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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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I've been having problems with my tummy. I have been getting

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Hi, I've been having problems with my tummy. I have been getting quite a lot of wind recently (lat 2 to 3 weeks or so) and been feeling nausia today especially.
I wake up with a bit of tummy ache which eases off when i get up.
I am feeling quite unwell this evening especially feeling a bit sick.
I have changed my diet a bit recently and stopped eating brown bread thinking this may have been a contributary factor.
Can someone give me an answer please? Is it a virus?, stomach ulcer? slight hernia?
It is gettimg my worried so would appreciate some urgent advice!
Hi. There are some possibilities hereYes it could just be a stomach virus that will clear with time,But it could be an H pylori stomach infection and I would screen you for that since it's easily eradicated with a course of antibioticsDoesn't sound like a hernia problem. Let me know if you need more information please
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks for that.

Does sound like it may be H pylori as some of the symptons match up.

I'm seeing a doctor here in the UK, which is where I live.

I have an appointment on this Fri. How long does it take for the antibiotics to be effective? I will get the doctor to do some tests which should lead to a course of antibiotics. Does feel like either a virus or stomach infection.

Usually the effect is apparent after about two days of being on the antibioticsLet me know how it goes and please remember to rate my service to you
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