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Uncomfortableness in stomach/chest area

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: November 24, 2020 12:49 PM

Anonymous 58 days

Hi, am asking for my dad (late 50s man). He experience an uncomfortable feeling (he describes it as got air) and had been experiencing this for 5 weeks. He says he burps a lot and feels gassy. He also ‘feel’ hungry when he is experiencing the uncomfort. Its in the area around his chest to his stomach area.

Is there something that he should be concerned about?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 58 days
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

Avoid the nuisance stomach problems with the right care for your digestive system.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. From your complaints, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • GERD : is a short form for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease. This condition occurs due to the weakening of the lower esophageal spincter. This conditions will cause someone to regurgitate stomach content including stomach acid. When this occur, patient will experience heartburn and feels gassy.
  • Gastritis
  • Indgestion

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Talk to a gastroenterologist to address your stomach problems and get their expert opinion.

Last Updated: Tue Nov 24 2020 12:49:04 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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