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Doctor insights on: Diets For Stomach Ulcers

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

Many choices: First, stomach ulcers are often related to infection with H. Pylori. Conventional treatment is with antibiotics but herbs like Mastic Gum can help too. Drugs like Prilosec or Zantac (ranitidine) are usually prescribed but there are natural options like DGL & cabbage juice. See http://tinyurl.com/mp2xh62 & http://tinyurl.com/mwxb522 Dietary changes & supplements can cure reflux- see http://tinyurl.com/7t2gecq ...Read more

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Painful stomach ulcer, how long will it last if I keep eating same diet?

Painful stomach ulcer, how long will it last if I keep eating same diet?

No effect: Diet has no effect on the outcome of peptic ulcer disease. Avoids nsaids, use a ppi to aid in healing and treat hpylori if you have active infection. ...Read more

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Could diet coke be causing my stomach problems? I feel sick after eating almost anything. I drink diet coke constantly. Could i have an ulcer?

Could diet coke be causing my stomach problems?  I feel sick after eating almost anything.  I drink diet coke constantly.  Could i have an ulcer?

Aspartame: If u have internet read about aspartame in diet soda sold in cans !!u r killing urself slowly. http://foodbabe.com/2013/01/25/coca-colas-low-calorie-beverages-will-kill-you-before-they-solve-obesity/ ...Read more

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Chronic stomach pain , I have ulcers. All the meds are not working i'm frustrated.I lost weight, changed my diet nausea and pain are very upsetting?

Chronic stomach pain , I have ulcers. All the meds are not working i'm frustrated.I lost weight, changed my diet nausea and pain are very upsetting?

Stomach Ulcer: You said you have stomach ulcer and you are taking meds.We need more information to answer your question.Was your ulcer diagnosed by endoscopy, was h pylori test done and if you were treated with antibiotics and acid supressing therapy with pump inhibitors like Prevacid (lansoprazole) , and how long you have been treated.What was the result of biopsy, and how much weight you have lost.Then write back and we can adv. ...Read more

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I was on a binge diet of basically lemons and cayenne pepper, abdominal pain while running, still there, around right upper abdomen.Stomach ulcer?

I was on a binge diet of basically lemons and cayenne pepper, abdominal pain while running, still there, around right upper abdomen.Stomach ulcer?

See your Doctor: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, pain related to activity is usually more related to the abdominal wall (muscles) rather than the internal organs. Regardless, I am sure i don't need to tell you that a binge diet of pepper and lemon is baad! ...Read more

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What exactly is stomach ulcers?

What exactly is stomach ulcers?

Peptic Ulcers: A peptic ulcer is basically a hole in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, or duodenum. It is a sore or erosion that forms when the lining of the digestive system is corroded by acidic digestive juices. Most of them are caused by bacteria and use of medications called nsaids. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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