The gastric pain that many Indians experience in their upper abdomen is most commonly non-ulcer dyspepsia.
“Non-ulcer dyspepsia, also known as functional dyspepsia, is the term used for gastric pain when all organic causes have been ruled out,”
What is Gastroenteritis?
Gastroenteritis is an infection or irritation of the gastrointestinal tract that commonly results in abdominal pain, diarrhea and/or vomiting. It may also be called food poisoning, traveler’s diarrhea, stomach flu, or intestinal flu.
What are the Symptoms of Gastroenteritis?
Symptoms may develop within one to a few days after infection range from mild to severe.
Symptoms of gastroenteritis vary but may include:
- Abdominal pain
- Mild Dehydration
- Diarrhea (watery, urgent, frequent, and sometimes explosive bowel movements)
- Fecal incontinence (loss of control over bowel motions)
- Loss of appetite
- Mild fever and chills
- Muscle aches and general body aches
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Poor feeding in infants
- Tiredness and general body weakness.
List of Medications Used for Gastric Problems: –