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What can you eat or drink with a stomach ulcer?

What can you eat or drink with a stomach ulcer?

Lots: You can maintain a normal low fat diet, and drink water, juice, milk, and soy or almond milks. Be careful with fizzy drinks and avoid alcohol. The size of the meal may be a challenge to your ulcer symptoms, start small and increase as tolerated. Coffee and tea in moderation are usually fine if combined with a small meal. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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What is the best thing to drink and eat with a peptic ulcer if vomiting and servere stomach pain?

What is the best thing to drink and eat  with a peptic ulcer if vomiting and servere stomach pain?

Ulcer diet: hello ~ in the 50s and 60s before the advent of tagamet (cimetidine) we used to push the " MILK DIET", and this was milk thought then to neutralise the HCl in the stomach. Well of course milk is too little but we now use very fancy drugs to reduce acid. But there are still "ulcer diets" you can get by Google. BUT anything bland,not spicy, no alcohol, shd do it ! ...Read more

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What is the best thing to eat when you have gastritis or stomach ulcers?

What is the best thing to eat when you have gastritis or stomach ulcers?

Cabbage and aloe : Cabbage and cabbage juice has been found to have remarkable effects in helping ulcers to heal. A nice discussion of this can be found at http://www.Naturalnews.Com/027454_cabbage_ulcers.Html aloe vera juice is also very helpful. In general fresh fruits & vegetables (other than citrus) tend to be helpful- esp. Apples, kale, kelp & green tea. See http://www.Ulcer-cure.Com/treatments/ulcer-diet.Php. ...Read more

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What to eat when you have a stomach erosion?

What to eat when you have a stomach erosion?

Bland and soft: Eat bland, soft foods and non-acidic liquids such as soup. ...Read more

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Which type of foods should I eat for a stomach ulcer or gastritis?

Need to determine: Cause. Gastritis and stomach ulcer may be due to helicobacter infection, Aspirin and other drugs, vascular problems, alcohol etc. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treat the cause. ...Read more

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What should I eat and not to eat with a stomach bug/virus please?

What should I eat and not to eat with a stomach bug/virus please?

Water, bland foods: Need to be adequately hydrated requires drinking water , adequate electrolytes, gatorade, bland foods, avoid spicey foods. ...Read more

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What to do for a stomach ulcer that is causing dark stools?

What to do for a stomach ulcer that is causing dark stools?

See Dr. Right Away!: Dark stools (melena) is caused by digested blood passing through. Your ulcer could be bleeding (out) which is dangerous. Go see an md! ...Read more

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What kinds of food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

What kinds of food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

Avoid things: That can worsen GERD like acidic foods, spicy foods, peppermint, alcohol and nicotine containing products. But the most important thing is to take your prescribed medications that are meant to heal your ulcers. Also avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs unless your doctors specifically says it's ok. ...Read more

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What type of foods should I eat to get a flat stomach?

What type of foods should I eat to get a flat stomach?

Exercise: No specific food will give you a flat stomach. A healthy low fat diet with plenty of exercise will, though. ...Read more

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What to take for an ulcer and stomach acid?

What to take for an ulcer and stomach acid?

Would start: With an h2 blocker such as Pepcid or zantac. Could move up to a ppi such as Protonix (pantoprazole) or prevcid if the h2 blockers do not work. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between a mouth ulcer and a stomach ulcer?

Ulcers: There isn't a lot of difference between stomach and mouth ulcers, in fact the physical damage is the same (it's essentially a "hole" in the lining of the mouth or stomach), but the causes can be very different. Stomach ulcers may be from excess acid and bacteria, and mouth ulcers can be from trauma, micro-organisms (bacteria & viruses), or even from your immune system (aphthous ulcers). ...Read more

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What to do at this point with a stomach ulcer?

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Stomach ulcer: Gastroenterology consult for evaluation & treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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What is a bland diet for people with stomach pain?

