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If you have peptic ulcers how much alcohol is ok to drink?

If you have peptic ulcers how much alcohol is ok to drink?

Ulcer booze: Blunt answer to you = ulcer is deadly complication from drinking. Stop drinking is only way out. ...Read more

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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What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

Ulcer disease due to: Alcohol abuse is serious. It is best to seek medical evaluation and the provider can make appropriate recommendations based on your case. Are you still drinking? Please consider alcoholics anonymous meetings and sobriety. ...Read more

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If i've had ulcers before should I drink alcohol while on prednisone?

If i've had ulcers before should I drink alcohol while on prednisone?

Avoid both: Both are to be avoided with ulcers. Discuss your history with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure and prevent mouth ulcers. I don't consume alcohol or tobacco.

Oral ulcers: If you are finding it difficult to properly treat these ulcers and your dentist is uncertain of the answer i would recommend finding a dentist that specializes or has advanced training in oral medicine. You can check with the american academy of oral medicine web site for a dentist in your area. ...Read more

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Is it actually true that an ulcer will heal to where i can drink alcohol like i did before?

Was your alcohol use: The reason or a contributing factor for your ulcer? What did your treating physician say? Do you drink heavily? The answer to this question requires more information. ...Read more

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Had ulcers at 15, now 19 i can't tolerate alcohol, yet 7 months ago it was fine. I vomit immediately after consumption. I have no social life anymore.

Had ulcers at 15, now 19 i can't tolerate alcohol, yet 7 months ago it was fine. I vomit immediately after consumption. I have no social life anymore.

That's a message!: If you pour alcohol over a cut on your skin, it burns, right? No surprise that if your stomach is inflamed, then pouring alcohol into it will make it burn too. You don't need to drink alcohol to have a social life. It is a wonderful time to curtail consumption--your friends should understand. (if they don't, they really weren't true friends anyway.) suggest medical re-evaluation for your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a history of stomach ulcers. No recent problems. Recently after only about 5 units of alcohol I am very sick with stomach pains.

I have a history of stomach ulcers.  No recent problems.  Recently after only about 5 units of alcohol I am very sick with stomach pains.

That's a message!: If you pour alcohol over a cut on your skin, it burns, right? No surprise that if your stomach is inflamed, then pouring alcohol into it will make it burn too. Vomiting is one mechanism your stomach tries to rid itself of a toxic substance--in this case your vodka. It is a wonderful time to curtail consumption. Please do yourself the favor ; stop. ...Read more

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I'm on pantoprazol to treat acid from a ulcer for 4 week but after 3 week I have a wedding comin up and need to no if I can drink alcohol on these?

I'm on pantoprazol to treat acid from a ulcer for 4 week but after 3 week I have a wedding comin up and need to no if I can drink alcohol on these?

Yes, but...: Alcohol is okay to take with pantoprazole, but it makes ulcer healing more difficult. I would recommend that if you do drink at the wedding, that you try to take it easy and avoid binging. If you notice red or black stools, seek immediate medical attention. Otherwise, enjoy the wedding! ...Read more

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Does alcohol compound a stomach ulcer?

Does alcohol compound a stomach ulcer?

Yes: Alcohol, smoking, caffeine, spicy meal may aggravate gastritis with or without ulcer. Motrin/aspirin(nsaid) and h pylori are believed to be the cause for ulcers. Discuss with GI about your treatment. Fyi ulcers are diagnosed by scoping you stomach (egd), no doctor can tell you you have ulcer by a simple physical exam. Consult w your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a mouth ulcer reliver but it has some sort of anaesthetic alcohol in it--is this safe?

I have a mouth ulcer reliver but it has some sort of anaesthetic alcohol in it--is this safe?

Not recommended: I do not recommend putting anything on a mouth ulcer because the chemicals in the product will just aggravate it more. Warm salt water rinses and time are the best cure for a mouth ulcer. ...Read more

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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