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Diets For Stomach Ulcers
Seldom a diet issue: A stomach ulcer is literally a hole in the stomach lining. H.Pylori bacteria & use of nsaid's are independent but common risk factors, as are age, tobacco use, & prior history of ulceration. Admission to the ICU can result in stress-related ulceration within the first few days of hospitalization. Also, significant burns (curling's ulcer), head trauma (cushing's ulcer), sheering forces, cancer. ...Read more
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
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
I have an upcoming colonoscopy that I have to have a liquid diet for. I think I may have a stomach ulcer. Will not eating make my ulcer worse?
Not for the: short amount of time this preparation lasts! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more
Can I undergo the colonoscopy prep of a liquid diet if I happen to have a stomach ulcer or gastritis?
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?
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
Have been diagnosed with IBS and Gastritis and ulcers and Hpylori. the hyplori is gone and ive tried nexium and a strict diet. nothing seems to be helping. what else can i do? i have severe constipation, random fevers, random rashes, abdominal pain, nasea
See answer: Not sure about the fever/rash but you may want to get your thyroid checked out. Also get checked for celiac disease. See your doctor and ask about using miralax (polyethylene glycol) for your constipation. Once it is in control, your pain and nausea should get better. Antispasmodic medications like hyoscyamine can help with the abdominal pain associated with IBS. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
Complicated: Stomach ulcers must be followed closely as they are not as common as duodenal ulcers, have a lower likelihood of being associated with acid production, and are more likely to be cancerous. If the ulcer is in the area just as the stomach exits into the intestine, lowering acid with medication and dietary modification are the standard treatment. H pylori is a bacteria that can cause ulcers. ...Read more
Pain: Pain in the center of your stomach, empty/burning feeling, often worse at night and on an empty stomach. Can improve with eating some foods and with acid reducing drugs (tums, pepcid, (famotidine) etc). Symptoms can come and go. Severe symptoms (see your doctor!): vomiting blood, black stool or stool that looks like tar, weight loss, nausea/vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acid Reflux: Not sure what "pre-ulcers" are, but if you are feeling discomfort in that area, contact your physician (pcp) for a diagnosis or referral to a specialist (gastroenterologist) for the proper diagnosis. Until that time, avoid acidic foods and drinks that are acidic, such as fruit juices, coffee, soda and others with caffeine, that produce stomach acid production. ...Read more
Sxs: Symptoms of ulcers can include pain in the upper part of the abdomen or in the chest; feeling full easily; nausea and possibly vomiting (which can contain blood). The pain can wake a person from sleep at night. The person may feel hungry often (like one hour to several hours after eating). This can be accompanied by weight loss and fatigue. If an ulcer is in the stomach, eating can make it feel. ...Read more
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