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apple cider vinegar irritable bowel syndrome

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Questionable benefit: I am not certain that the vinegar will be of any benefit. Your tolerance for the vinegar will depend on you renal clearance.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
No: Bv is naturally in your vagina, along with "yeast." when one or the other gets off balance, the other will 'over grow'. People think of BV and yeast ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Huggins
6 years experience in Family Medicine
Water alone is best: Be sure you formally see ypue doctor if you have worsening UTI symptoms as this will need treatment to avoid a kidney infection or spread of bacteria ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
There is: An entity called alkaline gastritis, which is caused by bile backing up into your stomach. Treatment is different from acid reflux. Consult your GI ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
No, but...: Honey contains fructose, which some people don't digest well. It may cause gas, bloat, cramps in some people. These are also symptoms of ibs, generall ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Not known to but...: Apple cider vinegar is a widely used folk remedy, but like most folk remedies research on it is limited. As best as i can tell, it is not known to cau ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No Scintific evidenc: There is no scientific evidence to support that it helps patients with ibs.But some claim it works for their symptoms, may be placebo effect.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Apple cider: Yes the sugars present in apple cider can cause diarrhea.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Risks: Some people use a couple of teaspoons in other liquids such as juices as a reported way to control weight and improve their mood. Even if this were th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Your colon cleans itself. There is no such thing as "toxic bowel settlement" or any of the other stuff that you've been told is sitting in your colon ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience in Travel Medicine
Yes: Apple cider vinegar is touted as a treatment for constipation and many people end up with too much of a good thing. Loose watery bowel movements shoul ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible: Especially if contaminated. Oral rehydration is important
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: It does for me. :)
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Fatty liver: Sorry apple cider vinegar won't cure fatty liver.
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
13 years experience in Urgent Care
Hemorrhoid: don't think so.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Depends: There are many causes of chronic gastritis. H.Pylori is one cause and apple cider vinegar has been observed to inhibit its growth along with other nat ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No and no: Neither is effective.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Sure: These are innocuous things for which pop health claims are made.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: There is no prove it's working.
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Langenhan
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Diet and Barretts: The apple cider vinegar and lemon water are rather acidic, so I would worry that they would cause more problems for your esophagus/stomach. I would sp ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Just increase water and fiber intake.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Needed?: Ask yourself if you really need these-your body makes plenty of acid already, as well as digestive enzymes, so unless you have a proven deficiency, st ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: If you believe all you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Orange Juice: App;e cider vineger contains weak acid called Acetic Acid about 4to6% orange juice contains citric acid which is stronger acid.Orange juicehas ph of ... Read More

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