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Accutane Stomach Problems
Unlikely: Echinacea is a "pop" remedy that has failed most of the controlled studies, though its popularity makes me think perhaps there's some real effect. If you're experiencing significant GI upset, you owe it to yourself to get diagnosed and treated scientifically. Reflux is a breeding ground for serious problems, including lung damage and cancer. ...Read more
Chronic: Abdominal symptoms warrant medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
Yes: Post-nasal drip from viruses, allergies, and bacterial sinusitis can go down the back of the throat and cause frequent throat clearing, cough, bad breath, and nausea when it goes into the stomach. Sometimes acid-reducers can help but the best approach is to target the drip with saline rinses, steroid sprays, and antihistamines. With continued symptoms, evaluation by an allergist or ENT can help. ...Read more
Dipping Tobacco Bad: Saliva leaches the nicotine out of the "dipping" tobacco & decreases blood flow to the oral, esphogeal & stomach mucous membranes. This mucosa becomes more permeable to the 200+ cancer producing chemicals in tobacco. If you drink alcohol, the alcohol it extracts the chemicals enhancing their penetration into the mucosa. Stop if you can, or get help to stop. ...Read more
Sinus and stomach: Hello. You pose an interesting question. If there is excessive PND and this is being swallowed a gastritis could occur causing nausea and pain. The lymph nodes in the neck and abdomen are sometimes activated with an infection such as a sinusitis. This is called mesenteric adenitis. Finally gerd can trigger nasal and sinus inflammation thus linking the sinuses and stomach. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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Please see these articles (and its related articles) for a good summary, pictures, and videos on how and why ultrasounds are performed:
http://www. Conciergeradiologist. Com/how-ultrasound-works. Html. ...Read more
Structure: The ultrasound will be able to determine if there are any structural abnormalities in your stomach. ...Read more
Sure. ..: Well, to be more precise, it depends on what you define as "stomach problems." Malabsorption of essential nutrients affects many (and varied) functions within the body. Here's an article which might useful. Hope it helps! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/malabsorption#Overview1 ...Read more
Some, not all: Peppermint can decrease muscle spasm in bowel, so may help with cramping; carminative (helps passing gas). Can increase reflux from stomach into esophagus, so would worsen that problem. Does not take the place of meds, diet, etc. For other conditions, like celiac sprue, inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more
Start with testing: Simple blood tests can confirm or exclude gluten sensitivity. If the findings are negative, you can stop there and explore other possibilities. If positive, there is much variability in the problem and further tests may be needed to help management. Since other important disorders can be found in gluten sensitive patients, self diagnosis by avoiding gluten should not be considered safe. ...Read more
Preventing: Ingestion of chil peppers will prevent gastrointestinal upset that is directly related to the chili peppers. Take care. ...Read more
Yes: Don't know what particular problems you may be referring to, but the answer is complicated and best left by saying "Yes". Be more specific in your followup question and perhaps can help more. ...Read more
Of course...: ...diagnosing stomach problems is one of the things a "stomach doctor" specializes in. Diagnoses are based on physical exam, response to empiric medication trials, lab work, x-rays, endoscopic studies, and some nifty new technologies like functional methodology, swallowed capsules, and more. I note you're 50, so don't forget to get your screening colonoscopy! ...Read more
SORBITOL SIDE EFFECT: Yes it may be, sorbitol is notorious for causing frequent bowel moments and IBS like symptoms. If symptoms resolve after stopping that is a good thing. You should still followup with your doctor and get baseline colonoscopy. If you have symptoms above your navel an endoscopy may be warranted, especially if symptoms persist off sorbitol. ...Read more
Can you tell me how is it possible that a hot chili can aid in stomach problems and fight off summer heat?
Chili: It simply can not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi would you be able to help me out? I have stomach problems with belching and slight pains in my lower back.
Intestine or Gall Bl: This could be an intestinal or gallbladder. You need to see your physician and get this clarified ...Read more
I have been having stomach problems ever since I started a low carb almost no carb diet. And was wondering if this was normal?
Not sure: But if you are on a diet that is making you sick, then it's not the right diet for you. It doesn't matter if it is "right" for someone else. If you want to lose weight, you need to eliminate simple sugars, but modest amounts of complex carbohydrates are good for you. Avoid sugary drinks, fried foods, desserts, alcohol, and eat brightly colored organic fruits and vegetables. Use meat as a seasoning. ...Read more