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I Have Ulcers In Stomach Do Sit Ups Or Other Abdominal Exercises Make It Worse
No: Stomach ulcers are an internal problem that is aggravated by the release of acid when you eat and drink. Taking the prescribed medication by your doctor will help, small meals and darker greens helps since they are more alkaline. If you notice that it is worse after exercise, just decrease the intensity and duration. ...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
Other than doing a plank, push ups and sometimes lower abdominal exercises, what else can I do to get a flatter belly? Any tips?
Cardio Mix: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you loose stomach fat, if any. To loose adipose tissue work on a cardio mix (walking, running, biking, swimming, circuit training, etc - mix it up). Keep in mind that you can not target one specific area of the body to loose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body (stomach included). ...Read more
Boyfriend has 1mm hernia in lower right abdomen from appendectomy. Can he do sit-ups/other ab exercises or will it make it worse?
No strenuous activit: An incisional hernia needs to be repaired. Strenuous activity and exercise can worsen the problem. It can cause bowel to protrude through the hernia defect and get stuck. This then converts the problem into an emergency. He needs to see his doctor/surgeon in order to get it repaired. ...Read more
I used to do 100 situps daily,i stopped a week ago due to serious back problems. What other exercises to do rather than situps to have flat stomach?
I have severe abdominal pain diagnosed as pyloric gerd. Medication is not helping and i hurt when exercising or even sitting up now. Misdiagnosis?
When i eat certain foods or drinks my stomach expands n i look like i'm 8 or 9 months pregnant n I have abdominal pain. What causes this.
Can GI doctors do test for hiatal hernia and how do I tell them I would like that checked. heart burn with nausea right upper abdo. pain dizziness
Yes: If you are having reflux symptoms, hiatal hernia is a common finding. It can sometimes be detected on an UGI or can be seen if an EGD/upper endoscopy is deemed necessary. How do you tell them - just tell them your concerns, your symptoms, and that you think you have a hiatal hernia and would like to be checked for that. Very simple. Just be honest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain & severe bloating in upper abdomen. It hurts to take a deep breath or to do simple things like walking. What is this?
Can jumping rope cause more lower back problems if you already have sciatica, or is it safe to jump rope? I dont want to make things worse.
Jumping: Can either irritate the issue or you may get lucky and it doesn't. try it out if to hurts more, then stop. ...Read more
Severe Thigh pain and lower leg pain after sitting Indian style. I use always sit like that for hours & play video games Anything I can do to help it.
Hip, muscle, nerve: I'd love to be able to help you, but a more thorough history, physical exam and x-rays will be necessary to give you more answers. A doctor's visit with an orthopedic and/or sports med doctor will likely be your best bet. If I can be of further help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have GERD. If I eat something that bothers my stomach in moderation or a bit more to put weight on, will it affect or make my hiatal hernia bigger?
Pain in lower right abdominal area and some nausea, gets worse with movement, not sure if its linked to a run i did earlier?
Doctor exam: Right lower abdominal pain can be from multiple causes, including potential life threatening emergencies. Appendicitis, ovarian torsion, renal colic, among others. Could be caused by muscle sprain as well, but it is important to visit your doctor for examination and possible laboratory tests. ...Read more
Should you avoid ibuprofen when you have gallstones? I was told they are bad for people with stomach problems. Paracetamol doesn't even touch the pain
Not too frequent but i get abdominal pain that radiates to back, pelvic, lower back with some diarrhea and urge to push. Goes away after few minutes?
If I have GERD or gastric ulcer, does the heart-burn get worse if i try to sleep flat on my back in supine rather than standing up?
Do you have a fever with severe appendicitis? I have dull pain, and gas. When I push on my stomach the pain doesn't hurt more.
Yes: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain can worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause pain. Having gas may or may not be related to the discomfort (lactose intolerance causes gas). Inflammation, a hernia problem, etc., can cause pain. ...Read more
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