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I have brain lymphoma and chrones, treatment is going ok. I have bad heartburn. The chrones makes my stomach sensitive to fibre and dairy. Suggestion?

I have brain lymphoma and chrones, treatment is going ok.  I have bad heartburn. The chrones makes my stomach sensitive to fibre and dairy. Suggestion?

Good blender: So sorry you are dealing with so much! i'm thinking that you can get great nutrition by blending more fibrous foods into smoothies. Use a blender that breaks things down at a cellular level. Consumer reports: http://www.Consumerreports.Org/cro/news/2013/01/ninja-vitamix-share-top-spot-in-latest-blender-ratings/index.Html. Ask doctor if ok to try oral aloe ftom health food store. It might help. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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Is Prilosec an effective treatment for stomach discomfort or heartburn?

Is Prilosec an effective treatment for stomach discomfort or heartburn?

A good medicine: Prilosec=original purple pill. It belongs to the proton-pump inhibitor class, such as nexium, prevacid, protonix, aciphex, (rabeprazole) dexilant--there are minor differences but efficacy is about same. The best one of these is the one that works for you without significant side effect and affordable to you. If it is not working, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Remedy for stomach upset?

Remedy for stomach upset?

Lots of options here: If its something minor and acute, a little Tums (calcium carbonate) or mylanta goes a long way! avoid dairy products for 12-24 hours may hasten healing process especially if your coming down with a stomach virus! chamomile teas are also a good choice and nothing beats grandmas chicken soups ! with so many causes comes so many treatments! hope yours is nothing serious ! regards! ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for stomach ache, nausea, and heartburn?

Baking soda, ginger: Just a pinch of baking soda in a glass of water can help with heartburn and stomach ache. Ginger tea (mince up some fresh ginger root and steep it in boiled water for 5 minutes) can help with nausea. ...Read more

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I have a steady pain in my mid left abdomen. It hurts to the poke and is probably also causing me indigestion (kept me awake last night). ?

I have a steady pain in my mid left abdomen.  It hurts to the poke and is probably also causing me indigestion (kept me awake last night).  ?

Several causes: Any severe and persistent abdominal pain should warrant same day evaluation by a physician. There can be several different causes for this problem (too many to list here), so i always encourage people to see their primary doctor or urgent care center for evaluation to make sure there is nothing more urgent. ...Read more

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What kinds of foods can cause indigestion? I havent eaten anything fried or "heavy" lately...Are certain preservatives known to cause upset stomachs?

What kinds of foods can cause indigestion? I havent eaten anything fried or "heavy" lately...Are certain preservatives known to cause upset stomachs?

Dyspepsia: You are correct in thinking that oily foods can cause indigestion by delaying stomach emptying. Other causes include raw harsh roughage like raw peppers,etc. Gassy things,lactose intolerance,gluten intolerance,drinking too much liquid with meals,sugar substitutes,gum chewing, can also cause distension and dyspepsia. Reflux from gerd or hiatal hernia cause indigestion. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have had indigestion or stomach problems for 5 or more days?

What should I do if I have had indigestion or stomach problems for 5 or more days?

See your doctor: My answer differs than were i to advise a younger man to just try acid blockers). While your indigestion may be little more than gerd or acid-related distress, age-appropriate indigestion may be a harbinger of barrett's esophagus, altered stomach emptying, partial gastric outlet block, ulcer, cancer, pancreas or biliary disease, heart attack). Get checked please. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver i feel heaviness in left upper portion andsome pain in left and right abdomen.my lft are 1.5 times normal value?also indigestion.

Fatty Liver: Can cause some of the pain, and Liver function tests to be elevated. Weight loss is the only therapy with sufficient evidence suggesting it is beneficial and safe. A reasonable goal for many patients is to lose 0.5 to 1 kg/week (1 to 2 lb/week). Vaccination against Hep A and B recommended. Doctor can help with indigestion symptoms. ...Read more

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Onlywhen I eat stomach feels weird and hurts feels like pressure I wore pants that were way too constricting itsbeen a few days indigestion 2 concern?

Onlywhen I eat stomach feels weird and hurts feels like pressure I wore pants that were way too constricting itsbeen a few days indigestion 2 concern?

How long?: Has this been going on since you wore tight pants? Not clear what you are asking. If it is can tight pants cause discomfort then yes that is possible especially if you have eaten gas producing foods. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Stomach Upset (Definition)

Stomach upset can be due to problems in digestion or ...Read more