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Gastritis Sore Stomach
Is gastritis pain normally worse in the morning after waking up? I find that my stomach is sore in the morning often after I wake up.
Refluxing at night?: A person with stomach aches upon awakening can make a diary of symptoms, writing them down on a big calendar. Include descriptions of the symptoms, when they occur, how long they last, what makes them better, what worsens them, any relation to foods or meds, any relation to activities, etc... Then, he can take the diary to the doctor. Gastric reflux and excess acidity can be a cause. ...Read more
I have severe hunger pangs and sore upper stomach for months now? Had an endoscopy 8 months ago that found gastritis but waa on lansaprazole
Stomach: You may need to be treated again. You also may want to talk to your doctor about an H Pylori test. ...Read more
Can existing gastritis be irritated by gastroenteritis? Had stomach flu but now abd is sore including back and have some constipation. No appetite
Yes: But if you are experiencing other symptoms, be checked for other causes of which there are many. All the best. ...Read more
My stomach has been feeling sore in URQ and sometimes LRQ...I drink alcohol most days. .. gastritis?? ...I had labs and pancreas and liver were normal
Can Lipitor (atorvastatin) make you feel tired, shaky, sore like you just went to the gym for 10 hours straight, short of breath and mess with your stomach gastritis?
Possibly: It can cause muscle aches and even something serious called rhabdomyolysis. You should see your doctor and have some bloodwork done, especially if you notice that your urine is dark. That can be a sign of muscle breakdown. Stop the Lipitor (atorvastatin) until you see your doc. ...Read more
I think I have gastritis or some sort of ulcer. I gained a lot of weight. My first symptoms included fullness in stomach, sore throat, and sore eyes?
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
Gastritis: Abdominal cramping is a sign of an irritated small intestine or large intestine. Any time there is an inflammation of the bowel tissue, the muscle will react by cramping, trying to push the inflammatory secretions through the gut as quickly as possible. Gastritis usually causes pain that is located above the navel, and moves up and down the esophagus and can be felt straight through to the back ...Read more
An ultrasound of the abdomen and liver/gallbladder to rule out disease/stones or obstruction.
Next daily use use of a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) such as Nexium or Prilosec in addition to a low fat diet, fiber and daily exercise. Get tested for bacterial gastritis by testing for H. pylori. I suggest liver and pancreatic
blood studies and avoid ALL alcohol, NSAIDS, aspirin and citrus fruits. ...Read more
Cabbage and aloe:
Cabbage and cabbage juice has been found to have remarkable effects in helping ulcers to heal. A nice discussion of this can be found at http://www. Naturalnews. Com/027454_cabbage_ulcers. Html
aloe vera juice is also very helpful.
In general fresh fruits & vegetables (other than citrus) tend to be helpful- esp. Apples, kale, kelp & green tea. See http://www. Ulcer-cure. Com/treatments/ulcer-diet. Php. ...Read more
Already formed.: Burning epigastric pain made worse by or unrelated to food is probably the most distinguishing symptom of stomach ulcer. When these symptoms occur, the ulcer is probably already formed. Symptoms like these can occur when there is no ulcer and are less responsive to therapy. ...Read more
Can I eat ice cream with mild gastritis? Would the coldness soother the burning in my stomach? I'm craving ice cream
Gastritis: Gastritis refers to inflammation of stomach lining. Calcium, H2 blockers & proton pump inhibitors, all available over-the-counter w/o prescription are often used to treat this condition along w/others, eg heartburn, indigestion, acid reflux, etc. I don't see any harm in eating ice cream (dairy products contain calcium, after all) but don't overdo it! Too many calories & not enough nutrition. ...Read more
A biopsy made to my stomach reflected this result: chronic inactive superficial focal erosive gastritis. What its mean?
It means nothing ser: This is a twisted way of saying that there is nothing serious that the biopsy shows! The key word here is "inactive". If it was " active", then you would be told that you have mild gastritis. I would not worry about this biopsy report., . Of course your doctor who did the biopsy should be able to answer your questions and guide you further.! ...Read more
Why does my gastritis flare make my abdomen area go all tight and stinging?? Instead of just burn. It squeezes so tight
Muscle spasm: The stomach will produce visceral pain. Because of its close proximity to the body wall it can then produce somatic pain and muscle spasm. Antacids or OTC Prilosec may be helpful for the gastritis. A MAGNESIUM OXIDE supplement may calm the muscle spasm. I would also discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
Day 4 of 30mg lansoprazole twice daily for gastritis. How long till they work an my stomach settles cant eat with this burning an pain?
This med works rapid: Ly and most patients experience some relief within 1-2 days. If it's been 4 days and you have no improvement, return to your perscribers office tomorrow for a reassessment of your diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with acute gastritis and referenced to do endoscopy. How urgent it is to be done? I felt a severe pain all over my stomach.
Go soon: I think it needs to be done sooner rather than later. It is not an emergency, but do not delay being seen. ...Read more
I have bad pain in my upper right abdomen er said gastritis and dr scheduled a scope and said he doesn't think its gastritis what could it be?
Went to the hospital and I had a scope done and found out I have esophagitis and gastritis and an inflamed stomach what can be done about this?
I was told my stomach might be emptying too slowly after having an endoscopy. Can this be caused by my gastritis and esophagitis? Or my anxiety?
If wheat/celiac intolerance is the cause of gastritis turning chronic, would the stomach heal itself, if you simply just removed the wheat/celiac?
I have mild to moderate middle stomach gnawing pain that comes and goes for weeks, relieved when laying down. Ulcer or gastritis or something else?
Need a visit to Dr:
Symptoms such as yours could be due to stomach ulcer or
gastritis. It could also be due to a number of other conditions. It's not possible to offer a diagnosis without knowing your complete medical history and without being able to ask you various questions about your symptoms that help to narrow the possibilities and without being able to examine you. You need to see a physician. ...Read more
I had an endoscopy which found gastritis in the stomach antrum. I have been feeling nauseous quite often. Is this from the gastritis or functional?
I drank a lil last night and today I feel like I haven't peed enough is that normal? And my stomach feels swollen I have mild gastritis? What can ido
Dehydration?: Did you drink a wee bit more than a wee bit? Excessive alcohol use can lead to dehydration, feeling thirst, dry mouth, headache & feeling tired. You could be experiencing a hangover. Recommend you start by re-hydrating. If you have already been diagnosed with gastritis (especially if it is due to alcohol use) please advise your doctor for dark, tarry, malodorous stools or severe abdominal pain. ...Read more