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Is It Ok To Drink Gatorade If You Have Gastritis
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
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
I feel EVERY time I eat that my food is stuck. When I have this I can't eat/drink. I have gastritis Dr said that's why it's happening. Is that right?
No. Sounds like a disorder of swallowing tube - esophagus.
See ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more
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
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
What is the turn around time on drinking alcohol and eating hot sauce after being diagnosed with gastritis?
Depends: I depends on how bad you felt to start with. At least a week but perhaps a month. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
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?
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
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
I suffer from acute gastritis but I love to go on nights out and drink beer. The next day I fill really sick and bloated. Is there anything I can take?
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
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
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?
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