Indigestion

Alternative Names

Dyspepsia; Uncomfortable fullness after meals

Definition of Indigestion

Indigestion is a vague feeling of abdominal discomfort — possibly including belching, heartburn, a feeling of fullness, bloating, and nausea.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and George F Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/28/2009

Digestive system

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