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Is it ok to drink gatorade if you have gastritis?

Is it ok to drink gatorade if you have gastritis?

YES: Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of stomach. The things to avoid are: caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol. No special foods are diets are needed but a acid blocker pill such as Prilosec will help. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

Inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more


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Is gatorade bad for gastritis?

No: Gatorade should not bother your gastritis unless you drink so much you stretch your stomach, but this is the same for water. Avoid more acidic drinks like sodas or orange juice, but gatorade should be okay with gastritis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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For last 1 month I have been drinking 10 beers a week, is my risk of gastritis high now?

For last 1 month I have been drinking 10 beers a week, is my risk of gastritis high now?

Higher: Your risk is greater than if you didn't drink 10 beers a week. If you are having symptoms such as burning, indigestion or GERD then I would cut down (or out) the alcohol. ...Read more

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How do I stimulate my appetite. I have gastritis and haven't the desire to eat as I have no appetite. I have been drinking fluids though.

How do I stimulate my appetite. I have gastritis and haven't the desire to eat as I have no appetite. I have been drinking fluids though.

Poor appetitie: See your doc to rule out/identify medical conditions. Drink a glass of lemon water about 1/2 hour before a meal to stimulate gastric juices and appetite. Are you under a great deal of stress or worrying about something? If so, consider consulting w/a mental health professional or trusted friend to help you sort things out and cope. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have gastritis what should I drink?

Gastritis: There are certain things you should avoid such as: soft drinks, coffee, tomatoes, orange juice, fatty and spicy food, there are over the counter medications that can help (Prilosec otc, Zantac (ranitidine) ect...) if your symptoms do not improve after avoiding the above or with medication, you may need to have an endoscopy for furhter evaluation. ...Read more

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Can I have an alcoholic drink if I have gastritis?

No: And if your doctor didn't ask you about how much you drink, or you didn't offer that you do drink, let me then be the first to tell you - no. When someone with gastritis asks me if they can drink, I can safely assume that the gastritis is either being caused by, or contributed to, by excessive drinking. I strongly suggest you discuss your drinking in depth with your doctor or a therapist. ...Read more

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I have been taking gastrimut and Nexium (esomeprazole) for 2 years now and can't seem to cure my gastritis. I still have pain whenever I eat or drink something wrong?

Could be ulcer: gastritis symptoms or pain with eating which has not responded to treatment with medications could indicate a different problem like an ulcer

An evaluation with a doctor and possible endoscopy to look down into stomach might be indicated to help find the right treatment to resolve pain could help you ...Read more

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What are the best protein drinks to drink when you have Gastritis and what is the best Gastritis diet to treat Gastritis?

Try lean meat: Why protein drinks? It's better to eat whole foods, with your protein coming from lean meat (especially fatty fish) and vegetable sources. Keep portion sizes small in order to avoid acid reflux from a full stomach, and to aid digestion. Have you found the cause for your gastritis; are you avoiding offending foods, and taking your prescription remedy (if any)? Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I've gastritis and Every time I eat it "gets stuck" having a drink does not help and it always ends up in hiccups.? Is this the gastritis?

Unlikely: It is unlikely to be gastritis. Could be esophageal spasm or achalasia or possibly a shatzki's ring/stricture. You probably need to have an endoscopy if you have not had one already to full evaluation or a barium swallow xray to evaluate your esophagus. ...Read more

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I have gastritis. I'm losing weight. Can I take ensure or some other drink to help maintain my weight till I can eat normally? I have no appetite.

I have gastritis. I'm losing weight. Can I take ensure or some other drink to help maintain my weight till I can eat normally? I have no appetite.

Endoscopy useful: Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach and usually heals after 3 months of proper diet and prilosec. The iron pills may be causing a lack of appetite and if you're no longer anemic, try stopping the iron. You also may need Prilosec twice a day. Ensure helps getting needed calories. A gastroscope examination would be advisable if these measure don't improve your symptoms. ...Read more

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According to my doctor, I have a small gastritis. Is there a tee I can drink daily? Which foods are safe?

Acid production: Camomile tea, and avoidance of foods that increase acid production, such as chocolate, peanuts, meat, alcohol/wine/beer, fried foods, and acidic fruit juices is advised to avoid more pain with gastritis. Some doctors may prescribe a proton pump inhibitor drug, such as Omeprazole (Prilosec), to reduce stomach acid production. Ask your doctor first about medications, since s few are obtained over the ...Read more

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What is best way to enjoy whiskey& vodka safely without risk of gastritis, I drink below limits, eat before drinking. Anything else I can do?

What is best way to enjoy whiskey& vodka safely without risk of gastritis, I drink below limits, eat before drinking. Anything else I can do?

Antacid: You may try coating your esophagus and stomach with a barrier type antacid. Generally any type of alcohol exposure will cause some irritation. All the best and run this question by your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Gastritis from alcohol. How long does it usually take to heal when you only eat healthy/light food, drink and take what's recommended? (i.E. Omeprazol)

Gastritis from alcohol. How long does it usually take to heal when you only eat healthy/light food, drink and take what's recommended? (i.E. Omeprazol)

Should be: Feeling better after 2wks use of omeprazole, however, if there are still constant use of triggers such as continuous use of alcohol, even caffeine or spicy food, symptoms can persist or healing delayed. Ulcers need to be ruled out if you have aa healthey diet, GI specialist can do those evaluation and rule out other causes of gastritis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Did a GI series test where you drink Barium. Found a tiny ulcer. Also found thick walls of gastritis. Taking nexum but doesn't really help. Comments?

Did a GI series test where you drink Barium. Found a tiny ulcer. Also found thick walls of gastritis. Taking nexum but doesn't really help. Comments?

Test for germs: Some ulcers are from hyperacidity and stress-these respond well to Acid blockers and antacids. Others are caused by a germ called helicobacter. This usually needs antibiotics too. Your doctor can test for it. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with reactive (chemical) gastritis 2 years ago via biopsy/EGD. Never use aspirin or rarely drink. What else can cause this?

Food: I am sorry to hear about your concern. Food and lifestyle can be a major player in the development of gastritis. I am not sure what your doctors meant by "chemical". This word is confusing and it make us think about an artificial substance but sometimes it means just the natural acid of our stomach. Learn about what foods stimulate extra acid production. You can also request a formal consult. ...Read more

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Normal weight don't smoke/drink scope showed gastritis been on omeprazole month still get GERD with everything I eat what else can I do?

Gastritis: I'm not sure what your symptoms are. Omeprazole is indicated to suppress acid production to control acid reflux or peptic ulcer disease. You should discuss your current symptoms with your GI physician for further evaluation of possible other causes. ...Read more

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I have gastritis and my doctor told me only drink pedialyte and water. I'm hungry, can I eat anything else without getting worse? It's been 24 hours

Gastritis: After 24 hours of nothing but clear liquids, I believe you need to slowly reintroduce foods with more nutritional value. But, I don't have you complete history so I really cannot go any further in advising you other than to strongly urge you to contact your doctor and get further guidance. ...Read more

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My abdomen has hurt for a month. Gets worse when I eat or drink anything. I have been treated for gastritis & told maybe I was just constipated ideas?

My abdomen has hurt for a month. Gets worse when I eat or drink anything. I have been treated for gastritis & told maybe I was just constipated ideas?

Examination: Abdominal discomfort lasting a month calls for an evaluation by your physician. Conditions such as gastritis, peptic ulcer, liver or gall bladder problems, inflammation of the intestinal tract are some possibilities. ...Read more