Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
149 Doctors are Online

Recurring burning, abdominal pain, normal endoscopy, CT scan showed inflammatory etiology, mild hepatomegaly, benign cysts. Treatment?

i am a 40 years old female patient suffering from episodic burning,epigastric abdominal pain since 20 years.i have done upper gi endoscopy in the year 1998 report was normal in kolkata.Then later i consulted cmc vellore for the same problem they did endoscopy but the result was normal.Also ct scan of the whole abdomen was done and the corresponding findings were focal thickening of bowel at ileocaecal suggestive of inflammatory etiology,mild hepatomegaly ,benign cysts inleft kidney.these were the following results.till then i am facing the same problem, i am facing gas problem which includes immense pain in the stomach after certain intervals.kindly suggest
Asked On : Sat, 28 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  193
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
General Surgeon 's  Response
Hi Nikhil,
Myself Dr. Sunil and i am here to address surgical problems. After going through your query I would first think about your symptom of episodic burning pain which is there since the past 20 years. I would like to suggest that the cause can be due to Gastro-esophageal reflux disorder (GERD). This can be confirmed by a simple pH monitoring test. Also I would like to know if you get any relief with antacids or tablets like rantac? Regarding simple measures I want you to have a healthy lifestyle including timely meals and which is bland (non-spicy) with high fiber content. Stop drinking tea or coffee on empty stomach, stop use of tobacco in any form and alcohol if you are used to it. Regarding your CT findings I am thinking of some chronic inflammatory cause for ileocecal thickening like previous history of tuberculosis. Not to worry about that cause your symptoms are limited to the upper GI tract. Also mild hepatomegaly and benign cysts in the kidney are incidental findings which is found in the general population.
Feel free to discuss further in this regard. Hope this discussion helped you. Looking further for your quick healing.
Thanking you.
Answered: Sat, 28 Jul 2012
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

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]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor