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It's soy milk bad for ulcer disease?

It's soy milk bad for ulcer disease?

Peptic ulcer disease: No definitive dietary recommendations are usually made for management of peptic ulcer disease. However, you should avoid foods that cause dyspepsia, or gastric distress/symptoms. Peptic ulcer disease is managed by eradicating the h. Pylori bacterium, if you have it. Also, medications that reduce the amount of acid production in the stomach are important for treatment. Avoid nsaids. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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Is soy milk bad for peptic ulcers?

Is soy milk bad for peptic ulcers?

Soy milk and ulcers: No, soy milk is not bad for peptic ulcer disease. What it really needs is treatment. This can include an antacid, and several antibiotics. You might want to ask your doctor about treatment. ...Read more

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Can I have a list of foods that help heal ulcers faster? Also, are we allowed to eat peppermints or drink soy milk? Had bloody stool this weekend.

Can I have a list of foods that help heal ulcers faster? Also, are we allowed to eat peppermints or drink soy milk? Had bloody stool this weekend.

No specific foods: No specific foods heal ulcers but eating a bland diet can prevent worsening. Peppermint can increase acid reflux. Soy milk can worsen symptoms if you are sensitive to soy. If you are having active rectal bleeding you need to be evaluated immediately. Go to the ER ...Read more

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Does soy milk worsen ibs?

Does soy milk worsen ibs?

Maybe: If you are allergic to or have an intolerance to soy. ...Read more

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Does drinking soy milk make breasts grow?

Drinking soy: Milk will not increase your cup size. ...Read more

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Does soy milk cause lumps in mens breasts?

Does soy milk cause lumps in mens breasts?

No: There is no scientific evidence that dietary soy food (milk, tofu, ect...) is linked to the development of breast cancer in women or men. And it does not cause lumps in men's breasts. If a man has a lump in his breast, he should immediately go see his doctor for an assessment. Breast cancer does develop in men, albeit much less common than in women. ...Read more

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Does soy milk actually enlarge your bones?

Does soy milk actually enlarge your bones?

No, but can maintain: Soy milk contains protein and calcium as well as sugars. Often soy milk is also vitamin d fortified. The calcium and vitamin d can be important for building and/or maintaining bone mass. However, soy milk can not make the bones larger than what they would be otherwise, only stronger. ...Read more

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Can i drink soy milk when I am on accutane?

Can i drink soy milk when I am on accutane?

Yes: If a person was able to drink soy milk without problems before he began accutane, then he should be fine drinking the same soy milk after starting accutane. ...Read more

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Is soy milk good for people with gastritis or gastric acid?

Is soy milk good for people with gastritis or gastric acid?

Maybe: No more effective than any other food that will neutralize the acid in your stomach (for a few hours). ...Read more

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Which soy milk is recomended for a baby who has an allergy to cow's milk?

Which soy milk is recomended for a baby who has an allergy to cow's milk?

Soy Not Good Either: Food protein-induced proctitis caused by proteins from cow's milk, which are ingested through breast milk or standard cow's milk based formulas. Soy milk can cause similar symptoms. Treatment consists of complete elimination of cow's milk and soy from the diet. Breastfeeding is always best. Strict avoidance is key. Good news is that sensitivity resolves by one year of age in almost all infants. ...Read more

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Can a toddler who drinks soy milk every night have an allergy of coughing?

Can a toddler who drinks soy milk every night  have an allergy of coughing?

Yes and it might not: Be related to the soy .My ? Would be: how old is the baby? Are you using soy because you suspect allergy? Or just out of choice? How long has coughing been going on? Just @ night? Daytime too? Awakens the baby?..Try to think about all of these things then speak to your pediatrician or a board certified allergist. Also, how soon before the baby goes to bed are you giving bottle? Try it earlier. ...Read more

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Are soy milk &soy products better substitutes to milk& milk products for a diabetic type 2 person?

Are soy milk &soy products better substitutes to milk& milk products for a diabetic type 2 person?

Research shows bette: Research has shown that it is better which was published in journal of nutrition.The army veterans with advanced diabetes were able to lower unwanted protein in the urine and increase their HDL level in the blood by eating soy protein. ...Read more

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Male age-20 i am having gynocomastia (puffed nipples). will consuming soy milk affect it in any way?

Male age-20 i am having gynocomastia (puffed nipples). will consuming soy milk affect it in any way?

Should not: There are no studies to my knowledge indication that soy products will aggravate or cause gynecomastia. ...Read more

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Is it safe for men to drink 8 ounces of soy milk per day? I'm debating between soy milk or almond milk.

Is it safe for men to drink 8 ounces of soy milk per day? I'm debating between soy milk or almond milk.

Yes: Assuming you don't have any medical issues, it is completely safe to drink soy milk daily. It will not turn you into a woman as urban legend says. Whether to drink soy or almond milk is a personal choice of taste. ...Read more

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My 14 month old is lactose intolerant & can't handle regular milk. Is it okay for him to be on soy milk?

My 14 month old is lactose intolerant & can't handle regular milk. Is it okay for him to be on soy milk?

Yes: Soy milk products use a different sugar & are well tolerated. There are regular milk products that are infused with the missing enzyme that are also tolerated. They come under the name of lactaid in my location & is usually sold in quarts. ...Read more

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Is it okay to switch from whole milk to soy milk?My son has been having constipation for a while now and iam very worried. Help

Is it okay to switch from whole milk to soy milk?My son has been having constipation for a while now and iam very worried. Help

Avoid soy: Soy "milk" is highly processed and is not good to consume - by anybody. You didn't mention how old your son is. If he is an infant he needs a properly balanced substitute if you can't breast feed him. If older he may not even need milk. You may want to consider goat milk if cow dairy is giving him problems. Remember that children need fat for brain development. Stay away from low fat foods. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more