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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Achlorhydria: An individual with achlorhydria (lack of or low gastric acid in stomach ) may have abdominal pain due to difficulty digesting food, loose bowel moveme ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Low stomach acid: Achlorhydria or hypochlorhydria refers to states where the production of gastric acid in the stomach is absent or low, respectively. It is associated ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
None: I know of no surgical procedure that will increase acid production. In the stomach. There are several which can decrease acid production.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Iron: is best absorbed in an ACID environment. If an increase in acid is needed VITAMIN C (ascorbic acid) taken with the Iron pills is an effective treatmen ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Common cause: Both pernicious anemia (inability to absorb vitamin b12) and achlorhydria (inability of the stomach to make acid) result from the same underlying prob ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Achlorhydria B12: You need to have acid in the stomach to assist with the the absorption of B12 (too technical to explain here). Without acid due to an acquired condit ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequen ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chavez
37 years experience Clinical Psychology
Meds for memory: There really is no medication specifically for memory. There are medications that can help improve concentration. Some holistic stores sell natural su ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Outside: It's a medication or substance that goes on that outside such as creams, ointments or drops.

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