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What are the symptoms for someone who has achlorhydria?

What are the symptoms for someone who has achlorhydria?

Achlorhydria: An individual with achlorhydria (lack of or low gastric acid in stomach ) may have abdominal pain due to difficulty digesting food, loose bowel movements & problems due to poor absorption of nutrients. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Achlorhydria (Definition)

Achlorhydria or hypochlorhydria refers to states where the production of gastric acid in the stomach is absent or low, respectively. It is associated with various other medical problems. Usually chronic vomiting causes this. Also seen in hypothyroidism, h pylori infection, ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: achlorhydria?

What is the definition or description of: achlorhydria?

Low stomach acid: Achlorhydria or hypochlorhydria refers to states where the production of gastric acid in the stomach is absent or low, respectively. It is associated with various other medical problems. Usually chronic vomiting causes this. Also seen in hypothyroidism, h pylori infection, stomach cancer, Niacin deficiency. ...Read more

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What types of surgical treatments are there to treat achlorhydria?

What types of surgical treatments are there to treat achlorhydria?

None: I know of no surgical procedure that will increase acid production. In the stomach. There are several which can decrease acid production. ...Read more

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How does pernicious anemia cause people to have achlorhydria?

How  does pernicious anemia cause people to have achlorhydria?

The other way around: Achlorhydria (lack of adequate gastric acid production and secretion) is one of the causes of pernicious anemia and not the other way around. Normal gastric acid is essential for adequate absorption of vitamin b-12. Vitamin b-12 deficiency in turn causes pernicious anemia. ...Read more

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Can achlorhydria cause vitamin b-12 deficiency?

Can achlorhydria cause vitamin b-12 deficiency?

Achlorhydria B12: You need to have acid in the stomach to assist with the the absorption of B12 (too technical to explain here). Without acid due to an acquired condition such as achlorhydria or to medication affects (from proton pump inhibitors which are commonly prescribed), you can develop B12 deficiency. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cold?

What are the symptoms of a cold?

Runny nose, cough: Common cold symptoms include nasal congestion, sneezing, and coughing. Additional symptoms can include headaches, muscle aches and fever. ...Read more

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Health aniexty constant symptoms how do I no if I'm really ill my family say I'm fine but I don't believe them ?

Health aniexty constant symptoms how do I no if I'm really ill my family say I'm fine but I don't believe them ?

U R Really Suffering: Living in a state of perpetual doubt takes its toll. And your primitive brain regions, in an effort to protect you from harm, are sounding a steady stream of false alarms. But those same primitive brain regions are very convincing as they are so freaked out. The higher thinking areas of your brain sound exhausted by this. Suggest learning about ocd - how it works. See: http://bit.Ly/15ggecx. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of aniexty attack?

What is the symptoms of aniexty attack?

Panic: Panic attacks in panic disorder typically begin all of a sudden and out of the blue, symptoms usually peak within 10 minutes. Symptoms may include fear of loss of control /death, rapid heart rate, chest pain, sweating, tremor, shortness of breath, chills/hot flashes. Nausea, headache, faintness, tightness in throat & difficulty swallowing. ...Read more

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What symptoms to expect after four days of quiting drugs?

Be careful: It depends on the drug. Getting off some just will make you miserable. Stopping some cold turkey can kill you. Check with your doctor before stopping any drugs legal or not. ...Read more

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Fifth's disease for an young adult. What are the usual symptoms?

Fifth's disease for an young adult. What are the usual symptoms?

Fifth Disease: Fifth disease usually starts with a mild vague illness and nonspecific symptoms. Fever occurs 15%-30% of the time, along with nasal congestion and drainage, sore throat, fatigue, muscle aches, and a headache. This lasts for several days. Then, seven to 10 days later, the characteristic facial rash (the "slapped cheeks" appearance) develops abruptly. Typically, the facial rash is bright red. ...Read more

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