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how do you prevent stomach cancer

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Here's how to: Minimize your risk of getting stomach cancer: get tested for h. Pylori, and get treated if positive. Stop smoking. Avoid smoked foods, salted fish and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
SEVERAL DIFFERENT: Issues are to be taken into account, including your age, smoking status, alcohol intake, in order to better answer your excellent question. Please rev ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts answered
26 years experience Vascular Surgery
Low acidic: Bananas, kiwi, apples, .
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Talk to doc: At your age, the risk for cancer is low, even if there is a "bad gene" in the family. There are exceptions to this, though, so I would advise you tal ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Get checked: One member of the family is not enough to call genetically related , best the you can do have healthy diet , see your doctor regularly , have a gastro ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: Invasive stomach cancer is lethal, I am sorry to say. See an experienced oncologist... please... Ask the same question
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not very common: Stomach or gastric cancers have decreased in the US since the 1940's. There are some stomach cancers however associated with H. pylori stomach infecti ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Lower SE status.: Apparently, there is higher risk in lower soceoeconomic (se) status groups, and in those who eat smoked foods, and heavily salted foods. Many people ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Typically no: Stomach cancer often has no symptoms. If there are it is usually a feeling of being full or some bleeding. If concerned see a GI doctor.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Multiple risk factor: Age > 50, male sex, tobacco use, eating too much salt, helicobacter pylori chronic infection, blood type a, family history.
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