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Peptic Ulcers What Helps Healing The Most
Ulcer healing: In treating peptic ulcer disease, it is essential to withdraw potential offending or contributing agents such as nsaids, cigarettes, and excess alcohol. If the bacterium h. Pylori is discovered, your doctor will try to eradicate it. Stress reduction is not believed to have much bearing on healing of ulcers. You should probably avoid foods which cause symptoms (dyspepsia). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the cause of h.Plyori bacteria and the best treatment effective for healing h.Pylori stomach ulcer?
OTC meds?: First be sure the diagnosis is confirmed by a doctor. There is a bacteria that can cause stomach ulcers and you should be checked for this. If that is negative then OTC meds that can be used include ranitidine (Zantac), Omeprazole (Prilosec), Pantoprazole (protonix), tums (calcium carbonate). ...Read more
See below: I do not know of any "natural" medication that blocks acid production so if that is true none of these work. ...Read more
What's considered the best remedy for one who has multiple peptic and duodenal ulcers to soothe the symptoms of acid indigestion?
See below: If you have had multiple peptic ulcers you should be worked up to see if you have a tumor that produces gastrin. The peptide causes an overproduction of acid and multiple ulcers. These tumors occur in the pancreas or duodenum and this should be checked before you take any medication. ...Read more
There isn't really..: ...A best method. The reason i love treating diabetic foot ulcers is that they are all different. Because of that there are a large number of dressing choices. Most importantly, however, is to get the pressure off of the ulcer. This is done with a cast, fracture boot, or specialized shoes. Be sure to visit your podiatrist and get the wound evaluated asap! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No ointment: There is no cure for gangrene, it usually requires surgical debridement and correction of any underlying circulation abnormality that may be contributing. Diabetic ulcers in general are often treated with debridement, off-loading, and various ointments depending on the nature of the wound. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
3-4 meds: Studies show diet plays no role in eradication of h pylor infection of he stomach (a possible cause of stomach ulcers). However , avoidance of smoking, alcohol, caffeine will help lower the levels of stomach acid. The usual treatment for h pylori includes 3-4 drug regimens including antibiotics and ppi (anti-acid meds, e.g. Prilosec, prevacid). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
About the same: Regardless of size or location, if you really have an ulcer (found by x-ray or endoscopy) please seek doctor's advice. Even small ulcers can bleed (sometimes massively), perforate, obstruct stomach emptying. Sometimes, an ulcer can form in a cancer so to avoid this possibility it is important to make sure at least gastric ulcer actually heals. Relief of ulcer symptoms doesn't always mean healing. ...Read more
Acid reducing meds: Also known as proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole etc. Are recommended for the treatment of ulcers. Otc antacids may help with short term symptom relief but will not heal ulcers. If h. Pylori bacterium is present you will need antibiotics as well. Avoid any nsaids, or Aspirin and make sure you eat light avoiding heavy, spicy and acidic foods, including citrus, sodas, caffeine, alcohol & smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acid production : The precise mechanism by which h. Pylori contributes to duodenal ulcer (du) formation is not totally understood, but the bacteria appears to increased gastric acid secretion causing increased acid in duodenun, the bacteria also elicit a body immune inflammatory response and decrease the mucosal defense mechanisms on the duodenun making the mucosa more vulnerable to acid. ...Read more
Check out these: Links. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gastritis/ds00488. . http://m.activebeat.co/your-health/10-signs-you-may-have-an-ulcer/?utm_source=google;utm_campaign=adwords;utm_medium=cpc;utm_keyword=ulcer%20symptoms. http://www.livestrong.com/article/367795-herbal-medicines-for-severe-gastritis/#page=1.Get a more detailed answer ›
No data: No data to suggest that food can make a difference. Avoid food that makes your pain worse but no guidelines. ...Read more
Decibitus ulcers: The terms decubitus ulcer and pressure sore often are used interchangeably in the medical community. Decubitis ulcers occur in many positions, such as prolonged sitting (eg, the commonly encountered ischial tuberosity ulcer). Because the common denominator of all such ulcerations is pressure. ...Read more
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