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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Home remedy for epigastric pain?

Home remedy for epigastric pain?

Depends on cause: Of pain. Commonly, it can be caused by esophagitis, gastritis, ulcer, gallstones, gastroesophageal reflux, or pancreatitis. Try otc Omeprazole or equivalent. If it doesn't work, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Best home remedy for gallbladder stones?

Best home remedy for gallbladder stones?

Good alternatives: The standard treatment is removing the gallbladder; i believe this should be the last resort rather than initial treatment. I've had many patients have great success with natural therapies to dissolve gallstones & flush them out of the liver/gallbladder. See http://www.Townsendletter.Com/july2011/momiracles0711.Html & the amazing liver and gallbladder flush by andreas moritz and my comment:. ...Read more

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Could there be a home remedy for heartburn prevention?

Could there be a home remedy for heartburn prevention?

No: There are a variety of very effective over the counter treatments for heartburn currently available, including medications which were only available by prescription previously. The homeopathic treatmetnts for heartburn seem to be only selectively beneficial. ...Read more

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Hiatal hernia treatments. Any non-surgical advice to ease this painful condition?

Hiatal hernia treatments. Any non-surgical advice to ease this painful condition?

Acid reflux: Stomach acid refluxing back into esophagus is painful. So avoiding acid stimulation and overfilling your stomach will help. Alcohol, and tobacco drive acid production. Also avoid large fatty meals, carbonated beverages, and lying down after eating (stay upright for 2 hours). Check in with your doc to consider anti acid medication and referral for scoping/egd. Tums, (calcium carbonate) over the counter, work well. ...Read more

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Suggestions on pharm treatment for soa secondary to hiatal hernia?

Several: Reduce reflux: elevate head of bed. Small meals and not late into evening before sleep. No smoking control weight then antacids, blockers etc. ...Read more

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What's a good diet after tif procedure and hiatal hernia repair?

What's a good diet after tif procedure and hiatal hernia repair?

As tolerated : It's unclear why you would have a tif procedure and a hiatal hernia repair instead of the standard fundoplication and hernia repair, but either way, your diet should be as tolerated. If the food or beverage are difficult to swallow, or make gerd symtoms worse, avoid that in the future. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best home remedy for gastric problem?

Please recommend the best home remedy for gastric problem?

Maalox tums (calcium carbonate): depend what gastric problem you have if it is a burning pain worst while you are hungry it could be an ulcer if it is pain worst after you eat could be a list of thing from gallbladder problem to gastritis if you are simply nauseated with or without diarrhea you could be having gastritis either way stay hydrated eat chicken soup and saltine drink ginger ale no improvement see a docotr ...Read more

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Can you tell me about laparoscopic anti reflux surgery for heartburn and or hiatal hernia?

Can you tell me about laparoscopic anti reflux surgery for heartburn and or hiatal hernia?

Laparoscopy: In general terms, the operation uses 5 small incisions, takes 2-4 hours depending on a variety if factors, is associated with a 1-2 night stay in the hospital, and a 1-2 week recovery period regarding postop pain. There is usually difficulty swallowing for 3-6 weeks afterward as well. Preop tests will determine if its right for you, and there will be occasional reflux afterward, but markedly improved. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for gastritis?

What are home remedies for gastritis?

Home rx of gastritis: Currently the home remedies are quite good. Starting with otc antacids, you can then move up to otc zantac, (ranitidine) or even better, otc prilosec. Remember that these otc drugs are provided in just half their usually prescribed dosages, so you may need to double up. Diet changes--reducing acids, alcohol, soda, coffee will also help. Reducing stress through relaxatin will help. Last resort: h pylori test. ...Read more

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Help please! could Carafate (sucralfate) help a hiatal hernia?

Help please! could Carafate (sucralfate) help a hiatal hernia?

Not really: A sliding type hiatal hernia is associated with reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. The acid causes burning sensation described as "heartburn", sometimes an intense pressure sensation like angina. Carafate (sucralfate) coats the stomach lining to help shield the mucosa from acid. Itwould not effectively protect the esophagus. You need a proton pump inhibitor or h2 blocker to reduce acid. ...Read more

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Is a hiatal hernia repair effective?

Is a hiatal hernia repair effective?

Yes : Of course there area many factors to consider, but most importantly is what the goals of the repair are - resolution of symptoms or prevention from getting worse or both. In general, hiatal hernia repair should have a 90-95% success rate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery for heartburn/hiatal hernia?

Can you tell me about laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery for heartburn/hiatal hernia?

Yes: For hiatal hernia, the stomach is brought back into the abdomen and the defect of the crus muscles around the esophagus are brought together and possible mesh reinforcement. For just reflux without the hernia, the stomach is wrapped around itself called a fundoplication. Best part is the symptoms are gone almost immediately. ...Read more

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Is there a effective home remedy for belching?

Is there a effective home remedy for belching?

See below: Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends, or expands because of too much swallowed air. Belching releases the air to reduce the distention. You can also have a gas buildup in the stomach from bacteria working on food, which give up for gas. Anxiety can cause just about any physical symptom but it would be uncommon for anxiety to cause excessive belching. If your anxiety includes hyperventilating then that would be a good source of swallowed air, which then could lead to belching. Some things that may help in belching. Tried to be aware of how much air swallowing. Try to chew food completely before swallowing it so that the stomach will have smaller particles for the bacteria to give off gas with. Excessive exercise can also lead to belching. And sometimes relief can be obtained with anti-acids; H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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No acidity with hiatal hernia, but do have soa. Non-surgical suggestions?

Antacids: I know you said you don't have acidity, but often a proton-pump inhibitor helps with the other symptoms of a hiatal hernia. Omeprazole (trade name prilosec) or other ppis are available over the counter; for something stronger, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Home remedies for an upset stomach due to gallstones?

Home remedies for an upset stomach due to gallstones?

Please Don't "Flush": The only home remedy that i know of is a "gallbladder flush": ingesting substances to cause significant contraction of the gb with the hope that the stones could be flushed into the intestines. Unfortunately, this is actually dangerous since the stones can get stuck in the bile duct & block the liver. Furthermore, even if successful, new ones will form. The best rx remains surgery. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

A condition that occurs when part of the stomach bulges into the chest. It can cause severe ...Read more