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Foods to avoid with bleeding ulcers

A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Other medication: Carafate can be added to coat the ulcers
Dr. Amitha Aravapally
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diet: Eat regular meals, avoid irritants like smoking alchohol and spicy food. Avoid nsaids like ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin etc

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Anderson
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Hematochezia: It could be bleeding. Usually there is an odor. Iron can make your BM black. If a history of ulcers you should have your doctor check you. Do not ... Read More
Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Possibly: Black bowel movements do tend to make us question whether there may be a bleed in your upper gastrointestinal tract. If you have known ulcer(s) that h... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norberto Allende-jimenez
Specializes in General Practice
Ulcer bleeding: H. Pylori, alcohol, nsaids, acetaminophen, spicy products just to name a few common irritants which in due time increases the risk of ulcer bleeding.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Unclear question: You may wish to state your question clearly. Bleeding need not be associated with pain. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Unpredictable: You never know. A gastric (stomach) ulcer could bleed today or it might never bleed significantly. It depends on how bad the ulcer is and whether th... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Rarely: Most commonly from hemorrhoids. Other causes include fissures, ulcers, colitis as well as cancer.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
In the olden times: The diet was the only answer. Dairy and especially milk, liquid antacids and avoidance of spiced foods. We now know that ca++ stinulates gastrin, a ho... Read More
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Nooo!: Naproxen is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). Their major side effect is that they interfere with the ability ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Not common, but yes: If a stomach or duodenal ulcer has eroded into an artery,it is possible to have severe bleeding that can kill.It is also possible to have slow bleedin... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Bad things: Bleeding ulcer? This is not something to leave to chance. I am assuming you are talking about a stomach ulcer that is bleeding. To me this implies ... Read More

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