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How Can You Tell If Your Stomach Is Bleeding From Aspirin Use
NSAID: Ibuprofen is known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and is used for fever control and anti-inflammation. It will not stop breakthrough bleeding. It can actually worsen bleeding symptoms - especially if you have a known bleeding disorder. See your physician for any breakthrough bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1. Can aspirin delay your period? If so how long can the delay be.
2. When is the soonest you can know you're pregnant; how many weeks?
Aspirin: I could if I knew what you were asking. Let's do 2nd opinion and discuss. ...Read more
How long does it take to show that you're pregnant? When can you tell by the looks of your stomach?
Being pregnant: Usually you begin to show in the fourth month. ...Read more
If you have an ulcer caused by stress/high nsaid use, and continue to do so will you develop a bleed/other probs? How long?
Yes, you could: Definitely make it worse and if the ulcer develops further, it can erode the entire lining until it hits an artery, which can be very dangerous. Time is different for everyone. Some people this could take months or never progress, while others can take it for a few days and get into a dangerous situation. Best to have a scope done to see how bad the ulcer is and discontinue nsaids, start a ppi. ...Read more
Yes: Aspirin can cause several forms of liver injury: in high doses, aspirin can cause marked elevations of liver function tests occasionally with jaundice or signs of liver dysfunction. Liver damage due to aspirin usually occurs with doses of 1,800 to 3,200 mg daily. Reye syndrome is a form of liver damage that can occur in children or young adults given standard doses for fever due to viral illness ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I may have a peptic ulcer can I inject myself with alcohol if so how much and what would be the best spirit to use thanks?
NOT a D.I.Y. project: There are successful treatments of bleeding peptic ulcers with endoscopic ethanol but this is not a procedure to be done for yourself. It is not the kind of alcohol used for drinking. And, not to be a party pooper, but it would be a very good idea to limit drinking to as close to none as you can at least until the ulcer is well healed. Smoking is also irritating your cells. Enjoy yourself later. ...Read more
I heard that you can take high dose of ibuprofen 3 days before your period to prevent your cycle from starting. Is this true and is it safe to do so?
Take pregnancy test: If you're having early pregnancy bleeding it may be different to your 'normal period' in amount of bleeding (heavier than normal or lighter than a normal period) or in timing - pregnancy bleeding usually occurs after the time your period was due. Symptoms are not 100% reliable - take a pregnancy test if you are late with your period or if your bleeding is different to a normal period. ...Read more
Implantation : Implantation bleeding usually occurs at or around the expected week of your period. It may be in the form of light spotting or bleeding. It really is difficult to say for certaint if you are just having a period or implantation bleeding without a test a few days after. ...Read more
I'm suffering from gum bleeding as often I observe bleeding while mouth wash, please could you tell me how to remedy this problem?
Please explain if it is the tobacco or what they add to it that gives you the cancer and how long would it take you to get cancer from smoking?
It's the tobacco: The products of combustion include chemicals that wreck havoc on the genes. After 15 pack-years, your risk is much higher than other folks and doesn't return to baseline for a few decades. More important, you've become a slave to an addiction that now carries a serious stigma in the civilized world. I can't promise you cancer, but it will take your wind away both now and as you get older. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between menstrual blood and implantation bleeding? What if you used a condom that didn't break or slide off?
About implantation..: Only after a positive preg. test can tell a woman that PRIOR spotting was actually implantation bleeding. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred) or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more
See answer: Avoid classic trigger foods such as spicey, acidic, fatty foods. Avoid or at least decrease stress/anxiety. Increase water intake, try otc omeprazole. Some ulcers are caused by bacteria (h. Pylori), which you should be checked for by a dr., as if you have that, you would need to be treated for it. Best wishes. ...Read more
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