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What Not To Eat With Gastritis
Avoid acidity: During a gastritis flare, your stomach is producing too much acid. Using otc zantac, (ranitidine) etc can help but avoid foods that are acidic such as tomatos, onions, citrus (orange juice, lemons), spicy foods and caffeinated drinks since they are also very acidic. Eat smaller amounts, stay up right after eating, and try deeper green vegetables since they are more alkalanizing. ...Read more
Bland diet: Eat foods that have few additives and spices. Fruits, vegetables and grains are good sources of these. Avoid spicey, citrus and dense foods as they can further irritate the lining of the stomach. ...Read more
Diet: Tomatoes (often called a vegetable but actually a fruit) are often very good for gastritis. Citrus is best avoided. The easiest way to add fiber to your diet is to get a jar of Millers bran and throw a teaspoon into everything you eat. It has no detectable taste and therefore can be added to anything. ...Read more
Bland,nonspicy: Bland non spicy timely food... will help. ...Read more
No spicy,acidic food: You should avoid spicy food, and acidic foods like tomato sauces and orange juice. Also, you should try to eat small frequent meals. Pain is worse with an empty stomach. ...Read more
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2 issues to consider: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with gastritis then treatment is requisite. Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer. There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. Regarding diet, pls re-ask. ...Read more
What will help when I've got gastritis? If I don't eat for a while at work I end up in pain but don't always get time to eat
If it doesn't hurt: Gastritis just means inflammation of the stomach but doesn't inform us as to the cause of the inflammation. Infections, allergies, chronic bowel diseases, and toxic exposures to foods and medicines can all cause gastritis. The bottom line is that if your doctor has not restricted your eating, try popcorn and see how you feel. ...Read more
Gastritis: Yes you can eat avocados. There is very little you can put in your stomach that is more acidic that the Hydrochloric acid that the stomach itself produces. The only real restriction are things that you notice cause you discomfort. Of course medications are a different matter. Certain medications such as NSAIDs should not be used as they may worsen the condition. Above all follow your doc. ...Read more
Yes you can: It depends on how severe the gastritis is. As long as you can eat solid food and there is no vomiting you can eat cereal with gastritis, but if you are acutely ill and vomoitng you have to only drink fluids if tolerated or IV fluids till you are able to tolerate solid foods and then you can eat cereals. ...Read more
No late night snacks: Late night snacks usually means going to bed with food in the stomach. People with acid reflux, gastritis, and related symptoms tend to do better if they stop eating after dinner, and go to bed 2-3 hours later on an empty stomach. They can reward themselves with a delicious breakfast the next morning. ...Read more
Avoid what hurts: That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. And foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. ...Read more
Eat Healthy.: No specific foods to avoid. As a diabetic eat a healthy diet with general avoidance of high simple sugar intake. There is no prohibition on any food, but you should use common sense and measure bg to get an idea of which foods are reasonable and which are not. If gastritis is due to medications, treatment is to avoid those meds or add additional protective treatment not avoid foods. ...Read more
Gastritis: For one, stop the alcohol completely -- your info indicates drinking 8-14 alcoholic drinks a week. This "fruit of the vine" will irritate your stomach lining. You can eat foods containing flavonoids, like apples, celery, cranberries (including cranberry juice), onions, garlic, and tea. This may help stop the growth of any h. Pylori present. Also avoid high fat foods (like avocados). ...Read more
I m an 18-year-old boy, is there a way that gastritis never come again and I can eat any food like others do.
First, get a history: By going to a good doctor he/she should sit down with you get a detailed history of what foods cause you such gastric problems. You also have to consider hyper Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. You should be able to have this worked out and resolved. Try to see a good GI person and if you have had any tests done on you, bring them with you. Read up before your appt. On www.mayoclinic.com or www.johnsho ...Read more
So i have gastritis and for almost 3 weeks i bearly eat.but today I feel soo hungry and i already eat more than usual is this normal?
Yes: if u feel good you may eat more. But it may cause bloating, so eat small frequent meals. ...Read more
I feel EVERY time I eat that my food is stuck. When I have this I can't eat/drink. I have gastritis Dr said that's why it's happening. Is that right?
No. Sounds like a disorder of swallowing tube — esophagus.
See ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more
I've been suffering from Gastritis. I can go periods of being fine, but once I've consumed fizzy, it comes back. I often eat 10-11pm...
Remember: For some person, symptoms of reflux disease can be set off by certain triggers. This includes fatty foods, caffeine, chocolate, spicy foods, food with high fat content, carbonated beverages, and peppermint. I may mean that if your really want to be symptom free, you have to avoid any of the food triggers that seem to correlate with when you have symptoms. ...Read more
How do I stimulate my appetite. I have gastritis and haven't the desire to eat as I have no appetite. I have been drinking fluids though.
Poor appetitie: See your doc to rule out/identify medical conditions. Drink a glass of lemon water about 1/2 hour before a meal to stimulate gastric juices and appetite. Are you under a great deal of stress or worrying about something? If so, consider consulting w/a mental health professional or trusted friend to help you sort things out and cope. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hi, I have had gastritis and daily acid reflux since september 2013. I would be grateful for any advice. I already eat healthily and don't smoke.
Persistent symptoms: Should definitely be evaluated by a doctor, you need proper treatment. In the meantime you could try an over the counter acid reducer, but it should not take the place of a doctors visit. Good luck! ...Read more
Have mild gastritis. Have chest pain bad especially if I eat something immediately after or while I'm eating get instant chest pain. Last forever.
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