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Gastritis Healing Sour Stomach
Gastritis - I read drinking only coconut h2o for 24 hrs will bring stomach to normal condn. I tried today but it is burning more. Is it healing process?
Total confusion: Acne is not related to B12. Why B12? How did you arrive at the diagnosis of gastritis? NO GASTRITIS IS CAUSED BY SPICY FOODS OR ACIDIC FOODS. This silly idea was thrown out 60 years ago. It may be related to smoking, alcohol, meds, H. Pylori bacteria.Coconut water is not effective therapy for gastritis or anything else. ...Read more
When a biopsy report of the stomach is negative for H pylori but positive for CHRONIC gastritis. What does it mean and would would be the treatment and how long?
Chronic Gastritis rx: Gastritis is defined as histologic evidence of inflammation of the gastric mucosa (lining of the stomach.) Chronic meas gastritis that occurs repeatedly or continuous over a period of time. Not acute. Proton pump inhibitiors are the mainstay of treatment. Usually 4 weeks or longer. Work with your GI for a treatment plan. The GI saw the pathology and will come up with the PPI and for how long. ...Read more
Extremely bad pain in lower abdomen everytime I yawn. Had gastritis because of h.Pylori. Took the treatment. Been done for 1 month. What's happening?
Had virus go through me 5 months ago. Caused major gastritis and stomach intestinal metaplasia. Gastritis not healing. Using PPI and H2 blockers.????
More to this.: I hate to say it, but I simply am not convinced that a viral infection five months ago would solely explain all of this. There may be something else going on here that requires an investigation and proper diagnosis. You need to be evaluated and tested by gastroenterologist. ...Read more
I am taking 1, 300mg of aspirin everyday as an aspirin desensitization treatment since last year, but now a couples of day ago I've notice a pain burning sensation in my stomach. I think its gastritis but my question is since I cannot discontinue my treatm
Find a better Dr: Are you ALLERGIC to aspirin? Sensitive people get asthma, coughing, or hives from it. Gastritis due to prostaglandin inhibition is a function of dose. Taking 4 adult size aspirin daily will cause stomach symptoms in many people. Taking a large dose makes no sense. If you are allergic to it, avoid it. Why diphenhydramine? It is used mostly as a sleeping pill. There are better antihistamines. Do you ...Read more
What sort of foods and drinks help with healing scars caused by stomach acid? My doctor diagnosed me of antral gastritis & symptoms show for A. reflux
Great question!: You likely will need more than just diet manipulation if damage is ongoing or unresolved and, from your medication list, I see your are indeed already taking acid blocker drugs. To address your question in greater depth, please refer to the many excellent HealthTap answers on the subjects of GERD and Gastritis. ...Read more
Isn't PPI like Nexium (for acid reduction) and sucralfate (for covering effected area to allow healing)an ideal combo for stomach gastritis and ulcers?
However it should be noted that sucralfate REQUIRES SOME ACID to adhere to the affected area (s)
Hope this is helpful
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If milk creates mucus in stomach, does cottage cheese, sour cream, yogurt also effect my gastritis?
NOT MORE THAN 2-3SER: Yes you can but limit diary products to not more than 2to3 serving per day, and preferably low fat diary products. ...Read more
I have upper stomach pain, constant nausea, sour burps, constant discomfort. I think it's gastritis. What can I do to feel better?
Can vomiting slow stomach ulcer or gasritis healing? I'm asking because IV been feeling better from gastro problems, recently aggrevated by vomiting :/
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more
Neither: Gastritis is a condition in which the stomach is irritated or inflamed due to erosion of the lining. Various causes include stress, infection, use of anti-inflammatory medications, chronic vomiting, excess alcohol use, and bile reflux. Bile is the digestive substance made by the liver. Acid reflux is backflow of stomach acid into the esophagus. Often hard to distinguish because of overlap. ...Read more
Anti-gas pill +: Bloated stomach can result from increased gas formation in the upper GI tract. Suggest, eat meals slooooooowly, chew the food well before swallowing (digestion starts in the mouth), and drink enough water during the day. Daily exercise also helps maintain good bowel function. May also try Tums or simethocone for the gas. Ranitidine or Pepcid (famotidine) otc may help if there is mild inflammation (gastritis). ...Read more
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 more
Define gastritis: Gastritis is an inflammation of the mucosa of the stomach, of which there are MANY causes (please refer to prior HealthTap answers on the subject). The timing & duration of the condition may differentiate between acute gastritis & chronic gastritis. What you are describing is a histologic term based on the microscopic appearance of your biopsy taken from the lining at the end of your stomach. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on why you have gastritis in the first place, and whether or not you're continuing behaviors (including eating and drinking certain things) that aggravate it. Stress can worsen it. To get the best advice for your specific case, please work with your own primary care physician. They are well-trained to help you with a huge variety of problems, including this. Good luck to you. ...Read more
I'm having a sickness in my upper abdomen, but it's not like my usual gastritis symptoms. It get's a little better after I eat. No other symptoms.
Could be your gallbladder, could be your stomach, small bowels
did you noticed if it happen after specific kind of food
or if it is related to milk or milk product
is it associated with any change of bowel habit like diarrhea or constipation or associated with too much bloating and gas
you need to see a doctor to answer all of these questions and to help you find out what exactly the problem ...Read more
How do you treat gastritis at home? & where does it come from? Is it because I eat then lay down? Feel like it's in my upper stomach/middle of chest
Diagnosed with gastritis with endoscopy. Had this for a year. I know is not hunger. Why does gastritis make stomach growl loud? How to stop growling?
Growing stomach: A rumbling or growling stomach is due to muscular contractions of the intestinal wall called peristalsis. Though seldom of medical importance it can be a symptom of diarrhea and increased liquid and gas in the intestines. Diseases associated with malabsorption and partial mechanical obstruction can also cause it. If you have pain or increase gas get worked up. ...Read more
Medicines will help: Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach. It can be treated with several different medicines, so that by itself isn't so bad. Blood tests or other tests will further define what's going on. There could be something in your diet that is causing your problem, so that is worth evaluating also ...Read more
Yes: The stomach can refer pain to the upper right abdomen but also you need to consider the gallbladder and the liver. If increase pain see provider You can try OTC medications to see if it helps But see provider if increased pain nausea or other symptoms ...Read more