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What can I try instead of raglan to treat gastroparesis?

What can I try instead of raglan to treat gastroparesis?

Domperidone: Domperidone is a dopamine agonist and can not be bought in the USA. Two side effects include depression and lactation. ...Read more

Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Gastroparesis (Definition)

A condition where the stomach is not able to empty its contents, but not because ...Read more


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What can I do to help with an upset stomach due to big anitbiotics?

What can I do to help with an upset stomach due to big anitbiotics?

Speak with dr: Gastrointestinal upset is the most common side effect due to antibiotics. Some antibiotics can be taken just after eating and that may sometimes help. We also recommend the use of probiotics to help maintain normal flora. If you develop severe diarhea you should notify your dr to rule out a serious condition:c. Difficele colitis. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of severe bloating with gastroparesis?

What can I use to get rid of severe bloating with gastroparesis?

Meds: 30y female has gastroparesis & "bloating" for which there are OTC meds like Mylicon. Your doctor can prescribe meds to help. If orthodox meds fail, there might be investigation of Cannabis indica, not sativa, taken as a tea. See below: ...Read more

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What medication can I get without a prescription to treat bv? And where can I find the medication?

What medication can I get without a prescription to treat bv? And where can I find the medication?

Vaginitis: No, first the bug or specific cause of the infection must be identified and then the right medication prescribed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat gastritis? Does zinc-carnosine and / or DGL help with this? Thanks.

What is the best way to treat gastritis?  Does zinc-carnosine and / or DGL help with this?  Thanks.

There is some: anecdotal evidence that both of these supplements, zinc L-carnitine and deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DZL), have beneficial effects in treatment peptic ulcer disease and gastritis. They are not part of the usual treatment protocol which includes anti-acids, medicines that block acid production (proton pump inhibitors) and acid/H-2 blockers. I suggest no harm in trying briefly/initially; then to Doc ...Read more

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How can I reduce symptoms of ibs? What can I do to reduce the pain of ibs? Is there anything i can do to get rid of it?

How can I reduce symptoms of ibs? What can I do to reduce the pain of ibs? Is there anything i can do to get rid of it?

Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is compliant and follows through. Hi fiber, 80-100 ounces non caffeine, non alcoholic beverages each day, regular meal times, excercise. Consistency is the key to being symptom free. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve the bite of an ant?

What can I do to relieve the bite of an ant?

Ant sting: Apply 2 to 1 mix of baking soda & water to decrease pain & reaction. Or try paste of water & meat tenderizer applied directly to the lesions. You can use Benadryl for itching or tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid's for pain. ...Read more

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Do you know of over-the-counter medications i can take to help with my irritable bowel syndrome?

Do you know of over-the-counter medications i can take to help with my irritable bowel syndrome?

IBS can be either : Constipation dependent or diarrhea dependent. The choice of meds will depend on your symptomology. You can take over the counter meds depending on which symptoms are more prevalent in your case. Keep in mind its a diagnosis of exclusion. Dont diagnose yourself and see a physician to rule out any other causes. ...Read more

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What type of allergy pills can I take to help with all-year-round allergies?

What type of allergy pills can I take to help with all-year-round allergies?

Lots of Options: Over-the-counter non-sedating antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin, or Zyrtec are helpful for perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms, however the gold-standard treatment are daily intranasal steroid sprays like Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) if your symptoms are more severe. Avoidance of triggers is important. Allergy shots also option. See Allergist to determine what medications could give you lasting relief. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of sickeness as I am allergic to all anti sickness medication?

What can I do to get rid of sickeness as I am allergic to all anti sickness medication?

Nausea?: It sounds like you suffer from nausea. Is this correct? First its important to find out why you suffer from this. I assume that its motion sickness. Ginger has been known to help feeling nauseated. You could try sucking on ginger hard candy. There's also some behavioral adjustments that could help as well. If we could get more details on your condition. I think we could help you more. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me about treatment of intestinal spasm and what can I do to prevent it?

Can someone tell me  about treatment of intestinal spasm and what can I do to prevent it?

Bowel antispasmodics: The treatment of intestinal spasm depends upon the cause of the spasm. If there is no significant underlying organic disease then bowel spasm may be treated with dietary manipulation, probiotics, fiber, or medications including bowel antispasmodics such as dicyclomine. ...Read more

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I want to try meditation.How can I start and what to do.What are the principles?

I want to try meditation.How can I start and what to do.What are the principles?

Mindfulness Course: One way is to take a mindfulness-based stress reduction class -- many communities have them, with trained instructors. Search on this site for your location: http://w3.Umassmed.Edu/mbsr/public/searchmember.Aspx also you can get cd's by jon kabat-zinn, jack kornfeld, sharon salzberg, etc. Many libraries have them; also sounds true is a great resource to buy them. ...Read more

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How can I treat add (only the attention-bit of this disorder)? Any meds or what?

How can I treat add (only the attention-bit of this disorder)? Any meds or what?

Meds: You can treat it by stimulant such as vyvanse, adderall, and focalin, (dexmethylphenidate) or non stimulant such as strattera. You can go to a quite place with few distraction whe. Your trying to focus. Get a planner to help you organize. ...Read more

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Can probiotics helped with inflammation of the intestines due to an overuse of prescribe medication? If so, what brand would be best to take?

Can probiotics helped with inflammation of the intestines due to an overuse of prescribe medication? If so, what brand would be best to take?

Yogurt: The first thing to do is make certain that you do not have Clostridium difficile colitis and that you are treated for it if you do. If not, then use a cup of unpasteurized yogurt two or three times a day and this will help reconstruct your colonic flora. ...Read more

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I try to avoid toxic drugs and treatments. What can I try before I go for traditional medical care for infection of abdominal lining?

I try to avoid toxic drugs and treatments. What can I try before I go for traditional medical care for infection of abdominal lining?

See a different dr.: Have you been officially diagnosed with this condition? The GI system is very complex and important to all our systems as it provides proper nutrition working properly. Nutrition is way undervalued and misunderstood in mainstream medicine. I suggest you see an integrative physician who can not only properly diagnose you, but will know many natural treatments for your condition whatever it is.Th. ...Read more

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What insulin can be used instead of mix start that can equivalent to it and with no need to chage the dose?

What insulin can be used instead of mix start that can equivalent to it and with no need to chage the dose?

None: If you are using a fixed dose Insulin (split) and switch to something else then you will need different doses (and the dose may change). ...Read more

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I want to remove the effects of the acne using medication can you tell me name of good medicine?

I want to remove the effects of the acne using medication can you tell me name of good medicine?

Scars vs acute acne?: Unsure whether you are looking for acne treatment, or repair of scars from previous pustules or cysts. Basic treatment for mild acne starts with a retinoid and antibacterial, ie, benzoyl peroxide or antibiotic topically or orally. For more severe acne, Accutane is very effective but needs to be monitored carefully. Dermatologists may do dermabrasion or injections to reduce scars. ...Read more

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Hello. Actually I like to know what is the best and natural ways to burn the fats of stomach?? Is there any tablet or powder. Thank you

Hello. Actually I like to know what is the best and natural ways to burn the fats of stomach?? Is there any tablet or powder. Thank you

Cut carbs/exercise: The best way to cut down on stomach fat is to cut back on sugars and carbohydrates in diet and to exercise. Carbs are starchy foods like bread, pasta, potatoes and rice. If you walk for 30 minutes per day and eat mainly fresh fruits and vegetables and lean meats then you will start to lose the belly fat. ...Read more