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I Am Getting Aphthous Ulcers After Almost Quiting Smoking What Should I Do
Quit entirely.: There are so many changes going on within the cells that are exposed to smoking that it is often hard to predict what is causing what, or if there is only a temporal relationship, and not a causative association. Quit smoking entirely. And use whatever help or means you can to accomplish it. The most important step, and the one that will probably making quitting successful is the decision to quit. ...Read more
Apthous ulcers affect the loose mucosal surfaces of the oral cavity (cheeks, lips, tongue, etc). They appear as a circular white ulcer with a red halo around the edges. The cause is unknown, but thought to be viral. The most common type, apthous minor, lasts about 10-14 days, are painful for the first 7-10 days, and heal on their own. There is also apthous ...Read more
Mouth ulcers : I recommend seeing your physician and obtaining basic blood testing. Mouth ulcera can be as simple as a vitamin/mineral deficiency and as complicated as a chronic disease. ...Read more
I get mouth ulcers alot. My family doctor don't know why any ideas? I am 26 i used to use dip tobacco but quit two years ago
Many causes: It could be many things..... You need a complete evaluation. See an oral surgeon who can work you up and suggest causes/treatment. Suggested reading: http://www.Healthline.Com/symptom/mouth-ulcers. ...Read more
Hi mam i have spoting from 8 days n m 6 weeks pregnant . How to stop this spotting m feelinf very scared what should i do o dont have any pain ?
I quit cigarettes 2 days ago but every time I quit I suffer serious constipation what can I do to stop this?
I abruptly ended venlafaxine, im fine - i now see what I have to do with cigarettes, what do I do once i get pleurisy after quitting? Drink water?
Pleurisy?: What makes you think you'll get pleurisy as a result of stopping smoking? Your lungs will actually function better when you're not inhaling smoke into them. Good luck to you with that -- your doctor can also help support your efforts. Hoping the condition for which Effexor (venlafaxine) was prescribed is stable also, and that you're working with your doctor on that as well. ...Read more
Yes, mild & worth it: Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do for your health. You will have temporary withdrawal symptoms, after which the main side effect will be some coughing as your lung starts to clear out the toxins that have been deposited. But you will feel better in many ways! see www.Everydayhealth.Com/smoking-cessation/immediate-and-long-term-benefits.Aspx , http://whyquit.Com/ & http://smokefree.Gov/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doctor, I am 14weeks pregnant but I am ulcer patient and now anytime I eat food if hot or cold I vomit it out again.what can I do.
I am suffering from gerd. After consulting it with the doctor, I am under prilosec, i think, its getting better. But do you think, i can smoke, weed.
ChstPain/smokingquit: More info is needed. How long after quitting smoking? How severe and how long is the pain? Is there heaviness in the chest? Is there shortness of breath? Are you more anxious? There are more questions needing answers. You need to check with your doctor as to possible other cases. ...Read more
I had a Gastric bypass about 9years ago and now im poting on wight how do i stop this from happening?
Weight : Please have your doctor refer you to a nurse who will carefully help you overcome your weight gain. Things won't happen overnight but you will feel great after a week or two. Your weight loss will take a bit longer to get where you want to be but you will feel great when you follow all the advice. ...Read more
What to do if I have no disease and I am not diabetic but after smoking my throat dry up and i feel to smoke more.Why?
Should I be worried about my peptic ulcer getting worse if I am taking ranitidine for it? And will my ulcer heal?
Peptic ulcer: If you have been diagnosed as having a peptic ulcer, you should take your ranitidine as directed by your doctor to help it heal. If you are taking ranitidine on your own for a presumed peptic ulcer, instead, though, you should see your doctor if you do not achieve symptom relief within 2 to 3 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more
How bad is swallowing weed smoke ? I've been smoking wrong for a few months I'm quitting but I devolped acid reflux am I going to die?
There are: no known long term bad effects from "swallowing" Cannabis or for that matter eating it but it sound like you need to see and have a frank discussion with you rPrimary Care Provider about your acid reflux and your ANXIETY...which I think may be a lot more significant than your smoking habits! Hope this helps! "A Word to the Wise"!!!!! ...Read more
I am smoking since 6 months I am afraid of its ill effects. What can happen to me and how can I quit smoking today. I smoke 3 filtered cigarrettes pd?
No crystal balls: here! However, breathing any unnatural vapors/ substances into lungs puts one's respiratory health at increased risk. Why take the chance? ...Read more
Why am I getting wheezy after eating ? this started 6 days ago I do have gerd.. I'm not aspirating anything. Does gerd ruin your lungs?!?
I stopped taking nsaids a yr ago but my stomach is still always upset. No matter what or when i eat. I think I have dyspepsia. How do I treat it?
Know the cause first: It is best to talk to your doctor and know the cause. Gallbladder disease, and h. Pylori can cause these problems and symptomatology and the latter can cause persistent gastritis and ulcers. So it is best to have it diagnosed and the proper medicine can be given after, some of which can even be over the counter now. ...Read more
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
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