Questions tagged [stomach]

Questions concerning the organ, part of digestive system which has role in protein digestion.

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Do proton pump inhibitors (PPI's) shut down all the proton pumps in all cells across our body system?

It's known that proton pumps exist in all cells in our bodies and help us to get rid of damaged proteins (present a disposal system). PPIs (omeprazole, pantoprazole, esomeprazole, lansoprazole and ...
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Relationship between Helicobacter pylori and stomach acid

Omeprazole (or other proton pump inhibitors) is often used to treat patients diagnosed with Helicobacter pylori. I heard of people treated this way and there's a study which suggests doing so. The ...
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Do higher amounts of alcohol (beer) help gastritis?

I was at a party and despite my gastritis symptoms I decided to have a couple of drinks. I drank 1.2l (5.US customary cups). At first (after one or two cups) I felt pain and bloating, but after ...
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Is stomach fat more “stubborn” than other body fat?

I am in the month of Ramadhan and my fast is almost 15 hrs each day. I can see overall changes: for example my shoulders and arms are getting lean but my stomach remains like a little bear belly. It ...
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What happens to your stomach on extended IV fluid treatment?

When someone has to go on extended IV, like when they got into an accident, and cannot eat anything for an extended period, what happens to their stomach and gut? Does it fully recover? How does the ...
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Adverse Effects of Liquid Diet

If I eat liquid food for 19/21 meals each week, will there be any adverse side effects? Assume that the liquid meals have the exact same nutritional content as a regular solid meal.
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Why losing apetite is always a criteria when stomach pain happens

Why when a patient feels a pain in his stomach, doctors always ask him if he's losing apetite ? What does losing apetite conduct to as diagnosis ?
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What does the pH of stomach have to be in order to heal gastritis/ulcers?

When having gastritis people often use PPI's to heal the condition. Which pH do PPIs give to the stomach and what is the pH required in order for the stomach lining to heal? Couldn't find that on the ...
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How come when I drink water really fast I get nauseous

How come when I drink water really fast I get nauseous then I burp and I feel better. What causes this?
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Is “HCL Challenge” a right way to test for Hypochlorhydria?

When searching Internets for a home-based way to test for Hypochlorhydria (low stomach acid) the so called HCL Challenge is widely suggested. In the HCL Challenge one gradually increases the dosage ...
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Does drinking hot water reduces paunch?

Does drinking hot water instead of cool water reduces paunch. In what way hot water helping to decrease the fat in the body ?
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Is it possible to strengthen/tighten the LES (lower esophageal sphincter)?

To my knowledge, in relation to GERD, certain things you aren't supposed to have include coffee, tea, spicy foods, citrus foods, and chocolate because they relax the (LES) "lower esophageal sphincter."...
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Acid-forming vs Acidic foods

I have always noticed, on various lists containing the pH values of common foods, that dried loose-leaf black tea is slightly alkaline (~7.2), and one of the most alkaline drinks. At the same time, if ...
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Cough that decreases on lying on stomach

What type of cough is relieved on lying on stomach? Does post nasal drip show such feature
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Does peptic ulcer also assume having erosive gastritis?

If you have an ulcer inside your stomach do you also have to have gastritis or can an ulcer appear without gastritis, without any inflammation inside the stomach?
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Do stomach flu has some benefits?

I recently had stomach flu. I think I feel even better than before having the stomach flu. Could gastroenteritis be beneficial for the organism and serve as a reset and a path to default wellness?