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I’ve been feeling under the weather. If I don’t eat anything

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I’ve been feeling under the weather. If I don’t eat anything my stomach really hurts and if I eat a meal it hurts as well. It’s like a sharp pain
JA: How long have you been in pain? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: feel slightly sick
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Got a cold

Greetings, this is Dr. Basu, experienced Medical Specialist.. I am double board-certified with many years of experience. I did review your inquiry and I am hoping to give you
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Please post a pic of the concerned area to provide you with precise diagnosis and treatment plan.

You likely have stomach lining inflammation --also called gastritis.

This can be caused by viral infection, spicy diet, high fat containing food, tobacco, coffee, and also excess alcohol intake.

You should follow a simple diet --fruits, veggies, baked food.

Please consider starting Omeprazole tablet 20 mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Omeprazole is acid suppressant and helps to heal the stomach lining in 2 weeks usually.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
This all started yesterday while eating food. The pain is very sharp. I ate a small chocolate bar earlier today and had no pain, but when I try and eat something larger it really hurts

Ok thanks for clarifying.

I still believe as above --your problem.

Another possibility can be gallbladder inflammation or cholecystitis.

Can cause symptoms with meals.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Ok thank you. Is Omeprazole a OTC drug

Yes it is

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thanks for your help

welcome