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16 Aug 2007

Indigestion
Hi Just a stupid question really.

Everytime I eat something I seem to experience Indigestion, Im not sure if it is inactual fact that.

After I have eaten I seem to get what feels like a huge ball of gas just in my rib cage, and I doesnt not go away until I eventually expel wind from my mouth. And this will take sometime until all the gas has been released.
This gas occures regardless of wether I chew my food sensibly and eat at a slow pace, or if I eat quickly.

Can you tell me why this happens? Can it become serious, and is there anything I can do to prevent this from happening.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Sam
Try using Asilone gel or tablets just after eating? If you have a burning feeling in your chest after eating, you may need a gastroscopy to exclude a hiatus hernia.
See http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/Hiatus_hernia.html
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