Gastric Problems - First Aid and Emergency Treatment Guide

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First Aid-Gastric Problems

  What are Gastric Problems?

  • Occurs in stomach / oesophagus
  • Disturbance of gastric mucosa leads to acid secretion 
  • Acids contact stomach nerve endings
  • Causes pain / discomfort
 Types
  • May be acute / chronic
  • Acute gastric problem reduces quickly
  • Chronic gastric problems lead to ulcers


Causes 
  • Physical and mental stress can also cause ulceration
  • Causes of gastric mucosa inflammation:
    a. Acidic foods
    b. Alcohol
    c. Smoking
    d. Stress
    e. Drugs 

Gastric Problem Causes

Drugs which causes gastric trouble
  • Aspirin
  • Nicotine
  • Corticosteroids
  • Erythromycin
  • Beta- Blockers
 Symptoms
  • Constant Pain 
  • Indigestion 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea 

Indigestion

Avoid 
  • Hot Spicy foods
  • Alcohol 
  • Smoking 
  • Excessive eating 
  • Large meals before bed 
  • Fatty food
  • Pulse 
  • Late nights

Avoid


Treatment
  • Acute problems resolve spontaneously 
  • Chronic problems should be treated
  • Drugs for treatment include:
    a. Antacids 
    b. H2 antagonists 
    c. Proton pump inhibitors
  • Timely meals releives pain due to ulcers
  • Consult - Gastroenterologist.

Treatment Gastric Problems

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143225
I AM 26 YEARS OLD and having gastric problem for 2 years now its gas passing somuch gas faming in the day so plz tell me the solution
143225  Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Kuldeep1507
I am 37 years old and having gastric problem for last 2 years. Now its very hard for me to pass my days because when the gas raise up i get deep pain on my backbone and i can't sleep at night.My hairs are dropping down.Can i get some solution please ?
Kuldeep1507  Friday, March 14, 2014
manash123
I am 37 Years old and having Gastric problem last 3years . i have problem like constipation last 15 years. last 3 years smell gas is passing any time any where. pls give me any solution.........
manash123  Monday, March 03, 2014
Apu555
I am 23 years old and having gastric problem for last 2 years. Now its very hard for me to pass my days because when the gas raise up i get deep pain on my backbone and i can't sleep at night.My hairs are dropping down.Can i get some solution please ?
Apu555  Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Rajappa1956
I am over 57 having gastric problem like gas goes out often and finding difficult to go to places and mingle with people. Otherwise I do not have any problem like constipation. Can u give me a solution to overcome this ? Thanks RAJAPPA
Rajappa1956  Saturday, January 18, 2014
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