I have been getting stomach pain that feels like a bad gnawing pain?
Female 40 years non smoker, occasional alcohol, going through early menopause.
For the past 5 weeks I have been getting stomach pain that feels like a gnawing very bad hunger pain. The pain feels like it is mid abdominal/ behind my belly button and quite deep inside. Sometimes it feels like there is pulsing sensation. Even after a big meal I still feel hungry, it has even woken me at night a couple of times. Occasional nauseous but never vomited. I have been prescribed two courses of antibiotics, currently half way through second and also omeprazole. I started feeling a bit better but now I am back where I started. I am starting to think it could be something more serious.
To identify the problem I recommend stool culture to check for h. Pylori and antibiotics sensitivity , also have a CBC test
That could be IBS and gastritis or duodenitis , you can get assured by doing a h.pylori test and GI Endoscopy..
try healthy diet full of fibers and avoid citrus fruits and caffeine as well as fatty foods.
I am afraid u may have h pylori infection and/ or gastritis
Investigate for them
Do ur routine check up .. beside h pylori test …
seems more of an GERD or IBS.
An endoscopy with mucosal biopsy can help confirm the diagnosis.
pre-probitics with antacids will help.