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Gerd And Heartburn And Carafate
Diagnosised w/mild antral gastritis & mild GERD waiting 4 h pylori results-take Prilosec bid & carafate-can not eating enough cause break thru reflux?
When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more
I'm taking Zantac 75 and Carafate for GERD and esophigitus. My poop is light yellow and green. Could it be from the medicine?
Yes: The carafate can mix with the stool and influence the color of the stool. See if stool color changes with not taking carafate for to bowel movements. Only if the color change persists after you stop the carafate, and the stool flooats and is excessively maladorious should you be re-evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With ehlers danlos hypermobility caused gerd, gastritis, esophagitis does it need to betreated ddifferently. Omeprazole Carafate not working?
If gastroparesis: High prevalence of GI manifestations including severe chronic constipation , irritable bowel syndrome , acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease, and/or chronic abdominal pain . Gastroparesis , slow gastric emptying, is also seen. If this is present as well as reflux then medication has to be taken to speed up stomach. Gastroparesis is usually diagnosed by nuclear gastric emptying test. ...Read more
Carafate prescribed for GERD symptoms. Second night taking it woke up with intense burning in stomach, abd, arms, chest. Should I keep taking it?
Possible Interaction: Carafate is often prescribed in conjunction with other acid-controlling medications such as PPI's like omeprazole. Sucralfate can make it harder for the body to absorb PPIs. If you do, try to take the two medications 30-60 minutes apart. The burning arms is difficult to explain. Overall, discontinuing this less common medication for GERD, and asking your doctor for alternatives might be best. ...Read more
Taking Prilosec and Carafate for gerd. took them and woke up with intense burning in upper body. Sore today, sore muscles as well. Can it all be GERD?
I came off Carafate due to nausea. Used drops of ciprofloacin for eye. Nausea won't go away.I do have gerd, hiatel hernia, ulcers, diverticulosis?
Diagnosed w/mild antral gastritis & mild GERD waiting 4 h pylori results-take Prilosec bid & carafate-still experience burning, tight stomach, reflux?
What can I do for GERD that won't respond to omeprazole, carafate, Tums or gasx. No delayed emptyor h pylori, have gastritis esophagitis. Help in pain?
Diet: Since you do not smoke or drink alcohol, you may need to revisit your diet (no caffeine) and eliminate all foods that make the gerd symptoms worse. If you have already done that and you are having symptoms that cannot be controlled with medications, you may need to seek a surgical consult for gastric fundoplication or depending on the anatomy of your esophagus another procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe GERD, mod chronic inflamm @ GE junc. On max PPI, sucralfate, raised HOB, diet. Thick mucous, no h. hernia, no Barrett's. Alt tx, home rem?!?
I have heard: Aloe juice is helpful I've also heard it tastes awful. Sorry :( ...Read more
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