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I have experienced recurring stomach problems in last few

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I have experienced recurring stomach problems in last few months.My stomach feels bloated, poor appetite and sometimes, particularly after breakfast I feel sick and faint.I am 69 years old and worried because my mother died of stomach cancer when she was 85
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 9 months ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for your question.

Have you had any investigations done? What treatment are you taking at present? Have you consulted your doctor regarding this?

Thank you.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No investigation. Saw doctor yesterday but she didnt suggest snything
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 9 months ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for your reply.

With these symptoms I would definitely recommend further studies such as esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) which is done to evaluate gastric wall. Please do not delay and have the investigation done as soon as possible. Gastric cancer needs to be ruled out since there is an inherited predisposition for this cancer and also since you are having symptoms which may be due to this cancer. However your symptoms may also be due to other conditions such as gastric ulcer. So please do not worry much however having the investigation done is a must.

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