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Steps to take: If you have mucus in your stools.Referral for colonoscopy /sigmoidoscopy if you have rectal bleeding, night time abdominal pain, weight loss, anemia.If you have mucus +diarrhea-stool cultures to rule out GI infection.Lactose intolerance shd be considered to modify diet, need also to rule out celiac , ibs (inflammatory bowel disease), usually with yellow mucus.Be sure to see your doctor. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to self treat stomach problems at home? I have been unable to eat for approx one week. Very little to nothing at all. Staying hydrated
No: Gastroenterologist specialize in diseases of the stomach, intestine, colon, pancreas and liver. All gastroenterologist have completed a residency in internal medicine as well and have knowledge in this area but generally don't practice internal medicine(though some may do a lot of general medicine). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very unusual: Only a small dose of radiation reaches the stomach. ...Read more
Does levitra 10mg orodispersible could be cut in half as the usual tablet and does it less effecting stomach problems ?
Yes and no: Levitra can be cut in 1/2 but you may wanna get the 20 mg and cut those. I do not think they cause stomachroblems but go to the website and see. I often prescribe a higher dose of medsand have people break them; it generally helps save tons of money; good luck and try some ranitidine, it may just be reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should a 48-year-old person w/no stomach problems take an aspirin before taking a 13-hour flight (to prevent blood clots)? If yes, what dose?
Depends: What kind of stomach problems do you have? Are you taking medication for your condition? If you have ulcers or stomach bleeding i would not advise even 81 mg aspirin. Best advice is to talk with your family physician who will give you exercises you can do in your seat with your legs, get up and walk the aisle periodically and wear support stockings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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