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the effects of massage therapy on peptic ulcers

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Peptic ulcer: Triple therapy is used for the eradication of h pylori disease she may need to have a repeat course sometimes first course does not work. I f she stil ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Nexium (esomeprazole) S.E.'s: Esomeprazole is a very well tolerated medication, but in the short term it can cause a number of dose-dependent side effects including commonly headac ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
33 years experience Internal Medicine
1: Low fat and bland diet provokes less acid stimulation and hence tolerated better in patients with peptic ulcers.
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A member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mabye: Ulcers can bleed and be very serious. Please see your primary provider to be further evaluated..
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
31 years experience Psychiatry
GABA + ulcers = good: I actually looked this up in the british journal of pharmacology (bhargava kp et al. 1985, march). The upshot of this articleis that "gaba in the ce ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: You should see a gastrointestinal specialist.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Supress marrow prod.: It can suppress bone marrow function as long as the bone was in the treated field. Extra care taken by radiation oncologist to avoid unneeded bone m ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: Although milk is an alkali (opposite of an acid) and it can neutralize acid, the human body is very smart. When you start to eat or drink an alkali, a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Side effects: I presume you are a male on testosterone replacement. There are risks and benefits and lab studies should be done every three months. Testosterone by ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Local irritation: There are very few long term effects and not much gets absorbed into the body, however some people can be allergic to the compounds and develop a rash ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Long list: The big ones besides osteoporosis are diabetes, avasculr necrosis, weight gain, cataracts, glaucoma among others. However; if you have a condition ... Read More
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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
ASPERCREME REACTIONS: Aspercreme is used for aches and pains. Some of the side effects can be a rash, itching, swelling of the tongue or mouth, or tightness in chest. If th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Mother nature: H. Pylori is a bacteria that colonizes the stomach lining. It is acquired by casual contact via airborne salive droplets and perhaps contaminated foof ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience General Surgery
Not usually: If you have sudden onset of ascites then it is most urgent that you see your doctor and evaluate throughly. Radiation normally doesnt cause ascites.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Massage Therapy: As long as you have no un-diagnosed illnesses massage therapy can be helpful and relaxing. A massage that includes lymphatic drainage will help detox ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cloud
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Prolonged antibiotic: antibiotics can kill off normal bacteria in the GI tract and allow overgrowth of bad bacteria. This causes diarrhea and use of a probiotic can help re ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Multiple : Major side effects of surgery- healing problems, eating problems (small frequent portions, dumping syndrome), pain control. For chemotherapy- commonly ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Unknown...: There are a few studies looking at the effectiveness of Botox injection of the pylorus in patients with idiopathic gastroparesis and none showed it to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NO: Studies fail to link this med with IBD or depression. What is routinely seen is HAPPINESS as the acne resolves. All side effects are gone in 1 or 2 we ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The same: as OFF Accutane ???? More details with your question
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Try : Acetaminophen in recommended doses.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
PPI meds: If you definitely need to take anti platelet therapy as recommended by your doctor then the recommendations to avoid gastritis or GI bleed is taking p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat radiation: Throat pain, swelling, pain and difficulty with or without pain on swallowing, voice change are among some of the side effects of radiation therapy to ... Read More
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