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O2 Medicine For Stomach
Did 3 treatments for h. Pylori waiting a moth for results. Lot stomach pain. Is there a diet that helps with gastritis pain? I'm taking 40 mg PPI.
Stomach pain: Please request your doctor to do a urea breath test when you are not on antibiotics and PPIs for at leat 10 days to make sure whether or not H.pylori has been cured. ...Read more
Depends: Topical nsaids and anesthetics might be helpful in your case. A compounding pharmacy could make combination of these specifically for you according to your doctor's prescription orders. Also, depending on the severity and extent, other treatment options available are physiotherapy and surgery. See your neurologist for a treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more
My dad (50) is taking clonazepam 0.5 mg for anxiety for 20 years..Now it's not well effective..Please prescribe any other medicine for him?
Suggestions: Will need to talk to doctor where you are for prescription, but glad to make suggestions. Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine which leads to tolerance meaning dose needs to be increased for ongoing effect. 0.5 mg is a very low dose, but increasing dose is not the answer. Many alternatives: buspirone, paroxetine, citalopram, venlafaxine, duoxetine, just to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insomnia for a year , tried herbal medicine and other medications . Nothing works . No sleep apnea , normal lft, please help?
Have them: Check for upper airway resistance syndrome. In most cases this has been missed in diagnosis since the ahi on sleep test come normal and the oxygen saturation also in normal level. The best indication for that have them check your odi and compare that wit your ahi. If the odi is elevated more than 2x of ahi his may indication of upper airway resistance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard to say: It can work. but ther are other treatment options and some people respond differently ot different medications. ...Read more
Take chinese herbal medicine together wif diabetes med.(injection n oral) high blood med. , cholesterol med. , and other regard bones med. . Is it ok?
Be careful: "chinese medicines" are often not what they are supposed to be. "chrysanthemum petals" may be potent steroids or even fungal poisons. Do your best to find out what you are really taking -- and this may be difficult. There are a variety of interesting supplemental / complementary medicines for diabetes available from reputable sources; discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
I'm taking 40 mg omeprazole every day for 24/7 gerd. My doctor is discouraging surgery. Are there risks for taking omeprazole for years?
I used to treat with antidepressant for 1 month. I vomited with blood after withdrawal this medicine. endoscopy found erosive gastritis. ?
Depends: I am not sure what the question is but erosive gastritis can be caused by multiple reasons, I frankly doubt, if newer antidepressants can case so severe adverse reaction, but again the older ones , tricyclics, MAO inh. Possibely could more cardiovascular issues then erosive gastritis unless in combination with other substances or foods ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find cause of nausea: Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Find & treat the cause--see doc. ...Read more
What OTC medicine works better than Prilosec for frequent heartburn for acid reflux disease. I have been diagnosed by endoscopy?
Tums (calcium carbonate) won't do it: Please get examined by a doc. A natural approach is to use lots of dgl. Dgl is licorice supplement but it has an enzyme removed that can raise BP licorice is eaten over a long period of time. Avoiding acid-forming foods can help and don't lie down right after eating. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What the best medication for bile reflux gastritis? My endoscopy diagnosis is esofagitis with bile reflux gastritis, i've been sick for almost 2 months
For GI issues. Taking Ranitidine , Carafate , Compazine, (prochlorperazine) and GasX... any contradictions interactions to watch out for ? Medications by primary dr. and Gastroenterology dr.
Ok: These medications all have different mechanisms of action and I don't think there are contraindications or interactions to worry about. In situations or questions like this, your pharmacist, who has access to information about almost all medications, can be very helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does Ayurvedic medicine like shilajit tablets for treating premature ejaculation have side effects???
Usually intervention: Hyrdonephrosis is an anatomic diagnosis, usually caused by obstruction, less common by reflux of urine from bladder & occasionally by infection. Thus intervention, to relieve blockage, usually required to correct cause, unless mild. Obstruction from narrow or kinked kidney outflow needs pyeloplasty surgery, stones passed or removed + meds if metabolic cause, tumor removed, antibiotics 4 infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keloid: I recommend you be seen an examined by a board certified dermatologist or pladtic surgeon. There is a great deal of misconception about what is a keloid. A scar that grows out into normal tissue is a simple definition. A scar that is raised, itchy or just thickened may simply represent a hypertrophic scar. A hypertrophic scar does not invade the normal surrounding tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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