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Gastric Ulcers Causes
I'm having blood in my stool. I have peptic and gastric ulcers caused by a pill overdose in 2010. Any home remedies for this? I
Can you drink lemon water with an NSAID-caused gastric ulcer? I've heard lemon is actually alkalizing when ingested but not sure.
Colonoscopy showed a cecal ulcer. What is a cecal ulcer, and can it be caused by long term NSAID use(like a gastric ulcer)?
Yes: cecal ulcer is ulcer in the cecum of your colon, where the small intestine and appendix attach. NSAIDs are the most common cause of isolated ulcer in this location, and agree ur meds naproxen, motrin and asa are likely culprits. It's not a local effect, so you can also form ulcers elsewhere including stomach while on these medications. Key is rehab/therapy for ur back. Happy to consult further. ...Read more
What could cause hydronephrosis of 1 kidney without stones or uti, rbcs 0-5 in urinalysis. Hx of GI issues, gastric ulcers, chronic gastritis?
Can Suboxone cause or worsen bleedning ulcers? I am one year post op gastic bypass and have now developed them. Am I still okay to use suboxn?
Yes: have not seen the bleeding ulcer problem especially if using the film instead of the tablet You should be fine to use ...Read more
What Works: Lots of various foods choices long promoted but little scientific evidence any really work. The larger issues are internal controls of micro-erosions, presence/resistance to heliobacter pylori bacteria (can be hard to eradicate ; can recur), ingestion of nsaids ; other irritants, internal controls of local blood flow, emotions, etc. ...Read more
Depends on cause of: .Most ulcers are caused by an infection with h pylori.And if it is treated with antibiotics and acid suppression other causes are from prolonged use of non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs. Alcohol and tobacco use these are treated with stopping the drugs, alcohol and nicotine along with long term acid suppression diet is also important to avoid red meat, corn beef, hot dogs, sausage etc, diary prod. ...Read more
Diet for ulcer: there is no specific diet for gastric ulcers. You should be cautioned to avoid any particular foods that you notice cause you trouble. A lot of people have difficulty with spicy foods. If your gastric ulcers have been diagnosed by endoscopy, it is important to follow through with the medication prescribed for them. Avoid aspirin and NSAIDs. Treat H. pylori if present. Good luck. ...Read more
GASTRIC ULCER: Gastric ulcer is an ulcer in stomach.It is caused by an imbalance of pepsin and stomach acid and gastric lining.Can be caused by Aspirin or drugs like ibuprophen, h pylori infection, chronic gastritis, smoking and cancer.It causes pain which may be relieved with antiacids.It is diagnosed by endoscopy and treated with antibiotics if h pylori is positive along with acid supression, or just acid supressi. ...Read more
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