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What is the best thing to take for gastritis while you are pregnant?

What is the best thing to take for gastritis while you are pregnant?

Gastritis: Other than avoiding caffeine, heavy, large, spicy meals, medicines like ranitidine and Omeprazole are sometimes used during pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Uper stomch pain few mnths. Better w zantac (ranitidine).dr say gastritis. Now 10 weeks pregnant &pain is worse. Dr say hormonal change. Normal or further evaluation?

Gastroenterologist: This is not normal and I recommend that you consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Gastritis is treated by a bland diet, AVoidance of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine. If zantac, mylanta are no longer effective the next step is the taking of medications like prilosec or nexium, (esomeprazole) but your obstetrician would have to sanction its use. To be sure of your gi problem, consult a specialis ...Read more

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I have gastritis and I'm pregnant and I feel awful! Bloated all the time, gas, rumbling noises in my stomach. What can I do? I'm miserable!

I have gastritis and I'm pregnant and I feel awful! Bloated all the time, gas, rumbling noises in my stomach. What can I do? I'm miserable!

Should see your doc: Gastritis is quite treatable with prevacid/prilosec etc. But u likely have ibs, a funtional gastrointestinal disorder chracterized by some pain/cramping, altered bowel habits, bloating, gasiness, frequent/urge to have bm, early satiety, dyspepsia symptoms etc. U should see doc asap for evaluation/treatment because feeling miserble not good for pregnancy/baby.
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Hi I just want to know if its ok to get pregnant if I have mild chronic inactive gastritis? Am 27yrs old an will like to start having a family.

Hi I just want to know if its ok to get pregnant if I have mild chronic inactive gastritis? Am 27yrs old an will like to start having a family.

Pregnancy OK: Hello,

Of course, if you are otherwise healthy, you can safely plan a pregnancy. As for the mild gastritis, this can be managed with diet avoiding spicy food and food high in fats. These typically increase the acid that the stomach produces. Always consult a physician when taking medication that may effect the early weeks of a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can gastritis lower risk of pregnancy?

You can still become: Pregnant if you have gastritis. So use protection every time if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have acute gastritis during the beginning of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have acute gastritis during the beginning of pregnancy?

Morning sickness: Early pregnancy can cause stress on the digestive system. Morning sickness is common. Avoid spicy food, caffiene, or alcohol. Do not take asa, or Motrin as they irritate the stomache, drink milk and check with your ob/gyn doctor what else you can do. ...Read more

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Hi I am 8wks pregnant. Now m feeling gastritis so I don't want to eat anything whole day. Does it affect to my baby and how can I get rid off?

Hi I am 8wks pregnant. Now m feeling gastritis so I don't want to eat anything whole day. Does it affect to my baby and how can I get rid off?

Ask your OB: Don't ever hesitate to ask your OB something. Heartburn issues are common during pregnancy and many drugs for this are safe during pregnancy, ask your OB which one they prefer for you to take. You need nutrition to stay healthy for you and your baby. ...Read more

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My wife n I are planning for a baby. Currently she is taking pantoprazole for her gastritis. Is there any chances for pregnancy while taking pantopraz?

My wife n I are planning for a baby. Currently she is taking pantoprazole for her gastritis. Is there any chances for pregnancy while taking pantopraz?

Full chance...: Go ahead avail the full, 100% chance.....but if you are having difficulty making her pregnant, get evaluated. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 39 weeks pregnant and have gastritis?

Wait: You are about to deliver, and if you can avoid taking meds it is better. However if pain / discomfort is intolerable, talk to your OB/GYN. Usually we prescribe ranitidine or something similar ...Read more

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Why am I always so bloated. Had endoscopy found gastritis, acid redlux, inflamation, avoid beans onion cabagge etc. I'm tired of comments if im pregnant.?

Why am I always so bloated. Had endoscopy found gastritis, acid redlux, inflamation, avoid beans onion cabagge etc. I'm tired of comments if im pregnant.?

Have you taken tests: *Also garlic, leeks, grains/gluten, DAIRY, AND MEATS; can also cause these types of symptoms. Please let me know if you would like more direct guidance, by contacting me.

Have you had tests for pregnancy. I am not sure I understand your last part here. How long is always bloated, been going on? ...Read more

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I'm 33 smoker stomach inflammation gastritis I had an abortion 11 yrs ago, I can't get pregnant after 10 yrs why?? confused

I'm 33 smoker stomach inflammation gastritis I had an abortion 11 yrs ago, I can't get pregnant after 10 yrs why?? confused

Fertility expert: You need to consult a fertility expert if you really want to get pregnant. There are many reasons for infertility and oftentimes the partner
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Is it safe to plan a pregnancy if I have an upper abdominal hernia and gastritis?

Is it safe to plan a pregnancy if I have an upper abdominal hernia and gastritis?

Possibly: Pregnancy usually worsens acid reflux, and that could make your gastritis symptoms worse, this would include pain in the upper abdomen, and heartburn. You don't state the size or location of the hernia, but if it small and disappears when you lie down, it is probably safe to become pregnant. Pregnancy can make this worse also. Hernias in the belly button are common during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should anemic pregnant women treat chronic gastritis with PPI? Will PPI affect iron absorption?

Should anemic pregnant women treat chronic gastritis with PPI? Will PPI affect iron absorption?

PPI and iron: There are not many studies that directly look at the long-term effects of regular PPI use on iron absorption, and the results have been somewhat unclear. Short term, there is likely little concern for iron absorption and PPI use. ...Read more

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I have gastritis and blood problems, I missed my period after having unprotected sex, what can I do to stop if I am pregnant?

I have gastritis and blood problems, I missed my period after having unprotected sex, what can I do to stop if I am pregnant?

See doctor: There are morning after pills that you can take just after unprotected sex. However if the sex was not in the last few days you will need to see a doctor about how to end the pregnancy if you do not desire it. You also need to see the doctor about your blood problems and gastritis. ...Read more

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Ehlersdanlos3, pregnancy, chronic gastritis/esphogitis (no hpylori) making GERD unbearable... Help. .. Natural if possible. Raw cabbage juice?

Ehlersdanlos3, pregnancy, chronic gastritis/esphogitis (no hpylori) making GERD unbearable... Help. .. Natural if possible. Raw cabbage juice?

Check out these: Links. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/home-heartburn-remedies-natural-remedies-heartburn. Http://melissabarrett. Hubpages. Com/hub/herbsforacidreflux. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w GERD, on pantozole 40 mg, feel nauseous/tired after meals, not pregnant. Feel this often, got treated for gastritis 3 times in past year?

Diagnosed w GERD, on pantozole 40 mg, feel nauseous/tired after meals, not pregnant. Feel this often, got treated for gastritis 3 times in past year?

H. pylori?: Have you been tested for Helicobactor Pylori, an infection that can cause stomach ulcers? Have you had an upper endoscopy to look at the stomach lining? If not then I suggest that you ask your doctor for a referral to a gastroenterologist to have those tests done. In the mean time avoid foods that worsen the problem and start a probiotic daily ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

Inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more