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Causes Of Esophageal Ulcers
I was diagnosed with chronic esophageal inflammation, stomach ulcer and hiatal hernia. Will that cause chest pain L side? Card. Said heart was fine
Diet and reflux: The following foods worsen gastroesophageal reflux: caffeine, alcohol, mint, chocolate. Acidic foods, such as citrus fruits and juices and tomatoes, exacerbate the injury to the esophagus caused by reflux, and usually worsen heartburn. Other common offenders are peppers, spicy foods, and fried foods. A higher protein content in a meal can help decrease reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hmm: Surgery usually is endoscopic with a camera. This is usually a simple outpatient procedure. ...Read more
Unknown: Since everybody is different, and gerd is complex, it is not known the exact time it takes to develop an ulcer in the esophagus from gerd. Depends on the severity, of gerd, your natural defense mechanisms to injury, diet, smoking, immune status, etc. Could be weeks, months, or years. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have an esophageal ulcer and am gettin treated. How do I know if it starts bleeding? It's near the end of the esophagus.
Nodular area in distal esophagus gej-- i had a endoscopy today and this was report . Dr said looks like ulcer .. Area irritated I am worried ?
Have an esophageal ulcer. Already avoiding certain foods, on antiacids and coating medication. What are some other steps I should take to cure this?
If you have: An ulcer, consider the class of medicines called proton pump inhibitors, like prilosec, if you are not on that. Stop smoking, make sure your anxiety is controlled though unsure exactly the role of stress and an ulcer. Main think, proton pump inhibitor and stay on them as long as your doc suggests but i would likely stay on them. Good luck. ...Read more
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