What is a bland diet for people with stomach pain?

Bland diets don't!: Bland diets were the staple of gastritis and ulcer treatment for years. They did not work. Paradoxically, spicy foods, stimulate the stomach with time to produce cytoprotective prostaglandings which inhibit gastritis and ulcer. People with a spicy and hot diet have fewer ulcers than people who live on bland diets (mexico vs us). The transition takes time but occurs. See your doctor for meds! ...Read more

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Can an upper endoscopy tell a doctor if a person is having problems with heartburn and stomach acid?

Can an upper endoscopy tell a doctor if a person is having problems with heartburn and stomach acid?

Yes: By revealing esophageal inflammation. Some other tests may be used, too, checking the pH in the distal esophagus and so on. Usually heartburn symptoms with esophageal inflammation revealed by upper endoscopy will suffice in making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would be appropriate to eat or drink for stomach acid?

What would be appropriate to eat or drink for stomach acid?

REFLUX: Stay away from the following items. Stored orange juice carbonated beverages fried and fatty food citrus fruits tobacco alcohol; mint choclate. ...Read more

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What to eat or drink on an upset stomach?

What to eat or drink on an upset stomach?

Ginger: Try drinking slightly flattened ginger ale or ginger tea. Nibbling on crystallized ginger is also helpful. ...Read more

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What is a good meal to eat on a nervous stomach? What can help settle it?

What is a good meal to eat on a nervous stomach? What can help settle it?

Ginger in food: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What can I eat with an upset stomach?

What can I eat with an upset stomach?

Try ginger: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

What are Main symptoms and sign of stomach ulcer? And what is the epidemology ?

Ulcer: With stomach ulcer the pain gets worse with food, with small intestine ulcer the pain is worse while hungry and in the middle of the night. The most common causes of user is H Pylori infection, Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory medications like Motrin, Smoking and Alcohol. ...Read more

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What should I eat if I have a stomach ulcer and what is the best thing to do to make it go away?

No food restrictions: If you have a stomach ulcer its important to know if you have an infection with h. Pylori. This can be determined with a breath test, stool test or endoscopy with biopsy. If positive for infection treatment is advised. A potent acid inhibitor e.g. Prilosec or one of its brethren is necessary to help heal the ulcer. Also, if the ulcer was drug induced then stop taking the offending drug. ...Read more

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What can you eat or drink with a stomach ulcer?

Lots: You can maintain a normal low fat diet, and drink water, juice, milk, and soy or almond milks. Be careful with fizzy drinks and avoid alcohol. The size of the meal may be a challenge to your ulcer symptoms, start small and increase as tolerated. Coffee and tea in moderation are usually fine if combined with a small meal. ...Read more

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I have a stomach ulcer what can't I eat?

I have a stomach ulcer what can't I eat?

Acidic/fatty foods: In researching this question i found many lists of food to avoid that were completely undocumented & questionable- for example, most lists said to avoid cabbage, which is the food most proven to help heal ulcers! we don't have much science to answer this, but most find it beneficial to avoid acidic foods like citrus & coffee, alcohol & fatty foods. If spicy foods irritate then avoid. See comment:. ...Read more

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Hi I've got an stomach ulcer and its been 3 weeks what food is good to eat now and what food should I avoid?

Hi I've got an stomach ulcer and its been 3 weeks what food is good to eat now and what food should I avoid?

Ulcer: There is no particular diet that is necessary for an ulcer. You should definitely avoid aspirin and NSAIDs. From a food point-of-view, , you should avoid any food which you notice gives you troubles. Be sure to take your medicine and to follow up with your doctor as advised. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please answer! what kinda food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

Please answer! what kinda food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

Stomach Ulcers: First of all, visit with your primary care physician for proper diagnosis and/or referral to a specialist (ie. Gastroenterologist). Avoid acidic and spicy foods and drinks, including coffee, sodas, fruit juices and any others that contain caffeine. Also, the "energy-producing" drinks must be on that list since they have large doses of caffeine as stimulants. Go to your md and feel better! ...Read more

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Which type of foods should I eat for a stomach ulcer or gastritis?

