Functional Dyspepsia is a term for recurring symptoms of an upset stomach that have no obvious cause. Functional dyspepsia also is called nonulcer dyspepsia.
Functional dyspepsia is common. It is a constant condition but symptoms don't happen all the time. Symptoms resemble those of an ulcer. They include pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen, bloating, belching and nausea.
Pain or burning in the stomach, bloating, excessive belching, or nausea after eating An early feeling of fullness when eating. The feeling of fullness also is called satiety. Stomach pain that occurs unrelated to meals or goes away when eating.
It's not clear what causes the inflammation of the colon found in microscopic colitis. Researchers believe that the causes may include:
Medications that can irritate the lining of the colon.
Bacteria that produce toxins that irritate the lining of the colon.
Viruses that trigger inflammation.
Autoimmune disease associated with microscopic colitis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease or psoriasis. Autoimmune disease occurs when your body's immune system attacks healthy tissues.
Bile acid not being properly absorbed and irritating the lining of the colon.
Doctor will most likely will review your symptoms and perform a physical exam. Several tests can help find the cause of your discomfort and rule out other disorders. These may include:
Blood tests. Blood tests may help rule out other diseases that can cause symptoms like those of functional dyspepsia.
Tests for a bacterium. A bacterium called Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). H. pylori can cause stomach problems. H. pylori testing may involve a stool sample, the breath, or tissue samples of the stomach taken during endoscopy.
Endoscopy. A special tube with a camera lens and light is passed down the throat and into the esophagus, stomach and the upper part of the small intestine. This tube is called an endoscope. This allows the doctor to collect tissue samples to look for infection or inflammation.
The medicines that can be thought of use are:-