sugar both fasting and postprandial, thyroid profile, serum electrolytes and endoscopy & biopsy.
You should also go for urea breathe test for Helicobacter pylori bacteria.
You should also go for urine culture and sensitivity for exact detection of effective antibiotics.
You should take proton pump inhibitors along with prokinetics and antacids for relief of your symptoms.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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