I'd love any advice please. A few months ago my upper abdomen became bloated and stayed that way. I got a niggling pain and a tear-like sensation around the naval. Nausea was a real problem. Anyway, cut it short, a couple of weeks ago something turned and I felt so very ill, still bloated, severe nausea, pressure on chest, breathless etc... I had an endoscopy on Saturday and I have gastritis. Is there anyone out there who has had the same problem and how have they dealt with it? As I see it, I have to take aspirin for life (I had a CVA as well), so my question is, how can the stomach heal if I am still irritating it with aspirin? I have taken Laprozole for six years, which I thought was supposed to have protected my stomach, and now I am to go on more of the same. Is there any alternative to aspirin does anyone know? These masking medicines ease the discomfort but appears to do nothing to heal the inflammation underneath. I am just having more medicine and layers of medicine to counteract the side effects. . Please advice me as I feel despondent. Thank you xx
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