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Peptic Ulcer Self Help
I've been researching online and i think I've reached the conclusion of having a peptic ulcer. How can I heal it?
Don't recommend: self diagnosing. See your physician or a gastroenterologist for evaluation. Treatment recommendations will follow. Take care. ...Read more
Possibly: If you have had ulcer disease or gastritis it is possible that exercise could cause acid from your stomach to enter the esophagus due to a lax sphincter muscle protecting your esophagus from stomach acid. Drink a little less alcohol and take an antacid (OTC) before exercise ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much.: Peptic ulcer disease does not affect your ability to digest food. What you should do is avoid any particular foods which you notice give you problems. Some people have issues with spicy or acidic foods. If you do, avoid those. You should take your medicine to treat the ulcer, and to eliminate Helicobacter pylori, if it was found to be present. Avoid aspirin and NSAID's, such as ibuprofen, also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello i wanted to ask if fast foods causes peptic ulcer $ reflux or not ?Are there any document ?I want to find more information
Not exactly: Fast food tends to be high in fat. Fat requires more time to digest, and the stomach accommodates for this by releasing its contents into the intestine more slowly when they are high in fat. This delay in gastric emptying may result in worsening of reflux/heartburn symptoms. If you have an ulcer, it will also aggravate those symptoms because of ongoing acid release. ...Read more
Have GI diagnosed peptic ulcer w/o a scope. Take 300mg/day for 6 weeks. Some help, but still have some pain. Is this normal? Should I get scope?
Time for the scope!: ...There are lots of diseases of the stomach that can result in dyspepsia or pyrosis. These can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. Ulcers), with infection (e.g. H.Pylori or parasites), with motility (examples: gastroparesis, gastric outlet obstruction), with secretion (hyper or hypo-acidity), infiltrative (lymphoma, cancer), blood flow (gastropathies), functional dyspepsias, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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