Need to determine: Cause. Gastritis and stomach ulcer may be due to helicobacter infection, Aspirin and other drugs, vascular problems, alcohol etc. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treat the cause. ...Read more

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Hurts really bad after i eat or drink anything. What causes a stomach ulcer?

Too much acid: Increase acid production related to stress can cause a stomach ulcer or skipping meals. Eating or drinking things that are stomach irritants like alcohol, spicy food, too much Aspirin or ibuprofen, smoking can all contribute to causing ulcers. ...Read more

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I need help with this stomach ulcer what to eat and also this drug withdrawal from meth I been clean for about 2 weeks now ?

I need help with this stomach ulcer what to eat and also this drug withdrawal from meth I been clean for about 2 weeks now ?

Information: Ulcers respond to PPI like omeprazole OTC, may need treatment w antibiotics for H. pylori bacteria. Foods: Choose fruit, vegetables, fiber. Avoid alcohol, NSAIDS,&anything you find that upsets your stomach - this varies person to person; sadly, no definite list to provide.Re: Meth - well done! Takes hard work. Withdrawal symptoms CAN last 3 weeks - you are almost there, don't get discouraged. ...Read more

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Every time I eat something I get stomach pains and have a bowel movement could this be a stomach ulcer?

Every time I eat something I get stomach pains and have a bowel movement could this be a stomach ulcer?

Maybe IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome seems to be more and more common these days...Symptoms may vary, but typically include bloating, gassiness/flatulence, cramping, constipation/diarrhea(could be alternating), easily full sensation with meals, may be nausea etc...Stress can make the symptoms worse... Aerobic exercise, stress relief, and regular pattern in diet can help....But you should consult your doc.... ...Read more

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Stomach ulcer like symptoms past 3 years when i eat or don't eat. Blood work normal but CT scan came back w/ multiple enlarged periaortic lymph nodes?

Enlarged lymph nodes: There are many causes for enlarged para aortic lymph nodes. Depending on the size and location different etiologies should be considered. The possibility of malignant lymph nodes must be considered. Correlation with blood tests, physical exam and possible biopsy or pet scan should be considered. ...Read more

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I get burning sensation in the middle of the breast bone area under the rib cage when i drink or eat certain things. Heart burn or stomach ulcer?

I get burning sensation in the middle of the breast bone area under the rib cage when i drink or eat certain things. Heart burn or stomach ulcer?

Several things: This should be evaluated by your primary doctor (and possibly gastroenterologist). This could be ulcer, viral infection, fungal infection, bacterial infection, or allergic inflammation. Your doctor may just start you on medications or may decide you need to have an endoscopy (where a camera is placed into your mouth and down into your stomach). ...Read more

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Is stomach ulcer painful?

Is stomach ulcer painful?

Silent stomach ulcer: Not always. Ulcers may not hurt if they are due to ongoing use of nsaid's that patients take for their "pain killer" property. Sometimes ulcers in the elderly are without any warning symptoms until they bleed, obstruct, perforate. If you think you have an ulcer, don't wait for it to become overtly painful before you seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What's a stomach ulcer???

What's a stomach ulcer???

Erosion: Of the epithelium of the stomach .Usually from acid. Likely will have burning pain on eating. Usually treated with antacids or proton pump inhibitors ...Read more

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What causes stomach ulcer?

Many causes: Aside from commonly used medication such as nsaids (ibuprofen/motrin/aleve) and aspirin, smoking and alcohol use, you should also be evaluated for a bacteria called helicobacter pylori which has been associated with ulcers. ...Read more

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How to cure a stomach ulcer?

How to cure a stomach ulcer?

Find the cause: Find the cause, such as infection, and treat the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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