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Doctor insights on: Can Alcohol Cause Damage To The Stomach Lining

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Is there any way to repair stomach lining damage from alcohol?

Is there any way to repair stomach lining damage from alcohol?

Alcoholic gastritis: Fortunately you're stomach has a exceptional ability to repair itself. Off alcohol and with the occasional antacid, it should be in pretty good shape in a matter of weeks. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol with a damaged stomach lining?

Sure...but why?: Alcohol hurts when you pour it on a cut on your skin, right? It will do the same thing to your stomach if the lining is damaged. Why would you not wait a little longer for your stomach to heal before pouring in something like alcohol? For now, enjoy a healthy glass of water when out with your friends--they & we don't want to see you hurt. ...Read more

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What causes to much mucus in the stomach lining?

What causes to much mucus in the stomach lining?

Protective/ excess?: Mucus is generally protective/reactive. Do you have ulcers? Commonly caused by H.pylori bacteria & use of NSAID's as independent risk factors, as are age, tobacco use & prior history of ulceration. Admission to ICU can result in stress-related ulceration, & significant burns (curling's ulcer), head trauma (cushing's ulcer), sheering forces, cancer, acid hypersecretion (Z-E syndrome) are causative. ...Read more

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Sometimes, when press against my stomach lining, I feel a palpation...What could cause this?

Sometimes, when press against my stomach lining, I feel a palpation...What could cause this?

Aorta: Depending on where you are pressing, you may be feeling your aorta pulsing. Your aorta comes off of your heart and runs all the way down your abdomen before it starts to divide into smaller branches. The aorta is big, so it's not uncommon to feel it pulsing. ...Read more

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I have had symptoms of cvs and it turns out I have a tear in the stomach. Is it possible that I have cvs and that caused a tear in the stomach lining?

I have had symptoms of cvs and it turns out I have a tear in the stomach. Is it possible that I have cvs and that caused a tear in the stomach lining?

Cyclical Vomiting : Cvs causes periodic cycles of vomiting with normal periods in between. It is quite possible that during periods of vomiting that you may cause a tear which is most likely to occur at the bottom of the esophagus where it meets the stomach called a mallory-weiss tear. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'sthat alcohol causes an accumulation of fat in the abdomen?

Calories: Alcohol contains many unwanted calories. After metabolism these are storred as fat. Alcohol blocks ability of body to access fat reserves thus muscle is metabolised rather than fat. Makes it easier to indulge in irresponsible indulgence of snacks. Can increase production of cortisol, hormone that breaks down muscle & retains fat. ...Read more