Why does my stomach hurt and feel like its on fire?

Why does my stomach hurt and feel like its on fire?

Why does my stomach hurt and feel like its on fire?

You might have burning or pain in the upper part of your stomach, too. It’s indigestion, also called dyspepsia. Indigestion is often a sign of an underlying problem, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, or gallbladder disease, rather than a condition of its own.

What can cause burning in the stomach?

Some common gastrointestinal problems that might cause a burning stomach include:

  • Acid reflux. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when stomach acid flows back into your esophagus.
  • Gastritis.
  • H.
  • Ulcers.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Indigestion.
  • Medications.
  • Hernia.

What causes non ulcer dyspepsia?

Factors that can increase the risk of functional or non-ulcer dyspepsia include: Consuming excessive amounts of caffeine or alcohol. Smoking. Taking certain medications, especially nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others), which can cause stomach problems.

Does non ulcer dyspepsia go away?

Functional dyspepsia (dis-PEP-see-uh) is a term for recurring signs and symptoms of indigestion that have no obvious cause. Functional dyspepsia is also called nonulcer stomach pain or nonulcer dyspepsia. Functional dyspepsia is common and can be long lasting — although signs and symptoms are mostly intermittent.

Is non ulcer dyspepsia curable?

A: There is no cure for functional dyspepsia. Most people manage their symptoms well with lifestyle changes and medications. Treating Helicobacter pylori (if present in the stomach) may significantly reduce the symptoms.

What is the meaning of non ulcer dyspepsia?

Non-ulcer dyspepsia is sometimes called functional dyspepsia. It means that no known cause can be found for the symptoms. That is, other causes for dyspepsia such as duodenal ulcer, stomach ulcer, acid reflux and oesophagitis, inflamed stomach (gastritis) and eosinophilic oesophagitis are not the cause.