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Cure For Gastritis Pain
Intestinal rest: Basically the principle is to rest the intestine, so that there is minimal pancreatic secretion. Pancreatic enzymes degrade protein, but with injury or malfunction of the pancreas it may autolize or damage nearby tissues. So parenteral feedings for acute bouts and appropriate narcotics to treat the pain and decrease stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
EGD diagnosis atrophic gastritis/IM. 4d history of moderate to severe stomach pain, fever, nausea/vomiting worse at night. What can I take for relief besides PPI?
Fever abdominal pain: If EGD was 4 days ago call your doctor/ ER/urgent care NOW and state you are having post procedure pain and fever, could be from biopsy site ,microperforation, pancreatitis,bleed, sepsis or spasm. If EGD was a while ago can be H. pylori, infection, gallbladder,pancreatitis, esophageal infection ( rarely candida). Ranitidine/carafate may help, but need to seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more
What can cause chronic persistant nausea? Hida scan negative, no h pylori, GERD treatment provided no relief.
Really constant?: Nausea 24/7 means you experience symptoms at night & are missing sleep--a scenario that raises considerable concern. Daytime nausea can reflect a central (brain-related) problem, infection, GI motility delay, gallbladder/pancreas issue, atypical migraine, partial obstruction of gut, stress, nonGI inflammation, more. Accompanying alarm signs: bleeding, weight loss, refractory vomiting. Get checked. ...Read more
Not enough info: Need to know more specifics. Numerous things can cause a variety of abdominal pain. All are treated differently. See your doctor and be as specific about pain, type, location, frequency, duration, and length of time it has occurred. Sorry i can not be of more help. Feel free to provide more information. ...Read more
Can IBS cause burning pain in stomach? Took Prilosec for 14 days but burning pain is back. Tested negative for h pylori
Heart Burn: Hi, you probably have Functional dyspepsia or non-ulcer dyspepsia, which is common in IBS, the treatment is change in diet includes avoiding fatty food, Alcohol, Caffeine, frequent but small portions, avoiding food which makes the patient worse, PPIs or H2 blockers but Antacid like Tums (calcium carbonate) won't work , one can consider Tricyclic Antidepressant if above measures not helpful. Feel better. ...Read more
Complicated Answer: It is not so much which medication is strongest, but rather which one is best for you depending on the cause of your pain and anticipated duration. Also, one must consider kidney and liver function when prescribing various types of pain medications. Some of the classes of drugs used to treat pain include narcotics, anti-inflammatories, anti-depressants, and topical applications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Narcotics/Neurologic: For several reasons some people have severe chronic pain who need narcotic pain meds and nerve stabilizing or neurologic meds like Neurontin and lyrica (pregabalin). For chronic pain issues your primary care physician will advise you and is a good practice if seen by a pain management specialist. Several types of meds taken orally including long acting, or patches transdermally as out patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Topical nsaids and anesthetics might be helpful in your case. A compounding pharmacy could make combination of these specifically for you according to your doctor's prescription orders. Also, depending on the severity and extent, other treatment options available are physiotherapy and surgery. See your neurologist for a treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: I am a big fan of behavioral modification. Many chronic pain patients can adequately manage their pain with counseling regarding biofeedback and coping techniques. Pain medications should always be the last step in managing chronic pain. Interventional pain management techniques are also an option. There non-narcotics meds as well that may be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fiber: Most young people without any colon disease, such as inflammatory bowel disease, have irritable bowel disease or lactose intolerance. The treatment for ibd is increasing dietary fiber with whole wheat bran or psyllium seed products. Lactose intolerance is treated by avoiding dairy products. Try taking metamucil or an equivalent product. If there is no improvement, see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most narcotics: Are not great at treating stomach pain. Things like gastritis will still be painful and taking narcotics will slow gastric emptying, maybe lending to worse pain. If you have chronic stomach pain, see an interventional pain doc and he may be able to do a block of the celiac plexus, which may help, but can be a risky shot. This would only be a thought if pain is extreme. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer