... It could be GERD, it could be something more serious, but the most likely cause from all that you say is that it is stress. Stress interupts the normal functioning of the stomach and can cause the lump feeling, which is not a real lump.
Doctors will probably offer you proton pump inhibitors, a drug which you should only take if you really need it. It sounds like you don't... (2 replies)
... It could be GERD or from the anxiety. Acid in the esophagus from GERD can vary often cause this feeling. You can try some over the counter Prilosec for a bit to see if it helps. ... (2 replies)
... Hi been healthy all my life, im 25, never had any problems, sports/training every 3 days heavy weights , martial arts etc. Just recently aprox 3 months ago i started vomiting, couldn't eat, everything i ate came back up, alot of acid reflux etc,
i havent done any training because of this since 3 months ago, went to docs they said its acid reflux, tried parriet, nexium all... (2 replies)
... but the sudden onset of all of these symptoms immediately followed one night of hard drinking in December. ... (24 replies)
... Your situation sounds very similar to mine. I had a very sudden onset also when I was 35. ... (5 replies)
... I seem to have a sudden onset of sever gerd. I would get it randomly at times when ever eating something to set it off then it went away. ... (5 replies)
... efore my symptoms started I always thought of myself as extremely healthy. Ate well and exercised daily. I was shocked when I started getting these unknown LPR gerd like symptoms. At first I thought nothing of it but when I realizes how little the medical community had to offer for it...the panic set in. ... (24 replies)
... Hi guys, first I'd like to introduce myself...my name is Max and similar to you all I have this so called "LPR" that started out of nowhere. Please bear with me and listen to my story and I'm sure you all can relate.....
About a year ago, I was on my computer then suddenly I started getting a shortness of breath of nowhere like a panic attack. I was confused as maybe... (24 replies)
... ed me off of it...I have been on Protonix, nexium, prilosec and dexilant...my GI says it is just a nervous stomach...however, the endo showed hiatal hernia, with GERD and gastritis...that was 2 months ago. Now, the reflux is at times very intense never knowing just what sets it off...I have lost over 35lbs.. ... (15 replies)
... erve, which control a hell of a lot of things and basically "warns" your body when bad things are happening inside of it. So a lot of the side effects of having GERD have to do with the vagus nerve. Check it out on Wiki or Google and you will see the relationship. ... (15 replies)
... GI said minor GERD after endo. in December, ENT said tongue is swollen after taking film of vocal area plus diagnosed the TMJ a month ago. ... (24 replies)
... Funny you say posture - my primary care doc, ENT (who did his fellowship in LPR reflux) and dentist (who specializes in TMJ) pointed my in the direction of physical therapy - must be a specialist who knows TMJ, and there are only a few around. My ear condition has subsided for the most part after over one week of hard core painful PT....even the stuffiness cleared up. Amazing... (24 replies)
... I saw my primary care doctor, who diagnosed me with GERD and referred me to a gastroenterologist. ... (24 replies)
... t away as the night progresed. Then, having lunch today, almond butter and honey sandwich on toast, it hurt again, though not AS bad as last night. Can this be a GERD thing? ... (2 replies)
... My ENT diagnosed me as having GERD when I went to him for a snoring /apnea problem. I thought he was crazy. I had never had a symptom that I thought could have been GERD. He told me I was having it at night, so probably didn't realize it. He told me to eat several light meals and very little at the evening meal as well as to sleep an a wedge pillow. All the things I now... (6 replies)
... My best friend also developed sudden onset LPR, and she did not have any of the problems that you listed. ... (20 replies)
... have had GERD for 3 years take protonix 40 mg qam , till SAt. ... (1 replies)
... Last year I had a sudden onset like you describe, which literally sent me to the emergency room. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, Just read through your post again, Hiatal Hernia is a probability, I have one and the same symptoms can apply.
Another thought! PPIs should be continued for a few weeks and rather than stop (COLDTURKEY) so to speak, its a good idea to cut back on them slowly . Like half dose for a week and then one every other day.
Hope this helps, Solofelix. (2 replies)
... H.Pylori is a type of Bacteria in the stomach. Mine was found firstly by a Blood Test which showed Antibodies. An Endoscopy/Biopsy confirmed H.Pylori and a large dose of Antibiotics cleared it. You will need this test to see if that's what you have, and YES mine also appeared from out of the blue. Started with a feeling of food coming back up without actually vomiting, lots of... (2 replies)