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Balanced diet for duodenal peptic ulcer and prostate cancer (gleason 3+3).

Balanced diet for duodenal peptic ulcer and prostate cancer (gleason 3+3).

Eat lots of fruits: And veggies daily. Cut down on coffee, soda, spicy foods, citrus, chocolates, etc. Follow up with the specialists. God bless you! http://www.All4naturalhealth.Com/herbs-for-cancer.Html. ...Read more

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Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more


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What is the value of diet in treatment of peptic ulcers?

What is the value of diet in treatment of peptic ulcers?

1: Low fat and bland diet provokes less acid stimulation and hence tolerated better in patients with peptic ulcers. ...Read more

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How long do none peptic ulcers usually take to heal (with slight treatment and diet changes)? Usually how long until a patient becomes pain free?

How long do none peptic ulcers usually take to heal (with slight treatment and diet changes)? Usually how long until a patient becomes pain free?

Peptic ulcer: Peptic ulcers,usually in the duodenum, heal within a few weeks of treatment with bland diet, abstinence from alcohol,nicotine and avoidance of caffeine as well as the Daily taking of ppi medications like prilosec or nexium. The discomfort usually resolves more quickly-within days to a week. Of course these are generalizations and there are exceptions. ...Read more

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If you have a peptic ulcer, should your diet be high in fats or high in proteins?

If you have a peptic ulcer, should your diet be high in fats or high in proteins?

Balance diet: High in protein and low on fat, with a lot vegetable & fruits and 4-5 time a day and avoid meal before bed time. http://www.livestrong.com/article/27405-heal-ulcers-diet/. ...Read more

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I have a peptic ulcer and I am taking ranitidine for it. What kind of diet should I have? Can I eat what I usually eat?

I have a peptic ulcer and I am taking ranitidine for it.
What kind of diet should I have? Can I eat what I usually eat?

Diet with ulcer: Diet isn't as important to ulcer care as we once thought it was. Obviously it's best to avoid alcohol or medicines like aspirin, ibuprofen, or aleve but other than that your diet normally is not much of a factor. You might ask your doctor if you were tested for H. Pylori - an infection now proven to be the cause of most ulcers. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have a peptic ulcer, should you diet high in fats or high in proteins?

Slow down: Peptic ulcer prefer low fat, protein and less volume, so digestion is easier. Eat slowly and thoughtfully. Manage stress without snacking. Sip on comforting fluids like milk if you are hungry between meals. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there other illnesses with symptoms similar to peptic ulcers?

Are there other illnesses with symptoms similar to peptic ulcers?

Dyspepsia problems: By "peptic" your question centers on diseases of the stomach of which there are many. These can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. Ulcers), with infection (e.g. H.Pylori or parasites), with motility (examples: gastroparesis, gastric outlet obstruction), with secretion (hyper or hypo-acidity), infiltrative (lymphoma, cancer), blood flow (gastropathies), functional dyspepsias, etc. ...Read more

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What are the best types of food to eat with peptic ulcers?

No data: No data to suggest that food can make a difference. Avoid food that makes your pain worse but no guidelines. ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

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Peptic Ulcer (Definition)

Peptic ulcer is a condition in which there is corrosion of the surface of the stomach and/or first part of the small intestine. Symptoms include upper abdominal pain, nausea, ...Read more