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I have been suffering with terrible nausea most of the time,

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I have been suffering with terrible nausea most of the time, a bad taste in my mouth and a lot of acid in my stomach. I have stopped eating dairy products and do not have very much coffee. If I eat butter or olive oil, my nausea is worse. I cannot tolerate milk so eliminated it from my diet. Years ago I was diagnosed with IBS. I have loose bowels, not diarrhoea and sometimes constipation.
I have had gastritis in the past when I was very stressed and at the moment I have a lot of stress in my life. I am also a very anxious person.
I have recently had a barium test and extensive stomach xrays, all was normal except for a very small polyp. My gall bladder was also checked for stones. I had a liver scan in the last 6 months as I had an infection from contaminated water.
It is the nausea that bothers me and I am very worried about it.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
Hello from Ja
This is most likely gastritis or ulcer, in the stomach or duodenum.
This can be caused, and be chronic because of, h pylori, the bacteria that causes both.

So you need an H pylori stool test or breath test.

If this is positive than the correct antibiotic therapy will cure it.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I am scared of cancer?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
Cancer can only be completely ruled out by a scope to the stomach, which is what you need if you are negative for h pylori or if antibiotic treatment does not work.

If that is a big concern, scope now.

See a GI doctor for this.

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