Stomach ulcers, otherwise called gastric ulcers, are open wounds or sores in the tissue lining your stomach. When the thick mucus protecting the stomach lining gets reduced, the digestive juices eat away the tissues lining the stomach resulting in ulcers. It causes symptoms such as stomach pain, vomiting, nausea, acid reflux, weight loss, and tarry stools.
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Query: Hi doctor, I consume the required calories, but I still crave for many foods. My stomach also hurts even when I drink water, so I always lose track of my caloric intake diet. When I eat a complete course every dinner, I wait for one to two hours before I sleep, but when I do, my upper stomach hurts... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your weight is normal for your height. You can eat a normal diet. Just control your fat intake. Go for a bland diet initially for few days till the pain subsides, and later you can switch to a regular diet. It will control your acidity problem. Water should not cause an... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I fairly often ingest such things as paper, rubber bands, fingernails, scabs or dead skin, string, grass, small amounts of wood, certain rubbers and plastics. Although I do not have cravings for non-food items or ingest them in large amounts. I do not eat dirt, rocks, metal or toug... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your disorder. Yes, you are suffering from pica, disorder of eating non-food items with no nutritive value. You understand that this is a bad habit and still you chew all these unwanted materials. In near future you would develop some infections insid... Read Full »