A burning sensation in the stomach may be caused by a number of reasons including gastric and digestive problems, GERD, peptic ulcers, food allergies and even stress. Persistent bloating, pain, vomiting, loss of appetite and even blood in the vomit should be taken seriously when they accompany the burning sensation.
HOW IS BURNING SENSATION IN STOMACH DIAGNOSED?
A general physician or a gastroenterologist diagnoses the cause for burning in the stomach by the clinical picture. To support the diagnosis blood test, endoscopies, upper gastrointestinal X Ray are used.
HOW IS BURNING SENSATION IN STOMACH TREATED?
Burning stomach is treated with many procedures which are lifestyle modifications, diet alterations, daily exercise, avoid caffeine and alcohol and medications such as antacids or ayurvedic and homeopathic remedies.
DID YOU KNOW?
Swift treatment of the symptoms can help to prevent potential long term medical complications.