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What Do Stomach Acids Dissolve
Why?: What exactly are you feeling? Heartburn? Acid in the back of your throat? Stomach pain? There are many products that neutralize acid (tums) and prescription products that decrease acid production. Best to get seen by an md to make sure that acid is indeed the cause of your symptoms. Then you can come up with a plan together. ...Read more
Stomach acid: About 700 ml from a meal. For more info go to http://www.Madsci.Org/posts/archives/2000-01/946931069.Bc.R.Html. ...Read more
Prescription: See your doctor to see if you are a candidate for medical therapy with something like actigall (ursodiol). Medications can take a few years to dissolve gallstones, does not work well for larger stones, and it does not work at all for calcified gallstones. Gallstones can also grow back unless you have surgery to remove the gallbladder & gallstones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I get rid of the sour gas feeling in my stomach? Tums (calcium carbonate) and pepto don't seem to work
What can I take to get rid of bad acid/chemical taste/smell in esophagus? I have acid reflux, Barrett's esophagus/no dysplasia. I take Omep&famotidine
Be healthy: There is little that you can actively do to change the acid production inherently. However, there are things to avoid, such as caffeine, alcohol and heavy meals that include red meats. But diet alone is generally ineffective in treating reflux or ulcers. Medications such as proton pump inhibitors, h2 blockers or sucralfate are standard medical treatments. ...Read more
It doesn't. : After drinking or eating, the contents enter the stomach chamber. Here, the acids and enzymes that are secreted from the stomach lining mix completely with whatever you have ingested. ...Read more
Depends: Depends of what is the reason for an ulcer. If it i'd due to h. Pylori infection, than you need course of antibiotics, there are other reasons for peptic ulcers and in each case you won't get rid of an ulcer unless you eliminate the cause. You need to see a GI specialist, they will help you to find why you have ulcer and treat it properly. ...Read more
Related sometimes: A stomach ulcer is damage to the lining of the stomach ( hole) which can bleed, transform to something chronic, or just cause pain and suffering. Pain is a trigger to reflux, but so is a bad diet with excessive exposure to caffeine, alcohol, fizzy drinks, or fats which cause excessive acid production and leakage of acid into the esophagus. Both are treatable. Seek a doctor to help you. ...Read more
Depends: Not sure what bad food means but usually ant acids and gas relievers such as gas-x help. But if these measures dont work along with avoidance of the "bad food" then a thorough GI work up by your doctor may be needed. ...Read more
GER reduction: Certain foods, activities, medications and conditions that increase pressure in your abdomen can trigger reflux. An over the counter acid reflux medication may help these symptoms, but see your doctor for evaluation if you are not relieved or if your symptoms change or worsen. Untreated acid reflux can cause esophageal strictures, respiratory problems, ulcers and throat disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acid Reflux: Acid reflux symptoms may not go away with antacids. Depending on how severe the reflux is, your antacid may only be minimizing the symptoms and not eliminating them. Reflux itself is simply the act of stomach contents washing up the esophagus, and antacids simply work at reducing the acidity of the contents that are being washed up. There are many diff kinds of antacids to try as well from ur doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How does famotidine help get rid of acid reflux like what does it do to heal the esophagus I take two 20mg a day ?
Reduces Acid..: Reduces Acid production of stomach.........acid is corrosive, when reduced it allows the body to heal faster. ...Read more
Here few: Non acid fruits like melons, bananas, oatmeal, salads but avoid onions and tomatoes include broccolli/green beans/celery. Baked and grilled chicken/turkey/fish, brown rice. Avoid coffee, carbonated sodas, smoking, energy drinks, spice food, eating before going to bed. May be, eating 6 times a day lower calories meals. Weight loss if obese. Avoid tight cloths. ...Read more
If it persists: Once in a while, if triggered by known precipitants such as "spicy buffalo wings," excessive alcohol, etc. that is normal, but if you are consistently getting symptoms, from even foods that you did not in the past, then it is time to see the Doctor for an examination, proper diagnosis, and treatment. Of course it is always recommended to avoid all the classically known trigger foods. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neutralize: Neutralize excess acid from GI tract.Get a more detailed answer ›
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