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Severe Pain in upper abdomen. Increase in breathing being sick

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Severe Pain in upper abdomen. Increase in breathing being sick feeling cold and clammy 69 year old male otherwise very fit and healthy. This started friday very bad saturday slightly better today but still off food
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
you could have a viral gastritis infection of your stomach.
or you could have the flu or influenza virus.
you should see your GP doctor or go to the hospital or A&E department
you might benefit from stomach acid blocking medications like prilosec or maalox or mylanta or pepto bismal to help your stomach
you should be checked for fever and elevated white blood cell counts.
you might benefit from paracetamol to help bring down fever and help your symptoms.
you should probably eat a bland diet for now, rice, toast, chicken broth, bananas, crackers.
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