How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Shantal-Mod Your Own Question

Shantal-Mod
Shantal-Mod,
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 10
73554018
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Shantal-Mod is online now

My general sleep pattern is broken by hot burning sensations

Customer Question

My general sleep pattern is broken by hot burning sensations in my stomach which are partially reduced by frequent visits to the toilet to urinate.this has been going on for over 5 weeks plus visits to surgery and pharmisists.I am scheduled foe an endoscopy tomorrow morning.What aleviation besides parascetimal can you suggests. I am under a great deal of stess over last few months but finfing my way in recent weeks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Mask replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

I a sorry to know of the difficult situation you are facing.

-Could you explain your situation a little more?

By burning sensation in stomach do you mean lower abdomen or upper central abdomen?

Are there any medical conditions diagnosed for you ? if yes what medications do you take for them?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Lower abdomen with frequent bouts of constipation lasting several days and Lactulose in moderate doses failing to work other than very short sessions of brief watery diarrhioa

no particular medications but using Citalopram 20gm and Kalms and paracetamols 500gm to ease pain

 

Re your note "[email protected] is MY email and never used in communication with you ever before

Regards

 

Peter XXXXXXX

Customer: replied 3 years ago.


reply already sent but what is happening

Expert:  Dr Mask replied 3 years ago.
Please give me some time to go through your answer for a reply
Expert:  Dr Mask replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for the additional information and for your patience :)

The area of pain identified by you and the association of increased frequency of urination makes it highly likely to be due to cystitis (inflammation of the urinary bladder).

And the investigation of choice would be ultrasound followed by cystoscopy (ideally by a urologist) and not endoscopy however your doctor may be doing it for the gastric symptoms.

Now to your question for an option for decreasing this pain. It is usually much helped by the use of Bicarbonate of Soda which is available over the counter and helps by making the pH of urine Basic.

Hope this helps :)

Warm regards
Dr MASK
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

There is an answer waiting for you from the Professional.

Thank you,

Shantal

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me FROM a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me. Susan O.
< Previous | Next >
  • I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me FROM a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me. Susan O.
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Family Physician

    Family Physician

    Doctor

    Satisfied Customers:

    2418
    GP with over 27 years experience including emergency medicine
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FA/FamilyPhysician/2013-8-31_191624_JA550x500Photo.64x64.jpg Family Physician's Avatar

    Family Physician

    Doctor

    Satisfied Customers:

    2418
    GP with over 27 years experience including emergency medicine
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DO/DoctorRich/2012-9-12_72454_Doctorweb.64x64.jpg Dr. Natasha's Avatar

    Dr. Natasha

    Doctor

    Satisfied Customers:

    7887
    American Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Ivy League trained
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DR/DrK99/newpic2.64x64.jpg Dr. K.'s Avatar

    Dr. K.

    Board Certified MD

    Satisfied Customers:

    255
    Board certified with experience in primary care.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/agketch/2008-7-14_184046_drketchresized.jpg Dr. Ketch's Avatar

    Dr. Ketch

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    76
    Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/JA/JACUSTOMERjtu60wne/2011-2-14_183449_passportphoto2.64x64.jpg docwithheart's Avatar

    docwithheart

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    0
    Board certified pediatrician, with special experience in general pediatrics, hospital pediatrics, and pediatric cardiology
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DR/drappapo/2013-8-16_22576_drdavid.64x64.jpg Dr. David's Avatar

    Dr. David

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    224
    Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/TA/tazechip/2012-6-7_135230_drpic.64x64.png Dr. Chip's Avatar

    Dr. Chip

    Board Certified Physician

    Satisfied Customers:

    12373
    20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.