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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
Usually: A hiatal hernia is an enlargement of the hole in the diaphragm thru which the esophagus passes to enter into the abdomen. This usually causes no symptoms but may contribute to acid reflux if the stomach slides thru this hole into the chest. Theoretically, increased abdominal pressure, such as ab exercises, may accentuate this reflux; if so, this would cause heartburn at the time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms: severe abdominal pain nausea vomiting: worse upon eating.24/7 losing lbs. I have hiatel, multiple ulcers. On a ppi. Not working.
Do ulcers hurt really bad? I've had abdominal pain for months. Sometimes I want to go to the hospital. Pain comes and goes is worse lately.
Many causes: abdominal pain has many causes because there are many organs in the abdominal cavity. if the pain is severe enough that make you think you should go to the hospital GO. gallbladder dysfunction causes your symptoms and can not be seen by the test you have had, you will need a HIDA scan which is an ultrasound with contrast to see the GB function. ...Read more
Is it gastritis or an ulcer? I have sharp middle/lower abdominal pain that is worse after I eat and at night with nausea and diarrhea.
It can be either: We can not tell you what it is withput getting history in detail as to how long you have had these syptoms and if you have tried any over the counter medicine and what gives you the relief. You should get it checked by your doctor as it can be gastritis or an Ulcer as symptoms can be overlapping.You may need a consult with Gastroenterologist and may need Endoscopy ...Read more
I have peptic ulcer disease. I have terrible nausea and even worse abdominal pain, even after taking my prescribed medicine. Do i need an endoscopy?
Maybe: Perhaps, you are eating and drinking something that precipitate your heartburn- caffeinated drinks, alcohol, spicy foods, energy drinks. This could be the reason why you have continuous heartburn despite taking prilosec. Cut down on intake of these. Be tested for h pylori anitbody. In addition to prolosec, you may take antacids. If your symptoms are getting worse, consider having an endoscopy. ...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
23 year old male, Burping, abdominal pain and increased appetite. Also stomach feels empty all time. Is this a ulcer?? I'm worried. No smoke, no alc
Yes and No: It can see a thickening of the stomach wall that suggests gastritis, it can see some large ulcers, and it can see signs in the esophagus that suggest long standing gastroesphageal reflux disease. However, ultrasound would not be the primary method to diagnose these conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer