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Does Zinc Cause Ulcers
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
Ariboflavinosis: Actually, vitamin b2 deficiency causes ariboflavinosis. Symptoms may include cheilosis (cracks in the lips), high sensitivity to sunlight, angular cheilitis, inflammation of the tongue, seborrheic dermatitis or pseudo-syphilis, pharyngitis, hyperemia, and edema of the pharyngeal and oral mucosa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
33, F, acid reflux disease, does it cause malnutrition or loss of vitamins or does the regular use of antacids cause it?
No, nothing serious: Acid reflux disease, sometimes called, GERD does not cause any nutritional effects. Most antacids used to treat acidity are benign and of minimal consequences. PPIs do have some rare effects on electrolytes like magnesium and Calcium but only after many years of use. This can lead to occasional bone fractures but they are so rare the benefit is much greater than the risk. ...Read more
Does Carafate (sucralfate) heal damage caused by chronic acid reflux? If I take this, how can I prevent aluminum toxicity?
Good questions!: Migraines have many causes; mostly they are inherited, but other factors (estrogen, stress, traumatic head injuries and others) can play roles, too. It may benefit you to identify what trigger your migraines; common triggers include more than 5 cups of coffee daily, chocolate, nitrates ; nitrites, sulfates ; sulfites, nuts, alcohol, msg, etc. See a neurologist to treat your migraines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can: Folic acid/folate deficiency can cause canker sores, red painful tongue, irritation/cracking at the corners of the mouth, and a type of anemia. One of the main sources of Folic Acid in the diet is from green leafy vegetables. Folic acid deficiency severe enough to cause symptoms generally requires a very poor diet, alcohol use, or is a side effect of medications like Phenytoin or methotrexate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: Classically vitamin B12 or iron deficiency is the text book answer, but in the us today, this type of inflammation is more often caused by topical trauma, such as wind, cosmetics, or mouth pieces used in some sports. Some medicines cause the mouth and lips to become dry, and occasional allergic reactions to meds or foods have been reported. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Digestion: Also could be poor digestion.Get a more detailed answer ›
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