Doctor Q&A for Dr. Daniel Motola

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Consider what u eat: Are you getting them immediately? If so maybe too much liquid? Or are you having caffeine which can stimulate motility. Sounds are fluid and air movin ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Caffeine vs lactose : Main question is are you reacting to the lactose in milk or the caffeine , which can stimulate your colon. Try without Milk. Or try drinking 2 glasses ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
encephalopathy?: Do you have cirrhosis? Why are your doctors checking ammonia? Do you have periods of confusion? Cirrhosis from nafld/Nash can lead to improper handlin ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
encephalopathy?: Do you have cirrhosis? Why are your doctors checking ammonia? Do you have periods of confusion? Cirrhosis from nafld/Nash can lead to improper handlin ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Need more info : This is complicated and requires more information. You could be describing cramping associated with ibs. Do your symptoms resolve with bowel movements ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Many sources: Vomiting can cause trauma at the junction of the esophagus and stomach. A tear can form and can be large or small. This is called a Malory Weiss tear ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Safe: You could increase the dose. This is safe medication. If you are having diarrhea on it stop or reduce dose. Goal is to achieve soft stools that are ea ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: in general your doctor should be calling you to discuss all your test results, regardless of positive or negative. Some doctors that are busy will jus ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Exacerbate symptoms : Advil can worsen your symptoms. It can be erosive to the lining of the stomach and esophagus when used for extended periods or in high doses. It shoul ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
13 years experience Gastroenterology
See a doctor : Bleeding needs to be investigated. If you had confined eradication of your h pylori , great. But if it was not confirmed you Should see your doctor or ... Read More
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