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Foods To Help Stomach Ulcers
Avoid what hurts: That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. and foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. No real things are "good" specially for gastritis though there may be things that feel better than not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: Depends of what is the reason for an ulcer. If it i'd due to h. Pylori infection, than you need course of antibiotics, there are other reasons for peptic ulcers and in each case you won't get rid of an ulcer unless you eliminate the cause. You need to see a GI specialist, they will help you to find why you have ulcer and treat it properly. ...Read more
Gastritis : Foods you should avoid include spicy foods, tomato sauce, greasy or fried food, red meats. Medications to reduce symptoms include zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid, Prilosec or prevacid. There is also a chance that gastritis is caused by a bacteria called h. Pylori and would require antibiotics. See your physician for further testing if your symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here few: Non acid fruits like melons, bananas, oatmeal, salads but avoid onions and tomatoes include broccolli/green beans/celery. Baked and grilled chicken/turkey/fish, brown rice. Avoid coffee, carbonated sodas, smoking, energy drinks, spice food, eating before going to bed. May be, eating 6 times a day lower calories meals. Weight loss if obese. Avoid tight cloths. ...Read more
Having acid indigestion and heartburn while eating since 5 days. How to treat acid indigestion? What type of food to eat and what to avoid?
Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. You may also need a blood test to see if you are producing too much acid. Otherwise start with food and avoid what aggravates you and many times the answer presents itself. Best wishes! ...Read more
See a doctor...: Heartburn is very common. If symptoms are persistent for months at a time and/or cannot be relieved with dietary or lifestyle changes then it will be necessary to see a gastroenterologist and endoscopy may be needed to further evaluate. Common dietary recommendations include avoidance of citrus, chocolate, onions, mints, peppers, carbonated drinks and alcohol. Also, avoid overeating! ...Read more
Can you tell me a natural alternative to dealing with acid reflux, stomach ulcers and choking on acid?
See integrative Dr.: There are several botanical's, ayurvedic, herbal, essential oil, homeopathic supplements that you can use. However, the list is extensive, and it's best if an integrative holistic medical doctor can examine you, in light of your constitution, overall stress and lifestyle to come up with the best treatment plan. Plus, you may need the assistance of a clinical nutritionist too. Slippery elm and marshmallow root come to mind, but see your doctor first, as there may be other things that are more appropriate based on your findings. ...Read more
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Pumpkin Seed Oil: While cranberry juice is great at keeping bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, pumpkin seed oil (from pumpkin seeds) is probably the single best food for bladder health. Eating pumpkin seeds (also a great protein source) and using pumpkin seed oil are the best way to eat right for your bladder. Most people don't know about this secret wonder food for your bladder! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid things: That can worsen GERD like acidic foods, spicy foods, peppermint, alcohol and nicotine containing products. But the most important thing is to take your prescribed medications that are meant to heal your ulcers. Also avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs unless your doctors specifically says it's ok. ...Read more
Stomach Ulcers: First of all, visit with your primary care physician for proper diagnosis and/or referral to a specialist (ie. Gastroenterologist). Avoid acidic and spicy foods and drinks, including coffee, sodas, fruit juices and any others that contain caffeine. Also, the "energy-producing" drinks must be on that list since they have large doses of caffeine as stimulants. Go to your md and feel better! ...Read more
See answer: Eat a variety of healthy foods from all the food groups. Eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy foods. Whole grains include whole-wheat breads, cereals, pasta, and brown rice. Choose lean meats, poultry (chicken and turkey), fish, beans, eggs, and nuts. A healthy meal plan is low in unhealthy fats, salt, and added sugar. Healthy fats include olive oil and canola oil. ...Read more
No fried food: Avoid all greasy food, fried food, and very spicy food. ...Read more
I've been told i have gastritis and its eroded my stomach lining and made an ulcer. I feel as though my food is getting stuck now is this normal?
Yes: Most ulcers of the stomach are associated with edema of tissue. In prepyloric area temporary blockage of food can occur. In the GE junction blockage can occur making it difficult to swallow. Use of antiacids, H2blockers to reduce acid production and possible antibiotics to eliminate H. Pylori if necessary should be employed followed by gastroscopy bx of ulcer if immediate healing does not occur. ...Read more
Hi I've got an stomach ulcer and its been 3 weeks what food is good to eat now and what food should I avoid?
Ulcer: There is no particular diet that is necessary for an ulcer. You should definitely avoid aspirin and NSAIDs. From a food point-of-view, , you should avoid any food which you notice gives you troubles. Be sure to take your medicine and to follow up with your doctor as advised. Good luck. ...Read more
My friend have a stomach ulcer I want to help her. What foods should not be cooked? No vinegar, right?
Ulcers: Generally acidic foods like vinegar, wine, oj, lemon juice, lime juice, tomatoes as well as spicy foods, fried/fatty foods, caffeine/coffee & soda pop exacerbate ulcers. Even milk should have as low fat content as person can tolerate. Hopefully she is taking medication to help heal the ulcer; then she will gradually be able to eat the foods she enjoys again. ...Read more
10 yeas post op can't keep weight on due to ulcers /scar tissue blocking food from leaving stomach what is best way to resolve issue?
Past 1 week i've upper abdominal pain&more hungry.If i eat food, pain eases.After one hour the pain comes again.I've history of ulcer before.Is it same?
Different ones: Stomach ulcer symptoms are made worse by lack of food in the stomach & made worse with alcohol, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc. Often eating some food improves ulcer symptoms. Opposite in gallbladder conditon, as eating fried, fatty & greasy foods causes gallbladder symptoms to get worse. ...Read more
No ulcer or stomach issues but usually the meal hardly digests and for hours it seems the food's still there, stomach distended and later burping.
I have burning backpain especiaaly when i eat hot or spicy food. The pain started from the stomach then it is now based on my back. Could it be ulcers?
Yes: It sound as if you are experiencing gastric irritation. This may be do to peptic ulcer disease or to gastroesophogeal reflux disease. Often peptic ulcer disease will result in pain of the mid-portion area of the back area. There is no associated radiation of that pain into the legs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can any doc explain why avoid certain foods when you have a stomach ulcer when they're actually alkalising?
Keep getting pain between ribs lasting 2-3 days goes then back.Gnawing pain, better after food, wakes me up.Back hurts also. Stomach ulcer likely?
Not likely, but...: it is not likely that you have an ulcer, but with symptoms such as that, it is certainly possible. For now, I would avoid aspirin, ibuprofen, and any over-the-counter pain relievers except for Tylenol (acetaminophen). I would use over-the-counter antacids such as Tums whenever you have stomach pain. If you find that you need antacids more than 2 to 3 times per week, I would see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I have peptic ulcer and when I eat food, and I feel my stomach, I feel something moving in there. Why is it like that?
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