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What causes lack of appetite along with tightness in abdomen?

I havent been eating properly, ive had an upset stomach that would only come for like an hour or so , had that for like 2 months but now its to the point where that feeling will stay for over 5-6 hours maybe a full day i cant stand solid food, even just chewing it. its like a tightness feeling in my stomach. Not eating properly, even liquids and last night when i did eat dinner for once , i ended up bringing it all back up. The feeling in my stomach is turning me off in anything possible
Thu, 21 Jan 2016
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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

It is possible that you have reflux. Reflux can cause bloating, nausea and the sensation can last for a long period of time.

You may want to try changing your diet and also using medication.

Diet changes would include: (1) using small frequent meals instead of large meals
(2)avoiding fried/fatty/spicy/acidic foods
(3)avoid tomatoes, onions, mints, caffeine

Medications such as nexium, prilosec, prevacid, protonix can be used.

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