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Need to eat lots of pineapple after surgery? How can I reduce soreness from acid?

Need to eat lots of pineapple after surgery? How can I reduce soreness from acid?

See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How to keep mouth moist after tonsillectomy? Have to breathe out of mouth due to nasal surgery. Drinking lots of liquids hasn't helped. Anything else?

How to keep mouth moist after tonsillectomy? Have to breathe out of mouth due to nasal surgery. Drinking lots of liquids hasn't helped. Anything else?

Tonsils and nose?: Was your nose recently operated on or are you referring to previous surgery on nose. If old surgery, consider breathe right nasal strips to help open your nasal passages. If not and you has concurrent nasal surgery, consider biotene oral rinse prior to sleep, and keep nasal passages open by using saline nasal sprays and valse line on lips. ...Read more

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What to do to help resolve sore muscles from working out? What foods should I eat? I have no source of powder protein and i'm drinking lots of water.

What to do to help resolve sore muscles from working out? What foods should I eat? I have no source of powder protein and i'm drinking lots of water.

Good fluids/workout: Sore muscles result from build up of Lactic Acid and is a good sign of a productive workout: - frequency of workouts. Maintaining a consistent schedule will help. It usually takes 2-4 weeks of consistent workouts to help muscles adjust.. You need to work out about 2-4 times a week to accomplish this. - a healthy volume of fluids with electrolytes, such as in gatorade, to buffer the acids. ...Read more

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Ate fast food and have acid reflux, how can I prevent the flare up?

Ate fast food and have acid reflux, how can I prevent the flare up?

Avoid the foods that: Avoid fast foods and other foods which trigger acid reflux and if you get it take over the counter meds like Omeprazole or ranitidine etc. To control it dont go to bed immidiately after eating and prevent obesity. ...Read more

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I eat a lot of calcium-rich food right before bed, to prevent insomnia. How can I correct the gas from this?

I eat a lot of calcium-rich food right before bed, to prevent insomnia. How can I correct the gas from this?

Dont eat before bed: Do not eat 3-4 hrs prior to bedtime. See other post concerning sleep hygiene. If still having trouble, consider over-the-counter meds lcontaining melatonin, valerian, tryptophan. If sleep is a persistent problem, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Best way to prevent/remove food sticking in back of throat post tonscillectomy? Happens even with applesauce. H2o or gum not much help.

Best way to prevent/remove food sticking in back of throat post tonscillectomy?  Happens even with applesauce. H2o or gum not much help.

Dysphagia?: It would be difficult to tell what is going on without a formal evaluation. Most likely there is still some swelling causing dysphagia (swallowing problems). See your doctor for more testing which may include a formal swallowing study. ...Read more

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What could I possibly do to help prevent lots of excess hanging skin after bariatric surgery?

What could I possibly do to help prevent lots of excess hanging skin after bariatric surgery?

Not a lot: One of the good things about bariatric surgery is that it leads to rapid weight loss. Unfortunately, this also leads to poor retraction of the skin. People who tend to lose weight more slowly through diet and exercise tend to have better skin retraction, but it is by no means perfect. It's better to think of bariatric surgery as a means of treating all of your other health issues. ...Read more

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Surgeon told patient after a scope they still had food in stomach from prior day no advic what are easiest foods to digest or can help to aid in diges?

Surgeon told patient after a scope they still had food in stomach from prior day no advic what are easiest foods to digest or can help to aid in diges?

Gastroparesis diet: Since fats & large meals take longer to exit stomach, modify your diet to six small low fat feedings. Since liquids exit your stomach faster than solids, delay drinking liquids with meal rather than before. That being said, there are many reasons for gastroparesis (some reversible, some progressive). If your gastroparesis is diabetic-related, nix (permethrin) diet recommendations above & see diabetic provider. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the pain of a large mouth ulcer ?

What can I do to reduce the pain of a large mouth ulcer ?

Be careful: Avoid acidic foods and drinks, such as tomatoes, grapefruit, and hot, spicy foods. You can rinse with warm salt water to help soothe area. Call your dentist to have ulcer evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clear mucus in your throat, I drink a lot of milk because of some diet I'm on and i really need help thank you (no cold) I ?

What is the best way to clear mucus in your throat, I drink a lot of milk because of some diet I'm on and i really need help thank you (no cold)

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Why?: The question is why you have so much mucus. Do you have a post nasal drip? Do you have allergies? You may want to try an over the counter antihistamine and if that doesn't help check in with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you reduce saliva in your mouth? What can I get or try on my own, and what kind of doctors/treatments do I need to reduce or eliminate saliva?

How can you reduce saliva in your mouth? What can I get or try on my own, and what kind of doctors/treatments do I need to reduce or eliminate saliva?

See your PCP: It could be the side effect of a medication or the result of a medical condition (e.g. spicy foods, poor muscle control, pregnancy, etc). See your PCP because the treatment depends on the cause of your hyper-salivation. ...Read more

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I have moderate to severe seizures and looking for ways to decrease them without surgery? Also what type of foods can I eat?

I have moderate to severe seizures and looking for ways to decrease them without surgery? Also what type of foods can I eat?

Many choices: Several newer meds available, and you might consider these, but statistically, if you have already tried 3 or 4 meds, the chance of med success by adding or changing may not be higher than 5-10% at most. A vagal nerve stimulator could be considered instead of surgery. Doubtful that most foods would affect the seizures, but might cut back on carbos due to sugar effect, and watch alcohol. ...Read more

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How to get rid of water weight in stomach area? I'm trying to keep salt low bc of pre hypertension? Any foods that can help? Thanks so much dr!

How to get rid of water weight in stomach area? I'm trying to keep salt low bc of pre hypertension? Any foods that can help? Thanks so much dr!

Avoid processed food: Avoid canned foods and processed meats as these are high in salt. No foods in particular that would act as a natural diuretic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me a natural alternative to dealing with acid reflux, stomach ulcers and choking on acid?

Can you tell me a natural alternative to dealing with acid reflux, stomach ulcers and choking on acid?

See integrative Dr.: There are several botanical's, ayurvedic, herbal, essential oil, homeopathic supplements that you can use. However, the list is extensive, and it's best if an integrative holistic medical doctor can examine you, in light of your constitution, overall stress and lifestyle to come up with the best treatment plan. Plus, you may need the assistance of a clinical nutritionist too. Slippery elm and marshmallow root come to mind, but see your doctor first, as there may be other things that are more appropriate based on your findings. ...Read more

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Sore Mouth (Definition)

Pain or soreness of the mouth. Persistent symptoms should be evaluated by ENT ...Read more


Mouth Pain (Definition)

Pain in the mouth. Can be due to any structure in the mouth. See your dentist ...Read more