A burning stomach pain can be a sign of problems occurring inside your stomach; problems like inflammation, alcohol abuse, gastritis, excess production of acid which causes ulcers or heartburn in your stomach's lining and overeating. It is also known as dyspepsia, the burning sensation in the stomach is a very common occurrence. Dyspepsia symptoms include burning pain or gnawing, heartburn, burping, lack of appetite, vomiting and nausea. The symptoms can either be consistent, occasional, or occur after a meal.
HOW IS BURNING SENSATION IN STOMACH DIAGNOSED?
Gastroenterologists may conduct a physical examination and also evaluate the symptoms. For diagnosing the cause of burning sensation an endoscopy may be performed for checking the oesophageal and stomach lining. Blood tests also may be performed to confirm diagnosis.
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.